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BU5088: EFFECTIVE CONSULTANCY AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

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Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Online Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Mr Russell Williams

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

  • 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

As the remit of the Digital Marketing Leader is both wide and deep, this module provides insight and understanding into the wider challenges of planning and implementation:

o Types of Consultancy

o Personnel and Procurement Model

o Consultancy Projects [projects, programmes, portfolios, project life cycles]

o Defining, Scoping, Planning Projects

o Project Selection

o Managing Projects [launching, monitoring, controlling]

o Project Teams and Project Leadership

o Negotiating and Contracting

o In-house, Out-house, Supplier Selection and Management

o Projects as Change – Managing Change


In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

 

Students are required to submit all elements.

To pass the course students must obtain an overall CAS grade of D3.

Elements:

1. Key Concept Quiz (20%)

2. Network/Critical Path Calculation Exercise (20%)

3. Reflective Reviews (20%): Two x 500 word reflective reviews

4. Case Study Exercise (20%) – 1000 word supplier selection exercise

5. Case Study Exercise (20%) – 1500 word negotiating and contracting exercise

Resit: students may resit (resubmit) a failing element once.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

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Course Learning Outcomes

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