Module title: Management for Engineers 2

SCQF level: 09:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: MEC09118
Module leader: Jawdat Tannous
School School of Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Mechanical Materials and Manufacturing Management
Prerequisites

Module code MEC08105
Module title Management for Engineers 1
Examples of equivalent learning Management for Engineers equivalent to SCQF level 8

2018/9, Trimester 1, Face-to-Face, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: Face-to-Face
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Jawdat Tannous
Module Organiser:


Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
Learning and Teaching Methods:
The module is delivered using lectures to cover the key themes within the learning outcomes. Case studies will be used to enhance the engineering context of the module content and show application. The group project will be undertaken in the tutorial sessions as well as time and place of the students own choice. The students will be assigned an engineering product to cost and develop a marketing strategy and project plane for ots launch on the market. Students will also spent time in the lab learning MS project. WebCT will be used to support the module, in addition to notes, tutorial and directed study information, WebCT will host information sources which the students can utilise in their independent study time.

Embedding employability/PDP/scholarship skills:
The key employability skills are: a) Group work - students work together on a project plan, quality plan, marketing strategy and cost plan for an engineering product. b)Comminucation - written communication skills are assessed in the project suubmission. c) IT Skills: students also have the opportinity to learn a software package which is used extensively by industry for project management purposes.

Assessment:
Formative assessment will take place during tutorials on aspects of group and team working, answers to tutorial questions and contribution to discussions. Summative assessment occcurs in week 14, with a project plan, quality plan, marketing strategy and a cost plan for an Engineering product. Students will be asked to submit an individual short account of their own contribution to the group project and their own reflection on the experience.

Research/teaching linkages:
In undertaking the group project the students will be involved in undertaking secondary research.

Supporting equality and diversity:
Module materials are provided in hard and soft (WebCT) formats to ensure they are available to all students.

Formative Assessment:
The University is currently undertaking work to improve the quality of information provided on methods of assessment and feedback. Please refer to the section on Learning and Teaching Approaches above for further information about this module’s learning, teaching and assessment practices, including formative and summative approaches.

Summative Assessment:
The University is currently undertaking work to improve the quality of information provided on methods of assessment and feedback. Please refer to the section on Learning and Teaching Approaches above for further information about this module’s learning, teaching and assessment practices, including formative and summative approaches.

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 24
Face To Face Tutorial 24
Independent Learning Groupwork (Independent Study) 48
Independent Learning Guided independent study 104
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Project - Written 70 1-5 14/15 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 3000
Class Test 30 4 14/15 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100
2018/9, Trimester 2, Face-to-Face, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 002
Primary mode of delivery: Face-to-Face
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Jawdat Tannous
Module Organiser:


Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
Learning and Teaching Methods:
The module is delivered using lectures to cover the key themes within the learning outcomes. Case studies will be used to enhance the engineering context of the module content and show application. The group project will be undertaken in the tutorial sessions as well as time and place of the students own choice. The students will be assigned an engineering product to cost and develop a marketing strategy and project plane for ots launch on the market. Students will also spent time in the lab learning MS project. WebCT will be used to support the module, in addition to notes, tutorial and directed study information, WebCT will host information sources which the students can utilise in their independent study time.

Embedding employability/PDP/scholarship skills:
The key employability skills are: a) Group work - students work together on a project plan, quality plan, marketing strategy and cost plan for an engineering product. b)Comminucation - written communication skills are assessed in the project suubmission. c) IT Skills: students also have the opportinity to learn a software package which is used extensively by industry for project management purposes.

Assessment:
Formative assessment will take place during tutorials on aspects of group and team working, answers to tutorial questions and contribution to discussions. Summative assessment occcurs in week 14, with a project plan, quality plan, marketing strategy and a cost plan for an Engineering product. Students will be asked to submit an individual short account of their own contribution to the group project and their own reflection on the experience.

Research/teaching linkages:
In undertaking the group project the students will be involved in undertaking secondary research.

Supporting equality and diversity:
Module materials are provided in hard and soft (WebCT) formats to ensure they are available to all students.

Formative Assessment:
The University is currently undertaking work to improve the quality of information provided on methods of assessment and feedback. Please refer to the section on Learning and Teaching Approaches above for further information about this module’s learning, teaching and assessment practices, including formative and summative approaches.

Summative Assessment:
The University is currently undertaking work to improve the quality of information provided on methods of assessment and feedback. Please refer to the section on Learning and Teaching Approaches above for further information about this module’s learning, teaching and assessment practices, including formative and summative approaches.

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 24
Face To Face Tutorial 24
Independent Learning Groupwork (Independent Study) 48
Independent Learning Guided independent study 104
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Project - Written 70 1-5 14/15 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 3000
Class Test 30 4 14/15 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

Description of module content:

Professional skills: Leadership, teams and teamwork, motivation and communication.
Engineering marketing and economics: supply and demand, forecasting and market niches, product design and life cycles, pricing distribution, promotion, competitor analysis, globalisation issues.
Quality management: total quality, ISO 9001, quality costing, design for quality (inc. QFD and FMEA).
Accounting for engineers: cost accounting, breakeven analysis, profit and loss accounts, payback, NPV, budgets and budgetary control, financial statements.
Project management: project planning with limited resources, variability in project completion, project crashing, project costing, use of software packages (MS project).



Learning Outcomes for module:

On completion of this module you will be able to:
LO1: understand the role of and apply professional skills such as leadership, motivation and teamwork to actual engineering projects;
LO2: analyse market data and assess the economic viability of projects;
LO3: understand the role of quality in achieving the organisation's goals and objectives with regards to the development and delivery of products and services;
LO4: understand and apply accounting techniques to engineering projects;
LO5 integrate professional engineering standards with professional practice, and complying with the requirements of professional institutions;

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:

Recommended - DYSON J R, (2010) ACCOUNTING FOR NON-ACCOUNTING STUDENTS: PRENTICE HALL, 8th ed.
Recommended - OAKLAND J, (2014) TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT AND OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE: TEXT WITH CASES: ROUTLRDGE, 4th ed.
Recommended - CHELSOM J V, PAYNE A C AND REAVILL L R P (2005) MANAGEMENT FOR ENGINEERS, SCIENTISTS AND TECHNOLOGISTS: WILEY, 2nd ed.
Recommended - STOKES D AND WILSON NICHOLAS (2006) SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP: THOMSON, 5th ed.
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