Project Planning and Control
Select a specific engineering problem. Dig into budgeting, resource and organisational issues. Apply project planning and control techniques to develop a solution. Run through the typical lifecycle of a manufacturing engineering project.
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- identify an engineering problem and select the project for implementation
- apply economic evaluation analysis and selection methods to identify the best approach for a project
- describe an appropriate organisational breakdown structure and work breakdown structure for a given project
- develop a project schedule to implement the project with consideration of budget and resource constraints
- develop a suitable monitoring control technique to evaluate the progress of a project.
- 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
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
No additional 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.
- Weekly class exercises - 1000 words (20%)
- 2000 words (30%)
- Invigilated Exam - closed book (50%)