Engineering and design

Business and Project Management

Module code: H7095
Level 6
15 credits in autumn teaching
Teaching method: Lecture
Assessment modes: Coursework, Unseen examination

This module addresses wider business and project management issues that affect the technological and engineering environment. Some of these issues include:

  • principles of strategic management
  • project management and planning
  • the business environment
  • auditing and control
  • organisational structure
  • business legislation
  • resource management
  • global markets and supply
  • forecasting.

Pre-requisite

Professional and Managerial Skills

Module learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate a systematic understanding of the management process, with a special focus on the environment in which a company operates, and how decisions are made.
  • Deploy established analyses for assessing how competitive a business
  • Demonstrate a systematic understanding of the importance of innovation in all aspects of the company's operations
  • Describe the contribution of projects to the overall business environment