Checking date: 28/09/2020

Course: 2020/2021

Technical Office
Study: Bachelor in Industrial Technologies Engineering (256)


Department assigned to the subject: Department of Mechanical Engineering

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


Students are expected to have completed
No prerequisites.
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
By the end of this subject, students will be able to have: 1. Knowledge and understanding to develope, execute and manage industrial engineering projects, according to good practises, standards and regulations. 2. Awareness of the wider multidisciplinary context of engineering. 3. The ability to apply their knowledge and understanding to analyse engineering products, processes and methods. 4. The ability to apply their knowledge and understanding to develop and realise designs to meet defined and specified requirements. 5. The ability to conduct searches of literature, and to use data bases and other sources of information. 6. An awareness of the non-technical implications of engineering practice. 7. Function effectively as an individual and as a member of a team. 8. Demonstrate awareness of the health, safety and legal issues and responsibilities of engineering practice, the impact of engineering solutions in a societal and environmental context, and commit to professional ethics, responsibilities and norms of engineering practice. 9. Demonstrate an awareness of project management and business practices, such as risk and change management, and understand their limitations.
Description of contents: programme
- Project concept - Project management methodology - Project phases - Project planning and control - Project evaluation - Project supply management - Project organization types - Classic documentary project organization - Organizational structure and functions of a project office - Legislation. Environmental Aspects
Learning activities and methodology
Lectures, exercises, practical sessions, cases and assignments to be carried out by the students and discussed during the sessions, complementary readings.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Basic Bibliography
  • Carrasco, J.; Ramos, R.. Manual de planificación y gestión de proyectos administrativos. Instituto Nacional de Administración Pública. 1986
Additional Bibliography
  • Kerzner, H.. Project management: a systems approach to planning, scheduling and controlling. John Wiley & Sons. 2006
  • Heredia, R.. Dirección integrada de proyecto -DIP- : Project Management. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Industriales. 1999
  • Project Management Institute. A guide to the project management body of knowledge: PMBOK guide. Project Management Institute. 2008

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.