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Project Management Techniques


Course Information


If you are resident in Wales, this course is free until the end of 2023. If you would like to continue with the course after this time the fees are £100 for non-accredited CPD or £250 to access assessments and work towards 5-credits. More details at https://ibersdl.org.uk/study-options/ibers-dl-microcredentials/about-microcredentials/

This microcredential introduces project management techniques relevant to industry and business. Through examining and reflecting on the processes of planning, organising, and managing engineering projects, this microcredential will explore a range of mangement models, and planning tools and techniques. We will apply these to the design, planning, cost control and management of given project scenarios.

CQFW Level 7 - Masters Level


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Course Leader

Prof Andrew Thomas
Course Description

We will explore:

  • Management philosophy - Overview of engineering projects and the concept of engineering project management; project management versus management; project types; effect of size on project organisation; Ethical, sustainability, moral, and legal questions
  • Tools and techniques - User requirements definition and specifications; Milestones; Project Planning, Work Breakdown Structures; Network techniques: Gantt, PERT, CPA ; Project finance. Estimating, monitoring. Resource scheduling; Crash Programming; Negotiation. Presentation skills and management of meetings

Those wishing to be assessed will complete a recorded presentation and a 800 word report (pass-mark 50%)


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I live outside Wales and wish to work towards academic credits
04/10/202331/10/20240£250.00[Read More]
I live outside Wales and do not wish to work towards academic credits
04/10/202331/10/20240£100.00[Read More]
I live in Wales and /or am AU staff/student
04/10/202328/02/20240[Read More]

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