Business and Management
£2360 (£1600 during the tuition waiver period)
The "Project Management" module is a dynamic exploration of a versatile technique employed by numerous businesses to achieve optimal outcomes under limited resources and strict time constraints. Widely embraced in the services industry, project management serves as a crucial means for companies to realize their goals efficiently. Notably, the use of projects as a transformative tool for organisational growth has gained prominence in recent times, witnessing a surge in businesses adopting projects as their primary approach for carrying out diverse activities. The primary objective of this unit is to acquaint learners with the extensive array of project management methodologies and their application on a global scale. In an increasingly interconnected world, the demand for adept leaders capable of navigating diverse cultural and ideological differences is ever-growing. This module aims to cultivate learners who can exhibit profound cultural understanding, respect diverse practices from various contexts, and effectively achieve project objectives. By the end of this module, participants will possess the essential skills to excel as project managers in an ever-evolving global landscape.
Introduction to the module
Introduction to Project Management
Resource Planning and Estimation
Project Scope Development, Traceability Matrix and Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
Project Planning and Control
Project Leadership and Team Management
Project Closure and Evaluation
1. Understand fundamental concepts of project management and project life cycle
2. Define and estimate the resources needed for each project stage using relevant tools
3. Demonstrate the capability to develop a project scope and consider factors, including customer requirements and internal & external goals
4. Understand and apply the traceability matrix and work breakdown structure to develop a practical project management plan
Citizens of the following countries are eligible for a 50% scholarship upon writing a personal statement. All scholarships are to be approved by the Academic Board. The list of countries are: Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Philippines, Bhutan, Morocco, Vietnam, Papua New Guinea, Laos, Cambodia, India, Nigeria, Ghana, Bangladesh, Laos, Myanmar, Pakistan, Nepal and South Africa. Please talk to your student counselor and ask for the Coupon Code to get the 50% Tuition Waiver.
To pass the unit a 40% overall grade must be achieved.