BIK 6600 Project Management 1

BIK 6600 Project Management 1

Course code: 
BIK 6600
Leadership and Organizational Behaviour
Course coordinator: 
Anne Live Vaagaasar
Course name in Norwegian: 
Prosjektledelse 1
Product category: 
Executive - Special Course
2018 Autumn
Active status: 
Level of study: 
Teaching language: 
Course type: 
One semester

Bachelor Program in Project Management consists of three courses, where each course builds on the previous one. It is taken as a prerequisite that the students follow the progression through the program (Project Management 1 before Project Management 2, and Project Management 1 and 2 before Project Management 3). After completion of all three courses the program will be accepted as a 30 credits Bachelor Program or as an optional specialization as part of the Bachelor Program.

In addition to the regional colleges, Center of Distance Education will offer this program to.

The courses of the program:
BIK 6600 Project Management 1 (PL 1): 7,5 credits
BIK 6601 Project Management 2 (PL 2): 7,5 credits
BIK 6510 Project Management 3 (PL 3): 15 credits

Learning outcomes - Knowledge

By the end of course the student will have developed the following knowledge outcomes:

  • have basic knowledge of vital topics and problems within project management, concerning management, planning, organizing, execution, control, and termination of project
  • have knowledge of basic concepts within the subject
  • have the ability to keep oneself updated on vital knowledge within the subject
Learning outcomes - Skills

By the end of the course the student should have developed the following skill outcomes:

  • be able to draw up mission and goals for a project
  • be able to use a milestone plan to plan a project
  • be able to organize a project by the help of responsibility chartsand the assignment of roles, responsibilities and authorities
  • be able to write a discursive text on a project
Learning Outcome - Reflection

By the end of the course the student should have developed the following value/attitudes outcomes:

  • be able to communicate with others on professional matters withing the subject of project management
  • be able to contribute to the development of good practice within the field by exchanging viewpoints and experiences
  • have an understanding of the complexity of project work and own contribution
Course content
  • Project concept (characteristics of a project, pitfalls of project work, daily project work)
  • The goals and limitations of a project
  • Project planning, with focus on milestone planning
  • Project organizing (actors and responsibilities, the functioning of the project organization, responsibility charts)
  • Project control (methods for project control, project control on different levels, project monitoring)
Learning process and requirements to students

The course consists over one semester. The teaching will consists of lectures, itslearning, group discussions and project thesis supervision. The course will also be given by Center for Distance Education as a combination of seminars and use

Software tools
No specified computer-based tools are required.

Higher Education Entrance Qualification

Required prerequisite knowledge

There are no specific prerequisites needed to be accepted to the program. It is considered a prerequisite that the students follow the progression through the program.

Exam category: 
Form of assessment: 
Written submission
Group/Individual (1 - 3)
1 Semester(s)
The students must hand in a project paper at the end of the course. An important part of the course will be that the students already from the start identify a project, which they can study during the course period. The project can be completed or still active. The project will be the basis for the project paper. The paper can be written individually or in a group of maximum three students. Supervision will be given. The paper should not exceed 20 pages of text (figures and tables not included).
Exam code: 
BIK 66001
Grading scale: 
Examination when next scheduled course
Exam organisation: 
Ordinary examination
Total weight: 
Course codeCredit reduction
BIK 6700100
Credit reductions:
Course code:BIK 6700
Credit reduction:100
Sum workload: 

A course of 1 ECTS credit corresponds to a workload of 26-30 hours. Therefore a course of 7,5 ECTS credit corresponds to a workload of at least 200 hours.