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MGMT8072 - Project Management(PM) in SCM

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Title:Project Management(PM) in SCM
Long Title:Project Management in Supply Chain Mgt.
Module Code:MGMT8072
 
Duration:1 Semester
Credits: 10
NFQ Level:Advanced
Field of Study: Business & Management
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2020/21 ( September 2020 )
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Next Review Date: May 2025
Module Coordinator: Sinead Reen
Module Author: JANE O KEEFFE
Module Description: PM in supply chains is a resource to tackle the variety and complexity in supply chain networks. Businesses continue to evolve and adapt to remain competitive and need resources to address supply chain complexities. This module is designed to overlay the structure and knowledge-areas of project management to supply chain architectures.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Outline the components and structure of projects and project management in the context of PMBOK
LO2 Evaluate the project objectives, work breakdown structure (WBS), and desired outcomes
LO3 Analyse the stages of the project lifecycle
LO4 Apply appropriate project management knowledge areas to each project management stage
LO5 Develop and execute project plans using project management software
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 MTU module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).

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
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Attributes and Methodology of Project Management
PMBOK Knowledge Areas: integration, scope, time, cost, quality, human resources, communications, risk, procurement and stakeholder management
Stages of the Project Lifecycle
Initiating, planning, creation of work-breakdown-structure (WBS), executing, monitoring and controlling, close-out.
Project Management as a supply chain resource
Use of project management to co-ordinate supply chain activities. Setting and achieving smart goals within timeframes, budget and scope through multi-fasceted project management
Supply Chain Operations Management across Industry Sectors
Familiarisation with the diverse and industry specific demands of a range of sectors including pharmaceutical, electronics, agri-food, logistics and distribution, port sectors, and green energy prodution.
Mapping supply chain architecture to PMBOK knowledge areas
Overlaying of the existing industry operational practices, and other strategic initiatives [in the quest to achieve and maintain competitive advantage] onto the PMBOK knowledge areas [integration, scope, time, cost, quality, human resources, communications, risk, procurement and stakeholder management]
Project Management Software Application
Plan a project using appropriate project management software
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Multiple Choice Questions Series of MCQ.s to examine key concepts of the application of project management in supply chain management 1,2,3,4 30.0 Week 8
Project Develop and execute project plans using project management software to address 'live' supply chain operational issues, in a chosen organisation that the student is familiar with. 1,2,3,4,5 70.0 Sem End
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
Coursework Only
This module is reassessed solely on the basis of re-submitted coursework. There is no repeat written examination.

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 Delivery of content underpinning the learning outcomes 3.0 Every Week 3.00
Lab Computer Lab using Project Management Software 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Study of course material, related assignments and data collection for project 10.0 Every Week 10.00
Total Hours 14.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 14.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Delivery of content underpinning the learning outcomes 2.0 Every Week 2.00
Lab Computer Lab using Project Management Software 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Study of course material, related assignments and data collection for project 11.0 Every Week 11.00
Total Hours 14.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 14.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
 

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Schwalbe Kathy 2017, An Introduction to Project Management, 6th Ed., Create Space Independent Publishing Platform USA [ISBN: 9781544701899]
  • Project Management Institute 2017, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, 6th Ed., Project Management Institute Pennsylvania Pennsylvania: USA [ISBN: 9781628251845]
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Slack, Nigel., Brandon-Jones, Alistair. 2020, Operations Management (e-Book), 9th Ed., Pearson London: UK [ISBN: 9781292253961]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_BGSCM_8 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Global Supply Chain Management 2 Elective

Cork Institute of Technology
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