Level 1 (CQFW Level 4), 10 Credits.
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Aim: The aim of the course is to provide students with a practical introduction to Project Management, through theoretical perspectives and practical application.
Who is this course for?
This course is open to all who have an interest in the topic, no prior knowledge is required.
Learning and Teaching
The course will be taught through a mix of tutor-led seminars and small group work.
The course syllabus covers: background to project management; researching the plan; using different methodologies; exploring contemporary technology; devising a project management plan; implementation of the project management plan.
Coursework and Assessment
To award credits we need to have evidence of the knowledge and skills you have gained or improved. Our assessments are flexible to suit the course and the student but provide the student will an enhanced learning experience through working at an undergraduate academic level.
Assessment for this course is:
You will be asked to complete reflective work sheets across the 10 weeks of the course and to write a project management plan.
Reading suggestions will be offered throughout the course.
Library and Computing Facilities
As a student on this course you are entitled to join and use the University library and computing facilities. You can find out more about these facilities on our website http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/learn under Student Information, or by ringing the Centre on
(029) 2087 0000.
Accessibility of Courses
Our aim is access for all. We aim to provide a confidential advice and support service for any student with a long term medical condition, disability or specific learning difficulty. We are able to offer one-to-one advice about disability, pre-enrolment visits, liaison with tutors and co-ordinating lecturers, material in alternative formats, arrangements for accessible courses, assessment arrangements, loan equipment and Dyslexia screening. Please contact the Centre on (029) 2087 0000 for an information leaflet.
A range of further information can be found on our web site http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/learn or in Choices. This includes the times and dates of courses and an explanation of accreditation and credit levels. The student handbook is also available from the Centre.