Please select the curriculum by the start year of studies and competence track.
• Turner, J. Rodney, 2014. Gower Handbook of Project Management, Gower, ISBN 978-1-4724-2297-2 (epub)
• Cynthia Stackpole Snyder, 2013. A User's Manual to the PMBOK Guide, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
• Joseph Heagney, 2012. Fundamentals of Project Management, American Management Association, 4th ed
• Kerzner, Harold, 2013. Project Management : A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling, John Wiley & Sons.
• Artto K., Martinsuo M., Kujala J., 2011. Project business. Helsinki, Finland, ISBN 978-952-92-8535-8
Additional literature and materials in ItsLearning (learning platform) and during lectures.
Webinars, individual and group learning assignments, status reporting, peer reviews.
16.01.2023 - 04.06.2023
02.12.2022 - 31.12.2022
0 - 35
If places are vacated, they will be filled out from the waiting list.
Offering three (3) student places for Open Studies students.
Master of International Business Management, Master of Business Administration, Business Management
PMAF Foundation certification test passed is part of the course requirements
Innovation pedagogy via constructionist learning method. Problem solving by applying new theories and practices to individuals prior knowledge. During the webinars and with proactive self-learning the theories and practices of modern project management are addressed and discussed within the student group. Students will apply their own professional experiences to expand and apply the theories to solve real world problems in assignments.
Total, average student work is about 133h. Webinars cover about 12h, all remaining in individual learning, assignment works including student group collaboration.
This course is primarily for CampusOnline students and TUAS English speaking Master School students taking the course as elective study. For TUAS Finnish speaking students, there is 3191058-3009 Projektinhallinta, for spring 2023.
The course starts on 17.1.2023, when the pre-assignment task is available in Itslearning platform for students who have enrolled and accepted to the course. All students MUST complete and return the pre-assignment latest 6.2.
The course is fully virtual/online with a strict time schedule to follow. It consists of webinar sessions, individual and group assignments work with written and spoken reports and presentations, discussions as well as peer reviews. Individual and group assignments are very intense during the course period with several assignment deadlines to be followed.
Webinars are used to introduce the topics and assignments. Course time schedule:
Tue 17.1. Pre-assignment available in Itslearning
Tue 7.2. klo 16.00-19, webinar 1/5
Tue 28.2. klo 16.00-17.30, webinar 2/5
Tue 21.3. klo 16.00-17.30, webinar 3/5
Tue 4.4. klo 16.00-17.30, webinar 4/5
Tue 18.4. klo 16.00-17.30, webinar 5/5
Date: ToBeDefined, Foundation4 project certification test.
PMAF Foundation certification is part of course requirements..
The webinars' lecture presentations will be recorded for later viewing.
Students will learn and understand basic concepts and practices of project management. The course is focusing on project management topics which are common to most projects independent on project’s domain, type, size or management style. Key areas include project life-cycle, project initialization, planning, execution phases as well as management, control and closing phases. Different project processes are discussed. Students will learn to understand stakeholder management and different roles in project framework, roles emphasizing project manager skills, duties and responsibilities in different phases of the project life-cycle.
International project management frameworks, including ISO standardization body, PMI, PMBoK and IPMA will be discussed. Few examples of specific modern project management methodologies are addressed as best practices for certain project types. Program and Portfolio management and alignment to organization strategy will be addressed.
Student has not completed assignments work acceptably in due time.
The assignment work shows that student is managing the basic concepts and theories of project management.
Student is managing well the theories and concepts of project management and is applying the knowledge to the benefit of the organization and other stakeholders. Student is using well the given literature and apply it to given assignments.
Student is managing well the theories and concepts of project management and is applying the knowledge to the benefit of the organization and other stakeholders. Student is able to use the given literature in excellent way and is capable finding and applying relevant additional professional and scientific information sources creating new valuable viewpoints.
There is no implementations attached to this degree programme.