Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, 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.


Upon completion of the course students:
• Can compare different project types and suggest different suitable management approaches for them.
• Are able to identify contextual factors, complexities and uncertainties affecting the management of projects, project-based firms, and their networks.
• Can schedule tasks and manage time, and structure the project organization for effective time management.
• Can classify risks and uncertainties, and select appropriate management approaches in different uncertain conditions.
• Can select management approaches and methods that enhance innovation in projects
• Knows the process of selling and buying projects.
• Can evaluate the appropriate management approaches and processes for real-life projects, project-based firms, project networks, and business networks with several

Credits: 3

Schedule: 04.09.2024 - 09.10.2024

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Tero Haahtela

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    The course covers the application of project management in different types of projects and in different organizations and industries. The course focuses on advanced
    project management approaches and methodologies in:
    • Organizing, scheduling and management of time in projects
    • Management of risk and uncertainty
    • Buying and selling of projects and subprojects
    • Innovation in projects
    • Management of projects at the firm level, and management of project and business networks & stakeholders

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    All course tasks (each pre-assignment, peer-review, and case) must be passed separately.

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Mandatory participation to all 6 online lecture sessions, 5 pre-lecture assignments, 10 peer-reviews, 5 group case assignments.


Substitutes for Courses


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language: English

    Teaching Period: 2024-2025 Autumn I
    2025-2026 No teaching