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EG3000 - Engineering Project Management

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

Nature of contemporary engineering projects; project life cycle and phases; project organization and the project manager; activity networks; time management; cost management; physical resource management; human resource management; quality management; contract management; project monitoring, information and control systems; sustainable practices; case studies.

Learning Outcomes

  • define a scope, identify resources, produce cost estimate and budgeting for a project;
  • communicate effectively, including written and oral and other forms, in a professional environment;
  • identify risks by using risk management analysis, assess their effects on a project timeline and implement appropriate intervention plans;
  • examine various project management tools and concepts for performance evaluation, auditing and successful delivery of projects;
  • compare approaches and concepts in a range of engineering management problems including dealing with complexity and uncertainty;
  • combine sustainable practices while planning, designing and managing projects;
  • manage professional and ethical responsibilities and abide by them while delivering projects.
Prerequisites: EG1000 AND EG1002 AND EG1010 AND EG1011 AND EG1012 AND MA1000 AND MA1003 AND (PH1005 OR EG1001) OR 36 CREDIT POINTS


Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Dr Elsa Dos Santos Antunes, Mr Daniel Christie
Lecturers: Dr Elsa Dos Santos Antunes, Mr Daniel Christie.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours lectures
  • 26 hours tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); other exams (15%); engineering project - group assesment task (45%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.