Subject Descriptions - Subject Information


Calendar: 2017 Postgraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences
Department: School of Computing and Information Technology


Subject Information
Subject Code ISIT946
Subject Name Project and Change Management
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites None.
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence BUSS953
Assessment Class Tutorial Work, assignments and final examination.
General Subject No.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.125
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts  
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information Students should use the SMP OnLine Tutorial System (via SOLS) to enrol in Tutorial/laboratory groups for this subject. Once enrolments are open a link to the subject will appear in Tutorial Enrolments in SOLS.

Subject Availability
Session DXB PG Spring  (05-02-2017 to 03-06-2017)
Campus Dubai
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Quota 35
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Kamal Jaafar
Shafiz Mohd Yusof
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Muhammad Hadi
Instance Comment  
Census Date 28-02-2017

Subject Availability
Session DXB PG Spring  (05-02-2017 to 03-06-2017)
Campus Dubai
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 2
Quota 35
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Shafiz Mohd Yusof
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Muhammad Hadi
Instance Comment  
Census Date 28-02-2017

Subject Availability
Session Spring  (24-07-2017 to 16-11-2017)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 2hr lec, 2hr lab
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Akemi Chatfield
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Akemi Chatfield
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-08-2017

Subject Description
This subject provides an introduction to, and overview of, the knowledge and skills required to successfully manage computer-based systems development projects within an organisational setting. Topics and issues considered include: Information Systems project management and its organisational context; inter-organisational arrangements for e-business including B2B and B2C frameworks, project management tools and techniques; feasibility study methods; resource estimation techniques; behaviour and management of Information Systems project groups; systems development environments for professionals and end-users; quality assurance; project and system evaluation.


Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Identify and describe the knowledge and skills required to successfully manage information systems development projects particularly as they relate to e-business.
2. Use the tools and techniques to conduct feasibility analysis and network analysis (PERT and CPM).
3. Use time estimation techniques and Gantt charts.
4. Identify and describe issues relating to quality assurance, work group formation, behaviour, motivation, leadership and management.


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