INFO 7005 IT Project Management

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 300260

Coordinator Bahman Javadi Jahantigh Opens in new window

Description This subject is designed to provide students with an opportunity to learn and apply the knowledge, values and skills of consultancy, project management, and research by undertaking an IT project. The subject covers preparing and presenting project proposals in various ICT areas, project management, time management, communication skills, and the evolving legal, ethical, and social responsibilities of IT professionals. Students will work in teams under the supervision of a staff member, to plan and investigate their project.

School Computer, Data & Math Sciences

Discipline Other Information Technology

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 10cp

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Level Postgraduate Coursework Level 7 subject


Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate program.

Assumed Knowledge

Understanding of systems analysis and design principles.

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Develop business cases and proposals for various IT projects
  2. Demonstrate understanding of issues in IT project management
  3. Demonstrate competence in project management, researching, planning, carrying out and evaluating an IT project
  4. Work with people, in a small project team, managing their own time
  5. Write, produce and present review reports of their progress
  6. Demonstrate professional commitment and understanding of legal, ethical and social issues
  7. Demonstrate communication skills using different and new media

Subject Content

Developing business cases for IT projects
Developing project proposals
Challenges and failures in IT project managements
Project management
Recent project management methodologies
Developing consultancy and research skills
Presentation skills and inter-personal skills


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.

Type Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Proposal 10-page for part-1 and 15-page for part-2 60 N Group
Essay 800 Words 10 N Individual
Presentation 15 Minutes 10 N Group
Report 1800 Words 20 N Individual