BMGT43690 Project Management (SMA)

Academic Year 2020/2021

This module aims to provide students with knowledge and skills that are relevant to management of projects in the financial settings. The module addresses a broad range of knowledge areas in both contemporary research and managerial practice that are relevant to strategic management accountants. After taking the module, students will be 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 a result, the students will be well equipped to effectively execute strategies through a project management framework as well as adapt their approach as necessary.

This module covers the CIMA requirements for project management.

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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, including those related to risk management, planning (CPM, PERT, etc), and stakeholder management.
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 financial 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.

Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures

24

Specified Learning Activities

100

Autonomous Student Learning

48

Total

172

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
Continuous Assessment: Two individual assignments and a group project. Throughout the Trimester n/a Graded No

100


Carry forward of passed components
No
 
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.

Name Role
Dr Harvey Maylor Subject Extern Examiner

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