Mining and Minerals Engineering

CSMM112 - Project Management, Finance and Appraisal (2011)

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MODULE TITLEProject Management, Finance and Appraisal CREDIT VALUE30
MODULE CODECSMM112 MODULE CONVENER Neill Wood V.R., A.R.S.M., F.H.E.A. (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
The module aims to allow candidates to master skills and attain thorough knowledge and understanding of project management techniques including appropriate computer based tools. The module further aims to provide opportunity for candidates to develop their understanding of the way people work as a route to effective management. The programme of lectures, tutorials, case-study and computer workshops aims to build on this foundation to so that candidates become proficient in the application of these techniques in a diverse set of project management contexts.
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
Lecture Topics Week 1: Project Definition. Scope of Work & Budget, Planning & Control activity, MS Project - Planning Week 2: Project Evaluation Decision making, Project Monitoring & Reporting, Planning Tutorial Week 3: Project Risk Technical Risk, Contractual / Commercial Risk, Review & Risk Tutorial Week 4: Project Activity Cost control, Progress reporting, Quality Control & Logistics, Tutorials Week 5: The Project Manager Attributes, Matching management style to the project Week 6: Contract Management Forms of Contract, Contractor - Client Relationship, Legal / contract obligations, Claims and adjustments Week 7: Financial Accounting Financial accounting principles, Ledgers, Depreciation and Taxation, Position Statement, Income Statement, Funds Flow Analysis, Ratio Analysis and Interpretation of Accounts, Capital Structure, Shares & Trading Week 8: Management Accounting Asset Valuation, Capital & Operating Cost Estimation, Product Costing, Budgets & variance Analysis Week 9: Project Appraisal Income, Working Capital & Cashflow, Cashflow Model, Project Value Measurement, Financial Risk
LEARNING AND TEACHING
LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS (given in hours of study time)
Scheduled Learning & Teaching Activities Guided Independent Study Placement / Study Abroad
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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
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DETAILS OF RE-ASSESSMENT (where required by referral or deferral)
RE-ASSESSMENT NOTES
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CREDIT VALUE 30 ECTS VALUE 15
PRE-REQUISITE MODULES None
CO-REQUISITE MODULES None
NQF LEVEL (FHEQ) M (NQF Level 7) AVAILABLE AS DISTANCE LEARNING No
ORIGIN DATE Thursday 15 December 2011 LAST REVISION DATE Thursday 15 December 2011
KEY WORDS SEARCH None Defined