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MGMT7066 - Project Management 2

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Title:Project Management 2
Long Title:Project Management 2
Module Code:MGMT7066
 
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Intermediate
Field of Study: Business & Management
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2016/17 ( September 2016 )
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Module Coordinator: CAROLINE O REILLY
Module Author: Orla Cartner
Module Description: This module is designed to advance the student's knowledge of project management and implement a project using these advanced tools and skills.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Discuss the importance of the PMBOK knowledge areas to project success.
LO2 Apply the appropriate knowledge areas to each stage of the project lifecycle.
LO3 Use project management tools and techniques to prepare and implement a project plan taking into consideration best practice guidelines.
LO4 Prepare and execute a project plan as a member of a team.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named CIT module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).
No recommendations listed
Incompatible Modules
These are modules which have learning outcomes that are too similar to the learning outcomes of this module. You may not earn additional credit for the same learning and therefore you may not enrol in this module if you have successfully completed any modules in the incompatible list.
No incompatible modules listed
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed
Requirements

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed. You may not enrol on this module if you have not acquired the learning specified in this section.

No requirements listed
Co-requisites
No Co Requisites listed
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Stages of the Project Lifecycle
Stages of the Project Lifecycle - Initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, closing
PMBOK Knowledge Areas
PMBOK Knowledge Areas - Integration,Stakeholder Analysis, Scope,Time,Cost, HR, Communication, Risk, Quality,Procurement.
Project Risk Management
Risk Management Planning, Risk Identification, Risk Analysis, Risk Response Development, Risk Response Control. Risk registers, risk maps, creating risk breakdown structures. Creating a Project Risk Management Plan.
Project Quality Management
Modern Quality Management, Quality Planning, Quality Assurance, Quality Control. Total Quality Management, Cost of Quality, EFQM Quality Models. Creating a Project Quality Plan.
Project Human Resource Management
Human Resource Planning, Acquiring Project Teams, Developing and Managing Project Teams.
Project Communications Management
Communications Planning, Information Distribution, Performance Reporting, Administrative Closure. Status Reporting, Stakeholders and the Exchange Relationship. Creating a Project Communications Management Plan.
Project Procurement Management
Processes for Purchase and Acquisitions Planning, Contract planning,Outsourcing, Request Seller Responses, Seller Selection,Contract Administration, Contract Closure. Statements of Work (SoW).
Project Management Applied
Plan and Implement a project using the techniques learned in this module, to ensure that time, cost and scope goals are achieved..
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work50.00%
End of Module Formal Examination50.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Presentation Team project progress report including submission of documentation completed for initiating stage, e.g. draft project charter, team contract, effect of team members' MBTI types, preliminary research. 2,3,4 10.0 Week 5
Project Conduct a team project covering all five stages of the project lifecycle - initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, closing. For example, research and create a DVD showing examples of project management in movies and television programs for educational use. Prepare appropriate project management documentation at each stage of the project lifecycle, such as a team contract, project charter, scope statement, WBS, Gantt chart, probability/impact matrix, issue log, lessons learned. 2,3,4 40.0 Week 11
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2 50.0 End-of-Semester
Reassessment Requirement
Repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will consist of a repeat examination. It is possible that there will also be a requirement to be reassessed in a coursework element.

The institute reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Formal Lecture 2.0 Every Week 2.00
Lab Computer lab using appropriate software 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Reading / Study 4.0 Every Week 4.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Lecture 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Lab Lab session 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Independent Learning Study / Reading 5.0 Every Week 5.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00
 

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Schwalbe, K 2015, An Introduction to Project Mangement, 5th Ed. [ISBN: 9781505212099]
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Kerzner, H. 2013, Project Management – A Systems approach to planning, scheduling and control, 11th edition Ed., Wiley [ISBN: 9781118022276]
  • Project Management Institute ( Corporate Author), A guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, 5th Edition Ed., PMI U.S. [ISBN: 1935589679]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_ECTWB_7 Bachelor of Science in Craft Technology (Wood) with Business 6 Mandatory

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