Completion of at least 96 Credit Points
|1.||Conceptually map and apply a project management framework (PMBoK) to selected engineering projects;|
|2.||Conduct technical and financial feasibility studies; formulate a detailed project management plan, design network logic diagrams, determine critical paths and optimise project resources;|
|3.||Administrate contracts and preparation of tender documents;|
|4.||Create project plans/schedules and conduct critical path analysis; apply commercially available software, such as Microsoft Project to support budget, resource and time management within an engineering project;|
|5.||Develop project cash flows and budgets with respect to project control at various stages of projects.|
|Report||Develop a Due Diligence Report (first six weeks) and a Project Management Plan (PMP) - second six weeks; Group Reports (2500 words each)||20%|
|Presentation||Two group Oral Presentations (1) at the completion of Due Diligence report and (2) at the completion of the PMP report (5 mins/ student/presentation)||10%|
|Report||MS Project Computer Lab Report - Group (based on a Case Study - 1500 words each) - 1 to 12 weeks||20%|
|Examination||End-of-Semester Examination (3 hours)||50%|
Project management: a managerial approach 9th ed.
Meredith, J.R., Mantel, S.J., Hoboken, H. and Jr. Meredith, J.R. (2014)
NJ : John Wiley
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