BIK 6600 Project Management 1

BIK 6600 Project Management 1

Course code: 
BIK 6600
Department: 
Leadership and Organizational Behaviour
Credits: 
7.5
Course coordinator: 
Anne Live Vaagaasar
Product category: 
Executive
Portfolio: 
Special Course
Semester: 
2018 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, 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.
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 66001
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 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).
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 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:ECTS
Resit:Examination when next scheduled course
Exam organisation: 
Ordinary examination
Total weight: 
100
Course codeCredit reduction
BIK 6700100
Credit reductions:
Course code:BIK 6700
Credit reduction:100
Talis literature

Obligatorisk/Compulsory

Book
Authors/Editors År Tittel Edition Publisher StudentNote
Andersen, Erling S.; Grude, Kristoffer V.; Haug, Tor 2016 Målrettet prosjektstyring 7. utg NKI-forl  
Skyttermoen, Torgeir; Vaagaasar, Anne Live 2015 Verdiskapende prosjektledelse   Cappelen Damm akademisk Hele, med særlig vekt på kapittelene; 1,2,4,5,7,8,12 som utgjør 220 sider.

Anbefalt/Recommended

Book
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Esnault, Michel 2005 Prosjektoppstart: du har ikke tid til å ha det travelt   Gyldendal akademisk