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Project Management

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Module Convenor:  Christos Braziotis

Module Content:
Definitions and classifications of projects. Objectives in project management - time, costs, quality. Activity identification. Resources and resource management. Critical Path Method, Programme Evaluation and Review Technique, and resource scheduling. Performance measurement and costs. Project lifecycles and models. Project teams and leadership in project management. Managing risk in projects. Critical Chain Planning Method. Analysis of project success and failure. Monte Carlo Simulation. Project Management software.

Module Aims:
The module introduces fundamental concepts in project management. Students will gain understanding of the scope and variety of project types, understand key variables in project management and learn methods, techniques and approaches that are important in successfully managing projects to meet objectives in a wide range of contexts.

Module Assessment:
2 Hour Examination (70%); Group Coursework (3,500 word group report) (30%)


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