Project management (2020)
Anne Louise Strange Vaarby
Autumn (13-week period)
Language of instruction
Competences corresponding to semesters 1-4 of the programme Bachelor of Engineering in Biotechnology.
The course is focused on the tasks involved in being a project manager, project organization, and the special structural, cultural, and relational terms that are significant of projects.
The course comprises aspects related to project management in businesses and organizations:
- Setting milestones and organization of projects
- Management of projects, project planning
- Risk analysis
- Stakeholder analysis
- Project portfolio management and governance
- Agile project management
On completion of the course, the student is expected to be able to:
- Account for theories, terms, and methods within project management
- Reflection on the application of theories, terms, and methods within the structural and cultural settings of a project
- Make and apply methods and tools for project management in relation to the specific terms and relations within a given organization
- Evaluate, prioritize, and make progress in the management-related tasks of a project
- Be able to perform project management in relation to the objectives, performance, stakeholders, finance, values etc. for a given business or organization
- Be able to communicate the management related tasks of the proect to people from various professions
- Development of own practice in relation to project management
Seminars and group work
Qualifications for examination participation
- Fulfilment of the requirements for compulsory participation as given in the study programme part 2.4.
- Participation in all planned teaching activities
All shall be executed pursuant to guidelines set out by the course manager.
Examination and aids
- Submission of individually prepared synopsis
- Individual oral examination based on synopsis. Duration of examination: 30 min.
Permitted aids: Synopsis. No access to the internet.
The final marking marking will be an overall assessment of the written synopsis and the performance at the oral examination.
The 7-point grading scale