Project Management Models

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Assignment 4: - Project Management Aims
This assignment allows the student to apply project management models. This assignment enables the student to understand how popular project management techniques are applied and implemented.

A project defines a combination of interrelated activities that must be executed in a certain order before an entire task can be completed. Project management has evolved as a field of study, with the development of two analytical techniques for planning, scheduling, and controlling projects. These techniques are the project evaluation and review technique (PERT) and the critical path method (CPM). The purpose of this exercise is for the student to appreciate project planning issues and the
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Penalties for Late Submission
The usual penalties to be applied for late submission of coursework (laboratory reports, essays etc.) are as follows: Up to one week after the deadline More than one week after the deadline 10% off mark Zero mark applied


March 2008

Assignment 4

If you need to request an extension to any deadline for submission of coursework, you should complete the appropriate form in advance of the deadline and get both the member of staff who set the course work and the programme director (or deputy) to approve the extension to the deadline by signing the form as well. In cases where an extension has been agreed, penalties for late submission of work will be calculated from the new deadline.

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