The objective of this modular course is to provide an opportunity to apply the process of project management to a specific hospitality business project. Topics covered include project definition, planning, execution, basic feasibility models, management, control and implementation. This will involve the application of a formalised and structured project management process and the development of proposals demonstrating appreciation of the practical and consumer-based contexts of the organisation.

Semester 2 | Credits: 5

The objective of this module is to provide an opportunity to apply the process of project management to a specific hospitality business project. Topics covered include project definition, planning, execution, basic feasibility models, management, control and implementation. This will involve the application of a formalised and structured project management process and the development of proposals demonstrating appreciation of the practical and consumer based contexts of the organisation. Specifically defined outputs in response to a client brief or organisational scenario will be expected. In arriving at outcomes, consideration will be given to the need for appropriate innovation and creativity whilst ensuring realistic application.
(Language of instruction: English)

Learning Outcomes
  1. Understand project management development processes, design and associated techniques.
  2. Analyse the implications, challenges and opportunities of organisational dynamics with regard to project management.
  3. Understand how to manager project cost, quality and delivery.
  4. Align available resources for effective project implementation.
  5. Recognise and mitigate the early seeds of failure in a project life cycle.
Assessments

This module's usual assessment procedures, outlined below, may be affected by COVID-19 countermeasures. Current students should check Blackboard for up-to-date assessment information.

  • Department-based Assessment (100%)
Module Director
Lecturers / Tutors
The above information outlines module SC6107: "Project Management" and is valid from 2018 onwards.
Note: Module offerings and details may be subject to change.

By completing this module, students can return to their workplace and drive recovery and sustainability in their industry by:

  • Understanding how to manage project cost, quality, and delivery.
  • Aligning available resources for effective project implementation.
  • Recognising and mitigating the early seeds of failure in a project life cycle.
  • Understanding project management development processes, design, and associated techniques.

Analysing the implications, challenges, and opportunities of organisational dynamics with regard to project management.

Contact Information

Apply to sarah.omahony@nuigalway.ie

loraine.kavanagh@nuigalway.ie (Programme Leader)

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