MA6082 Management of Project Plan, Schedule and Resources

Course Provider

School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE)


Continuing Education and Training Certificate

Academic Unit



This course introduces concepts of project planning, scheduling and resource management, understanding of how principles, methods, and tools of the management of project plan, schedule and resources apply to the management of projects.

*This is a single credit-bearing course from NTU Postgraduate Degree Programmes.

Course Availability

  • Date(s): 02 Aug 2021 to 03 Dec 2021

    Time: Please refer to schedule.

    Schedule: Download here

    Venue: NTU Main Campus

    Registration Closing Date: 30 Jun 2021

This course places project controls, particularly in respect of time, as the core of the Project Management process and ensure that students understand and apply appropriate techniques to control the schedule and resource of the overall project. Content covered include project scope definition, work break down structure (WBS), network scheduling (CPA) techniques, scheduling of resources, and techniques of project monitoring and control. New techniques such as critical chain project management and agile project management are introduced.
1. To gain an understanding of the importance of project scope definition and learn to use scope and requirements to create work breakdown structure (WBS) to actual projects.
2. Learn the application of WBS for effective project planning through application.
3. Understand the technique of network scheduling and CPA and its application to actual projects in the student’s own organization.
4. Learn how to apply the technique of scheduling resources to projects.
5. To apply the techniques of project monitoring and control as a measure of project delivery and performance.
6. Learn how to reduce project duration during a project using “project crashing” techniques.
7. Application of the concepts of planning and resource scheduling concepts to actual projects in the student’s own organization.

Project Engineers, Project Managers, Software Development Managers, Business Analysts and/or Non-managers who desire to move to Project Management Related roles.

Standard Course Fee: S$3,852.00


Course fee payable after SSG funding, if eligible under various schemes  
Cat-A SSG Funded Courses S$1,155.60
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS)  S$435.60
Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES) S$435.60


  • All fees stated are inclusive of 7% GST
  • SkillsFuture Credit can be used to offset course fees payable. Click here for more information.
  • NTU/NIE alumni may utilise their $1,600 Alumni Course Credits. Click here for more information.
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