Postgraduate taught 

Biotechnology & Management MSc/PgDip

Project Management MGT5307

  • Academic Session: 2021-22
  • School: Adam Smith Business School
  • Credits: 10
  • Level: Level 5 (SCQF level 11)
  • Typically Offered: Semester 1
  • Available to Visiting Students: No
  • Available to Erasmus Students: No

Short Description

To familiarize the student with the management methods and technigues most commonly used to plan, organize and control projects.

Timetable

10.5 hours of lectures, 7.5 hours of Lab and 1 hour tutorial = Total of 19 hours

Excluded Courses

None

Co-requisites

None

Assessment

Group Presentation 20% and Individual assignment of 1500 words (80%)

Course Aims

To familiarize the student with the management methods and techniques most commonly used to plan, organize and control projects.

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

By the end of this course students will be able to:

 

1. Identify the stages of the project lifecycle and evaluate the value of the tools and techniques that are used in each stage.

2. Develop and evaluate project plans on the basis of timing, cost and risk.

3. Critically evaluate the project management process as it is applied within the workplace.

4. Work collaboratively in a group to produce a combined output, by liaising with other class members, allocating tasks and co-ordinating group meetings.

Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits

Students must submit at least 75% by weight of the components (including examinations) of the course's summative assessment.