Project Management (PM) Skills are essential in many areas of business endeavour. This topic focuses on PM in business with a particular emphasis on universal management principles and the transferability of practical skills across diverse projects. Students are introduced to relevant management and integrated PM theory in seminars and to apply the theory to practice in simulation and practical exercises in workshops. Theory and practice will be developed within the framework of core and facilitating functions in PM. An emphasis on scope, stakeholder, resource, risk and outcomes management within the context of team work will highlight the importance of communication and decision making from project conception to completion. Reporting and presenting results to stakeholders will examine the documentation and communication required to assess the achievement of strategic business goals.
Project Management (PM) Skills are essential in many areas of business endeavour. This topic focuses on Project Management in business with a particular emphasis on universal management principles and the transferability of practical skills across diverse projects. This topic aims to:
In addition, the topic aims to develop generic cognitive skills (especially analytical and evaluative skills) and behavioural skills (especially personal and interpersonal skills) which can be employed in an organisational work environment.
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