Today’s competitive business environment is pushing companies towards a greater emphasis on innovation of product and processes. Project management offers a highly structured approach to effectively manage change and is capable of being adapted to fit a diverse range of applications. Managing projects is a highly complex job. If today’s project leaders are to cope with complex projects, they need to think of themselves as change agents – aspiring individuals who implement change by gaining the commitment and action of key people both inside and outside their organisation.
Through the acquisition of a range of tools and techniques this elective will aim to provide students with a basic understanding and knowledge of the key concepts and analytical skills underpinning the effective management of projects in any industry sector.
The objectives are:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to apply basic tools and techniques of project management in practice: