Level of the Course: Master level (major/minor)
Teaching Period: III-IV (spring)
3 cr course: Mandatory lecture sessions 7 * 3h = 21, Doing pre-assignments 6 * 7-8 h =45 h, Final course essay 15 h (total 81 h)
5 cr course: 3 cr course contents and group assignment carried out in student groups 52 h (total 133h).
Upon completion of the 3 and 5 credit course, students are able to:
-Recognise knowledge areas and concepts that are relevant for managing project business
-Assess alternative courses of action in turbulent project business situations
Upon completion of the 5 credit course, students are able to:
-Analyse a future project and its surrounding ecosystem with multiple scenarios or alternatives from life-cycle perspective
-Plan a project, its operations, implementation and develop it to a business of its own right
Contents: What is project business; Project marketing; Developing projects; Management of uncertainty with a lifecycle view; Innovation in project business; Value in project business;
3 cr version: pre-assignments (60%) and final course essay (40%)
5 cr version: pre-assignments (36%) and final course essay (24%), group assignment (40%)
Lectures: Course lectures are held on Wednesdays at hall TU7 from 14:15 to 17:00 starting 15th of January. More information about lecture contents and schedule can be found under Lectures and Materials section.
Study Material: The course material consists of selected readings (book chapters, journal articles), videos and lecture session contents. More information under Lectures & materials section.
Substitutes for Courses: TU-22.1442 (3 cr) / TU-22.1445 (5 cr)
Prerequisites: TU-C3010 Introduction to Project Management or similar
Grading scale: 1-5
Registration for Course: Registration via WebOodi by the first lecture.
The 5 cr version requires a separate application. The application procedure is explained during the first lecture.
Language of Instruction: English
Further Information:The 3 cr version is aimed at students minoring in industrial management or students with basic knowledge of project management who are interested in deepening their understanding in the subject. The 3 cr version is also suitable for exchange students with prior knowledge in project management.
Number of participants to the 5 cr version is limited. In addition to WebOodi registration, a separate application is required. The extended version is primarily intended for Master students within a degree programme in Industrial Engineering and Management, who are majoring in Industrial Management and the course is mandatory for their advanced module (i.e. TU122-3). Additionally, Master students minoring in industrial management and taking their intermediate module in Project Business (TU422-2) are given priority. Moreover, students who are from department of civil and structural engineering (e.g. construction management and economics) are prioritized. If there are vacant places, other students with sufficient prerequisites will be accepted in order of enrollment.
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