NGEK10027U Project Management and Planning
MSc Programme in Geography and Geoinformatics
MSc Programme in Geography and Geoinformatics with a minor subject
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.
Projects definitions, history of projects, different types of projects, projects in organizational sociology, stakeholder theory analysis and management, theories and concepts of motivation of project members, theories and concepts of project communication as well as theories and concepts of contingency planning.
PMP provides the student with skills to perform stakeholder analysis & planning, to perform analysis of risks & contingency planning, to perform communication analysis & planning, to be able to do planning of project budgets and to be able to do visual project flow visualization including milestones and deliverables and GANNT charting.
PMP provides the student with basic competencies to plan own projects and to carry out simple projects To be able to analyse, asses and apply methods, tools, theory and data in project management
Please se Absalon course page.
- Theory exercises
- 7,5 ECTS
- Type of assessment
- Written assignment, Ongoing preparation throughout the courseOral examination, 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. A combined grade is given after the oral exam.
- All aids allowed
- Marking scale
- 7-point grading scale
- Censorship form
- No external censorship
Several internal examiners.
Resubmission of written assignment, 20 minutes oral examination. The written assignment must be handed in prior to the re-examination week. The oral exam uses the written assignment as its point of departure. It includes the titles listed in the officially approved reading list.
Criteria for exam assesment
Please see learning outcome.