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MSc Project Management

Whether you are managing a complex project, bringing a new product to market or managing an organisational change, this online course gives you the tools to plan, implement, control and deliver your projects strategically and operationally.

You gain significant analytical, interpersonal and practical competencies that cover advance planning and visualisation, risk management, procurement and contract strategy, health and safety, managing operations and finance, and change management. You also undertake a major research project that allows you to specialise in a field of interest. The transferrable knowledge, skills and competencies you develop and the industry-standard project management software you use, equips you to work in sectors including engineering, business, IT and computing.

MSc Project Management

Online Learning

Advanced Project Planning and Visualisation (20 credits) / CEN4009-N / TU Online

£745.00

Description

In this module you explore engineering project planning problems and solutions and learn to develop knowledge in emerging technologies used in advanced project planning. You develop planning skills and knowledge of the key concepts and tools used in traditional and advanced project planning. In particular, you familiarise with: principles of project planning, multi-constraints project planning techniques, and advanced 4D visualisation techniques.
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Big Data and Business Intelligence (20 credits) / CIS4008-N / TU Online

£745.00

Description

You develop your ability to design and implement database, big data and analytics applications to meet business needs. A case study is used to follow the system development lifecycle. You develop a plausible application from inception to implementation for a real-world scenario.

You investigate the issues and technologies associated with implementing and supporting large scale databases and the services that are needed to maintain and access a repository of data. Investigations are undertaken in a number of areas including big data, data warehouses, integrating legacy data, data management and approaches that support the modelling and visualisation of data for a range of use views.
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Managing Projects with PRINCE2 (20 credits) / CIS4059-N / TU Online

£745.00

Description

This module explores in detail an established and widely recognised governance standard method called PRINCE2®. Students will work on simulated project brief in order to build their understanding and critically review the governance methodology.

The module will focus on the structure, processes, documentation, terminology but also tailoring of the governance method in order to plan for a particular project.

The students will be assessed by two in-course assessment elements (60% and 40%) requiring them to work as part of a team.

PRINCE2® is a registered trademark of AXELOS limited
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MSc Research Project (60 credits) / ENG4011-N / TU Online

£2235.00

Description

You integrate your learning and development, and knowledge and understanding of both the theory and practice in a final major project related to project management. You are supported throughout the process by a supervising tutor who monitors your progress, ensuring that you are assessed on your ongoing performance.
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Procurement and Contract Strategies (20 credits) / CEN4018-N / TU Online

£745.00

Description

This module aims at developing your knowledge and critical understanding of the types of procurement arrangements and contract strategies that are commonly used in the engineering sector, including construction, oil and gas, heavy civil engineering and production. It also provides an introduction to Contract Law to allow you to better understand the legal framework in which engineering companies and projects are managed.
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Project Management Philosophies and Tools (20 credits) / CIS4021-N(PM) / TU Online

£745.00

Description

Contemporary project management is an evolving and extensive discipline that has grown substantially to meet the needs of modern project management demands. This module cultivates detailed and critical awareness of this domain and its expanding range of philosophies, tools and frameworks.

The purpose of this module is to introduce students to the expanding discipline of project management and familiarise them with modern and contemporary project management modalities and the importance of effective project management to organisational functioning, enterprise growth and development.
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Risk Management in Projects (20 credits) / CEN4017-N / TU Online

£745.00

Description

We provide you with an advanced level of study in risk management in projects. You explore a range of tools and techniques used in risk identification, qualitative and quantitative risk analysis, risk-planning responses, PERT and risk monitoring. You learn about financial risk, project-appraisal methods and the application of a decision tree within a project.

You gain awareness of probability theory that represents the corner stone of risk management. Invited speakers from the industry give an overview of risk management in different projects; for example IT, finance, construction, and oil and gas. You work in groups on project case studies which apply risk management theory. In addition, you gain hands-on experience in applying the @RISK© tool to a variety of scenarios of risk factors. You develop a deep understanding of the systematic process of risk management and application of @RISK© software.
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Supply Chain Management (20 credits) / MMD4038-N / TU Online

£745.00

Description

This module demonstrates how to benchmark an organisation and introduces you to the concepts of key performance indicators, total quality management (TQM), six sigma, total productive maintenance (TPM) and supply chain management. You learn the manufacturing assessment methodology based on data provided in a benchmarking case study. Topics covered in TQM, TPM, and supply chain management enable you to plan activities, which improve quality programme maintenance planning and supply chain integration for an organisation and move that organisation towards sustainable competitive advantage.
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The Management of Change (20 credits) / HRM4007-N / TU Online

£745.00

Description

This module develops your critical understanding of change management and the role of the change manager.

Key and relevant concepts, thinking and theories are integrated along with how managers manage in the context of change.

We also address the emergence of managers as leaders of change.
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