Welcome to IBB136 Project management Fall 2019 (7.5 hp)! This course is offered by the department of Technology Management and Economics.
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The course aims to impart knowledge on project work, i.e. the organization leadership and control of project activity. The course also aims to prepare the student for project-related work. This will be achieved by practicing skills in communication and group dynamics. The course covers general knowledge on what is meant by a project and when project model can/should be used, project leadership, various approaches for organization of projects, project start-ups, project evaluation, etc. It provides insight into group interaction theory as well as developing skills in the subject. The course encompasses both practical and theoretical components.
Please follow the schedule on TimeEdit. Any changes to schedule will be updated on TimeEdit.
Bo Tonnquist (2018) Project Management, Stockholm: Sanoma Utbildning. ISBN: 9789152355992 (available at Chalmers Store https://www.chalmersstore.se/svensk-litteratur/project-management-haftad.html )
Scientific articles (all articles are available on Chalmers library website. The book chapter is available on Canvas):
At the end of the course students will be able to:
- Describe basic project management concepts and tools
- Apply project management theories to analyze the specific characteristics of industrial projects and based on this suggest appropriate ways to manage the projects
- Frame, analyze and solve managerial problems in project settings using appropriate literature
- Use literature to critically evaluate project management models
- Structure and organize projects of a not too complicated nature
Link to Study plan
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