MGMT07047 2013 Project Management
This module addresses the following Project Management Institute Knowledge Areas: Integration, Scope, Time, Cost, Risk, and Procurement.
On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;
Discuss the environment, characteristics, objectives, and life-cycle phases of an engineering project.
Appraise project proposals using a variety of non-numeric, profitability and scoring models.
Perform the tasks required for the effective initiation of a project.
Select an appropriate organisational form for a project.
Apply a variety of project planning tools and techniques.
Apply various techniques for monitoring project performance.
Module Assessment Strategies
This module will be assessed by way of assessment and final examination.
Project Management Terminology. Scope, Time, and Cost Management. Trends in Project Management. The Project Life Cycle.
Strategic Management and Project Selection
Project Management Maturity. Selection Criteria. Non-numeric, Profitability, and Scoring Models.
Project Charter. Feasibility Factors. Project Management Information Systems. Change Control.
Stakeholder Register. Requirements Documentation. Traceability Matrix. Scope Statement. Work Breakdown Structure. Scope Creep.
Precedence Diagramming Method. Dependency Types. Estimating Resources and Activity Durations. Gantt Charts. Program Evaluation and Review Technique. Schedule Network Analysis. Schedule Control.
Types of Costs. Types of Cost Estimates. Cost Aggregation. Earned Value Management. Forecasting. Progress Reporting.
Risk Planning: Risk Breakdown Structure; Probability and Impact Matrix.
Risk Identification: Brainstorming, Delphi Technique, Diagramming Techniques. Risk Register.
Risk Analysis: Qualitative and Quantitative. Decision-Tree Analysis. Monte-Carlo Techniques.
Risk Response Strategies. Ongoing Monitoring.
Note: Industry Engagement
Representatives from industry will be invited to give guest lectures.
Coursework & Assessment Breakdown
|Title||Type||Form||Percent||Week||Learning Outcomes Assessed|
|1||Continuous Assessment - Project Management Practicals||Continuous Assessment||UNKNOWN||50 %||OnGoing||1,2,3,4,5,6|
|2||Final Exam - Project Management||Continuous Assessment||UNKNOWN||50 %||End of Term||1,2,3,4,5,6|
Part Time Mode Workload
|Lecture||Not Specified||Project Management Lecture||2||Weekly||2.00|
|Directed Learning||Not Specified||Project Management Practicals||2||Weekly||2.00|
|Independent Learning||UNKNOWN||Self Study||3||Weekly||3.00|
A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (The Project Management Institute, 2013)