Project Scoping and Integration

Course code ARBE6401Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Architecture and Built Environment

Examines the core concepts, principles and techniques underlying project scoping and integration.

Available in 2015

WebLearn GradSchoolTrimester 2
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesA broad knowledge and understanding of:

* Organisational processes leading to project authorisation, start-up and designation of project manager
* The place of scope management and scope control in the context of the project life cycle
* The need for scope definition during project start-up and ongoing during the project life cycle
* Ethods to define products and activities, e.g. work, organisation and product breakdown structures
* The components of a scope statement
* The practice of change control
* The project process, the project life-cycle and the relationship between project phases
* Planning and control procedures, resource management and risk management
* A range of suitable methodologies, techniques and tools available to project managers
* Internal and external environment factors that may affect the project
i.Defining the project context
ii.Guiding the development of project scope definition activities
iii.Implementing scope controls

i.Agreeing and establishing life cycle reporting and measurement systems
ii.Managing the integration of all project management functions
iii.Coordinating internal and external environments
iv.Implementing project activities throughout the project life cycle
v.Assessing project integration outcomes
Replacing Course(s)NA
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNil
Modes of DeliveryDistance Learning : IT Based
External Mode
Teaching MethodsCase Study
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Essays / Written Assignments
Essays / Written Assignments
Contact HoursTutorial: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Self Directed Learning: for 10 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for ARBE6401