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Project Management

Rakennetyyppi: Opintojakso
Koodi: TTKA0806
OPS: TK 2020
Taso: Tradenomi (AMK)
Opiskeluvuosi: 1 (2020-2021)
Lukukausi: Syksy
Laajuus: 3 op
Vastuuopettaja: Norrgård, Kenneth
Opetuskieli: Englanti

Toteutukset lukuvuonna 2020-2021

3001TK2020-1A, TK2020-1B24.8.2020 – 20.12.2020Kenneth NorrgårdEnglanti17.8.2020 – 11.9.2020


The student will know how to plan a project for developing business information systems and how to act as a member in such a project. The student will gain knowledge and understanding in defining, planning, managing and following up project activities.

Opiskelijan työmäärä

Approx. 80h of studies during approx. 14 weeks.

Edeltävät opinnot / Suositellut valinnaiset opinnot



The lectures are online and are available in the VAMK Portal (Moodle).
The theoretical part is divided into 5 parts with Reading to do and other study material to cover (1p = 1h of estimated study work):
Part 0: Getting started – 1p
Part 1: An Overview; The Role of the Project Manager – 10p
Part 2: Project Planning; Mission, Vision, Goals and Objectives – 10p
Part 3: Risk Planning; Control and Evaluation – 10p
Part 4: Work Breakdown Structure; Scheduling – 10p
Part 5: Managing the Project Team; Project Models – 10p

Self tests as quizzes – 25p (a quiz for each part = 5 x 5p)
A small Research Task – 5p


The study material and the language of instruction are all in English and will improve the student´s language skills


Fundamentals of Project Management (4th Edition)
Author: Heagney, Joseph
Publisher: AMACOM Books
Date Published: 09/2011

The book is available virtually on ebrary, the virtual library of Tritonia

Articles, video clips and other material, links provided within the Education Portal.

Opetusmuoto / Opetusmenetelmät

The course is available in a virtual education environment and and consists of several parts and lectures. Each part gives the student new theoretical material to study and in the end submit an assignment.
In some parts there will be self tests. The lectures are available throughout the whole course but the assignments will be given deadlines that must be followed.


The student has actively studied all of the lessons and knows well the basics of project managament and has shown capability to put knowledge into practiceand and has exellent knowledge of the subjects
The student has actively studied all of the lessons and knows the basics of project managament and has shown good knowledge of the subjects
The student has taken part in all of the lessons and is familiar with the basics of project managament and has shown satisfactory knowledge of the subjects


Weekly assignments, self tests, reflections, a small research task. The approach of Task Oriented Learning is used. All study performances will give points and the students are supposed to work and perform during the whole course. The points will be visible in the Portal in "Grades".