Project Planning & Control

Short Course - 15 Credits at SCQF level 11
Project Planning & Control 15 Credits at SCQF level 11

You will gain a practical ability to critically assess, within a problem solving environment, the processes and strategies undertaken by project managers to define, plan, control and deliver project requirements.

This course has one study option

Mode of Attendance

  • Online Learning

Mode of Study

  • Part Time

Start Date

January

Course Length

15 weeks
  • Planning fundamentals
  • Scope management and planning methodologies
  • Project estimation and budgeting
  • Time scheduling and phasing
  • Resource allocation, aggregation and levelling
  • Planning software
  • Project monitoring and controlling
  • Project termination
  • Project evaluation and reporting
 

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Learning Methods

Learning will take place through the University virtual campus with a mix of online lectures, tutorials and self-guided study. Each topic with the Module will have a number of self-required and obligatory activities aimed at emphasising the learning. You are also required to contribute to a number of discussion forums on particular subject matter and case studies. 

Assessment

The module will be assessed by one main piece of coursework and a number of specified activities

 

Academic Support

The Inclusion Centre advises and supports students who disclose a sensory or mobility impairment, chronic medical condition, mental health issue, dyslexia and other specific learning differences. Applicants are encouraged to arrange a pre-entry visit to discuss any concerns and to view the facilities.

Online Learning & Support

All online learning students, benefit from using our collaborative virtual learning environment, CampusMoodle. You will be provided with 24/7 online access to your learning material and resources, along with the ability to interact with your class members and tutors for discussion and support.

Study Skills Support

The Study Support Team provides training and support to all students in:

  • Academic writing
  • Study skills (note taking, exam techniques, time management, presentation)
  • Maths and statistics
  • English language
  • Information technology support

Library Support

The Library offers support for your course, including the books, eBooks, and journals you will need. We also offer online reading lists for many modules, workshops and drop-ins on searching skills and referencing, and much more.

 

At the end of this module you will have the ability to identify the requirements of your project planning needs and produce a project plan and schedule together with allocated resources and cost estimation.

You will also be able to determine how to monitor the project and compare actual to planned progress in order to produce project status reports.

 

A good honours degree and/or relevant industry experience.

 

 

For Academic Year 2022/2023

  • All students: £1,330

Additional Costs

The following course-related costs are not included in the course fees:

Disclaimer

For new intakes course fees are reviewed and published annually for each mode of delivery. Tuition fees are fixed for the duration of a course at the rate confirmed in the offer letter.  For further information see:

 

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