Subject details

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. identify an engineering problem and select the project for implementation
  2. apply economic evaluation analysis and selection methods to identify the best approach for a project
  3. describe an appropriate organisational breakdown structure and work breakdown structure for a given project
  4. develop a project schedule to implement the project with consideration of budget and resource constraints
  5. develop a suitable monitoring control technique to evaluate the progress of a project.
  • Topics
    • Project charter
    • Project screening and evaluation
    • Organisational structure and work breakdown structure
    • Cost and time estimation
    • Project scheduling
    • Budgeting and resource management
    • Project control and monitoring
    • Project termination
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Web links
      • Online assignment submission
      • Online Quizzes/Tests
      • Standard Media
    • Online Materials
      • Resources and Links
      • Online Assessment
      • Printable format materials
      • Audio-Video streaming
      • Quizzes
      • Resources and Links

No eligibility requirements

Special requirements

No special requirements

Knowing how to plan a project and understanding techniques to control the lifecycle of projects is necessary in enterprise management. This subject aims to provide you with knowledge of project planning and control techniques required to introduce and implement manufacturing engineering into an organisation.

  • Assignment 1 - Case StudY (30%)
  • Assignment 2 - Invigilated Exam - closed book (50%)
  • Assignment 3 - Module Questions (20%)

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