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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 replaces

CIVE2901 - Principles of Construction Management II

This module is not approved as a discovery module


1. 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.

Learning outcomes
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)

Skills outcomes
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.

Teaching methods

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Case Study82.0016.00
Class tests, exams and assessment12.002.00
Private study hours50.00
Total Contact hours50.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)100.00

Private study

Students 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 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 case study tasks.

Methods of assessment

Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
Case StudyGroup Case Study20.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)20.00

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

Exam typeExam duration% of formal assessment
Online Time-Limited assessment5 hr 00 mins80.00
Total percentage (Assessment Exams)80.00

1. Re-sits in August

Reading list

The reading list is available from the Library website

Last updated: 12/10/2022 14:44:31


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