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2021/22 Undergraduate Module Catalogue

CIVE3261 Management of Schedule, Cost and Quality in Projects

20 creditsClass Size: 50

Module manager: Dr Apollo Tutesigensi
Email: a.tutesigensi@leeds.ac.uk

Taught: Semesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun) View Timetable

Year running 2021/22

Pre-requisites

CIVE2910Introduction to Project Management

This module is not approved as a discovery module

Objectives

1. To increase awareness of the importance of delivering construction projects on schedule, within budget and to the required quality standards.
2. To increase understanding of the processes required to manage project schedule, project cost and project quality.
3. To promote competence in using management tools and techniques for managing project schedule, project cost and quality.

Learning outcomes
On completion of this module students will be able to:

1. Have knowledge and understanding of techniques for managing schedule in engineering projects, their limitations and how they may be applied appropriately. (Economic, Legal, Social and Environmental Context).
2.Have knowledge and understanding of techniques for managing cost in engineering projects, their limitations and how they may be applied appropriately. (Economic, Legal, Social and Environmental Context).
3. Have knowledge and understanding of techniques for managing quality in engineering projects, their limitations and how they may be applied appropriately. (Economic, Legal, Social and Environmental Context).
4. Have an awareness of quality issues and their application to continuous improvement. (Engineering Practice).

Skills outcomes
See learning outcomes.


Syllabus

PROJECT SCHEDULE MANAGEMENT
Inputs, tools/techniques and outputs of the following processes:
* Plan schedule management;
* Define activities;
* Sequence activities;

* Estimate activity duration;
* Develop schedule; and
* Control schedule.

PROJECT COST MANAGEMENT
Inputs, tools/techniques and outputs of the following processes:
* Plan cost management;
* Estimate costs;
* Determine budget; and
* Control costs.

PROJECT QUALITY MANAGEMENT
Inputs, tools/techniques and outputs of the following processes:
* Plan quality management;
* Manage quality; and
* Control quality.

Teaching methods

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Lecture301.0030.00
Tutorial151.0015.00
Private study hours155.00
Total Contact hours45.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)200.00

Private study

Students will be expected to study the relevant resources, complete the coursework and prepare for the examination in their own time. These activities are estimated to require 155 hours.

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

Student progress is monitored during the tutorial sessions. Students will be expected to take an active part in the tutorials by way of presenting their thoughts/ideas and solutions in response to set tutorial tasks.

Methods of assessment

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information


Coursework
Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
Report4000 words50.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)50.00

1. Re-sits will be in component(s) failed.


Exams
Exam typeExam duration% of formal assessment
Online Time-Limited assessment2 hr 50.00
Total percentage (Assessment Exams)50.00

1. Re-sits will be in component(s) failed.

Reading list

The reading list is available from the Library website

Last updated: 30/06/2021 16:19:55

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