MGM504 Designing, Implementing and Evaluating Projects (4)

The subject introduces the role of project management in the contemporary business environment. The subject examines the key principles of designing, implementing and evaluating projects through the wider project lifecycle. The role of various stakeholders is also introduced. This subject may include some face to face workshops and activities depending on the student cohort.


Micro Session 3 (42)
Bathurst Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: MGM504. 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 Management and Marketing

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to explain the role that projects play in the strategic management of organisations;
  • be able to develop a completed and comprehensive project plan that includes all relevant stakeholders;
  • be able to apply project technical aspects across the project lifecycle; and
  • be able to evaluate project progress through application of project management measurement tools and techniques.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Contemporary project management
  • Relationship between project management and strategy
  • The project management lifecycle
  • Project technical management within project lifecycle phases including: scope, schedule, cost, risk and quality management; project progress and the use of project management software

Indicative Assessment

The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of MGM504 in Micro 2 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 %
Online quiz 1 on module 1
Project management plan - part a
Project management plan - part b
Online quiz 2 on module 2 to 4

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.