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Project Management

level of course unit

Advanced

Learning outcomes of course unit

By the end of this course students will be able to structure, plan and responsibly manage (with the aid of standard project-planning software) large-scale projects and manage the team. They will also be capable of compiling a customer requirement specification and final report.

prerequisites and co-requisites

AB1

course contents

The course 'Project Management' will provide students with an overview of the topic and focuses on the organisation of project management and teams, as well as the planning of projects. Furthermore, the course will cover writing customer requirement specifications and the knowledge of how to deal with any difficulties that may arise with the project itself, or with the team members. The practical application of the course material will be looked at in the second half of the course, in which the students will also be instructed in the application of a marketable project management tool.

recommended or required reading

Kerzner, H. (2013). Project Management: A systems approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling. Wiley.
Berkun, S. (2008). Making Things Happen: Mastering Project Management. O´Reilly Media

assessment methods and criteria

Scientific paper and/or presentation

language of instruction

English

number of ECTS credits allocated

3

planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, group work, presentation and task discussion

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered

2

name of lecturer(s)

Callanan Karen , B.Comm, MBS

year of study

1st year

recommended optional program components

not specified

course unit code

V.AB2.2

type of course unit

compulsory

mode of delivery

In-class course

work placement(s)

not applicable