International Project Practices

Qualification: Postgraduate unit
Study mode: Online
Payment options: FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 14 weeks
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Awarded by: University of South Australia
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About this unit

International Project Practices is an online unit provided by the University of South Australia and Open Universities Australia, that explores international project practices and the complexities of carrying out projects on a global scale.

By studying this unit, you will learn to think creatively and apply your initiative to project management situations in an international context. In addition, you will develop an international perspective project management and gain key insights into different geopolitical situations and cultural approaches.

You will also gain a better understanding of the ethical and legal issues involved in planning and implementing international projects. Finally, you will explore critical approaches to the theory, practice and scholarship surrounding international project practices.

Eligibility

To be eligible to enrol in this unit, applicants must have successfully completed or be enrolled in the following mandatory units, or have equivalent knowledge:

  • Principles of Project Management
  • Project Risk Management
  • Project Control Methods
  • Project Leadership & Teams

Applicants must also be accepted into the following course:

  • Master of Project Management

Areas of study

In the International Project Practices unit, the topics you will study include:

  • Internationalisation of project practices
  • Multinational project procurement
  • International project finance
  • Ethical issues in international project environments
  • Project management in multiple off-shore locations

Course pathways

This unit is a core requirement in the following course:

  • Master of Project Management, University of South Australia

Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.

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How will this unit advance my career?

International Project Practices is an essential unit for those seeking to pursue a career in project management. By building your awareness of the additional requirements and challenges of overseeing projects on an international scale, you will expand the potential scope of your career.

You will also learn about technical issues relating to the ethical and legal challenges arising from practising in diverse geopolitical environments, as well as exploring the existing theoretical scholarship on the subject of international business management.

How else will I benefit from this unit?

  • Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in International Project Practice from University of South Australia.
  • Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • Gain industry-relevant skills and transferrable knowledge.
  • Government financial support through FEE-HELP may be available.
  • Studying single units allows you the flexibility to work towards a qualification at your own pace.
  • Receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this unit across a number of OUA’s full degree programs.

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Financial assistance

If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.

 

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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

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