ULMS Electronic Module Catalogue

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Title PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Code EBUS308
Coordinator Dr M Tickle
Operations and Supply Chain Management
M.Tickle@liverpool.ac.uk
Year CATS Level Semester CATS Value
Session 2021-22 Level 6 FHEQ Second Semester 15

Pre-requisites before taking this module (other modules and/or general educational/academic requirements):

ULMS151 ORGANISATIONS AND MANAGEMENT 

Modules for which this module is a pre-requisite:

 

Programme(s) (including Year of Study) to which this module is available on a required basis:

 

Programme(s) (including Year of Study) to which this module is available on an optional basis:

 

Teaching Schedule

  Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab Practicals Fieldwork Placement Other TOTAL
Study Hours   6

      12

6

12

36
Timetable (if known)   60 mins X 1 totaling 6
 
      60 mins X 1 totaling 12
60 mins X 1 totaling 6
60 mins X 1 totaling 12
 
 
Private Study 114
TOTAL HOURS 150

Assessment

EXAM Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
Resit/resubmission
opportunity
Penalty for late
submission
Notes
             
CONTINUOUS Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
Resit/resubmission
opportunity
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submission
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Assessment 1: Report Assessment Type: Coursework Size: 3000 words Weighting: 100% Reassessment Opportunity: Yes Penalty for Late Submission: Standard UoL penalty applies Anonymous Asse      100       

Aims

Introduce students to the role of project management in organisations;
Introduce students to a toolkit to apply project-based problem solving to strategic projects within an organisation;  
Develop student competence to control and monitor project performance related activities within organisations.


Learning Outcomes

(LO1) At the end of this module students should be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of the theories/concepts associated with project management.

(LO2) At the end of this module students should be able to assess and evaluate projects utilising project-based tools and techniques.

(LO3) At the end of this module students should be able to demonstrate the ability to independently structure organisational projects.

(S1) Problem solving skills

(S2) Communication skills

(S3) Organisational skills

(S4) IT skills


Teaching and Learning Strategies

Teaching Method: Online Asynchronous Learning Materials
Description: Two hour recordings Students will be taught the key aspects of project management (including the theory and the specific tools and techniques)
Unscheduled Directed Student Hours: 12
Attendance Recorded: No

Teaching Method: Large Group Teaching
Scheduled Directed Student Hours: 12
Attendance Recorded: Yes

Teaching Method: Seminar
Scheduled Directed Student Hours: 6
Attendance Recorded: Yes

Teaching Method: Group Study
Description: Bi-weekly 1 hour session to foster student community and engagement by working with others on their ‘active learning’ activities
Scheduled Student Hours: 6
Attendance Recorded: No

Self-Directed Learning Hours: 114
Description: Students are expected to read the key and recommended texts and articles, interact with the additional online resources, , and to read for and write up the coursework assign ment.

Skills/Other Attributes Mapping

Skills / attributes: Problem solving skills
How this is developed: Lab sessions/demonstrations; class discussion
Mode of assessment (if applicable): Report

Skills / attributes: Communication skills
How this is developed: Lab sessions/demonstrations; class discussion
Mode of assessment (if applicable)

Skills / attributes: Organisational skills
How this is developed: Lab sessions/demonstrations
Mode of assessment (if applicable): Report

Skills / attributes: IT skills
How this is developed: Lab sessions/demonstrations
Mode of assessment (if applicable): Report


Syllabus

 

Overview of Project Management;
How project Management “fits” within an organisational structure;  
Key Project Management concepts and processes;  
Project initiation and scoping;  
Project Planning;  
Project Execution, Monitoring and Control;  
Project Closure;
Risk Management;  
Role of project teams and team working;  
Quality Assurance in Projects


Recommended Texts

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