BUSM 7064 Managing Project Teams and Stakeholders

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 301187

Coordinator Sepani Senaratne Opens in new window

Description This unit is designed to provide students with essential behavioural knowledge areas for project management. Since project management occurs in a team setting, project managers need to master team leadership by understanding team dynamics and behaviour in different team settings, which is a main focus area in this unit. Students will also learn effective ways to identify and engage project stakeholders and communication concepts and tools that effectively influence stakeholders.

School Eng, Design & Built Env

Discipline Project Management

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp

Level Postgraduate Coursework Level 7 subject


Students must be enrolled in 3752 Master of Project Management.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:

  1. Analyse project team structures and team leadership roles
  2. Appraise how teams are formed and developed in project contexts
  3. Identify, categorise and prioritise project stakeholders
  4. Develop a stakeholder management plan
  5. Critically evaluate communication management processes in different project settings

Subject Content

1. Project organisation and teams
2. Team leadership
3. Project team dynamics
4. Identifying and dealing with project stakeholders
5. Project communication


The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Case Study 2000 Words 20 N Individual
Report 2500 words 30 N Individual
Report 3000 words 30 N Group
Presentation 20 minutes per group 20 N Group

Teaching Periods


Parramatta City - Macquarie St


Subject Contact Sepani Senaratne Opens in new window

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