Engineering Management [Mechanical Strand]

DE6101d

This online course will give you the knowledge and skills required to administer and manage projects effectively in a specific strand of engineering

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    Level
    6
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    Credits
    15
  •  
    Cost
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    EFTS
    0.125
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 10 hours per week
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    Exam dates
    2024 Offerings
    Feb - 28 May 2024
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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

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

  •  Identify the parties involved in an engineering project and evaluate the roles and responsibilities that each has.
  • Apply the fundamentals of project management to a well-defined engineering project.
  • Appraise the procurement process, evaluate contract documentation and prepare cost estimates for a well-defined engineering project.
  • Demonstrate how to administer and supervise projects, contracts and engineering works in accordance with the relevant standards and/or codes of practice.
  • Critically evaluate professional practice principles and their application to an engineering environment.

Assessment

Assessment for this course is:

  • 50% internally assessed
  • 50% examination

For more information about exams, including a full list of exam times go to our exam page:

Examination information

Assessments for this course include an examination that you need to attend in-person.

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Textbooks

There is a textbook required for this course:

Fundamentals of project management: Tools and techniques. Burke Publishing. By Burke, R. (2010). 

Visit our textbook page for more information.

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

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2025
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  •  
    Level
    6
  •  
    Credits
    15
  •  
    Cost
  •  
    EFTS
    0.125
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 10 hours per week
  •  
    Exam dates
    2024 Offerings
    Feb - 28 May 2024
  •  
    Prerequisites
    • 105 Credits or more at Level 4 and Above in NZDip Engineering.

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course
    contact us