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2022/23 Undergraduate Module Catalogue

LLLC2250 Project Management

20 creditsClass Size: 20

Module manager: George Zifkos

Taught: 1 Jan to 31 May View Timetable

Year running 2022/23

This module is not approved as a discovery module

Module summary

This 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.


The 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.

Learning outcomes
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

Skills outcomes
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.

Teaching methods

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Private study hours180.50
Total Contact hours19.50
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)200.00

Private study

Reading 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 Feedback

Through regular workshops, monitoring of student contributions, formative feedback and the staged submission of coursework

Methods of assessment

Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
Written Work2,500 word Project Plan60.00
Written Work1,500 word Project Implementation Plan40.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)100.00

Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated

Reading list

The reading list is available from the Library website

Last updated: 09/05/2022 16:33:43


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