2022/23 Undergraduate Module Catalogue
CIVE2910 Introduction to Project Management
10 creditsClass Size: 80
Module manager: Dr Dicle Kortantamer
Taught: Semester 2 (Jan to Jun) View Timetable
Year running 2022/23
Module replacesCIVE2901 - Principles of Construction Management II
This module is not approved as a discovery module
Objectives1. To develop an understanding of the concepts associated with projects and project management;
2. To increase understanding of the relationships between projects, organisations and stakeholders;
3. To promote competence in using tools and techniques relevant to scope, integration and risk management.
On completion of the module students will be able to:
1. Develop and apply problem setting and problem solving skills for the successful planning and delivery of engineering projects (Design).
2. Understand the role and business of project-based companies (Economic, Legal, Social, Ethical and Environmental Context)
3. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of project management tools and techniques, change management, that may be used to achieve project objectives, their limitations and how they may be applied appropriately (Economic, Legal, Social, Ethical and Environmental Context)
See learning outcomes.
* Defining Projects and Project Management;
* Projects in the context of Business Strategy;
* Project stakeholder identification and influences;
* Project Life Cycle;
* Project team development;
* Scope and integration on projects;
* The "Iron Triangle";
* Project risks;
* Project Success and Failure.
|Delivery type||Number||Length hours||Student hours|
|Class tests, exams and assessment||1||2.00||2.00|
|Private study hours||50.00|
|Total Contact hours||50.00|
|Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)||100.00|
Private studyStudents will be expected to study the relevant resources, evaluate the cases associated with the module and prepare for the examinatons in their own time. These activities are estimated to require 52 hours.
Opportunities for Formative FeedbackStudent 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 case study tasks.
Methods of assessment
|Assessment type||Notes||% of formal assessment|
|Case Study||Group Case Study||20.00|
|Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)||20.00|
Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated
|Exam type||Exam duration||% of formal assessment|
|Online Time-Limited assessment||5 hr 00 mins||80.00|
|Total percentage (Assessment Exams)||80.00|
1. Re-sits in August
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