NGEK10027U Project Management and Planning
MSc Programme in Geology and Geosciences
The course aims to provide insight into and understanding of project work and project management. It introduces different project participant roles and project management tools. It aims to give participants the ability to handle project management as employees in both private, public and civil sector organisations. The course addresses the topics of particular concepts and theory of project management and organization, planning, project stakeholder analysis- and management, decision making as well as evaluation and follow-up on projects. Finally the course gives an introduction to how ICT based tools can be used in management and communication.
Definitions of projects, history of projects, types of projects, projects in organizational sociology, stakeholder theory analysis and management, motivation of project members, conflict spotting and management
Perform stakeholder analysis
Develop stakeholder management plans
Perform analysis of risks
Develop risk handling plans
Develop simple project budgets
Develop plan of milestones and deliverables, GANNT charting
To be able to analyse, asses and apply methods, tools, theory and data in project management
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- 7,5 ECTS
- Type of assessment
- Oral examinationWritten assignment, 20 minutesThe written assignment is prepared during the course and must be handed in prior to the exam week. The oral exam uses the written assignment as its point of departure. It includes the titles listed in the officially approved reading list.
- All aids allowed
- Marking scale
- 7-point grading scale
- Censorship form
- No external censorship
Several internal examiners
Criteria for exam assesment
- Theory exercises
- Project work