Module Title:Project (Systems Mgmt)
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 10
NFQ Level:6
Module Delivered In 3 programme(s)
Teaching & Learning Strategies: Training Course: Students work individually to produce a manual containing a specification, plan, presentation slides and notes, demonstration notes, laboratory practice sheet, take-home material and an appropriate assessment. Web Programming/Database Application: Students work in groups of 4 to a detailed specification for a common type of business. They produce database layouts, user interface design and code. General Points: 1. Each student meets his tutor at a scheduled weekly meeting. 2. Detailed standards, guidelines and deadlines are published and strictly enforced for each component.
Module Aim: To introduce the student to two types of project work – an individual project drawing on the students’ own personal abilities and a group project requiring interaction with a small number of fellow students.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Develop and present a training course for a specific need and a specific target group.
LO2 Participate as a team member in developing a web programming / database application for a common type of business.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is recommended before enrolment in this module.

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Incompatible Modules
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Co-requisite Modules
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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Training Course Design
Training cycle. Needs analysis. Planning and delivery. Training and learning methods. Assessment of trained personnel.
Assessment Breakdown%
No Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Project Training Course: A Training Manual is submitted by each student followed by an oral presentation of the PowerPoint element. A student may be required to attend an interview. 1 30.00 Sem 1 End
Project Web Programming / Database Application: A Technical Manual is submitted by the project group. This is followed by an individual demo/interview for each member of the group. 2 70.00 Sem 2 End
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination

ITCarlow reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Directed Learning 30 Weeks per Stage 2.00
Directed Learning 30 Weeks per Stage 3.00
Independent Learning 30 Weeks per Stage 1.67
Total Hours 200.00

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_KCCIT_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Information Technology Management 2 Mandatory
CW_KCCSY_D Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Management 2 Mandatory
CW_KCCOM_C Higher Certificate in Science in Computing (Applications or Programming) 2 Group Elective 2