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Course Details in 2021/22 Session

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Module Title LM Effective Project Management
SchoolMetallurgy and Materials
Department Metallurgy & Materials
Module Code 04 32414
Module Lead
Level Masters Level
Credits 10
Semester Semester 2
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 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;
  • Demonstrate an ability to communicate with peers through effective presentations.
Assessment 32414-01 : Assessment : Coursework (100%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Assessment:
100% coursework assessed – 2000 word essay on project management (80% of total) and cost evaluation exercise (20% of total).
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