Core Module Information
Module title: Project Management

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: BSV11101
Module leader: Andrew Brown
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Built Environment

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

Description of module content:

1. Introduction to project management, what it involves in the modern construction project, and its evolution. 2. The contemporary construction client; why an understanding of clients is vital to successful project management. 3. Project Organisation. 4. Power, Authority, Politics and Responsibility in Project Management. 5. Project Planning using Work Breakdown Structures and Network Analysis techniques. 6. Project Control using Variance Analysis and Earned Value Analysis.

Learning Outcomes for module:

On completion of this module you will be able to:
LO1: Analyse and evaluate the project management role in construction projects
LO2: Analyse the organisation and management requirements of construction projects.
LO3: Appraise the overall process within which construction projects are conceived, designed, constructed and evaluate the problems that are encountered in each stage.
LO4: Demonstrate an understanding of available solutions and/or strategies to deal with common project management problems.
LO5: Be competent in the use of Project Management tools with respect to WBS, CPN and EVA.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, Blended, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: Blended
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Andrew Brown
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 36
Independent Learning Guided independent study 164
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Essay 50 1,2,3 7-10 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 12 A4 PAGE
Project - Written 50 4,5 13 HOURS= 0, WORDS= AS ADVISED
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
BSV11101 Project Management