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Multimedia Project Management

2014 unit code: DIG60001 (formerly HET737)

Please note that unit codes have changed from 2014.
Credit points12.5 Credit Points
Duration1 Semester
Contact hours36 Hours

Related course(s)

A unit of study in the Graduate Certificate of Multimedia and Graduate Diploma of Multimedia and a core unit in the Master of Multimedia and Master of Multimedia Technology.

Aims and objectives

This unit aims to provide an understanding of the nature of interactive multimedia, how to create and communicate using multimedia and how it can benefit business. It also introduces design principles for multimedia and describes the multimedia production process.
Following successful completion of this unit students will:
• identify the multimedia development lifecycle and produce a detailed, client centred project implementation document for a multimedia project.
• have the ability to develop integrated costing and timeline information for projects and be able to professionally respond to a multimedia industry job advertisement

Teaching methods

Weekly Lecture and Tutorial


Group assignment 60%, Individual assignment 20% and written examination 20%

Generic skills outcomes

Graduates are capable in their chosen professional, vocational or study areas.
Graduates are effective and ethical in work and community situations.
Graduates are adaptable and able to manage change.
Graduates are aware of local and international environments in which they will be contributing.


• Types of multimedia projects
• Types of multimedia organisations
• Interacting in the industry: dealing with co-workers
• Working in a team
• Multimedia planning processes
• Multimedia development methodologies
• Multimedia development lifecycle
• Multimedia contracts and tendering
• Copyright and intellectual property
• Interacting in the industry: dealing with clients

Reading materials

Reference material is available online via the Blackboard system.