MGMT07047 2013 Project Management

General Details

Full Title
Project Management
Transcript Title
Project Management
Code
MGMT07047
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
MGMT - Management
Department
MENG - Mech. and Electronic Eng.
Level
07 - NFQ Level 7
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2013 - Full Academic Year 2013-14
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Donal Lyons
Description

This module addresses the following Project Management Institute Knowledge Areas: Integration, Scope, Time, Cost, Risk, and Procurement.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.

Discuss the environment, characteristics, objectives, and life-cycle phases of an engineering project.

2.

Appraise project proposals using a variety of non-numeric, profitability and scoring models.

3.

Perform the tasks required for the effective initiation of a project.

4.

Select an appropriate organisational form for a project.

5.

Apply a variety of project planning tools and techniques.

6.

Apply various techniques for monitoring project performance.

Module Assessment Strategies

This module will be assessed by way of assessment and final examination.

Indicative Syllabus

Introduction

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.

 

Integration

Project Charter. Feasibility Factors. Project Management Information Systems. Change Control.

 

Scope

Stakeholder Register. Requirements Documentation. Traceability Matrix. Scope Statement. Work Breakdown Structure. Scope Creep.

 

Time

Precedence Diagramming Method. Dependency Types. Estimating Resources and Activity Durations. Gantt Charts. Program Evaluation and Review Technique. Schedule Network Analysis. Schedule Control.

 

Cost

Types of Costs. Types of Cost Estimates. Cost Aggregation. Earned Value Management. Forecasting. Progress Reporting.

 

Risk

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

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

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


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg 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
Total Part Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 4.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (The Project Management Institute, 2013)

URL Resources

www.pmi.org

Other Resources

None

Additional Information

None