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Project Management

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: TLVP1304
Type: Compulsory / Basic Studies
Curriculum: KT 2014V
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 1 (2014-2015)
Credits: 4 cr
Responsible Teacher: Ketola, Pekka
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2014-2015

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
4 2015-01-05 – 2015-05-17Kenneth NorrgårdFinnish2014-12-08 – 2015-01-12
5I-ST-1V, I-TT-1V2015-01-05 – 2015-05-23Pekka KetolaFinnish2014-12-08 – 2015-01-12

Still need to take the course? See the courses during the academic year 2018-2019.

Learning Outcomes

The student knows the principles of project management, can make a project plan and lead the project in execution. The student knows the principles of time, cost and resource management in projects and uderstands the importance of risk management. The student can make the schedule, set the resources and estimate the costs of the project using MsProject software.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the student 108 h, of which
- scheduled studies 40 h
- autonomous studies 68 h
The assessment of student’s own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Basics of cost calculations
Entrepreneurship and Business


Building up a project organisation, making a project plan,
project time, cost and resource planning,
project control, follow up and reporting.
Sceduling and resourcing the project, estimating the costs of the project using project planning software.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Risto Pelin: Projektinhallinnan käsikirja.
Projektijohtaminen Oy Risto Pelin 2009, kuudes painos.
A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK, 4th edition. Project Mangement Institute 2008.
SFS-ISO 21500 Guidance on Project Management, Finnish Standards Association SFS 2012.
MSProject –software.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, group work, exercises, project work.

Assessment Criteria

5: The student is able to utilize the methods and concepts of project management independently in challenging contexts of project management.
3: The student is able to use the methods andd concepts of project management and understands their importance for successfull projects.
1: The student recognize and uderstands different methods and concepts of project management.

Assessment Methods

Numerical assessment: examination 50%, project work 50%.