Project Contracts, Procurement and Quality Management

MQF Level 7

6 Credits (ECTS)

Project Contracts, Procurement and Quality Management

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June 2023
Module Type
Compulsory
ECTS Credits
6 Credits (ECTS)
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Module Description

This module will furnish members of a project team or team leaders with the essential skills and techniques required to manage and administer the project contracts life cycle from the procurement requirement and requisition phase to the award stage. Studying this course will help gather essential skills to effectively manage the various procurement cycles related to requirement and requisition, solicitation, and award to ensure projects are implemented on time, on budget and to stipulated quality (i.e. specifications).  

Quality is given specific emphasis in this course to provide project team members or team leaders with the essential skills and techniques related to the various approaches to achieve quality improvements, particularly the ISO 9000 quality management standard(s). The course participants will gain knowledge and comprehend the various quality management concepts regarding cost of quality, quality audits, quality control tools, attaining quality leadership, and implementing the Six Sigma approach as a means of achieving total quality management. 

Entry Requirements

Candidates who apply for this course must possess one of the following: 

  • a Level 6 degree in a related field;  

 OR 

  • a Level 5 diploma or higher diploma and 5 years’ work experience in a supervisory or managerial role. 

 

Preference is given to applicants having a level 6 degree in a discipline related to project management and a minimum of 3 years’ work experience in project supervision or/and general management within the sector 

Target Audience

The programme is targeted at: 

  • industry professionals working in different project-rich domains including, but not limited, to: construction, technology, engineering, finance, banking, management, marketing, gaming, healthcare, arts, education or any other sector where project management is being applied; 
  • individuals seeking academic and professional advancement in project management; 
  • mid-career-break professionals looking for opportunities to return to or change their career. 

Career Paths

The possible positions for which this programme aims to prepare you for include:   

  • project manager/leader 
  • project director  
  • project consultant 

How you’ll be assessed

This is a part-time programme and will typically take 30 months to complete. The programme comprises a total of 10 modules. The method of assessment is assignment-based.  

The course comprises:  

  • 6 lectures per module; 
  • 3-hour lectures (evening); 
  • 12 hours of online content per module, comprising asynchronous online discussions, tutorials and/or videos 
Assignment
Discussions

Module Intake Dates

June 2023

Additional Info

Reading for the entire Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Project Management as presented in in this brochure costs €9,775.*

Upon successfully completing the course, you will be able to get 70% of the course fees back through the Get Qualified scheme.**  

Due to the modular structure of the course, you may also opt to take individual modules as stand-alone. The entry requirements still apply.***  

*Prices are applicable to students who reside in Malta at the time of applying. 

**Terms and conditions apply.  

*** For the price of individual modules, please contact the IDEA Academy team.  

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