Engineering Project Management
University of Newcastle
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Host University Units10
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewAims to provide students with an understanding of how to manage and conduct Engineering Projects and knowledge and awareness of the tools required to do so. Provides students with a knowledge of the various engineering project management facets including managing the resources, controlling the budget, procurement and planning, environmental management, safety management systems, obtaining approvals, contract specification etc. Also provided will be an awareness of innovation and the business environment within which the Engineering Projects are conducted.LEARNING OUTCOMES1. plan a project.2. schedule and resource a project.3. incorporate project budgets and cost control into a project plan.4. have an appreciation of contracts and contract management.5. describe organisational structure options.6. demonstrate effective communication methods.7. have an awareness of effective leadership and team building approaches.8. have an appreciation of Industrial Relations and the importance of ethics.9. have an appreciation of the demands associated with operating in a global environment.CONTENTThe course will include the following topics:Engineering Economics (4 lectures)Engineering Project ManagementInnovation and EntrepreneurshipOrganisations and ManagementDecision MakingCorporate GovernanceManaging in a Global EnvironmentManaging Change and InnovationThe course will also involve specialist lectures by industry practitioners.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.