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University of Peradeniya
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Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
University of Peradeniya

Detailed Core Modules and Technical Electives


New General Elective

EF530: Engineering Management (3 credits)

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs):

At the completion of this module students should be able to

  1. Form a team and plan and organize for an engineering project: divide multitasking roles among members of the team.
  2. Identify and present a general and a risk management approach for managing the selected engineering project as a team
  3. Identify and function as different task managers in the project team on legal, human resource, financial and economic considerations and produce one’s own description of work involvement
  4. Produce outcomes of NPV, critical path, financial statement, Gantt chart for the selected engineering project as a team
  5. Produce an ethical framework for the selected engineering project as a team
  6. Present the team activity related to the engineering project orally and in writing; Report.

Syllabi:

Multitasking Role of an Engineering Manager ,Introduction to Management Approaches, Organizational Aspects, Legal aspects of management and commercial law, Social aspects of management ,Economic aspects of management, Financial aspects of management, Principles of Project Management, Ethical aspects and Professional Responsibility, Group Project
(L & T = 40hrs, P & A = 10hrs)

Assesment:

Group Activity Report = 30%, Group Project Report = 10%, Group Project Presentation = 10%, End-Semester = 50%.

References:

  1. P. E. Hicks, “Industrial engineering and management: a new perspective”, 2nd ed., McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1994.
  2. H. Maylor, “Project Management”, 4th ed., Pearson, 2010.
  3. D.A. DeCenzo, and Robbins S. P., “Fundamentals of Human Resource Management”, 10thed. Wiley, 2009.



Professional Organizition

PHES IEEE IESL IET

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