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INTRODUCTION

ECM 527
ENGINEERING PROJECT AND
RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

SEPTEMBER-DECEMBER 2015
COURSE INFORMATION
CODE : ECM527
COURSE : ENGINEERING PROJECT AND RESOURCES MGMT
LEVEL : BACHELOR DEGREE
CH : 3.0
PART : 08
PREREQUISITE : ECM446
CLASS SCHEDULE
GROUP DAY TIME VENUE
8A/8B Tuesday 10.00-11.50 am DK-A6-5 (DKA)
Thursday 11.00-11.50 am B1-A5-16/17
COURSE PLAN

WEEK TOPIC HOURS TOTAL HOURS


Week 1 Introduction to Management Concepts 3 3
Week 2 History and Current Development in Project Management 3 3
Week 3 Project Management in Malaysia 3 3
Week 4 Project Definition 3 3
Week 5 Project Planning (Part 1) 3 12
Week 6 Project Planning (Part 2) 3
Week 7 Project Planning (Part 3) 3
COURSE PLAN

WEEK TOPIC HOURS TOTAL HOURS


Week 8 Project Planning (Part 4) 3
Week 9 Crashing (Part 1) 3 6
Week 10 Crashing (Part 2) 3
Week 11 Project Monitoring and Control 3 6
Week 12 Earned Value Management 3
Week 13 Project Closure 3 3
Week 14 Roles and Responsibilities of Project Manager 3 3
Total 42
COURSE OUTCOME
CO1 Implement basic management in the work environment
CO2 Illustrate how the construction industry operates, its
products, the parties involved and their functions
CO3 Apply the underlying philosophy of the project
management
CO4 Adapt the project management concept
PROGRAMME OUTCOME
Ability to acquire and apply basic knowledge of science , mathematics and engineering

Ability to communicate effectively, not only with engineers but also with the public

Ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems

Ability to use a system approach to design and evaluate operational performance

Ability to act effectively as an individual and in a group, with leadership, entrepreneurial


and managerial capabilities PO5
Understanding of the social, cultural, global and environmental responsibilities and ethics of a professional engineer and the need for
sustainable development

Recognizing the need to undertake lifelong learning and possessing/acquiring the capacity to do so

Ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data

Ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams PO9


Having technical competency and ability to apply to specific Civil Engineering discipline

Having the knowledge of contemporary issues PO11


Ability to demonstrate and apply knowledge and understanding of project management principle, finance and entrepreneurship
Evaluation for this course
Common test (30%)
Assignment (10%)
Final Examination (60%)
REFERENCES
TEXT BOOK
Project Management Body of Knowledge(PMBOK), PMI
Project Management: A Managerial Approach (Author: John Wiley &
sons)
A system approach to planning scheduling and controlling (Author:
Horald Kerzner)
JOURNAL
International Project Management Journal
Journal of Construction Engineering and Management
The Professional Journal of the Project Management Institute
ENGINEERING
The American Engineers Council for Professional Development has
defined engineering as follows:

The creative application of scientific principles to design or develop structures, machines,


apparatus, or manufacturing processes, or works utilizing them singly or in combination; or to
construct or operate the same with full cognizance of their design; or to forecast their behavior
under specific operating conditions; all as respects an intended function, economics of
operation and safety to life and property.

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PROJECT
PMBOK GUIDE:

Project, as defined in the field of project management, consists of a temporary endeavor


undertaken to create a product or service.

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RESOURCES
American Heritage Dictionary

Something that can be used for support or help


The total means available for economic and political development, such as mineral
wealth, labor force, and armaments.
The total means available to a company for increasing production or profit, including
plant, labor, and raw material; assets.

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MANAGEMENT
Management in business and human organization activity, in simple
terms means the act of getting people together to accomplish desired
goals

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My Contact Details:
Name: Sheila Belayutham
Room: T1-A17-9C
Email: sheila6913@salam.uitm.edu.my
Office No.: 03-5543 6183
Thank you

See you next week