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EG5052: MANAGING PROJECT TEAMS (2017)

Last modified: 16 Nov 2016 17:52


Course Overview

This course builds on the re-framing approach to organisational life by considering whether a project manager should be a structural, symbolic, political or HR leader.  The main academic content surrounds theories of leadership, and that of groups and teams, and is designed for students to reflect on their leadership and leadership development.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits
Campus Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Mr John Cavanagh

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Either Computing Science (CS) (Studied) or Engineering (EG) (Studied)
  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No


Course Description

This course builds on the re-framing approach to organisational life by considering whether a project manager should be a structural, symbolic, political or HR leader.  The main academic content surrounds theories of leadership, and that of groups and teams, and is designed for students to reflect on their leadership and leadership development.

Students will be expected to draw on and share personal experiences of the topics covered through discussion of case studies.   

 

 

Further Information & Notes

This course is delivered in both semesters EG5052 and EG5552 these are the codes for the distance learning version of the course. For students studying for MSc Project Management

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • MSc Project Management (Distance Learning)

Contact Teaching Time

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Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1st attempt: 1 Written Reflective Assignment about Leadership 25%; 5 Online Quizzes 15%; 5 Online Discussion Postings 10%; 3 hour Final Exam 50%.

Resit: The re-sit will comprise of re-doing the failed element/s (exam and/or coursework assessment/s) from the 1st attempt with a maximum CGS mark of D3. The marks for other elements (successfully passed) will be carried over. Resit mark of either RP or RF will be recorded.

Formative Assessment

Feedback

Students will be given feedback via MyAberdeen on their quiz scores and discussion postings.  This feedback is intended to help them prepare for the final exam.

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