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MGMT7088 - International Teams & Projects

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Title:International Teams & Projects
Long Title:International Teams & Projects
Module Code:MGMT7088
 
Duration:1 Semester
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Intermediate
Field of Study: Business & Management
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2020/21 ( September 2020 )
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Module Coordinator: Katie Power
Module Author: ANNE CROWLEY
Module Description: Projects are at the heart of all organisations. When operating internationally organisations need to successfully manage diverse virtual teams and projects. This module aims to give students the knowledge and understanding of successful projects and teams in an international context.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Evaluate the challenges and opportunities of international teams.
LO2 Critique team development strategies in an international context.
LO3 Discuss the challenges and opportunities of international projects.
LO4 Integrate the project management process groups and project management knowledge areas with an applicable business project.
LO5 Develop a detailed project schedule using project management software with consideration of resources and costs.
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
Effective International Teamwork
Building effective international teams; different types of teams; roles, responsibilities and power; team meetings; supporting conflict resolution in teams.
International Team Building Strategies
Teambuilding strategies and interventions. Theory of groups and teams. Team roles, development and leadership. Virtual teams.
Managing International Projects
Managing, communicating and controlling international projects. The wider context of stakeholder analysis, teamwork and leadership issues.
Project Management Body of Knowledge
PMBOK knowledge areas: Integration, Scope, Cost, Time, Human Resources, Procurement, Risk, Quality, Communications and Stakeholder Management. Project Lifecycle / Process Groups: Initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, closing.
Project Schedule Development using PM Software
Develop a detailed project schedule taking account of task, resources, costs and other schedule requirements using an appropriate software package.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation In-class assessment using appropriate computer software to plan a project. For example: given a WBS and substantial detail for a new project, use scheduling software to plan the estimated costs and schedule involved. 5 30.0 Week 10
Project Working in project teams each team will create and present key project documents. This assessment will also include a reflective journal addressing the challenges and successes of the team throughout the project. Groups will be provided with formative feedback across the semester with draft documents submitted for review in Week 6. 1,2,3,4 70.0 Week 13
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 Class based instruction and discussion 2.0 Every Week 2.00
Lab Computer lab using project management scheduling software 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Additional reading and research, both lecturer directed and self directed 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 based instruction and discussion 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Lab Computer Lab with project management scheduling software 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Additional reading and research, both lecturer directed and self directed. 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
  • Kloppenborg Timothy J., Anantatmula Vittal S., Wells Kathryn 2019, Contemporary Project Management, 4th Ed., Cengage [ISBN: 9781337406451]
  • Thompson, Leigh 2017, Making the Team: A Guide for Managers, 6th Ed., Pearson [ISBN: 9780134484204]
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Project Management Institute 2017, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOKĀ® Guide), 6th Ed. [ISBN: 9781628251845]
  • Schwalbe, Kathy 2017, An Introduction to Project Management, 6th Ed., CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform [ISBN: 9781544701899]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
  • Website: Project Management InstitutePMI Website, PMI
  • Website: Harvard Business ReviewHarvard Business Review Website, Harvard Business Review
  • Website: Kathy SchwalbeAn Introduction to Project Management; Companion site for Kathy Schwalbe's text
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_BIBLA_8 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in International Business with Language 3 Mandatory

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