Project Control Methods

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

The Project Control Methods unit will give you a detailed understanding of strategies and systems for monitoring and controlling project actions, including all stages from inception through to project completion.

Delivered entirely online by Open Universities Australia and the University of South Australia, you will gain demonstrable skills in monitoring project flow, and the essential processes of control in diverse situations.

You will cover applied skills in analysis and transformation of project control fundamentals within a variety of working contexts, as well as how to express your insights into these control systems to other professionals within this field. Overall, this unit will equip you with a high level of team-oriented skills that can be utilised for a successful career within the areas of business and project management.

Eligibility

In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses through the University of South Australia:

  • Master of Project Management (Assets and Facilities)
  • Graduate Certificate in Project Management
  • Graduate Diploma in Project Management
  • Master of Project Management

Areas of study

In this Project Control Methods unit, the topics you will study include:

  • Project schedules and management
  • Project costing and tracking
  • Project quality plans and compliance
  • Scope control
  • Stakeholder relationship management
  • Risk control
  • Project communications
  • Performance management
  • Project monitoring, auditing and reporting
  • Process improvement

Course pathways

This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:

  • Master of Project Management (Assets and Facilities), University of South Australia
  • Graduate Certificate in Project Management, University of South Australia
  • Graduate Diploma in Project Management, University of South Australia
  • 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?

Upon completion of this online unit in Project Control Methods, you will have gained the relevant industry skills to be adept at overseeing and governing projects through to completion. You will have gained advanced analytical skills, helpful when selecting appropriate project management methodologies, along with sophisticated expressive capabilities. These skills are extremely useful in a diverse range of industries, and will help to expand your knowledge and understanding within the project management field.

How else will I benefit from this unit?

  • Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Project Control Methods from the University of South Australia.
  • Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • Gain industry-relevant skills and transferable 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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You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

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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