BIK 6510 Project Management 3
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. The course takes a modern and leadershiporiented approch to project execution, includes both stage gate and agile project methocology, and reflects on the impact og digitalization on comtemporary project execution.
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
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:
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
- have knowledge of commonly used project execution strategies like Prince2
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
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
- 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
The teaching will consists of lectures, itslearning, group discussions and project thesis supervision.
Some of the courses demonstration of computer-tools might take place.
In all BI Executive courses and programs, there is a mutual requirement for the student and the course responsible regarding the involvement of the student's experience in the planning and implementation of courses, modules and programmes. This means that the student has the right and duty to get involved with their own knowledge and practice relevance, through the active sharing of their relevant experience and knowledge.
Higher Education Entrance Qualification
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there may be deviations in teaching and learning activities as well as exams, compared with what is described in this course description.
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||Weight||Invigilation||Duration||Grouping||Comment exam|
Form of assessment:
Internal and external examiner
Examination when next scheduled course
|100||No||1 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.|
|Form of assessment:||Written submission|
|Grouping (size):||Group/Individual (1-3)|
|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|
|Resit:||Examination when next scheduled course|
Student's own work with learning resources
A course of 1 ECTS credit corresponds to a workload of 26-30 hours. Therefore a course of 15 ECTS credit corresponds to a workload of at least 400 hours.