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In guiding a project, particularly one in the building and construction industry, an intricate knowledge of Project Scope Management is critical in determining the project’s outcome. In reality, people practice many of the concepts involved in Project Scope Management however our course will allow students to fully utilise and benefit from such a detailed understanding of Project Management Diploma theory.
Please note that this course is priced in US dollars.
Duration of Study
The pace at which each student studies is different. The nominal hours for this course are 40 hours, however, this can vary greatly depending on your previous experience and study techniques. Student support is available by asking a question online or visiting our website.
We offer our support as a Registered Training Organisation (Provider number 22450)
As a RTO (Provider number 22450), Exner Education is responsible for delivering quality training and assessment.
Project Scope Management is not a new concept for teaching, Exner Education, drawing on their 25 years of experience in the construction industry have tailored this course to address many of the challenges facing Construction Projects and their Project Managers today.
Typically, these projects have the greatest risks associated with them and as such are far more susceptible to deliver outcomes where large financial losses are experienced or the project be delivered late or to a lower quality than expected.
Exner Education’s Project Scope Management course serves to provide an understanding of the theory and practice of project management in the building and construction industry.
This course or unit of competency is selected from an Australian Nationally endorsed business services training package. It is also one of the 12 units that make up the Diploma of project management.
If you are an Australian student and would like to be assessed for this unit of competency, please visit our website for more information. Upon successful completion of the assessment, you will qualify to be awarded a Nationally accredited certificate of attainment within the VET sector.
We recommend that students purchase a copy of "A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge", Fifth Edition (PMBOK® Guide) ©2013 Please note that "PMBOK" is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
If you would like to discuss being assessed for this course, visit our website.
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|Section 1: Guidelines to Studying this course|
|Section 2: Overview of Scope Management|
Full Course Notes
|Section 3: Conducting Project Authorisation Activities|
Lectures cover understanding your authority and the fundamentals of plan scope management. Dont forget to download and under take Case Study 1 to test your understanding.
Conducting Project Authorisation Activities
|Section 4: Authorisation to Expend Resources|
Lectures cover obtaining authorisation for expenditure
Authorisation to Expend Resources
|Section 5: Scope Definition|
Lectures cover defining scope activities and project scope identification
|Section 6: Project Outcomes|
Lectures cover how to evaluate the project performance and reaching agreement with stakeholders
|Section 7: Scope Management Plan|
Lectures cover how to develop and implement a scope management plan and how to validate scope
Scope Management Plan
|Section 8: Scope Controls|
Effective management controls
Implementation of scope management procedures
|Section 9: Scope Changes and Management Effectiveness|
Meeting project objectives
Assess effectiveness of scope management procedures
Passing on scope management issues and improvements
|Quiz 7||10 questions|
|Section 10: Construction Project Scope: Further Reading/References|
Administering a Construction Contract: A Legal Perspective
|Section 11: Construction Scope: Sample Scope Management Documents|
Construction Risk Checklist: Includes Scope
Contract Scope Valuation Guide
Project & Scope Management Plan
Sample Scope Variation Letter
Sample: Registration of Scope Variation
Exner is an integrated education and consulting firm with over 25 years of experience providing an extensive range of professional management services to the construction industry. Our hands-on experience includes design and construction, expert claims quantification and management, project management, business systems consulting, value for money models, safety in design and risk management systems.
Exner Education is an ASQA registered RTO and is the training development and delivery branch of Exner. From its practical experience and knowledge Exner Education has designed, developed and delivered construction specific training over the past 15 years. Exner Education provides a 'hands on' practical approach to training, developed and delivered by people who have real current practical experience in the field and are qualified VET sector trainers. This gives Exner a unique ability to balance both theoretical teaching knowledge complemented with current 'best practice' work examples.
Our Training & Education experience includes the instructional design of training ranging from:
· safety and site compliance;
· project management including from tender preparation, claims management to project close out;
· engineering practices; and,
· corporate improvement strategies.
Exner Education has designed, developed and delivered training for both large and small companies as well as government authorities including, Leighton Contractors, Pro-Build, Grocon, Schiavello, MBAV, HIA, VMIA, Nicholson Construction, Johns Lyng, APM Group, Victorian Managed Insurance Authority, VicRoads, Department of Treasury and Finance and Victorian Catchment Management Authority.
Exner continues to develop its online learning 'experience' and provides a unique interactive delivery methodology which gives students world first teaching tools, combining Exner's practical construction knowledge with core theory to further enhance the students learning experience.