Engineering Project Management

Course code GENG3830Units 10Level 3000Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Engineering

Aims to provide students with an understanding of how to manage and conduct Engineering Projects and knowledge and awareness of the tools required to do so. Provides students with a knowledge of the various engineering project management facets including managing the resources, controlling the budget, procurement and planning, environmental management, safety management systems, obtaining approvals, contract specification etc. Also provided will be an awareness of innovation and the business environment within which the Engineering Projects are conducted.

Available in 2014

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
UoN SingaporeTrimester 1
Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006
ObjectivesThe purpose and objective of the course are to provide students with:

a. Introductory knowledge of the conduct and management of engineering enterprises and the structure and capabilities of the engineering workforce.

b. Appreciation of the commercial, financial and marketing aspects of engineering projects and programs and the requirements for successful innovation.

c. Ability to assess realistically the scope and dimensions of a project or task, as a starting point for estimating costs and scale of effort required.

d. Understanding of the need to incorporate cost considerations throughout the design and execution of a project and to manage within realistic constraints of time and budget.

e. General awareness of business principles and appreciation of their significance.
ContentThe course will include the following topics:

1.Engineering Economics (4 lectures)
2.Engineering Project Management
3.Innovation and Entrepreneurship
4.Organisations and Management
5.Decision Making
6.Corporate Governance
7.Managing in a Global Environment
8.Managing Change and Innovation

The course will also involve specialist lectures by industry practitioners.
Replacing Course(s)NA
TransitionNA
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeGENG1803
Modes of DeliveryFlexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsCase Study
Lecture
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Examination: Class
Essays / Written Assignments
Other: (please specify)Refer to course outline for detailed information
Case Scenario/PBL exercises
Projects
Contact HoursLecture: for 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2014 Course Timetables for GENG3830