Gwybodaeth Modiwlau

Module Identifier
Module Title
Principles of Project Management
Academic Year
Intended for use in future years

Course Delivery



Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment 1 piece of group coursework (maximum 2,500 words) (40%) and presentation (10%)  50%
Semester Exam 1.5 Hours   50%
Supplementary Assessment Repeat failed elements or equivalent  50%
Supplementary Exam 1.5 Hours   Repeat failed elements or equivalent  Supplementary exam: Resit examination or resubmission as appropriate  50%

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:

Understand the role of project management and project managers in the organisational environment.

Describe the main components of project management.

Understand and critically assess the organisational dynamics that provide the context for using specific approaches.

Evaluate and compare different Project Management tools and techniques for their suitability.

Deploy appropriate methodologies and assess their individual future development needs in the field.

Communicate project content in a structured and coherent manner.


This module aims to provide an introduction to contemporary models of project management, both theoretical and practical; of relevance in all organisational contexts. Complementing related modules, this will:
a) improve the employability of students;
b) enhance their ability to manage comlex projects in changing and developing environments;
c) provide them with a sound basis for future development in the field.

Brief description

This module is intended to provide an insight into the context and application of contemporary project management approaches.


Primarily delivered through lectures, the module will include a small number of seminars and practical sessions.


This module is at CQFW Level 7