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2021/22 Taught Postgraduate Module Catalogue

CIVE5260M Management of Human Resources and Communications in Projects

15 creditsClass Size: 50

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

Taught: Semester 2 (Jan to Jun) View Timetable

Year running 2021/22

Pre-requisites

CIVE3261Management of Schedule, Cost and Quality in Projects

This module is not approved as an Elective

Objectives

* To increase awareness of the importance of organising, managing, and leading the project team;
* To increase understanding of the processes required to organise, manage and lead the project team;
* To promote competence in using management tools and techniques for organising, managing and leading the project team;
* To increase awareness of the importance of timely and appropriate planning, collection, creation, distribution, storage, retrieval, management, control, monitoring, and the ultimate disposition of project information;
* To increase understanding of the processes required to plan, collect, create, distribute, store, retrieve, manage, control, monitor, and dispose of project information.
* To increase competence in using management tools and techniques for planning, collection, creation, distribution, storage, retrieval, management, control, monitoring, and disposal of project information.

Learning outcomes
On completion of the module students will have:

1. Awareness of the need for a high level of professional and ethical conduct in managing human resources in engineering projects. (Economic, legal, social, ethical and environmental context).
2. Awareness of the need for a high level of professional and ethical conduct in managing communications in engineering projects. (Economic, legal, social, ethical and environmental context).
3. Knowledge and understanding of management and business practices, and their limitations, and how these may be applied in the context of managing human resources in engineering projects. (Economic, legal, social, ethical and environmental context).
4. Knowledge and understanding of management and business practices, and their limitations, and how these may be applied in the context of managing communications in engineering projects. (Economic, legal, social, ethical and environmental context).

Skills outcomes
See learning outcomes.


Syllabus

PROJECT HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
Inputs, tools/techniques and outputs of the following processes:
* Plan human resource management;
* Estimate activity human resources
* Acquire human resources;
* Develop project team; and
* Manage project team.
PROJECT COMMUNICATIONS MANAGEMENT
Inputs, tools/techniques and outputs of the following processes:
* Plan communications management;
* Manage communications; and
* Control communications.

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
Lecture82.0016.00
Seminar23.006.00
Tutorial81.008.00
Private study hours120.00
Total Contact hours30.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)150.00

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 120 hours.

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

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

Methods of assessment

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


Exams
Exam typeExam duration% of formal assessment
Online Time-Limited assessment3 hr 100.00
Total percentage (Assessment Exams)100.00

1. Re-sits in August

Reading list

The reading list is available from the Library website

Last updated: 30/06/2021 16:19:56

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