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Subject overview


STUDY MODE

100% online

AQF LEVEL

8

NEXT INTAKE

4 Mar 2024

SUBJECT DURATION

12 weeks

SUBJECT FEE

$2,600.00


This subject focuses on evaluating the risks associated with different phases of a project. It enables students to assess the viability of the project: source and coordinate resources, identify and plan for potential risks and organise adequate financing. This subject also requires students to utilise real-world case studies to develop their knowledge and understanding of tackling problems related to task allocations, feasibility, financial net present value (NPV) sensitivity, scenario analysis, modelling, and project budgets.

This subject contributes to the project management specialisation.

For more information, please refer to the subject outline.

Subject information

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:

  1. Evaluate project success utilising real-life case studies focused on the evaluation of risk.
  2. Analyse project risks, develop risk mitigation strategies, and organise adequate financing for projects.
  3. Analyse the ethical consequences associated with project risk-taking and the ways in which these can be monitored.
  4. Communicate the findings from an analysis of problems, task allocations, feasibility, scenario modelling and project budgeting.

 

Topics covered

  1. An introduction to project finance and the nature of project risk
  2. Causes of contemporary risk and project life cycle
  3. Project selection and feasibility study
  4. Planning for the mitigation and management of project risk
  5. Capital budgeting and methods
  6. Modelling project risk
  7. Project financing and managing project cost
  8. Ethical decision making in projects
  9. Project monitoring and evaluation
  10. Analysing failed projects

Reading list

There is no prescribed text for this subject. Individuals are provided with key readings and access to Kaplan Professional’s online databases. Individuals are encouraged to research and read widely on the topic.

 

Reading list

Assessments

Assessment Type Assessed Weighting
Task Week 4 25%
Assignment 1 Week 8 35%
Assignment 2 Week 12 40%

Previous study requirements

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this subject. However please review the ‘Assumed knowledge’ section below to understand the prior knowledge Kaplan Professional advises you should hold before enrolling in this subject.

 

 

Assumed knowledge

Whilst there are no prerequisites for this subject, Kaplan Professional assumes that students have completed FIN361 Applied Project Management, or understand the content covered in this subject, prior to undertaking FIN362 Project Risk, Finance and Monitoring.

Course transition subject equivalence

Students may not be required to complete this subject if they have transitioned from a SIA/Finsia/Kaplan Professional course and have completed the following subjects:

  • there are no equivalences for this subject.

Key dates

Study Period 1

11 Dec 2023 - 29 Mar 2024

❌ Enrolments now closed

Early access opens 11 December 2023

Early access to assessments 21 December 2023

Study period commences 8 January 2024

Enrolments close/census 24 January 2024

Study period ends 29 March 2024

Assessment dates See assessment timetable

Study Period 2

5 Feb 2024 - 24 May 2024

✓ Enrolments open now

Early access opens 5 February 2024

Early access to assessments 19 February 2024

Study period commences 4 March 2024

Enrolments close/census 20 March 2024

Study period ends 24 May 2024

Assessment dates See assessment timetable

Study Period 3

1 Apr 2024 - 19 Jul 2024

✓ Enrolments open now

Early access opens 1 April 2024

Early access to assessments 15 April 2024

Study period commences 29 April 2024

Enrolments close/census 15 May 2024

Study period ends 19 July 2024

Assessment dates See assessment timetable

Study Period 4

3 Jun 2024 - 20 Sep 2024

✓ Enrolments open now

Early access opens 3 June 2024

Early access to assessments 17 June 2024

Study period commences 1 July 2024

Enrolments close/census 17 July 2024

Study period ends 20 September 2024

Assessment dates See assessment timetable

Study Period 5

29 Jul 2024 - 15 Nov 2024

✓ Enrolments open now

Early access opens 29 July 2024

Early access to assessments 12 August 2024

Study period commences 26 August 2024

Enrolments close/census 11 September 2024

Study period ends 15 November 2024

Assessment dates See assessment timetable

Study Period 6

30 Sep 2024 - 17 Jan 2025

✓ Enrolments open now

Early access opens 30 September 2024

Early access to assessments 14 October 2024

Study period commences 28 October 2024

Enrolments close/census 13 November 2024

Study period ends 17 January 2025

Assessment dates See assessment timetable

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