Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years (1.8.2018-31.7.2020), which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.
After the course, the students
- can summarise the activities included in the systematic planning, implementation, and management of a biomass-based process industry investment project.
- can describe engineer's work in a consultancy company.
- have experience in project work in teams, working with real-life tools for project planning, as well as on report writing and giving oral presentations.
Schedule: 10.09.2020 - 11.12.2020
Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Kyösti Ruuttunen
Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Kyösti Ruuttunen
Contact information for the course (valid 11.08.2020-21.12.2112):
For more personal questions concerning e.g. absencies from the course events, please be in contact with Outi. If you have questions or comments on the course coordination, send your questions and feedback to Kyösti.
Project Manager, M.Sc. (tech.)
Afry, Jaakonkatu 3, Vantaa
+358 40 504 3333
Senior University Lecturer
Aalto University School of Chemical Engineering
Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems
Vuorimiehentie 1, Espoo
+358 50 3442981
CEFR level (applies in this implementation):
Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):
Teaching language: English
Languages of study attainment: English
CONTENT, ASSESSMENT AND WORKLOAD
The course provides an overview of an investment project and all the activities included during the entire lifecycle of a project (i.e. from early studies to startup of the plant). These activities include, for instance, process engineering, project implementation planning, implementation methods, contract-, scope-, resource-, time-, cost- and risk management and engineering tools.
The course includes a practical process design oriented exercise using a real-life project case. A part of the lectures, as well as the practical exercise, is arranged in a consultancy company. The exercise includes an oral presentation on the results.
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Examination and project work. Further details given in My Courses workspace and in class.
5 cr; 5 cr x 27 h/cr = 135 h
Lectures, workshops, and examination: 50 h
Project work: 85 h
Project Management Institute: A guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK ®Guide)
Substitutes for Courses
Students who have passed course CHEM-E0110 Planning and Execution of Pulp and Paper Investment Project (3 cr) should be in contact with the teacher in charge before registering to this course.
Basic knowledge of process industry in the pulp and paper / forest biorefineries area; B.Sc. degree.
Registration for Courses
Applies in this implementation: