|Prerequisites for Module|
Aims of Module
To provide an opportunity for students to demonstrate knowledge and professional competence in the technical implementation of projects as part of a project team and to instill a committment to Continuing Professional Development (CPD) through an ability to systematically and continuously review personal development.
Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
Indicative Module Content
The students shall undertake a short team project placement that permits the implementation of a real or case project. This involves ensuring that: the project's requirements are clear stated; the required quality, technical, safety, environmental and other standards are clarified and implemented; that an appropriate technology strategy is in place; that design is value optimised; that the work required is accurately estimated; that implementation is effectively managed; that testing plans and practices are initiated and that handover is effectively managed.
Furthermore students are introduced to the concept of Continual Professional Development within the context and standards of the project management profession.
Indicative Student Workload
Mode of Delivery
The module is delivered by workshops, interactive group work within a placement environment and self-study.
A Team report which illustrates the evaluation and implementation of the placement project requirements.
A CPD portfolio of evidence.