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Module Title Effective Project Management
SchoolChemical Engineering
Department Chemical Engineering
Module Code 04 19682
Module Lead Dr Neil Rowson
Level Masters Level
Credits 10
Semester Semester 1
Restrictions None
Description What is a project?; Safety awareness exercise Introduction to project management; Economic appraisal of a project; Management of resources; Project planning/critical path analysis (CPA); CPA tutorial exercise; Time management exercise; Team-working exercises; Communication/presentation skills; Final presentation.
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module the student should be able to: 1. Demonstrate knowledge of timing and planning/preparation in project management; 2. Demonstrate knowledge of the critical path of a process; 3. Be able to solve critical path problems and manage timelines; 4. Calculate and plan Net Present Value of a project; 5. Demonstrate an awareness of the importance of the team; 6. Demonstrate an ability to communicate with peers through effective presentations.
Assessment 19682-01 : Total Mark : Coursework (100%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions 100% Coursework assessed.2,000 word essay on project management ( 80% of total) and cost evaluation exercise (20% of total)
Other None
Reading List Lawson, Wearn, Iles-smith (1999). Project management for the process industries. IChemE Handbook. ISBN 0 85295 406 9