Effective Project Management module details

Module Title - Effective Project Management
Number of credits – 10

Module description

This module addresses the management of resources during major engineering projects. It will encompass the importance of team working and communication skills in a project environment. Detailed study of management tools such as critical path analysis and PERT will be undertaken.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the module students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of timing and planning/preparation in project management;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the critical path of a process;
  • Be able to solve critical path problems and manage timelines;
  • Calculate and plan Net Present Value of a project;
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the importance of the team;
  • Risk Management/Earned Value Analysis.

Contact time - 100 hours.