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Introduction to Project Work

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: ET00BN25
Curriculum: ETE 2023
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 1 (2023)
Semester: Spring
Credits: 5 cr
Responsible Teacher: Niemelä, Riitta
Language of Instruction: English

Courses During the Year 2023

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
3001ETE2023-1, ETE2023-1A, ETE2023-1B, ETE2023-1C, ETE2023-1D2023-01-09 – 2023-04-30Adebayo AgbejuleEnglish2022-12-01 – 2023-01-16

Still need to take the course? See the courses during the academic year 2023-2024.

Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives
The course provides on information the drivers of project management and how projects are becoming important in current business environment. Projects are no longer about dealing with sequence of steps required to complete the project on time. It consists of supply chain process that starts with working with customers and suppliers, creating a disciplined way of prioritising effort and resolving trade-offs, working simultaneously on all aspects of the project in multi-functional teams. It requires much closer links between project teams and downstream activities, such as in new product development, integration with manufacturing, logistics and after-sales support.

Learning outcome
The objective of the course is directed at the following learning outcome and competences:
developing a solid understanding of the context of a project such as the frameworks and the environments of working in projects.
acquiring knowledge about how to manage the project process including dealing with stakeholders and doing the initial planning.
students will gain knowledge how about to work in projects taking into consideration about the technical skills and socio-cultural dimensions.

Student's Workload

Total hours are 135 of which 45 h scheduled studies and 90 h autonomous studies.
The assessment of student’s own learning 1h is included in contact lessons.


Structures and frameworks of projects,
project organizations,
initial planning,
cost and time planning,
risk management and opportunities,
problem solving and decision making,

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Project Management. 5th Edition by Harvey Maylor and Neil Turner

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, Teamwork and Project work.

Assessment Criteria

1: The student is able, with guidance, to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit.
3: The student can utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently.
5: The student can utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently and is able apply the learnt knowledge in new contexts

Assessment Methods

Active participation, team works, exams and project work.