function of planning_and_control

Jun 28th, 2015
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Planning helps in anticipating and managing risks that may arise in future. In short, planning means preparing tomorrow, today.

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IntroductionThis module addresses the practical aspects of project management, where students begin to see how the project will be implemented. It also provides the answers to what, who, when and how much will be required for the project, and how these will interrelate to achieve the project objectives. Project planning is a crucial element of project management, and a project manager will spend a large amount of time planning and re-planning. It will also involve the value adding aspects of planning, where waste is minimised and learning is increased.AimsThis module aims to critically assess, within a problem solving environment, the processes and strategies undertaken by project managers to define, plan, control, and deliver project requirementsLearning OutcomesOn completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:1.Using various planning techniques, assess and evaluate time, cost and quality requirements of the different tasks to produce a project delivery plan within a goal oriented environment.2.Apply resource scheduling and allocation techniques to facilitate effective project control.3.Critically appraise key project evaluation, monitoring and cont

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