Strategy in Project Organisations

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
Course Unit A course unit is a single subject offered as part of a program of study, but can be completed individually. You may receive Recognition of Prior Learning for studying this unit.

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About this unit

This online Strategy in Project Organisations unit from Open Universities Australia and the University of South Australia focuses on the interpretation of theoretical standpoints for both specialised and non-specialised audiences.

At the completion of this unit, you will be able to apply creativity and initiative to various situations in professional project practice.

You will also develop core competencies in solving complex organisational problems.

Eligibility

To be eligible for this unit, you must have completed the following, or currently be enrolled in the following units, or enrol in the following units to study prior to this unit:

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

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

  • Master of Project Management

Areas of study

In this Strategy in Project Organisations unit, the topics you will study include:

  • Generic project management review
  • Corporate and project strategies
  • Profiling project strategy
  • Lifecycles and sustainability in major industries
  • Project management maturity models
  • Project management offices
  • Project management competency standards
  • Project management systems
  • Project evaluations and success
  • Assets and facilities management
  • Program and portfolio management
  • Globalisation issues

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?

At the successful completion of this unit, you will have core competencies in project management strategy, and will be able to plan and implement strategy in a wide range of project organisations.

How else will I benefit from this unit?

  • Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Strategy in Project Organisations 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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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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