Engineering Management

Course code DE6101

This course is currently under development and will be come available to enrol in once completed.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • Choose the qualification you will study the course under. See the Work towards tab below for qualification options.
  • Check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses tab on the qualification page.
  • Level 6  
    Credits 15 
  • Study type Trimester  
    EFTS 0.125  
  • Availability
    2019 :  
    Trimester 1 enrol by 12 Feb 2019 to start 25 Feb 2019
  • Exam details
    2019 :  
    Trimester 1, 11 Jun 2019
  • Delivery type
    2019 :  
    Trimester 1 2019 Online only
  • Workload

    Allow approximately 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher around assessment due dates or exam time.

  • Fees
    2019 :  
    NZ students $738 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students N/A + $60 annual administration fee
  • Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying  

Course Content

The course will cover the following:

  • Project Management functions, scheduling techniques, Critical path analysis, PERT charts, Gantt charts, 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

Learning Outcomes

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.


There is a textbook required for this course. Visit our textbook page for more information.

Other Requirements

Your course is delivered 100% online. To complete  this course you will need access to a computer or device, broadband internet and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer/device or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol. 

Labs requirements

There is no Laboratory requirement for this course