BIK 6510 Project Management 3

BIK 6510 Project Management 3

Course code: 
BIK 6510
Department: 
Leadership and Organizational Behaviour
Credits: 
15
Course coordinator: 
Anne Live Vaagaasar
Product category: 
Executive
Portfolio: 
Special Course
Semester: 
2019 Autumn
Active status: 
Active
Teaching language: 
Norwegian
Course type: 
One semester
Introduction

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, BI Nettstudier will offer this program..

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

The course builds on BIK 6600 Project Management 1 and BIK 6601 Project Management 2. The compulsory literature from those courses is still of relevance.

In BIK 6510 Project Management emphasis will be on creating an understanding of the role of projects in developing a private or public enterprise. Insight will be given into how one manages a portfolio of projects or a single project. Extra weight will be given to economic analysis of projects. Uncertainty attached to the single project and the portfolio will be discussed.

The learning outcomes for BIK 6600 Project Management 1 and BIK 6601 Project Management 2 are valid also for BIK 6510 Project Management 3. In addition we have the following learning outcomes:

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

  • have basic knowledge of economic analysis of a project
  • have basic knowledge of uncertainty attached to a single project and the project portfolio
  • have basic knowledge of management of a project and a project portfolio
Learning outcomes - Skills

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

  • be able to conduct an economic analysis of a project
  • be able to conduct an uncertainty analysis of a project
  • be able to analyze a professional text on project management and draw own conclusions
  • be able to utilize knowledge from project mnanagement theory on practical and theoretical problems
  • be able to utilize results from research and development work
  • be able to search for and evaluate information about project management in critical and ethical ways
     
General Competence

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

  • have an understanding of the role that could be played by projects in developing public or private enterprises and the society
Course content
  • Management of projects
  • Project control and value creation
  • Uncertainties in project
  • Use of IT tools in project work
  • Project proposals, selection of project short list, cash flow, profitability, cost of capital, risk analysis
  • Work on project thesis
Teaching and learning activities

The teaching will consists of lectures, itslearning, group discussions and project thesis supervision.  

 

Some of the courses demonstration of computer-tools might take place.

Software tools
No specified computer-based tools are required.
Qualifications

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 categoryWeightInvigilationDurationGroupingComment exam
Exam category:
Submission
Form of assessment:
Written submission
Exam code:
BIK 65102
Grading scale:
ECTS
Grading rules:
Internal and external examiner
Resit:
Examination when next scheduled course
100No1 Semester(s)Group/Individual ( 1 - 3)The students must hand in a 25 pages project thesis at the end of the course. The thesis should analyze a topic or problem related to a project or portfolio of projects. Supervision will be given.
Exams:
Exam category:Submission
Form of assessment:Written submission
Weight:100
Invigilation:No
Grouping (size):Group/Individual (1-3)
Duration:1 Semester(s)
Comment:The students must hand in a 25 pages project thesis at the end of the course. The thesis should analyze a topic or problem related to a project or portfolio of projects. Supervision will be given.
Exam code:BIK 65102
Grading scale:ECTS
Resit:Examination when next scheduled course
Type of Assessment: 
Ordinary examination
Total weight: 
100