Engineering

ECM3114 - Management of Product Development A (2010)

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MODULE TITLEManagement of Product Development A CREDIT VALUE15
MODULE CODEECM3114 MODULE CONVENERDr Stephen Childe (Coordinator)
DURATION: TERM 1 2 3
DURATION: WEEKS
Number of Students Taking Module (anticipated)
DESCRIPTION - summary of the module content
AIMS - intentions of the module
To introduce students to new product development process and a range of concepts and techniques for managing the process; to develop students' awareness of how the basic concepts and tools for managing new product development are applied in practice; to highlight the integration of product development process and the delivery system reliability and maintenance.
INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES (ILOs) (see assessment section below for how ILOs will be assessed)
SYLLABUS PLAN - summary of the structure and academic content of the module
Introducing and developing new products/services, The research and development process, Product/service designs – issues and considerations, Product reliability, Process reliability – making a system fail-safe, Process reliability – checking for failure, Maintenance – concepts and tasks, Maintenance – types and policy issues, Life cycle design and costing.
LEARNING AND TEACHING
LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS (given in hours of study time)
Scheduled Learning & Teaching Activities Guided Independent Study Placement / Study Abroad
DETAILS OF LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS
ASSESSMENT
FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT - for feedback and development purposes; does not count towards module grade
SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT (% of credit)
Coursework 40 Written Exams 60 Practical Exams
DETAILS OF SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT
DETAILS OF RE-ASSESSMENT (where required by referral or deferral)
RE-ASSESSMENT NOTES
RESOURCES
INDICATIVE LEARNING RESOURCES - The following list is offered as an indication of the type & level of
information that you are expected to consult. Further guidance will be provided by the Module Convener

Reading list for this module:

Type Author Title Edition Publisher Year ISBN Search
Set Stevens, R, Brook, P, et al Systems Engineering: coping with complexity Prentice Hall 1998 978-0130950858 [Library]
Extended Lysons, K, Farrington, B Purchasing and Supply Chain Management 7th Prentice Hall 2006 978-0273694380 [Library]
CREDIT VALUE 15 ECTS VALUE 7.5
PRE-REQUISITE MODULES None
CO-REQUISITE MODULES None
NQF LEVEL (FHEQ) 3 AVAILABLE AS DISTANCE LEARNING No
ORIGIN DATE Thursday 15 December 2011 LAST REVISION DATE Thursday 15 December 2011
KEY WORDS SEARCH None Defined