Engineering Project Management

University of Newcastle

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Engineering Project Management

  • Host University

    University of Newcastle

  • Location

    Newcastle, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Engineering Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    GENG1803

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    10
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    Aims 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 OUTCOMES
    1. 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.
    CONTENT
    The course will include the following topics:
    Engineering Economics (4 lectures)
    Engineering Project Management
    Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    Organisations and Management
    Decision Making
    Corporate Governance
    Managing in a Global Environment
    Managing Change and Innovation
    The course will also involve specialist lectures by industry practitioners.

Course Disclaimer

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.