Credits: 3

Schedule: 12.09.2019 - 05.11.2019

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

I-II autumn (2018-2019, 2019-2020)

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Upon completion of the 3 cr. course, students are able to:

• Identify contextual factors, dimensions and uncertainties affecting management of projects and project-based firms
• Differentiate management processes and methodologies and can evaluate their suitability to different project business environments
• Recognize temporal dimension in project business and can position project on a systems lifecycle
• Recognize the networked nature of project business and can acknowledge perspectives of differing actors when analyzing a single project and its management

Additionally, upon completion of the 5 cr. course, students are able to:

• Evaluate, analyze and distinguish between approaches and processes to manage real-life projects, project-based firms and project networks
• Evaluate and choose appropriate management approach for a real-life project and firms participating in projects

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Different management approaches for different projects, managing project schedule with an emphasis on organizing, project risk and uncertainty management in practice, managing innovative projects, managing stakeholders and multi-firm networks, sustainability in project management

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

3 cr. version: Exam and case assignments

5 cr. version: Exam, case assignments, empirical assignment

Elaboration of the evaluation criteria and methods, and acquainting students with the evaluation (applies in this implementation): 

The evaluation criteria connected to different ways of making the course are explained in the first lecture.

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

3 cr. version: Lectures 6 x 4 h = 24 h, case assignments, lecture preparations (reading the articles), exam preparations, exam, in total 81 h.

5 cr. version: Lectures 6 x 4 = 24 h, case assignments, lecture preparations (reading the articles), exam preparations, exam, empirical group assignment, guidance lectures 2 x 1 h = 2 h, workshop sessions 4 x 2 h = 8, in total 135 hours

Details on calculating the workload (applies in this implementation): 

The details of the workload connected to different ways of making the course are explained in the first lecture.

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The course material consists of selected articles, book chapters and case assignments that are distributed to students via MyCourses.

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

TU-22.1425

Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

https://mycourses.aalto.fi/course/search.php?search=TU-E2030

Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

TU-C3010 Introduction to Project Management or similar

Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Registration via WebOodi. Participation to the 5 cr. course is limited and requires a separate application. Application procedure is explained during first lecture.

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