Project Management, 6 credits (TEIO88)

Projektstyrning, 6 hp

Main field of study

Industrial Engineering and Management

Level

Second cycle

Course type

Programme course

Examiner

Eva Lovén

Director of studies or equivalent

Dag Swartling
Course offered for Semester Period Timetable module Language Campus VOF
6MTSL Intelligent Transport Systems and Logistics, Master's programme 3 (Autumn 2017) 1, 2 3, 3 English Norrköping o

Main field of study

Industrial Engineering and Management

Course level

Second cycle

Advancement level

A1X

Course offered for

  • Intelligent Transport Systems and Logistics, Master's programme

Entry requirements

Note: Admission requirements for non-programme students usually also include admission requirements for the programme and threshold requirements for progression within the programme, or corresponding.

Prerequisites

A Bachelor's degree in Science or Engineering

Intended learning outcomes

After the course the student should

  • Compare how different contingencies affect projects and project management
  • Discuss and apply suitable models and methods for project planning and result monitoring during the different phases of the project monitoring during the different phases of the project
  • Analyse the interplay between the projects and line organizations
  • Understand the role of the project manager and contrast different roles in project organizations

 

Course content

 

  • Project models, project terminology and project methodology
  • Project planning and monitoring
  • The character of different kinds of project
  • The project’s interplay with the company’s line organization

 

Teaching and working methods

The course takes a starting point in a list with requirements on necessary competencies for a project manager. This competence baseline is used for professional certification by international associations: PMI and IPMA. The course consists of lectures and seminars. The student also practically applies project methodology in exercises.
The course runs over the entire autumn semester.
Kursen tar sin utgångspunkt i de krav på kompetenser hos en projektledare som ställs av internationella organisationer för projektledarcertifiering: PMI och IPMA. Kursen består av föreläsningar och seminarier. Studenterna tillämpar dessutom projektmetoder i olika övningar. Kursen pågår under hela höstterminen.

Examination

UPG1ProjectU, 3, 4, 53 credits
TEN1Written examinationU, 3, 4, 53 credits

Grades

Four-grade scale, LiU, U, 3, 4, 5

Other information

Supplementary courses:
Project Based Organisation and Management

Department

Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling

Director of Studies or equivalent

Dag Swartling

Examiner

Eva Lovén

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 48 h
Recommended self-study hours: 112 h

Course literature

Additional literature

Books
Tonnquist, Bo, (2012) Project management : [a guide to the theory and practice of project, program and portfolio management, and organizational change]
ISBN: 9789152317426
Stockholm : Sanoma utbildning, 2012

Additional literature

Books

Tonnquist, Bo, (2012) Project management : [a guide to the theory and practice of project, program and portfolio management, and organizational change]

ISBN: 9789152317426

Stockholm : Sanoma utbildning, 2012

UPG1 Project U, 3, 4, 5 3 credits
TEN1 Written examination U, 3, 4, 5 3 credits

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