Evaluate a project from the initial selection phase right through to planning and development. In this unit, you’ll consider the first process of the project management lifecycle to comprehensively critique and assess the effectiveness of a project.

You will undertake structure and problem-based, scenario learning to hone their project management skills. You’ll build an understanding of how to manage budgets, assumptions and resource constraints against stakeholder needs. Upon completion, students will also have the expertise to develop sustainable and agile project plans for a variety of businesses and demands.

In this unit, you will study:

  • Procurement: Initiating projects to achieve organisational aims
  • Selecting projects
  • Assembling project charters
  • Planning projects: Risk, resources and constraints
  • Planning projects: Assessment
  • Assembling project management plans.


Please refer to the teaching and assessment breakdown for this unit.


You can study this unit as part of the Master of Engineering Management or Master of Project Management.


Please note, unit structure and content are subject to change. Contact your SCU Online student advisor on 1300 589 882 for more information based on your particular circumstances.