BUS3038S/BUS3038E INTRODUCTION TO PROJECT MANAGEMENT
NQF credits: 18 at HEQSF level 7
Course convener E Cloete
Course entry requirements: Students must be in their 3rd AYOS in a BCom or BBusSc, or be
registered for a Postgraduate Diploma in Management in Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Sport
Management or Tourism & Events, or be an approved SSA student
The key objective of this course is to provide a general introduction to Project Management for
Commerce students. Students are introduced to the Project Life Cycle and the project management
methodology as outlined in the Project Management Book of Knowledge (PBOK).
Students registered for the course will be required to apply the project management process to new
product development, with the practical group project focusing on doing a feasibility study for a new
product. Particular emphasis is placed on quality, both as an important element of product
development but equally important as an element of project management process.
Satisfactorily participate in and complete two group projects. Write one class test. Attend all
compulsory tutorials. Attend all specified compulsory lectures. Obtain a minimum overall course
mark of 40%. Obtain a sub-minimum of 40% in the final examination to pass the course.
Coursework: 2 x Group Projects = 2 x 15% = 30%
Class Test: 10%
Last updated : 16 Apr 2015