Project Management Fundamentals

Project Management

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Level 5
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Unit Code
Level 5
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Course Overview

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.

Course Content

Introduction to the module

Introduction to Project Management

  • Definition of Project Management
  • Overview of Project Management Methodologies
  • Project Life Cycle

Resource Planning and Estimation

  • Resource Planning Methodology
  • Ways to Estimate Resources
  • Project Schedule and Critical Path Analysis

Project Scope Development, Traceability Matrix and Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

  • Scope Planning and Defining
  • Project Requirement Considerations
  • Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • Work Breakdown Structure (Wbs)
  • Evaluating Wbs Structure Using the 100 Percent Rule

Project Planning and Control

  • Developing a Project Management Plan
  • Techniques for Monitoring and Controlling a Project
  • Risk Management and Mitigation Strategies

Project Leadership and Team Management

  • Leadership Styles and Their Impact on Project Success
  • Building and Managing Project Teams
  • Communication and Stakeholder Management in Project Management
  • Conflict Management and Resolution

Project Closure and Evaluation

  • Importance of Project Closure
  • Closing Project Contracts and Agreements
  • Conducting Project Evaluation 
  • Post-Project Review and Follow-Up
Learning Outcome & Assessment Criteria

1.  Understand fundamental concepts of project management and project life cycle

  1. Describe the life cycle of a project
  2. Demonstrate an ability to map each stage of the cycle
  3. Analyse and justify whether a project is carried out based on an appropriate project life cycle

2.  Define and estimate the resources needed for each project stage using relevant tools

  1. Consider and identify the resources needed for each project stage, including involved stakeholders and relevant tools. 
  2. Describe and approximate the time needed to complete a project by considering factors such as task dependencies and lengths
  3. Convey and provide internal stakeholders with information regarding project costs by considering estimated costs, variances and profits

3.  Demonstrate the capability to develop a project scope and consider factors, including customer requirements and internal & external goals

  1. Explain the steps and methodology in scope planning and defining
  2. Illustrate the capability to select and obtain the project scope using different methods and understand the advantages and disadvantages of the methods.
  3. Design and develop a project scope, consider factors, requirements and goals

4.  Understand and apply the traceability matrix and work breakdown structure to develop a practical project management plan

  1. Understand and apply the requirements traceability matrix to design and create an appropriate project management plan
  2. Create and plan a work breakdown structure for effectively managing a project
  3. Apply and monitor the progress of WBS in a real project management context
  • The assessment strategy for this course is designed to test all the learning outcomes.
  • Learners must demonstrate successful achievement of all learning outcomes to pass the course.
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  • The assessment criteria for a pass will be presented with the summative exercise.
  • Further information and guidance on the assessment will be made available through the tutor.
Unit Pass Requirements

To pass the unit a 40% overall grade must be achieved.

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