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Project Management Silibus

  1. 1. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. PROJECT MANAGEMENT Name of Course ABB30304 Course Code: Names of Academic Nizam Mohammad Staff: Rationale for inclusion of the course in the program: A formidable challenge for organizations today is the effective and efficient delivery of the results as specified by various stakeholders of a project. Thus, project management is a competency that is in high demand by all companies, both domestic and international. This course will provide an overview of the skills needed and challenges to be faced in managing projects in organizations. Semester and Semester 5; Year Offered Year 3. Total Student Learning Face to face (F2F): Time (SLT): 120 hours 60hours L= Lecture L T P T=Tutorial 42 P=Practical O=Others Credit Value: 4 Prerequisite: Nil. Learning Outcomes: Total guided and independent learning (non F2F): 100 hours O 18 160 hours Upon successful completion of this module, the students are expected to be able to: 1. 2. 3. 4. 10. Explain (C2) the concept, scope and challenges of project management. Develop (C6)a sense of strategic overview of project management through project selection,planning, execution and closure. Evaluate (C5) the interpersonal skills needed to successfully manage a project. Present (A2) and Influence (A5) with the results of a project management simulation game. Transferable skills Skills Team Work Development of the skills Brainstorming technique. Work breakdown structure and work assignment matrix. Communication. Time Management. 11. Written assignment. Presentation techniques. Usage of terminologies. Time management techniques. Skills assessments Team efforts in working on the case study assignment will be one of the observable behaviour during their presentation. Evaluation on case study assignments presentation. Application of terminologies Meeting assignment submission deadlines. Teaching-learning strategy Teaching and learning will be through lecture, video presentation, focus discussion, case studies and internet research. Students will also be required to do their own self study either through guided questions or assignments. 1
  2. 2. Assessment strategy: Students are given group assignments and to answer questionnaires relevant to the topic of study. Students are asked to provide peer tutoring and peer evaluation of their team members. Group presentation of major assignments will be required and be evaluated by both lecturers and peers. Additionally, students will also be required to sit for assessment quizzes. 12. Synopsis The course relates to different topics and elements of project management. We begin with developing a sense of the strategic overview of project management, followed by various components of project management such as project selection, planning, organizing, and project control. A project management game is introduced to approximate the elements of project management and the challenges faced. Additionally the course concentrates on leadership and team working skills in the students that will be useful to them as project managers. 13. Mode of Delivery Lectures, video presentation, tutorial, internet research, case studies and discussion. 14. Assessment Methods and Types Assignment/Practices: 40% Quizzes/Midterm Exam: 20% Final: 40% Total: 100% 15. Mapping of the Course to the Program Aims Course Project Management 16. PEO1 PEO2 PEO3 PEO4 PEO5 x x Mapping of the course to the Program Learning Outcomes PO 1 1 2 3 4 CO1 CO2 CO3 CO4 PO 2 x x x PO 3 PO 4 PO 5 PO 6 x PO 7 PO 8 PO 9 x x 2
  3. 3. Topic 1 Introduction: Why Project Management General Project Characteristics Project Life Cycle Determinants of Project Success 2 The Organizational Context: Strategy, Structure, and Culture Projects and Organization Strategy Stakeholder Management Organization Structure Organization Culture Organization Culture & Project Management 3 Project Selection and Portfolio Management 2 Non F2F SLT 5 10 3 2 5 10 3 1 5 9 3 1 5 9 3 1 5 9 3 1 5 9 3 1 5 9 3 1 5 9 3 1 5 9 3 1 5 9 L 3 F2F T P O Introduction to Project Selection Approached to Project Screening & Selection Financial Models Portfolio Management 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Leadership and the Project Manager Leaders Vs Managers How Project Managers Leads Traits of Effective Project Leaders Project Champions Scope Management The Statement of Work Work Authorization Scope Reporting Control System Project Closeout Project Team Building, Conflict, and Negotiation Building Project Team Characteristics of Effective Project Teams Reasons Why Teams Fail Achieving Cross-functional Cooperation Risk Management A Four Stage Process of Risk Management Integrated Approach to Project Risk Management Cost Estimation and Budgeting Cost Management Cost Estimation Creating Project Budget Project Scheduling: Networks, Duration Estimation, and Critical Path Project Scheduling Key Terminology Developing a Network Duration Estimation Constructing the Critical Path Project Scheduling: Lagging, Crashing, and Activity Networks Lags in Precedence Relationship Gantt Charts Crashing Projects Arrow on Arrow Network 3
  4. 4. 11 12 13 14 Controversies in the Use of Networks Critical Chain Project Scheduling Theory of Constraints Causes of Project Delays Critical Chain Solution to Project Scheduling Critical Chain Solution to Resource Conflicts Critical Chain Project Portfolio Management Resource Management The Basics of Resource Constraints Resource Loading Resource Leveling Managing Resource in Multi -project Environment Project Evaluation and Control Control Cycles – A General Model Monitoring Project Performance Earned Value Management Issues in the Effective Use of Earned Value Management Human Factors in Project Evaluation and Control Project Closeout and Termination Types of Project Termination Natural Termination – The Closeout Process Early Termination of Project Preparing for the Final Project Report Written test Assignment Exam TOTAL Student Learning Time (h) Reference: 3 1 5 9 3 1 5 9 3 1 5 9 3 1 5 9 2 18 5 15 10 100 5 15 12 160 42 Compulsory 1. Project Management: Achieving Competitive Advantage. Jeffrey K. Pinto Additional: 1. Project Management. Clifford F. Gray 4

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