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    Engineering Management, Engineering Project Management and Development
    ENGG S826F
      More information: Course Guide
    Engineering Management, Engineering Project Management and Development
    Course Start Date
    Aut 2019
    Course Level
    Length in Terms
    2 terms
    Fees ($) (including lab fees)
    Future Terms
    Quota and Schedule
    Start Date
    Course Level Length in Terms Credits
    Fees ($)
    (including lab fees)
    Future Terms
    Aut 2019
    Postgraduate 2 terms 20

    Course Coordinator: To be announced

    Important note
    This course will be taught through a part-time face-to-face mode. Lectures and tutorials will be scheduled on weekday evenings, Saturdays or Sundays.

    ENGG S826F is a course designed for the Master of Engineering Management.

    This course aims to:

    • Teach students to critically review, consolidate, and extend their knowledge at the management of an engineering enterprise;

    • Develop students' ability to initiate, design, develop and implement a project, and critically evaluate its outcome utilizing project management concepts and methodologies;

    • Teach students to apply knowledge and techniques to the management of a real project, including those with a technological element;

    • Develop students' ability to apply management techniques to management of technical personnel and projects in the general fields of engineering;

    • Guide students to understand, interpret, critically review, evaluate and develop a contract for an engineering project with reference to contract law;

    • Teach students to analyse management operations in a selection of areas such as the construction industry, IT and e-commerce, and of the environmental issues faced by engineering enterprises.

    The course covers the following topics:

    • Engineering management basics

    • Types of engineering enterprises

    • The economics of supply and production of raw materials, parts, components and finished products

    • Requirement and control for space, infrastructure, labour, materials and equipment; management of engineering professionals

    • Business economics and financial management

    • Quality control and assurance

    • Quality management

    • Resource management and control

    • Safety management, energy and the environment

    • Intellectual property management

    • Contracting in engineering projects; contract laws

    • Engineering ethics

    • Case studies: Engineering design houses, manufacturing facilities, production lines, building and construction, vendors and technical sales, and servicing companies.

    Learning support
    There will be regular lectures and tutorials appropriately spaced to maximize tutor-student interaction. The classes will be held at the OUHK’s campus in Ho Man Tin.

    Course assessment will be divided into the continuous assessment (50%) portion and a final examination (50%). The continuous assessment portion will include assignments. A three-hour final examination will be conducted at the end of the course. Students are required to submit assignments via the Online Learning Environment (OLE).

    Online requirements
    This course is supported by the Online Learning Environment (OLE). You can find the latest course information from the OLE. Through the OLE, you can communicate electronically with your tutor and the Course Coordinator as well as other students. To access the OLE, students will need to have access to the Internet. The use of the OLE is required for the study and the assessment of this course.

    Set book(s)
    There are no set books for this course.

    Students with disabilities or special educational needs
    Depending on the nature of the project, a particular disability or special educational need might affect the successful and efficient carrying out of the project. Students are requested to seek the advice of the Course Coordinator before enrolling on the course.

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