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Decision Analysis and Project Management (MGMT90121)

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Year of offer2018
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeMGMT90121
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This subject covers key frameworks for making complex business decisions and implementing using the philosophy and techniques of project management. It specifically covers an in-depth study of decision trees and risk analysis, followed by decision implementation and organisation. Case studies relating to supply chain management will be used to develop applied knowledge of how to use these procedures to formulate and implement strategy in supply chains. Project management concepts and applications are developed as the powerful approach for managing strategy implementation, change management and facilities development. Project management philosophies and techniques are applied to supply chain design and implementation.

Intended learning outcomes

At the completion of the subject, students should have the:
• Ability to use decision trees to support complex business and supply chain decisions
• Ability to translate a piece of supply chain strategy into a project format
• Theory and practice of decision making when complexity is present
• Knowledge of how to use project management approaches and tools to manage implementation

Generic skills

On successful completion of this subject students should have enhanced their skills in:
• Ethical behaviour in leadership and organisations
• Analysis and problem solving in relation to Supply Chain Management
• Capacity for intellectual curiosity, creativity and independent thought
• Communication of key ideas and theories within the discipline areas
• Capacity for effective teamwork and collaboration
• Information retrieval and application in relation to practical problems

Last updated: 19 June 2018