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Course Overview


Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Online Sustained Study No
  • 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?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?


Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

1. Types of consultancy

2. Personal and Procurement Models

3. Consultancy Projects (projects, programmes, portfolios, project life cycles)

4. Defining, scoping, planning projects

5. Project selection

6. Managing Projects (launching, monitoring, controlling)

7. Project teams and project leadership

8. Negotiating and Contracting

9. In-house, out house, supplier selection and management

10. 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.


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.



Course Learning Outcomes


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