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1. Describe the strategic importance of project, programme and portfolio management
2. Design an integrated business process for open and transparent selection of a balanced portfolio of projects to meet strategic and operational needs.
3. Apply the decision criteria, theoretical frameworks and analysis tools used for design of effective project governance structures for ongoing administration and control of projects
4. Assess the importance of project complexity and uncertainty in the determination of the project management approach with specific reference to the general principles of agile project management for projects with ill-defined or changing scope / technical requirements
5. Design project management processes for well-defined projects based on the project life cycle phases and knowledge areas in the PMBOK standards (project management book of knowledge)
6. Apply a range of useful tools for analysis and planning of well-defined projects including; multi-criteria decision analysis, knapsack problem tool, work breakdown structures, activity-on-node networks, Gantt charts, PERT, resource levelling techniques, earned value approach to project monitoring and control etc.
7. Analyse and manage risks in projects
8. Assess the value of project services and plan negotiation approaches in order to effectively manage a project
10. Design effective project communication plans, performance measurement and monitoring
11. Understand the socio-technical nature of projects and the importance of effective leadership, team building and good stakeholder relations in project management.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Autonomous Student Learning||
This is a core module on the Master of Engineering Management programme. It is designed for postgraduate students based in industry who have at least five years professional engineering work experience.
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|Dr Eamonn Ahearne||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Vincent Hargaden||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Mr David Staunton||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|