Project Management Tools and Techniques

A complete introduction to the theory and practice of managing business projects. 

This module aims to introduce project management methods in a way which links to the life cycle of a typical project from the early project identification and definition stages, through project execution and control, to issues of implementation and change. The coverage of the early stages of the project cycle uses methods emerging from the systems movement and stresses the strategic relevance of project management.

The operational management of the project is covered by introducing techniques for the planning, scheduling and controlling of projects. Attention is also given to people management aspects of this process, especially to leadership, team working, motivation and direction.

This module has limited numbers and availability cannot be guaranteed.

Terms taught Michaelmas
Credits 4 semester credits or 8 ECTS credits
Assessment 40% coursework and 60% exam