- To give students knowledge and experience in project planning and control methods.
- To set an engineering design problem that requires a solution to be developed by a team.
- In developing the solution to allow students to identify and experience the special organizational and communication needs required when working in groups.
Project management: Methods of achieving specified performance within the agreed time scale and budget; organization of project task forces; use of software tools for planning; scheduling and project control; adherence to appropriate quality standards.
Students will be encouraged to undertake a methodological approach to design, employing synthesis, analysis, and evaluation techniques. In particular the students will be made aware of the integrating aspects of the design process. For example, designing from a resources aspect, i.e. providing finance production/assembly facilities. Of particular importance will be integrating engineering principles, design, materials, construction / manufacturing, costs, environmental considerations etc.
Problems of group-management and teamwork will be identified and resolved so that the group develops into a cohesive problem-solving unit. Where appropriate/possible the supervisor will emphasize the wider role of the professional engineer in relation to society and the relevant legal and ethical responsibilities. Advice will be given on costing design solutions and in approaches to critical appraisal and justification of chosen approaches to planning, management and design.
The course will be interactive and practical that requires students to work within a project team to achieve a specific aim and objectives.
Weekly meetings, seminars and discussions both within the group and with the supervising lecturer, who will offer guidance and advice to ensure the group moves effectively towards a reasonable and structured solution to the problem set.
Each student will keep a personal log. Formal meetings will be convened every week, with a complete record of minutes being kept.
Each group will produce a full written report on the design project and will give a formal audio-visual presentation of their findings and the project’s management and development.
- BSc (Hons) Engineering Management (Construction)
This programme is ideally suited for facility managers, office managers, building owners and anyone interested in Facilities Management.
The BSc (Hons) Engineering Management (Construction) programme, awarded by the University of Greenwich, is structured to provide a viable final year, top-up option to graduates of the Higher National Diploma (HND) in Construction and the Built Environment (BSE-HVAC) programme offered at SBCS.
Students with only a CSEC or CXC qualification are required to first complete our Diploma in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Technology and then our Higher National Diploma (HND) in Construction and the Built Environment (BSE-HVAC) programmes before entering the final year of this degree.
This programme was designed to encourage students to develop a reflective approach to understanding engineering management principles and processes as it relates to the construction environment.
Why Study Engineering Management at SBCS?
- Recognition: This is an Internationally recognized qualification, awarded by the University of Greenwich.
- Career focused: The curriculum was developed to meet the needs of the current marketplace for qualified, competent facility management professionals.
- Graduates: We have produced graduates who are capable of thinking critically, creatively and ethically. They are currently practicing professionals, employed throughout the construction and civil engineering sector.
- Convenient class schedules: Work, Earn and Study at the same time. Classes are offered on a part-time basis, which allows working individuals to balance their work and educational needs.
- Instructors are certified, highly skilled and experienced practitioners who bring their knowledge and work experience to the classroom.
- Duration: Programme can be completed in one (1) year.
Registration is currently OPEN. Semester starts October 2018.