Learning to become comfortable and competent in addressing major management issues and decisions in a project-based organisation is the overall objective of this unit. You will develop your understanding of the principles of project management from a middle to senior managerial perspective and develop skills to plan and manage projects with a range of teams.
There are no prerequisites for this unit.
- Explain and evaluate the principles, skills and techniques required for the management of projects and integrate project management concepts in a contemporary organisation's structure.
- Analyse the risks associated with implementing and executing organisation-centric projects and the development of the necessary contingency plans.
- Appraise the importance of teamwork, leadership and the practical application of team based skills in managing human resources within a project environment.
- Evaluate the organisation's business structure requirements against the project management framework to guide the developers and implementers of an emerging project-based operation.
- Apply a high order of skill in analysis, critical reflection and evaluation and professional application.
- Create flexible and creative approaches to the application of knowledge and skills in new situations, to resolve problems and to think rigorously and independently.
AIM Business School has identified a set of attributes that positively impact graduates’ success in business as a manager and leader and these are taught, developed, and assessed to varying degrees in this unit. These Graduate Attributes are:
- Strives for intellectual rigour
- Understanding the changing global context
- Manages for success
- Demonstrates effective communication and interpersonal skills
- Develops mastery of business and management disciplines
- Strives to be a continuous adult learner
The successful completion of Managing a Project-Based Organisation relies on the submission of three assessments:
- Assessment Task 1: Workplace Project (35%)
- Assessment Task 2: Project Management Office Implementation (50%)
- Assessment Task 3: Engagement and Participation (15%)