Managing Global Virtual Projects (N1617)

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Managing Global Virtual Projects

Module N1617

Module details for 2018/19.

15 credits

FHEQ Level 5

Module learning outcomes

Understand the notion of global virtual teams and their unique characteristics (e.g. the role of technology) as well as their implications for project management.

Review traditional project management theories, concepts and practices, and assess their relevance (or transformation) in the virtual context.

Improve understanding of what it takes in order to successfully complete a project in today’s global virtual context, in which project leaders and members may never see one another face-to-face.

Gain practical experience of how global virtual teams come together on the spot and deliver on their assignment within the virtual, globally dispersed context.
Gain practical experience of how global virtual teams come together on the spot and deliver on their assignment within the virtual, globally dispersed context.

TypeTimingWeighting
Coursework100.00%
Coursework components. Weighted as shown below.
Professional LogT2 Week 8 30.00%
EssayT2 Week 12 70.00%
Timing

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Weighting

Coursework components (if listed) total 100% of the overall coursework weighting value.

TermMethodDurationWeek pattern
Spring SemesterLecture1 hour111111111111
Spring SemesterWorkshop2 hours111111111111

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Dr Petros Chamakiotis

Assess convenor, Convenor
http://www.sussex.ac.uk/profiles/360821

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