APSC 223/3.0 Global Project Management (Comp studies List D)
This course will cover the knowledge areas and processes of the globally-recognized PM Body of Knowledge: integration, scope, cost, time, risk, human resources, stakeholders and procurement management. The focus will be a practical, applied approach, utilizing the global city of London, its engineering firms, experts, practitioners and massive engineering undertakings (The Shard, Cross-Rail, the Eurotunnel, the Thames Barrier, etc.) to investigate the problems, challenges and successes of managing global engineering projects. Note that the first week of instruction for this course will be held at Queen’s, prior to the start of the 6-week BISC-based program.
Prerequisites: APSC 221 or CHEE 310 or permission of the instructor. Students should have taken engineering economics prior to taking the Global Project Management courses, however it is not critical, if you have not yet completed APSC 221 or CHEE 310, please e-mail Lynann Clapham to discuss the possibility of a prerequisite waiver.
INTS 324/3.0 International Perspectives in the Creative Arts ll: Deconstructing the City (Visual Space and the Modern) (Comp studies List A)
This course examines how theories and debates in urban design have been implemented historically in the development of cities, and in the development of the culture of cities. This course will look intensively at how issues such as ghettoization, poverty management, and management of transportation networks, as well as disaster management has penetrated the cultural imagination, and how that cultural imagination then reshapes our relationship to the city.
ENGL 278/3.0 Literature and Place: ‘Mapping the City’ (Comp studies List A)
This innovative course uses novels, short stories and poems to analyze the evolving vision of London as a world city. This is a textual based course, evaluating the changing nature of “space and place” in the urban environment by examining the literature of London over the past two-hundred years.