DE6307 – Planning and Control

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Module code
DE6307
Module title
Planning and Control
Prescription
To develop an understanding of the concepts of planning and control in an engineering environment
Programmes
  • EN1603
  • SC1101
NZQA Level
Level 6
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Directed hours
90
Self directed hours
60
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1.Explain and discuss the principles and key features of structured planning and the planning process.
2.Analyse engineering tasks and formulate solutions using planning principles and network analysis tools.
3.Apply planning and control techniques in a system or process.
Content
Principles of planning: project identification, project scope, work breakdown structure, risk identification and evaluation.
Network analysis: Critical path, logic, slack and float, Gantt charts, resource histograms, early/late state.
Resource allocation
Forecasting
Strategies for change and risk analysis
Assessment Criteria
Assignment30
Project30
Project40