|| MBM8810 |
|| PRINCIPLES OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT |
|| 2004/2005 |
|| Mr Gary D Straw |
|| Semester 2 |
| Course delivery
|| Seminars / Tutorials || 2 Hours 2 x 1 hr |
|| Lecture || 16 Hours 8 x 2 hrs |
|Assessment Type||Assessment Length/Details||Proportion|
|Semester Exam||1.5 Hours ||50%|
|Semester Assessment|| 1 piece of coursework (maximum 2,500 words) and presentation||50%|
|Supplementary Assessment|| Resit or resubmission as appropriate|| |
Learning outcomesOn 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.
The 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.
** Supplementary Text
Lock, D (2003) Project Management
8th edition. Gower Publishing Ltd 0566 085518
Bentley, C (1992) Practical Prince 2
Manchester, NCC Blackwell
International Journal of Project Management
Elsevier 0263 7863
Knutson, J (editor) (2001) Project Management for Business Professionals
1st edition. John Wiley & Sons 0471 38033 4
Burke, R (2003) Project Management - Planning & Control Techniques
4th edition. John Wiley & Sons 0470 85124 4
** Essential Reading
Maylor, Harvey (2003) Project Management
3rd edition. Prentice Hall 0273 65541 8
This module is at CQFW Level 7