This unit provides students with the skills required to ensure that their engineering projects are thoroughly planned, well managed and successful. It focuses on project management methods, skills and strategies. Students develop their knowledge through the application of these new skills to maritime engineering projects.
|Unit name||Management of Engineering Projects|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics|
|Coordinator||Doctor Til Baalisampang|
|Teaching staff||Doctor Til Baalisampang|
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|Launceston||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Demonstrate knowledge of the concepts, tools, ethics and terminology used in the management of engineering projects.
- Prepare, analyze and interpret preliminary and detailed project plans, using both manual methods and project management software.
- Manage risks, meetings and negotiations with stakeholders and make key decisions during the planning and execution phases of a project.
- Gain experience in managing the non-technical elements of engineering projects (teamwork, management and leadership).
- Author project management documentation and ensure that important communications are distributed correctly.
- Demonstrate professional practices by applying project management skills to a real-world case.
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Lecture: 1x3 hours, weekly
Tutorial: 1x1 hour, weekly
|Assessment||Project Charter (10%)|Project Plan and Discussions (30%)|Project Presentation (25%)|Tutorial questions (25%)|Online Discussions (10%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Pinto, J.K., 2019. Project Management: Achieving Competitive Advantage, Global Edition, 5th ed. ed. Pearson Education, Limited.
Larson, Erik W. and Gray, Clifford F., Project Management: The Managerial Process (6th Edition), McGraw-Hill, 2011/2013.
Smith, N. J., Engineering project management (3rd ed.). Blackwell, 2008.
Project Management Institute. A guide to the project management body of knowledge (PMBOK guide) (6th edition). Project Management Institute, Inc, 2017.
El-Reedy, M. A., Project Management in the Oil and Gas Industry. John Wiley & Sons, 2016.
Badiru, A. B., & Osisanya, S. O., Project management for the oil and gas industry: a world system approach. CRC Press, 2013.
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