Course name: Project management
Course code: FOR025F
Education cycle: The course is given in at campus Luleå iand on distance, involving compulsory seminars and home assignments.
Course syllabus is decided by: Sara Thorgren
Examiner: Fredrik Backlund
Entry requirements: Students must be enrolled in a PhD programme at LTU to follow the course.
Intended learning outcomes: The course should provide students with knowledge and skills in project management, i.e. principles, methods and tools. Using doctoral studies as a case, an additional aim is to support students with capabilities to managing their own doctoral project more efficiently and effectively.
Course content: The course includes different aspects of project and project management, and how doctoral studies can be seen from a project management perspective. A specific focus is project planning, and how doctoral studies can be planned as a project.
Course methods: The course consists of seminars, webinars and home assignments, with focus on project management theory and the development of a project plan.
Examination format: Examination is based on active participation and home assignments. Oral examination is also included, based on the developed project plan.
Grading scale: Pass/Fail
Literature: Recommended literature is basic books in project management , for example "Project Management" by Bo Tonnquist, Sanoma Utbildning. In addition, some research papers and power point slides will be included.
Course period: LP 1 2019 and 2020.
Send application to: email@example.com Include personal number, LTU department and all contact information in the message. Application is due on Aug 26th each year.
Contact person: Associate Professor Fredrik Backlund (Industrial management and engineering), e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.