Module Title:   Project Management

Module Credit:   10

Module Code:   ENG3009M

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 1

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 6

Module Type:   Standard module

Provider:   Engineering

Related Department/Subject Area:   Engineering: Business and Management (not in use)

Principal Co-ordinator:   Dr MCA Oltean-Dumbrava

Additional Tutor(s):   -

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

To provide students with an understanding of the concepts and techniques of project management with particular reference to their use in an engineering and technological organisational environment

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
The module is delivered using a series of lectures supported by tutorials including video presentation and case studies. At least two guest speakers will provide further accounts of industrial experience on specific topics.

Lectures:   12.00          Directed Study:   24.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   12.00          Other:   50.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   0.00          Formal Exams:   2.00          Total:   100.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

1 Critical review of the key principles of project management

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

2 The ability to use project management techniques

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

3 Scientific method; data interpretation; systematic problem solving; communication; teamwork & leadership

  Coursework   100%

Outline Syllabus:
Principles of project planning; Project selection and specification, The project life cycle, The role of the project Manager, Project organisation and responsibilities, Matrix organisations, Managing people, materials and machines, Co-ordination and control, Scheduling and sequencing, Critical Path Analysis, PERT, Effective and ineffective project teams, Cost estimation and control, Work breakdown structures, Case studies of successful and unsuccessful projects in Engineering and Technological orientated organisations and analysis of the management lessons.

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