This module code is for students in Mechanical Engineering department only. All other Engineering students should see MSIN0179, Project Management for Engineers. Project Management provides an understanding of the tools and techniques of project administration and the environment within which projects are undertaken. The course aims to introduce students to the range of issues that affect projects and the strategies, tools and techniques for managing them. The course content is very practical in nature and aims to help students to develop the skills, knowledge, attributes and behaviours that a project manager needs. The UCL School of Management is accredited to offer the Association for Project Management’s Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ) and, subject to availability, may be offered to students as an optional extra.
Define the concept of a project in relations to commercial and not-for-profit organisations.
Identify project success criteria and how these might be measured.
Demonstrate an understanding of tools and techniques used in project management, and apply these to resolve project problems / situations.
Identify the relevant management skills needed for effective project management.
Participate in a project as an effective member of a project team.
Leadership and team-working
Monitoring and control
50% is awarded on the basis of an unseen 2-hour examination in the Summer Term. 50% is awarded for team report with individual component
Current students should refer to Moodle for specific details of the current year’s assessment.
Essential reading items are listed and / or available via course Moodle site