The course requires an introductory course in project work/project management equivalent to IS-304 Bachelor Thesis in Information Systems
Upon successful completion of the course, students will:
give an account of projects as organisational forms
participate actively in establishing a project organization, analyse and relate projects to the organisational context where the project work must take place.
use central techniques for managing scope, time, cost, human resources, quality, risk and procurement
participate actively in planning, reporting and managing the development of a project
reflect over own project work and suggest improvements
Project characteristics in an Information Systems context
The Project Manager´s role
Organization types and coordination mechanisms in organizations.
Initiating, planning, executing, monitoring/controlling and closing projects.
Managing scope, time, cost, human resources, quality, risk and procurement.
Organized teaching is usually given as seminars with lectures, case studies and student presentations. Some of the teaching is compulsory, announced at semester start. Normal workload for 10 ECTS is 13 hours per week.
Passed mandatory assignments and mandatory participation in presentations.
Assessment methods and criteria
3 hours written examination that counts 60% and project report that accounts for 40% of the final grade. Both parts must be passed.
The study programme manager, in consultation with the student representative, decides the method of evaluation and whether the courses will have a midterm- or end of term evaluation, see also the Quality System, section 4.1. Information about evaluation method for the course will be posted on Canvas.