BMGT3002S Management of projects and project-based organisations

Academic Year 2021/2022

In recent years there has been a rapid growth in the use of project management methods and tools as a means by which organisations achieve their objectives. Projects drive business activities in a wide variety of sectors, from private sector manufacturing and service companies, to government and public sector organisations and not for profit charities and humanitarian groups. Irrespective of the product or service sector, good project management techniques will provide a result that is delivered on time and within budget. In this regard, the module will cover topics such as planning, scheduling, budgeting, quality, leadership and risk management which are some of the key issues that need to be understood and practiced by managers to realise successful project delivery. The module focuses on project organisation (functional, hybrid, task force), principles (anticipation vs flexibility) and contingencies (uncertainty, relevance)

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

Explain the importance of project management planning and execution
Describe the drivers of project performance
Apply structured methods and the related tools in project planning, delivery and execution
Ability to evaluate a project plan or a completed project using the lifecycle approach
Develop communication and teamwork skills through class discussion, group projects and presentations during the module

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures

20

Specified Learning Activities

85

Autonomous Student Learning

110

Total

215

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Students will attend classes for this module and have the opportunity to engage in active learning during these sessions. There will be in-class discussion and group work to analyse module concepts. Where appropriate, the module will incorporate case based learning. 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.


Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
 
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Examination: Examination 2 hour End of Trimester Exam No Graded No

60

Assignment: Main Assignment Varies over the Trimester n/a Graded No

40


Carry forward of passed components
No
 
Resit In Terminal Exam
Summer Yes - 2 Hour
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

General feedback is provided to students on all their submitted assessment components.

Name Role
Mr Patrick Burke Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Ms Michele Connolly Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
John Hulpke Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dipan Mehta Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr George Onofrei Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Evelyn Roche Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Mr Patrick Burke Tutor
Mrs Edna Eugenia Da Silva Tutor
Dr Antonio Garzon Vico Tutor
Dr Ali Nazarpour Tutor
Patrick Ng Tutor
Rachel Sim Tutor
Chee Shong Tan Tutor
Charlene Tan Puay Koon Tutor
Mr Chengyong Xiao Tutor
Siti Zarifah Tutor