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Project Management (MBS641)

Organisational Unit School of Business and Governance
Credit Points 4
Availability DUBAI-ISC: TMD-internal, TSD-internal
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TMA-internal, TSA-internal
Description This unit provides a generic approach to project management and is applicable to any project. You will gain a solid understanding of the various elements of project management including: planning, organising, controlling, scope management, meeting project objectives and attaining project success. You will be able to analyse the performance of a project during the execution phase; describe the major functions of project management and how they are applied.
Timetabled Learning Activities Lectures/seminars/workshops: 2 x 4 hours (Weeks 1 - 4), 1 x 4 hours (Week 5).
Prerequisites Enrolment in a graduate-level course.
Exclusions Students who have successfully completed MBS6411 Project Management or MBS685 Project Management may not enrol in this unit for credit.
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