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Project Management

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Aims of the course

Teach and train students for management of less complex projects. Students will
- recognize types of projects and the complexity of the management of these
- become aware about the background of various types of projects, the reasons for the implementation and selection factors
- understand and be trained to implement steps of project management: planning, implementation and control
- learn about tools, methods and techniques of project management
- be familiar with the project closure

Course syllabus

1 INTRODUCTION TO PROJECT MANAGEMENT - project definition (types, characteristics, life cycle), the goal, scope and objectives of the project, project stakeholders and their roles, project management definition and areas, personal characteristics and skills of project managers
2 PROJECT START/INITIATION – initiation process and project charter, strategies and projects
3 PROJECT PLANNING - planning the activities, schedule, costs, human and other resources (using MS project), project risk management, project organization, resource breakdown structure, responsibilities and competence matrix
4 TEAM LEADERSHIP - leadership styles, teamwork, motivation, communication, conflict resolution
5 PROJECT CONTROL - control process and areas, project tracking, time, cost, quality and risk control, project information system support
6 PROJECT CLOSURE – completion of works, documentation, administrative closure and team disbanding

Course director(s)

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  • Office Hours
  • Wednesday at 10:00 in R-305
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  • Office Hours
  • Tuesday at 11:00 in P-336
  • Office Hours
  • Wednesday at 15:00 in P-334
 
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