ITC218 ICT Project Management (8)

This subject is a study of a practitioner's approach to information technology project management. It provides students with an opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills needed to understand project management principles, techniques and tools. The subject integrates previous learning in ICT (information and communications technology) and prepares students to address issues and challenges in ICT project management. Students learn important factors that help with the successful implementation of ICT projects in a given focus area.


Session 2 (60)
On Campus
Albury-Wodonga Campus
Bathurst Campus
CSU Study Centre Melbourne
CSU Study Centre Sydney
Wagga Wagga Campus
Albury-Wodonga Campus
Session 3 (90)
On Campus
CSU Study Centre Melbourne
CSU Study Centre Sydney
Albury-Wodonga Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: ITC218. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Computing and Mathematics

Enrolment Restrictions

Not available to students who have completed ITC505

Available to undergraduate students only.

Assumed Knowledge

Background knowledge similar to ITC211 or ITC203

Subject Relationships

ITC505 Similar Content

Incompatible Subjects


Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to differentiate between a range of project life cycle models, and their appropriate application;
  • be able to identify and reflect on the key elements of the PMBOK (Project Management Body of Knowledge) framework, including project stakeholders, communication management, the project management knowledge areas, common tools and techniques, and project success factors;
  • be able to explain and appreciate the role of ICT project management within a professional workplace, from the viewpoint of the member/leader of the project team;
  • be able to critically evaluate how a practising ICT project manager applies ICT project management techniques, skills, methods and software tools in the IT profession;
  • be able to demonstrate an understanding of leadership qualities required to successfully lead a project;
  • be able to collaborate effectively with others in a team environment and contribute productively to team outputs; and
  • be able to apply and analyse established ICT project management principles, skills and techniques to a case study.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Project life cycle models and processes
  • Project integration management
  • Project scope management
  • Project time and cost management
  • Project quality management
  • Project human resource management
  • Project communications management
  • Leading and managing project teams
  • Working effectively as a team member
  • Initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, and closing a project
  • Project risk, procurement and stakeholder management
  • Critical issues and success factors

Indicative Assessment

The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of ITC218 in Session 3 2020. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).

Item Number
Value %
Project selection and analysis
Team work and reflection
Final exam

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.