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UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN
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NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF IRELAND, DUBLIN
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Bachelor of Science (Sri Lanka)
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Project Management (MIS2002L)
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STUDY GUIDE
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BSc16 / Sri Lanka
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Copyright January 2013

Authors: Frank Wiengarten & Paul Humphreys (2013)

This manual was prepared for University College Dublin as a comprehensive support for students completing the above mentioned Degree programme.

© This publication may not be reproduced, in whole or in part without permission in from University College Dublin.

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Module Co-ordinator: Frank Wiengarten
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Paul Humphreys
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Email:frank.wiengarten@ucd.ie
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pk.humphreys@ulster.ac.uk
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
PAGE Welcome message 4
1. INTRODUCTION 5
a. Background details 6
b. Module aims 6

2. MODULE OUTLINE 7
c. Module learning outcomes7
d. Themes and topics 8
e. Learning supports 9

3. MODULE DELIVERY SCHEDULE15
f. Session arrangements 16
g. Student engagement 17
h. Office hours arrangements17

4. ASSESSMENT DETAILS18
i. Assignments 18
j. Module assessment components
i. Assignment 119
ii. Assignment 2 Group project 19
iii. In class presentation 21
iv. Examination 21

5. GRADING23
k. University grading policy 23
l. Grade descriptors for assessment components 24

6. CONCLUDING COMMENTS 33

APPENDICES 34

Welcome Message

Welcome to the BSc 16 Project Management module.

In recent years there has been a rapid growth in the use of project management methods and tools as a means by which organisations achieve their objectives. Projects drive business activities in a wide variety of sectors, from private sector manufacturing and service companies, to government and public sector organisations and not for profit charities and humanitarian groups. Irrespective of the product or service sector, good project management techniques will provide a result that is delivered on time and within budget. In this regard, concepts such as planning,...
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