20 Credits AUTUMN

Aims/Description: Although basic principles of project management may still apply, complex projects involve different managerial challenges that are related to their scale, significance and complexity. The aim of this module is to provide students with a more encompassing view and understanding of the real challenges and causes of risks in managing major projects that are necessary to effectively drive change in manufacturing/engineering organisations.

Restrictions on availability: This module is only available on the Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering Competence

Staff Contact: Rachael Collison
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Problem solving, Laboratory work, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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