This topic employs a cross-disciplinary approach to build the technical competence and business acumen to manage large-scale engineering projects and project teams within engineering organisations. It presents professional engineering practices as related to project management. It focuses on building skills in: project management, risk management, intellectual property and engineering legal issues, project financial analysis, quality management, Industry 4.0, and managing projects in regulatory environments.
This topic will require students to apply concepts of the management of engineering projects and organisations, with particular emphasis on analysing large industry, complex, and/or interdisciplinary projects. It includes application of the tools learned and challenges faced, in contemporary engineering practice and modern industry programs through project-based work.