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Project Management - GBE

Code

GBE-PRM1

Version

1.2

Offered by

Global Business Engineering

ECTS

5

Prerequisites

Students taking this course are assumed to be familiar with:

• Basic economic knowledge
• Be able to understand and actively use the English
language.

Main purpose

During the course, the student will be familiar with the tools that can help the project manager being successful in his or her work. Focus will be on how to organize a complex cross-disciplinary project and apply relevant tool in order to minimize the risk of failure.

Knowledge

The student will be able to:
  • Understand the planning process of a complex project
  • Understand what it takes to manage and run a complex project

Skills

The student will acquire the skills on:
 
* How to use the methodology and tools for…
  • Estimating Project Time and Costs
  • Develop a Project Schedule
  • Manage Risk
  • Manage Project Teams
  • Close a project
 

Competences

During the course the students will work with a real time project and by applying acquired theoretical knowledge the student will be able to outline a Business Case including:
  • a Project plan
  • Suggest how to organize a project
  • Make a communication plan based on stakeholder analysis.
All leading to successful managing and controlling of a project.

Topics

Teaching methods and study activities

The semester workload equals 137.5 hours of student work.
 
CATEGORY 1
 
Participation of lecturer and students
Initiated by the lecturer
45 hours-33%
 
• Lectures
  - Class tuition
  - Introduction to written assignments
  - Oral presentations in class
  - Course evaluation
• Examination
 
CATEGORY 2
 
Participation of students
Initiated by the lecturer
24 hours - 18%
• Preparation for classes
• presentation of project analysis
• Evaluation of the teaching
 
CATEGORY 3
 
Participation of students
Initiated by students
54 hours - 40%
• Homework and preparation for exams
• Self-study
• Project work
• Study groups
• Literature search
 
CATEGORY 4
 
Participation of lecturer and students
initiated by students
12 hours - 9%

• Student recap on exercises and weekly challenges
• Study guidance

Resources

Project management – The Managerial Process by Erik W. Larson / Clifford F. Gray. Latest edition.

Evaluation

Permit criteria for attending examination:
  • Mandatory group assignments handed in before deadline and accepted

Examination

​Oral Examination

Individual oral examination without preparation based upon course assignment(s)  

External assessment

Please note that re-examinations may take a different form than the ordinary exams.

Grading criteria

50 % - group report
50 % - individual oral examination

 

Additional information

Responsible

Susanne Halle Wase

Valid from

8/1/2018 12:00:00 AM

Course type

Global Business Engineering Classic
Business and Management

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