LING40420 Project Management Skills

Academic Year 2023/2024

*** Not available in the academic year indicated above ***

The module is aimed at providing students with of a detailed overview and training of the tasks, job specificities and skills needed to become an efficient Localisation Project Manager, working in a fast-paced environment.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

Upon completion of the module, the students should gain understanding about:
- Managing localisation projects from beginning to end,
- Developing project plans and workflows,
- Managing time, budget, resources and quality control,
- Following client specifications,
- Analysing location project risk, issues or disagreements.

Indicative Module Content:

- Management of linguistic, technical and visual quality
- Identifying appropriate localisation strategies and resources
- Identifying project specifications
- Time and budget management
- Interactions with clients

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours


Seminar (or Webinar)


Specified Learning Activities


Autonomous Student Learning




Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Blended and project-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
Project: Individual localisation project Week 12 n/a Graded Yes


Group Project: Common project management Throughout the Trimester n/a Graded Yes


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

• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Not yet recorded.

Name Role
Professor Bettina Migge Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.

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