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Area/Catalogue
MFET 5040

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
101158

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Engineering

Course aim

To provide students with knowledge and analytical skills of planning and management techniques required to develop and implement an engineering project into a business organisation.

Course content

Project initiation, Project screening and evaluation using inputs from manufacturing strategy and cost evaluations. Organisational structure and work breakdown structure, project time and cost estimation, scheduling and planning, budget and resource management, project control and monitoring, project termination. Case studies.

Textbook(s)

Shtub A, Bard J F and Globerson S. 2005, Project Management - process, methodologies and economics, 2, Prentice Hall

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 3 hours x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, KAPLAN HIGHER EDUCATION - SINGAPORE (INTENSIVE)
Lecture 4 hours x 5 days

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Continuous assessment N/A 25% Weekly
Case study 3500 words 25% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 3 hours
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, KAPLAN HIGHER EDUCATION - SINGAPORE (INTENSIVE)
Pre-lecture questions and class exercises N/A 25% N/A
Case study 3500 words 25% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 3 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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