Subject Descriptions - Subject Information

Calendar: 2017 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences
Department: Engineering and Information Sciences

Subject Information
Subject Code ENGG461
Subject Name Managing Engineering Projects
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites Completed at least 96 credit points
Co-Requisites Nil
Restrictions None.
Equivalence None.
Assessment Assignments and examination - covering all subject learning outcomes.
General Subject Yes.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.125
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
1771-Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Direct Entry)
1777-Bachelor of Laws (Direct Entry)
1827-Bachelor of International Studies - Bachelor of Laws
1845-Bachelor of Information Technology - Bachelor of Laws
1852-Bachelor of Business Information Systems - Bachelor of Laws
351-Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
760-Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies - Bachelor of Laws
770-Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
771-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
771H-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
772-Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Laws
773-Bachelor of Commerce - Bachelor of Laws
774-Bachelor of Mathematics - Bachelor of Laws
775-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775H-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775M-Course information not Found
779-Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Laws
858-Bachelor of Journalism - Bachelor of Laws
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information None.

Subject Availability
Session Autumn  (27-02-2017 to 22-06-2017)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 2 hrs lecture & 2 hrs tutorial/computer lab per week
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-03-2017

Subject Description
This subject aims to provide students with the essential managerial skills and knowledge required to effectively manage engineering projects. Students will develop proficiency with the application of a range of concepts, techniques and analytical tools relating to the knowlege areas of project scope, resources, time, cost, risk and contracts management. Additionally, the subject introduces students to the ongoing challenges around the management of stakeholder expectations, various technical and social interfaces and the impact of organisational and environmental factors on successful project delivery.

Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an appreciation of the contribution of effective management of engineering projects to achieving organisational goals and meeting stakeholder expectations.
2. Identify key management processes, stakeholders, as well as organisational and environmental factors relating to the management of engineering projects.
3. Demonstrate proficiency in applying a range of project management concepts, tools and techniques to facilitate the delivery of desired outcomes in engineering projects.
4. Demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of the limitations of traditional project management techniques and ways of addressing those limitations.
5. Demonstrate the competencies (knowledge, skills and attributes) required to effectively engage in/contribute to an engineering project through a case study of a real world project.

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