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INTR9007 - Eng. Project Management

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Title:Eng. Project Management
Long Title:Engineering Project Management
Module Code:INTR9007
 
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Expert
Field of Study: Interdisciplinary Engineering
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2014/15 ( September 2014 )
Module Delivered in 10 programme(s)
Module Coordinator: DES WALSH
Module Author: MARY MOLONEY
Module Description: This module will equip Students with the tools and techniques necessary to undertake and manage a project using project management techniques. The Student will also become familar with alternative Engineering Finance evaluation techniques
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Evaluate key elements of contemporary management & engineering finance in project execution
LO2 Critically appraise the use of procurement and supply chain management in project execution
LO3 Critically analyse and evaluate risk and value in a project
LO4 Critique capital investment appraisal techniques and their application in project execution
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.
Modules as recommended above or equivalent
Co-requisites
No Co Requisites listed
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Contemporary Project Management Fundamentals
Project organisational structures, Time management, Conflicts and conflicts resolution. Project governance
Risk Management
Risk categories, risk identification and measurement/assessment, risk register and prioritisation in a project, risk cost
Value Engineering
Value engineering and impacts on the cost and time for completion, quality management in a project
Cost Management in Projects
Identifying and tracking the costs at the various stages of a project, cost communication in a project, accounting for the value and risk aspects, target costs and total project budgets
Procurement and Supply Chain Management
Project procurement routes, resource allocation. Resource levelling. RFT(right first time) techniques, electronic procurement
Capital Investment analysis and finance decision making
Capital investment analysis, Project appraisal/evaluation techniques - cost-benefit analysis, socio-economic appriasal, mutliple criteria analysis, sustainability criteria, return on investment and sources of finance for investment
Project Management Case Studies
n/a
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Project Apply Project Management tools and techniques from this module to prepare project plan and definition proposal for Students project 1,2 30.0 Week 4
Project Develop risk plan and assessment, with project appraisal of a selected project. 1,3,4 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 Lecture 2.0 Every Week 2.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Self Study 4.5 Every Week 4.50
Lecturer-Supervised Learning (Contact) tutorial 1.0 Every Second Week 0.50
Total Hours 7.50
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.50
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Lecture 2.0 Every Week 2.00
Lecturer-Supervised Learning (Contact) tutorial 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Self Study 4.5 Every Week 4.50
Total Hours 7.50
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.50
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
 

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • John V. Chelsom, Andrew C. Payne, Lawrence R. P. Reavill, Management for engineers, scientists, and technologists [ISBN: 0470021268]
  • John R. Canada, William G, Sullivan, Dennis J. Kulonda, John A. White 2004, Capital Investment Analysis for Engineering and Management, 3rd Edition Ed., Pearson Prentice Hall [ISBN: 013143408X]
  • Project Management Institute (Corporate Author) 2013, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge: Pmbok Guide [ISBN: 978-1935589679]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
  • www.hm-treasury.gov.uk: UK Government Treasury DepartmentVarious Articles
  • http://www.finance.gov.ie: Irish Government Department of FinanceVarious Articles
  • Website: Stat Central, Irish Statistics portalwww.statcentral.ie
  • Website: n/a
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_ECHBI_9 Master of Engineering in Chemical and Biopharmaceutical Engineering 2 Elective
CR_CENEN_9 Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering (Environment and Energy) 2 Elective
CR_EMENG_9 Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering 2 Elective
CR_CARCT_9 Master of Science in Architectural Technical Design 2 Elective
CR_DINAR_9 Master of Science in Interior Architecture 2 Elective
CR_CSTRU_9 Masters of Engineering in Structural Engineering 2 Elective
CR_CCOPM_9 Masters of Science in Construction Project Management 2 Mandatory
CR_CENVE_9 Postgraduate Diploma in Civil Engineering (Environment and Energy) 2 Elective
CR_CCNPM_9 Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Construction Project Management 2 Mandatory
CR_CSTRE_9 Postgraduate Diploma in Structural Engineering 2 Elective

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