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Module Title LI Project Management
SchoolBirmingham Business School
Department Birmingham Business School
Module Code 07 24110
Module Lead Dr Mark Hall
Level Intermediate Level
Credits 10
Semester Semester 2
Restrictions None
Contact Hours Guided independent study-74 hours
Tutorial-4 hours
Lecture-22 hours
Total: 100 hours

This module introduces students to the principles and practice of Project Management. The module combines the techniques of project planning with the practice of project management. Topics typically covered include: projects and project management defined; organizational and leadership issues; project objectives, definition and design; milestone planning and critical path analysis; resources scheduling and project control; risk management for projects; international project management; project closure; project evaluation and audit; project methodologies. These topics are taught in lectures, supported by in-class exercises and video discussions, and backed up by case study analysis.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the module students should be able to:

  • identify and critically appraise the competencies a project manager needs and the organizational and leadership challenges they face;
  • systematically plan, schedule and control projects using project management tools and techniques;
  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the principles of the main project management methodologies, such as PMBoK and PRINCE2
Assessment 24110-01 : Exam : Exam (Centrally Timetabled) - Written Unseen (100%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions 2 hour examination (100%) Reassessment: 2 hour exam (100%).
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