Module Catalogues

Technological Project Management

Module Title Technological Project Management
Module Level Level 4
Module Credits 5.00
Academic Year 2021/22
Semester SEM2

Aims and Fit of Module

This module aims to:
1. Develop a critical understanding of project management and its principles in a technological project environment as well as the strategies to achieve a successful project outcome.
2. Acquire a good knowledge in a number of areas, i.e. scope, time, cost, integration, risk, quality, communication, procurement, stakeholder, human resources, with a special focus on the scope, time, cost, and quality management-related issues in detail.
3. Develop skills in the use of various contemporary processes, tools, techniques and methodologies as applied in a project management context.
4. Learn how to plan, implement and control a technological project through to its successful delivery.

Learning outcomes

A Demonstrate a critical understanding of project management and its role in technological projects.
B Articulate an appropriate approach to managing a project within a variety of complex and challenging scenarios.
C Critically evaluate alternative project management strategies in a given context and justify an appropriate option to apply.
D Devise a robust and well-argued risk management strategy which can be deployed within a project, in the event of unforeseen circumstances.
E Devise a strategy for the effective application of contemporary project management tools.

Method of teaching and learning

Lectures, Workshops, Class participation, and Self Study