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EG5064: QUALITY AND RISK MANAGEMENT (2017)

Last modified: 16 Nov 2016 17:52


Course Overview

This course comprises two elements, Quality Systems and Risk Management. In the Quality Systems element students are introduced to the principles behind modern quality systems, and business process management. Statutory standards are investigated and discussed e.g. ISO9000, EFQM. The roles of statistics and statistical control in both quality and risk are addressed. The risk management element discusses in detail various qualitative techniques commonly used in industry and investigates how quantitative methods can be put into practice. Its importance in the area of project management is discussed in a holistic way, with practical examples of how this works in industry.

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?

  • 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 comprises two elements, Quality Systems and Risk Management. In the Quality Systems element students are introduced to the principles behind modern quality systems, and business process management. Statutory standards are investigated and discussed e.g. ISO9000, EFQM. The roles of statistics and statistical control in both quality and risk are addressed. The risk management element discusses in detail various qualitative techniques commonly used in industry and investigates how quantitative methods can be put into practice. Its importance in the area of project management is discussed in a holistic way, with practical examples of how this works in industry.

Further Information & Notes

EG5054 is the code for the campus version of the course. Available only to students studying for MSc Project Management.  

This course is delivered as a part-time (on-campus) and a part-time (distance learning) option.

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 three hour examination (50%) 1 Risk Assignment (25%) and 1 Quality Assignment (25%).

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

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