ITC505 ICT Project Management (8)

This subject provides students with the opportunity to critically evaluate the project life cycle, and to develop the knowledge and skills needed to apply established project management principles and techniques. Students will also examine the critical risk factors in managing a project, including those that relate to scope, time and cost, and communications.


Session 1 (30)
On Campus
CSU Study Centre Brisbane
CSU Study Centre Melbourne
CSU Study Centre Sydney
Session 2 (60)
On Campus
CSU Study Centre Brisbane
CSU Study Centre Melbourne
CSU Study Centre Sydney
Port Macquarie Campus
Wagga Wagga Campus
Session 3 (90)
On Campus
CSU Study Centre Brisbane
CSU Study Centre Melbourne
CSU Study Centre Sydney

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: ITC505. 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

Only available to postgraduate students

Subject Relationships

ITC218 Similar Content

Incompatible Subjects


Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to identify, critically analyse, reflect on and synthesise the key elements of the IT project management framework, including project stakeholders, communication management, the project management knowledge areas, common tools and techniques, and project success factors;
  • be able to critically analyse the role of project management within a professional workplace, from the viewpoint of the member/leader of the project team;
  • be able to research and critically evaluate how a practising IT project manager applies project management techniques, project management skills and methods in the IT industry;
  • be able to utilise appropriate communication practices within a project management team context and contribute productively to team outputs; and
  • be able to research and apply established IT project management principles, skills and techniques to a case study.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Project integration management
  • Project scope management
  • Project time and cost management
  • Project quality management
  • Project human resource management
  • Project communications management
  • Project risk, procurement and stakeholder management
  • Initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, and closing a project
  • Critical issues and success factors

Indicative Assessment

The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of ITC505 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 %
Introduction to agile and team work
Self identification
Team logistics, project start & reflection
Mid-semester review quiz
Risk planning, project close - presentation
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.