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Syllabus 2018-19 - 10415001 - Design and Management of Environmental Projects (Elaboración y gestión de proyectos ambientales)

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  • Level 3: Tutorial support sessions, materials, exams, seminars and regular lectures in this language
DEGREE: Grado en Ciencias Ambientales
FACULTY: FACULTY OF EXPERIMENTAL SCIENCES

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: Design and Management of Environmental Projects
CODE: 10415001 ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 2
ECTS CREDITS: 6.0 YEAR: 4 SEMESTER: PC
 
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: HERMOSO ORZÁEZ, MANUEL JESÚS
DEPARTMENT: U113 - INGENIERÍA GRÁFICA, DISENO Y PROYECTOS
FIELD OF STUDY: 720 - PROYECTOS DE INGENIERÍA
OFFICE NO.: A3 - 217 E-MAIL: mhorzaez@ujaen.es P: 610389020
WEBSITE: mhorzaez@ujaen.es
LANGUAGE: - LEVEL: 2
 
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

PART I: GENERAL PROJECT THEORY
Topic 1. Introduction to the project
Topic 2. Initial phases of the project
Topic 3. Project selection and evaluation techniques
Topic 4. Criteria for economic evaluation of projects
PART II: PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Topic 5. Introduction to project management
Item 6. Organization and structure of the project
Topic 7. Project planning
Topic 8. Control and monitoring of projects
Topic 9. Process of closing and presentation of the project
Topic 10. Project management by computer
PART III: PROJECTS IN THE ENVIRONMENTAL AREA
Topic 11. Consulting and audit projects
Item 12. Sustainable development projects
PART IV: ELABORATION AND DRAFTING OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROJECTS
Topic 13. The technical documentation of the project
Topic 14. Standard UNE 157001: General criteria for the elaboration of projects
Topic 15. Regulation and processing of environmental projects
Internship program

Selection and evaluation of projects
Scope report
Project planning
Project control
Project closure
Project management by computer

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

Theoretical classes: In them the theoretical foundations of the subject will be exposed. Participation will be encouraged through the question method and the search for debate within the class. The materials developed and made available to students in the virtual learning platform will be used. They relate to the competencies CB5, CE-15, CE-16, CT-2 that must be acquired.

Resolution of problems: Practical exercises will be proposed for solving them in class that allow to consolidate the theoretical foundations and develop the necessary skills for the mastery of the subject. It will be held in a small group of teachers. They are related to the competences CB2, CB4, CE-15, CE-16, CT-2, CT-5 and CT-9.

Practices by computer: Practices will be developed in computer classroom to learn the use of a project management tool by computer. It will be held in a small group of teachers. They relate to the competences CE-15, CE-16, CT-2 and CT-5.

Group work: Practical cases will be proposed to be carried out in small groups (5 students maximum). These works will be evaluated to complement the final grade of the subject. They relate to the CB4, CE-15, CE-16, CT-2 and CT-9 competencies.

Exhibitions: The public exhibition of the work carried out will be made. They are related to the CB2, CB3 and CB4 competitions.

Tutorials and personalized attention: Both the established tutoring schedule and the e-mail will resolve the specific doubts that arise during the course. They relate to the competences CE-15, CE-16, CT-2 and CT-9.

Students with special educational needs should contact the Student Attention Service (Servicio de Atención y Ayudas al Estudiante) in order to receive the appropriate academic support

5. ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY

The evaluation of the student will be done through a final exam, the evaluation of the handling of the computer tool and a continuous evaluation of the work throughout the course, in the following way:

- Final exam on the theoretical and practical contents (70%). CE-15, CE-16, CT-2, CB-3, CB-4, CB-5

- Continuous evaluation (30%). The attendance and participation in the training activities will be valued, as well as the realization of the class work and practices proposed during the course. A part of this evaluation (10%) will be dedicated to computer practices, where the student must demonstrate the correct handling of a computer tool for project management. CE-15, CE-16, CT-5, CT-9, CB-2

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • Successful project management. Edition: 2nd ed. Author: -. Publisher: Amsterdam [etc.] : Elsevier , 2004  (Library)
  • The fast forward MBA in project management. Edition: 3rd ed.. Author: Verzuh, Eric. Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, cop. 2008  (Library)
  • A guide to the project management body of knowledge: PMBOK guide. Edition: 3rd ed.. Author: -. Publisher: Newtown Square, PA : Project Management Institute, Inc., cop. 2005  (Library)
  • A guide to the project management body of knowledge (PMBOK Guide) [Recurso electrónico]. Edition: 4th ed.. Author: -. Publisher: Newtown Square, Pa. : Project Management Institute, Inc., c2008.  (Library)
ADDITIONAL BOOKLIST:
  • A guide to the project management body of knowledge (PMBOK Guide) [Recurso electrónico]. Edition: 4th ed.. Author: -. Publisher: Newtown Square, Pa. : Project Management Institute, Inc., c2008.  (Library)
  • Best practices for environmental project teams [Recurso electrónico]. Edition: 1st ed. Author: Massey, Stephen. Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, 2011  (Library)