Project Planning & Control

Short Course - 15 Credits at SCQF level 11

Project Planning & Control 15 Credits at SCQF level 11
You will gain a practical ability to critically assess, within a problem solving environment, the processes and strategies undertaken by project managers to define, plan, control and deliver project requirements.
This course has one study option
Mode of Attendance
Mode of Study
Start Date
Course Length
Mode of Attendance
  • Online Distance Learning
Mode of Study
  • Part Time
Start Date
January
Course Length
15 weeks
  • Planning fundamentals
  • Scope management and planning methodologies
  • Project estimation and budgeting
  • Time scheduling and phasing
  • Resource allocation, aggregation and levelling
  • Planning software
  • Project monitoring and controlling
  • Project termination
  • Project evaluation and reporting
 

Learning will take place through the University virtual campus with a mix of online lectures, tutorials and self-guided study. Each topic with the Module will have a number of self-required and obligatory activities aimed at emphasising the learning. You are also required to contribute to a number of discussion forums on particular subject matter and case studies. 

Assessment

The module will be assessed by one main piece of coursework and a number of specified activities

Academic Support

The Disability & Dyslexia Centre advises and supports students who disclose a sensory or mobility impairment, chronic medical condition, mental health issue, dyslexia and other specific learning differences. Applicants are encouraged to arrange a pre-entry visit to discuss any concerns and to view the facilities.

Disability & Dyslexia Centre

Study Skills Support

The Study Support Team provides training and support to all students in:

  • Academic writing
  • Study skills (note taking, exam techniques, time management, presentation)
  • Maths and statistics
  • English language
  • Information technology support

Study Skills Support

 

At the end of this module you will have the ability to identify the requirements of your project planning needs and produce a project plan and schedule together with allocated resources and cost estimation.

You will also be able to determine how to monitor the project and compare actual to planned progress in order to produce project status reports.

 

A good honours degree and/or relevant industry experience.

 

 

Course fees: £980

Additional Costs

The following course-related costs are not included in the course fees:

Other Fees and Charges

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Accreditation

RICS

Taking this course, you will have access to some of the world's best facilities. 

We've invested more than £100 million in the development of our campus, new facilities and new resources.

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Register direct to the university using our online application form. 

Applications close 1 week prior to the start of the module. 


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