2018/19 Undergraduate Module Catalogue
LLLC2250 Project Management
20 creditsClass Size: 30
Module manager: David Gilding
Taught: 1 Jan to 31 May View Timetable
Year running 2018/19
This module is not approved as a discovery module
Module summaryThis module aims to develop your understanding of the role of the project manager in successful delivery of a range of projects. The module provides you with an understanding of the project planning process, including management of risk, quality, leadership and lifecycle.You will engage in developing your digital skills by researching for your assignments. This includes data collection, evaluation and planning for the project plan and use of online resources in support of the quantitative element of the module.
ObjectivesThe aim of this module is to enable students to develop a practical understanding of project viability, planning, delivery and evaluation. The module will help students to see the problems associated with project delivery, as well as the range of skills required to manage the various stakeholder groups.
On successful completion of this module students will be able to:
-Assess the viability of a project based on a specific brief
-Identify the specific risks associated with a project, making recommendations for risk management
-Produce a project plan to meet the scope, time and costs associated with a specific brief
-Identify and apply measures to ensure the appropriate levels of quality for a project
-Apply appropriate quantitative models to assist with project planning and delivery
As part of this module students will develop a range of digital literacy skills. Further details are provided in the module handbook
- The content will cover such areas as:
- Definition - what makes up a project
- Project appraisal - is it valid in terms of payback and risk.
- Stakeholder analysis.
- Project lifecycle from conception to post-project evaluation and review.
- Project planning - Work Breakdown Structure, activity charts, Gantt charts, Critical path analysis.
- Risk analysis.
- Project closure and review.
|Delivery type||Number||Length hours||Student hours|
|Private study hours||180.50|
|Total Contact hours||19.50|
|Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)||200.00|
Private studyReading 81.5 hours
Critical reflection on practice 39 hours
Marketing report preparation 20 hours
Assignment Writing 20 hours
Examination preparation 20 hours
Opportunities for Formative FeedbackThrough regular workshops, monitoring of student contributions, formative feedback and the staged submission of coursework
Methods of assessment
|Assessment type||Notes||% of formal assessment|
|Written Work||3,000 word Project Plan||60.00|
|In-course Assessment||2 hour in-course exam||40.00|
|Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)||100.00|
Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated
Reading listThe reading list is available from the Library website
Last updated: 16/04/2019
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