This module will enable the student to learn the basic principles and terminology of the profession of project management, and apply this to create project plans. Students will also be given a brief introduction to using project management software tools such as (MS Project).
- Learning Outcomes
- 1. Distinguish project management and general management
2. Understand the knowledge areas of the profession of project management
3. Use Project Management software to develop a project plan which incorporates a Gantt chart, scheduled activities and assigned resources, including people, equipment and their relevant costs
4. Optimise a project for cost, time and resource workload
5. Monitor a project utilising control techniques and project milestones and reports
- - Introduction to Project Management
- Project integration and change control management
- Scope management
- Cost management
- Time management
- Risk management
- Quality management
- Human Resource management
- Communication management
- Procurement management
- Teaching and Learning Strategy
- Teaching will involve blended delivery methods incorporating the Moodle online delivery platform. Other delivery methods my involve theoretical and practical classes, face to face, lectures, tutorials, workshops, group activities, guest tutors, field trips, role-play, and video conferencing, as appropriate.
- Assessment Criteria
- Candidates must achieve a minimum result of 40 percent in the final assessment and achieve a minimum C grade pass overall from all assessments to receive a passing grade for the module.
- Learning and Teaching Resource
- Required Text:
An extended reading list will be supplied by the tutor at commencement of the module. This will be updated annually.