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EG505L: PROJECT MANAGEMENT FUNDAMENTALS (2020-2021)

Last modified: 25 Jun 2020 17:05


Course Overview

Gives an overall picture of project management and introduces students to the main subject areas which make up this area of study. Emphasis is placed on practical skills, including writing and presentation. Students are given an overview of project management terms and definitions. Introduction to project budgeting in the context of company finance is addressed and the area of risk management (including probability, risk attitudes and risk analysis methods)
introduced. Introduction to the important area of safety management as well as an introduction to managing project teams. Topics are covered in greater depth at a later stage of the course.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Mr John Cavanagh

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

  • Engineering (EG)
  • Any Postgraduate Programme

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course gives an overall picture of project
management and introduces students to the main subject areas which make up this
area of study. Emphasis is placed on practical skills, including writing and
presentation. Students are given an overview of project management terms and
definitions.  An introduction to project
budgeting in the context of company finance is addressed and the area of risk
management (including probability, risk attitudes and risk analysis methods)
introduced. There is also an introduction to the important area of safety
management as well as an introduction to managing project teams. These topics
are covered in greater depth at a later stage of the course.


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 courses may be subject to change. All updates for first-half session courses will be actioned no later than 1700 (GMT) on 18 September 2020. All updates for second half-session courses will be actioned in advance of second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

3x Coursework (20% each)

Coursework (40%)

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome

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