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Course Details in 2021/22 Session

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Module Title LM Project Management (Business Strategy Delivery)
SchoolChemical Engineering
Department Chemical Engineering
Module Code 04 31634
Module Lead Prof. John Dyson
Level Masters Level
Credits 10
Semester Semester 1
Restrictions None
Contact Hours Lecture-10 hours
Seminar-4 hours
Tutorial-3 hours
Guided independent study-83 hours
Total: 100 hours
Description The module links directly with engineering and business strategy development, demonstrating how programmes and projects are derived from a business intent. Describes the ontology and structure of projects and develops the role of a project manager in planning and delivering the required benefits for the enterprise.
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module students should be able to:
  • Analyze the link between strategy and projects and be able to describe the challenges enterprises face in delivery.
  • Develop the attributes of a project and contrast with that of ongoing operations and the need for different approaches in management.
  • Critically compare different types of project and analyse how the approaches are appropriate for their intent.
  • Apply the key concepts in producing and outline plan for a project / programme in delivering a business outcome.
Assessment 31634-01 : Written Report : Coursework (80%)
31634-02 : Tutorial Assessment : Coursework (20%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Assessment: 20% assessment based on tutorial (online if required), 80% written coursework (Canvas). Reassessment: 100% coursework.
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