PGDip Reliability Engineering and Asset Management / Course details

Year of entry: 2021

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Course unit details:
Turnaround Management

Unit code MACE69081
Credit rating 15
Unit level FHEQ level 7 – master's degree or fourth year of an integrated master's degree
Teaching period(s) Semester 1
Offered by Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering Division (L5)
Available as a free choice unit? No

Overview

This course unit detail provides the framework for delivery in 20/21 and may be subject to change due to any additional Covid-19 impact.  Please see Blackboard / course unit related emails for any further updates.

1 Introduction to the concept of “Turnaround Management
2 The relationship between Business and Event Management
3 Exploring a Model of Excellence for Turnarounds
4 Turnaround initiation Planning and Scheduling requirements
5 Critical elements of the Turnaround model (Organisation, contractors, costs etc.)
6 Executing the Turnaround
7 Analysing results for continuous improvement

Aims

At the end of this module the student should be able to;

- Generate and justify selection of the most appropriate Turnaround processes and options based on specific Turnaround workscope and the environment within which the Turnaround system must operate.

-Demonstrate an understanding of the theory and principles underlying the design, organisation and operation of an effective Turnaround Management System.

-Differentiate between the various elements of a Turnaround Management System and integrate the various elements into a complete Model of Excellence for Turnaround Management.
 

Syllabus

1 Introduction to the concept of “Turnaround Management
2 The relationship between Business and Event Management
3 Exploring a Model of Excellence for Turnarounds
4 Turnaround initiation Planning and Scheduling requirements
5 Critical elements of the Turnaround model (Organisation, contractors, costs etc.)
6 Executing the Turnaround
7 Analysing results for continuous improvement
 

Assessment methods

Method Weight
Written exam 50%
Report 50%

Feedback methods

Written feedback via Blackboard or in class

Study hours

Scheduled activity hours
Lectures 27
Practical classes & workshops 8
Project supervision 50
Tutorials 5
Independent study hours
Independent study 60

Teaching staff

Staff member Role
Tom Lenahan Unit coordinator

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