|Prerequisites for Module|
None in addition to course entry requirements for Postgraduate courses, see University Academic Regulations A2.
Aims of Module
To enable students to undertake a critical appraisal of an organisation's project operations using the models theories and principles of project management and to understand the importance of strategy and leadership to the successful delivery of projects. In particular, the module is concerned to identify ways in which strategic objectives are translated into decision-making within projects and project portfolios.
Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
Indicative Module Content
An introduction to project strategy, environmental analysis and project management models; the meaning of strategy; programmes and the link between strategy and projects; types of project programmes, strategic, key operational high potential and support; the project management office; leadership and strategy, coping with multicultural relations and multicultural leadership styles; projects teams and strategy, managing project relationships; integration, achieving coordination and collaboration of different work groups, responsibility centres and organisations; framing of critical success factors inputs and outputs of organisational planning; project plan development; managing successful projects.
Indicative Student Workload
|Mode of Delivery|
The module is delivered in Taught Mode by lectures, interactive group work, case study tutorials and directed self-study.
The module is delivered in Distance Learning Mode by self directed web-based learning materials, supported by on-line support.
The module is delivered in Part Time Mode by self directed web-based learning materials, supported by seminars and on-line support.
Assessed team activities