6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate - Unit
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- First semester 2017 (Day)
Need for project management; the project management context; fundamental project management processes and knowledge; tools and techniques for a structured application to project selection and planning including project brief/ideation/concept embodiment decision support tools, numeric profitability and scoring techniques, and EMV/decision tree risk quantification tools; analytical tool application to project scope, time, cost, risk, human resource and quality issues.
To understand the relationship between engineering skills and project management knowledge areas and the key concepts of scope, time, risk, human resources, quality and cost management; to acquire the ability to apply systematic selection and evaluation techniques to engineering projects; and to develop an appreciation of the economic, environmental and social consequences of engineering project decisions, in order to be able to be able confidently to approach the task of managing engineering projects in the real world.
Progressive assessment: 50% + Examination: 50%
24 lectures, 24 practice classes
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