Course Description

Course Name

Project Management

Session: VCPS3122

Hours & Credits

8 Host University Units

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


Course outline:
This course aims to develop the understanding that project management can be practiced as a stand-alone professional discipline or as an integral part of the delivery mechanism for engineering services. The course introduces student engineers to the discipline of project management and knowledge of the discipline, to participate meaningfully in project work. Topics include: project management theory, principles, practices, tools and techniques; project life cycles, body of knowledge, initiation, planning, scope management, human resource management, quality, cost management, specifications and standards, procurement, risk management and project safety, and completion and close out.

2 lectures per week

DP requirements: A weighted average of at least 40% for all marked assignments and the class test.

Assessment: Assignments count 30%; class test counts 20%; theory examination written in November counts 50%.

Course Entry Requirements:3rd Year equivalent course or concession

*Course content subject to change