Project Management (Laboratory)

Module Information

Module Semester:
7
Module Part:
Laboratory
Sub-Module Code:
245702
Hours per Week:
2
Module ECTS Credits:
5
Available to ERASMUS Students:
No


Module Objective

The aim of the course is to develop skills for active participation in planning and project management. The provision of the necessary supplies for the effective approach techno-economic issues, the management of a project as a whole, from the conception, the design, the use of specific planning tools for project monitoring, financial study on the financing, the control of individual stages, the writing of project procurement, and final presentation of the project to the community, market.


Module Study Targets

Upon successful completion of the course students will be able to:

  • Recognize issues in a realistic project scenario
  • Employ work breakdown structures (WBS) in a project application
  • Demonstrate the use of appropriate network scheduling techniques
  • Produce a project proposal
  • Discuss the implementation of a proposed plan


Module Acquired Abilities

  • Individual work
  • Decision making
  • Work in a multidisciplinary environment
  • Teamwork


Module Description

  1. Overview of Project Management, Hype Cycle
  2. Project Management Growth, Concepts and Definitions
  3. Organizational Structures used in PM
  4. Organizing and Staffing the Project Office and Team
  5. Management Functions
  6. Time Management, Critical path earlier and slower time
  7. The Variables for Program Success
  8. Working With Executives, Planning
  9. Network Scheduling Techniques
  10. Project Graphics
  11. Risk Management
  12. Contract Management
  13. Quality Management
  14. Resource Management, Management of human resources project
  15. Cost and Budget Project. Financial Project Appraisal
  16. Technical PERT, Gantt chart

Module Student Evaluation

  1. Written final exam (30%) comprising:
  • Solving problems related to quantitative data of a project (time, cost, etc.)
  • Evaluation theory elements
  • Charts
  1. Laboratory Practice (40%)
  2. Participation in class (10%)
  3. Multiple choice questions from the PMI after 6 weeks (10%)
  4. Role Analysis and stakeholders in short case study (10%)


Bibliography

  • Ed Stark, "Project Management For Beginners: Proven Project Management Methods To Complete", ClydeBank, 2014
  • "A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge: PMBOK", 5th, PMI, 893-7485908328, 2013
  • Stanley E. Portny, "Project Management For Dummies", John Wiley, 2013
  • Greg Horine, "Project Management Absolute Beginner's Guide", 3rd Edition, 2012
  • Juana Clark Craig, "Project Management Lite: Just Enough to Get the Job Done…Nothing More", 9781478129226, 2012
  • Clark A. Campbell, Mike Campbell, "The New One-Page Project Manager:…", 978-1118378373, Wiley, 2012
  • Terry Schmidt, "Strategic Project Management Made Simple: Practical Tools for Leaders and Teams", John Wiley, 2009

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