Study programme 2020-2021Français
Project Management and Case Studies
Programme component of Master's in Mechanical Engineering à la Faculty of Engineering

Students are asked to consult the ECTS course descriptions for each learning activity (AA) to know what special Covid-19 assessment methods are possibly planned for the end of Q3

CodeTypeHead of UE Department’s
contact details
UI-M2-IRMECA-503-MOptional UEFORTEMPS Philippe
  • FORTEMPS Philippe
  • LECRON Fabian

of instruction
of assessment
HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) CreditsWeighting Term
  • Français
Français392100055.001st term

AA CodeTeaching Activity (AA) HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) Term Weighting
I-MANA-230Management qualitatif d'un projet1212000Q1
I-MANA-231Management quantitatif d'un projet99000Q1
I-MANA-232Études de cas et partages d'expérience180000Q1
Programme component

Objectives of Programme's Learning Outcomes

  • Imagine, design, carry out and operate solutions (machines, equipment, processes, systems and units) to provide a solution to a complex problem by integrating needs, constraints, context and technical, economic, societal, ethical and environmental issues.
    • Identify complex problems to be solved and develop the specifications by integrating needs, contexts and technical, economic, societal, ethical and environmental issues.
    • Evaluate the approach and results for their adaptation or optimisation of the proposed solution.
  • Mobilise a structured set of scientific knowledge and skills and specialised techniques in order to carry out mechanical engineering missions, using their expertise and adaptability.
    • Assess the validity of models and results in view of the state of science and characteristics of the problem.
  • Plan, manage and lead projects in view of their objectives, resources and constraints, ensuring the quality of activities and deliverables.
    • Define and align the project in view of its objectives, resources and constraints.
    • Exploit project management principles and tools, particularly the work plan, schedule, and the document monitoring.
    • Assess the approach and achievements, adapt them in view of the observations and feedback received, make necessary adjustments and corrections.
    • Respect deadlines and the work plan, and adhere to specifications.
  • Work effectively in teams, develop leadership, make decisions in multidisciplinary, multicultural, and international contexts.
    • Interact effectively with others to carry out common projects in various contexts (multidisciplinary, multicultural, and international).
    • Contribute to the management and coordination of a team that may be composed of people of different levels and disciplines.
    • Identify skills and resources, and research external expertise if necessary.
    • Make decisions, individually or collectively, taking into account the parameters involved (human, technical, economic, societal, ethical and environmental).
  • Communicate and exchange information in a structured way - orally, graphically and in writing, in French and in one or more other languages - scientifically, culturally, technically and interpersonally, by adapting to the intended purpose and the relevant public.
    • Argue to and persuade clients, colleagues, teachers and boards, both orally and in writing.
    • Select and use written communication methods and materials, graphically or orally, adapted to the intended purpose and the relevant public.
    • Use and produce scientific and technical documents (reports, plans, specifications, etc.) adapted to the intended purpose and the relevant public.
  • Adopt a professional and responsible approach, showing an open and critical mind in an independent professional development process.
    • Analyse their personal functioning and adapt their professional attitudes.
    • Show an open and critical mind by bringing to light technical and non-technical issues of analysed problems and proposed solutions.

Learning Outcomes of UE

- Practise the qualitative management of a project (stakeholders, team, communication, contents, risk and quality, life cycle)
- Practise the quantitative management of a project (planning and follow-up, budget and financial follow-up)
- Apply a relevant approach of project management

Content of UE

- Qualitative management of a project
- Quantitative management of a project
- Cases study
(See the learning activities)

Prior Experience

Not applicable

Type of Assessment for UE in Q1

  • Presentation and/or works
  • Written examination

Q1 UE Assessment Comments

- Qualitative Management : continuous evaluation and presentation
- Quantitative Management : written examination (exercises)
- Cases study: written examination (The students will be asked to comment on one or on several of the conferences, to stand back and draw from it conclusions for their own professional practice.)
The weight of each part of the evaluation is 1/3.

Given the mode of teaching (simulation of piloting of a project in team), the presence in the activities is compulsory.  A participation rate smaller than 80% may lead to prohibit the taking of the evaluations.

Type of Assessment for UE in Q3

  • Written examination

Q3 UE Assessment Comments

Written examination on the whole content of the Unit.

Type of Resit Assessment for UE in Q1 (BAB1)

  • N/A

Q1 UE Resit Assessment Comments (BAB1)

Not applicable

Type of Teaching Activity/Activities

AAType of Teaching Activity/Activities
  • Cours magistraux
  • Ateliers et projets encadrés au sein de l'établissement
  • Cours magistraux
  • Exercices dirigés
  • Utilisation de logiciels
  • Cours magistraux
  • Conférences

Mode of delivery

AAMode of delivery
  • Mixed
  • Mixed
  • Mixed

Required Reading


Required Learning Resources/Tools

AARequired Learning Resources/Tools
I-MANA-230Slides and project forms
I-MANA-232Not applicable

Recommended Reading


Recommended Learning Resources/Tools

AARecommended Learning Resources/Tools
I-MANA-230Not applicable
I-MANA-231Not applicable
I-MANA-232Not applicable

Other Recommended Reading

AAOther Recommended Reading
I-MANA-230Not applicable
I-MANA-231Not applicable
I-MANA-232Not applicable
(*) HT : Hours of theory - HTPE : Hours of in-class exercices - HTPS : hours of practical work - HD : HMiscellaneous time - HR : Hours of remedial classes. - Per. (Period), Y=Year, Q1=1st term et Q2=2nd term
Date de génération : 09/07/2021
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