Engineering Project Management (CE 421.3)

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Syllabus / Public content Section Term Instructor
CE 421 02 January 2018 Paul Neufeld
CE 421 02 January 2017 James Hatley
CE 421 02 January 2016


This course builds on the foundation established in CE 420 Project Engineering. It covers such elements of project management as project scope, time, cost, quality, and risk as applied in an engineering context using case studies from various sectors of industry. A key focus is on the important concept of time management. Elementary applications of advanced project management control tools such as earned value and the basic concepts of quality are introduced so as to provide an overview of the complexities of managing large projects. International standards relating to project management are introduced by describing the minimum project management standards expected by the industry today. Throughout, the focus of the course is on the application of project management concepts to engineering situations involving large industrial infrastructure projects. Students will experience some challenges of managing these types of projects with multidisciplinary teams.


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