Programme and Project Management - BUSN9113

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Module delivery information

Location Term Level1 Credits (ECTS)2 Current Convenor3 2024 to 2025
Spring Term 7 15 (7.5) Amgad Badewi checkmark-circle


What makes a great Project Manager? You'll gain an array of tools, skills and insights needed to excel in the dynamic world of modern project management. Through interactive sessions, group discussions and hands-on projects, you are encouraged to collaborate, share ideas and challenge conventional thinking. This fosters your innovation and creative problem-solving skills.

Beyond the classroom, you'll benefit from networking opportunities, guest lectures from industry experts and potential mentorship programmes. You’ll build professional networks and gain insights into your future career. You’ll not only gain a comprehensive understanding of project and programme management but also develop the critical thinking, leadership and strategic skills needed to drive successful outcomes in your future career.


Contact hours

Private Study: 126

Contact Hours: 24

Total: 150

Method of assessment

Main assessment methods:

VLE Quiz, 1 hour (30%)

Individual Written Project (3000 words) (70%)

Reassessment methods:

100% coursework

Indicative reading

See the library reading list for this module (Medway)

Learning outcomes

The intended subject specific learning outcomes.
On successfully completing the module students will be able to:

- Demonstrate a systematic and comprehensive knowledge and understanding of key theories, strategies and techniques in project management and their application (PRINCE2 and PMP).

- Critically apply the principles of life cycle methodology to programme and project management.

- Describe and provide a critique of the relationship between Project Management, Benefits Realisation Management, Programme Management and Portfolio Management and be able to define the responsibilities of key players.

- Critically apply relevant knowledge, skills and creativity for appropriate governance in project and programme management.

The intended generic learning outcomes.
On successfully completing the module students will be able to:

- Demonstrate transferable skills in project and programme management.

- Deal with complex projects both systematically and creatively.

- Demonstrate a detailed understanding of a variety of sources of information and data, including those typically used in business contexts, and an ability to evaluate their relevance and applicability to a project.

- Work effectively as part of a group, and use self-direction, initiative and planning in the context of independent learning and the management of assignments.


  1. Credit level 7. Undergraduate or postgraduate masters level module.
  2. ECTS credits are recognised throughout the EU and allow you to transfer credit easily from one university to another.
  3. The named convenor is the convenor for the current academic session.
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