BMGT44520 ProjectMgt SupplyChainManagers

Academic Year 2020/2021

This module aims to provide students with knowledge and skills that are relevant to management of projects and project-based organizations in the SCM context. The module addresses a broad range of knowledge areas in both contemporary research and managerial practice that are relevant to supply chain managers. After the module, the student is able to identify, critically assess, and apply various project management concepts, tools, and frameworks to understand and address complex practical challenges encountered in managing projects over their lifecycle as well as in managing project-based organizations in the SCM context.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

On completing this module, you will be able to:
1. Demonstrate understanding of knowledge areas and concepts that are relevant to management of projects and project-based organizations
2. Apply a variety of project management tools, practices, and frameworks to solve complex practical challenges encountered in managing projects
3. Analyze, compare, and contrast alternative courses of action in management of projects and project-based organizations
4. Demonstrate understanding of relevance and applicability of project management tools, concepts and theories in the supply chain management context
5. Demonstrate skills of critical thinking and reflective practice as well as high level of oral and written communications skills and team work skills.

Please remember that the achievement of learning outcomes is contingent on following class policies and completing all work in good faith.

FORMAT: Active attendance and participation during classes is expected. The module will be 100% assessed on a combination of group and individual assignments as well as in-class participation. There is NO EXAM for this module. For this reason, it is essential that the students make every effort to attend all lectures during the module – some graded work will be in class time.

PLAGIARISM: No form of plagiarism will be tolerated and grade penalties outlined in the UCD Plagiarism Policy will be applied (may result in Failed mark). Plagiarism includes inclusion of other person’s ideas or works, such as unacknowledged use of any form of published/unpublished source (including books, articles, presentations, videos or other broadcasted material, Internet, another student’s work). Presentation of work, which contains ideas or work of others without appropriate attribution and citation is an act of plagiarism. Please pay attention to scientific policies of ensuring appropriate citations to any readings and use of other material. All work submitted by you or your group must be your own original work, not submitted elsewhere. Any material taken indirectly or directly from other sources is required to be properly referenced. Plagiarism will be heavily penalized. For further details, please see UCD policy for plagiarism:

Student Effort Type Hours


Specified Learning Activities


Autonomous Student Learning




Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Assignment: Individual case solution Week 12 n/a Graded No


Group Project: Written group report Week 6 n/a Graded No


Assignment: Individual essay Week 11 n/a Graded No


Continuous Assessment: Class participation. Throughout the Trimester n/a Graded No


Group Project: Written group report Week 9 n/a Graded No


Carry forward of passed components
Remediation Type Remediation Timing
In-Module Resit Prior to relevant Programme Exam Board
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
• Peer review activities
• Self-assessment activities

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Not yet recorded.

Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 Thurs 13:00 - 15:50

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