BIK 6601 Project Management 2

BIK 6601 Project Management 2

Course code: 
BIK 6601
Leadership and Organizational Behaviour
Course coordinator: 
Anne Live Vaagaasar
Course name in Norwegian: 
Prosjektledelse 2
Product category: 
Executive - Special Course
2023 Spring
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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 with its own specific teaching.

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. The compulsory literature from that course is still of relevance. In this course BIK 6601 Project Management 2 the emphasis will be on organizing, planning, analysis, reporting, communication and quality in project work.

The learning outcomes for BIK 6600 Project Management 1 are valid also for BIK 6601 Project Management 2. 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 knolwedge of commonly used project execution models, like Prince2 
  • have more in-depth knowledge of organizing, planning, analyzing, reporting, communication and quality of project work
  • have basic knowledge on human cooperation in all phases of project work
  • have basic knowledge on quality assurance of a project
  • understand that there are many different types of projects, which may be treated differently
  • have insight into research and development work within the field of project management
Learning outcomes - Skills

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

  • be able to conduct and use a stakeholder analysis
  • be able to do detail planning of a project
General Competence

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

  • be able to contribute to the development of a project organizational culture within own enterprise through exchange of viewpoints and experiences
Course content
  • Different kinds of projects
  • The project life cycle and its phases
  • Stakeholder analysis
  • Project planning, especially network planning
  • The project manager
  • Project organizing, especially team and leadership
  • Quality assurance of projects
  • Project culture
Teaching and learning activities

The course consists over one semester. The teaching will consists of lectures, itslearning and groupdiscussions.  


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.

Software tools
No specified computer-based tools are required.

Higher Education Entrance Qualification

Deviations in teaching and exams may occur if external conditions or unforeseen events call for this.

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
72 Hour(s)
The students are evaluated through a 72 hours individual home exam.
Exam code: 
BIK 66011
Grading scale: 
Examination when next scheduled course
Type of Assessment: 
Ordinary examination
Total weight: 
Student workload
45 Hour(s)
24 Hour(s)
Student's own work with learning resources
131 Hour(s)
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.