Short Title:Management & Pro Development
Full Title:Management & Professional Development
Module Code:MNDE H3002
 
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Mechanics and metal work
Module Delivered in 6 programme(s)
Reviewed By:FIONA CRANLEY
Module Author:OWEN SINNOTT
Module Description:The primary purpose of this module is to inform the student of the societal and business context in which they practice their engineering profession. This context includes the constraints imposed by the environment, health and safety and the ethical and professional standards expected of an engineer in society. The business and economic context includes an understanding of the role of business, entrepreneurship, business competitiveness and marketing. The subject also provides foundation skills for graduate engineers to manage their work in a modern engineering or manufacturing environment and to calculate the cost implications of engineering decisions.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Describe branches of engineering and apply ethical codes to case study ethical dilemmas. [POd; POe]
LO2 List, explain and analyse environmental issues for management and engineers.[POe; POg]
LO3 Sketch an outline of the competitive position of a company in relation to its market position, its product portfolio, its intellectual property and its financial performance. [POd]
LO4 Calculate product costs based on absorption costing. [POa; POf].
LO5 Develop and interpret budgets for a manufacturing company [PO e; POf].
LO6 Appraise the feasibility of capital projects [POf].
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Written Report Environmental case study (group written report, approx 8 pages, completed out of class) 2 10.00 Week 6
Other Costing CA – Multiple Choice Questionnaire, completed in class 4 10.00 Week 7
Written Report New product development / marketing case study (group written report, approx 8 pages, completed out of class) 3 10.00 Week 9
Other Costing CA – Multiple Choice Questionnaire, completed in class 5,6 10.00 Week 12
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2,3,4,5,6 60.00 End-of-Semester

IT Tallaght reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Classwork 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Independent Learning Self directed study 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Classwork 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Independent Learning Self directed study 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
 

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Drury C 2008, Management and Cost Accounting, 7th ed Ed., Thompson Learning
Recommended Book Resources
  • Tiernan, S.D., Morley, M.J., Foley, E 2006, Modern Management, 3rd Ed., Gill and Macmillan
  • Dyson, J.R 2007, Accounting for Non-Accounting Students, 7th Ed., Financal Times /Prentice Hall
  • O’Kane, B. 2001, Starting a Business in Ireland,, 4th Ed., Oak Tree Press
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources
 

Module Delivered in

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TA_EAMEC_D Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering 6 Mandatory
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