Note: More information will become available after 2020-12-31

PMGT2800: Project Placement A (2020 - Semester 1)

Unit: PMGT2800: Project Placement A (6 CP)
Mode: Field Experience
On Offer: Yes
Level: Intermediate
Faculty/School: Project Management
Unit Coordinator/s: Prof Crawford, Lynn
Taborda, Louis
Dr Chung, Kenneth
Pollack, Julien
Session options: Semester 1, Semester 2
Versions for this Unit:
Campus: Camperdown/Darlington
Pre-Requisites: 48cp of 1000 level units (OR ENGG1850, ENGG1860, ENGG1863, PMGT1852, ENGG1865 AND PMGT1711).
Brief Handbook Description: This unit of study provides student with work placement opportunities in the field of project management. It allows student to translate their learning from their junior and intermediate units of study within Bachelor of Project Management degree into experiential learning in a real world context. Students will be required to work with the supporting/host organisation for a minimum of 120 hours or 20 working days and this arrangement needs to be endorsed by both the academic director of the program or equivalent and the supervisor of the host organisation prior to the beginning of the placement. Students will gain valuable industry and professional experience from this unit of study including communication and key aspects of project management skills such as planning, scheduling, costing, coordinating, resourcing, budgeting, monitoring and reporting. It is anticipated that this unit of study would enrich the learning experience as well as enhance future business development or job employment opportunities in the project management context.
Assumed Knowledge: None.
Additional Notes: This unit of study is only available to students who have a credit average or above and who have obtained approval from the program director.
Department Permission Department permission is required for enrollment in this session.