Engineering Management

DE6101

In this online course you will develop the knowledge and skills required to administer and manage projects effectively in a specific discipline of engineering.

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    Level
    6
  •  
    Credits
    15
  •  
    Cost
    $780 NZ Domestic
  •  
    EFTS
    0.125
  • Delivery type
    2023
    Trimester 1 2023 Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 10 hours per week
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    Prerequisites
    • 105 Credits or more at Level 4 and Above in NZDip Engineering.

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course
    contact us

The course will cover the following:

  • Contracts, parties to a contract, roles and responsibilities, risks, alternative contract arrangement and external stakeholders
  • Project Management functions, project failure, project life cycle, quality and quality control, time cost/quality balance, project creep, scheduling techniques, work breakdown structures, critical path analysis, PERT charts, Gantt charts, operations management, uncertainty and risk management
  • Contract law and Documentation, schedules of Quantities, costing and Tendering, time cost/quality balance, contract types, engineering company structures
  • Requirements of discipline specific Conditions of Contract (NZS3910), dispute resolution
  • Professionalism and Ethics, consultation, Treaty of Waitangi, sustainability
  • Resource Management Act

For more information watch the course introduction video below.

On successful completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of, and apply, the fundamentals of project planning and project management
  • Prepare and evaluate cost estimates, tender documentation and contract documentation
  • Administer and supervise contracts in accordance with the relevant Standards and/or Codes of Practice
  • Critically evaluate professional practice principles and their application to an engineering environment

Method of Assessment

  • Internal assessment 50%
  • Examination 50%

For more information and a full list of exam times see our examinations page.

Assessment for this course includes an examination

 

Textbooks

There is a textbook required for this course:  Fundamentals of Project Management by Rory Burke ISBN: 9780994149213

Visit our textbook page for more information.

Labs requirements

There is no Laboratory requirement for this course 

Computer and internet requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Work towards

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Diploma

Course availability over the next 12 months

Dec
2023
Jan
Feb

Trimester 1 enrolment dates

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14 Feb 2023
27 Feb 2023
18 Jun 2023
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Sep
Oct
Nov
  •  
    Level
    6
  •  
    Credits
    15
  •  
    Cost
    $780 NZ Domestic
  •  
    EFTS
    0.125
  • Delivery type
    2023
    Trimester 1 2023 Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 10 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites
    • 105 Credits or more at Level 4 and Above in NZDip Engineering.

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course
    contact us