Project management

2024/2025

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The module gives the student an introduction to different types of project management philosophies and their affiliated tools and methods. This includes a focus on how projects unfold across a life cycle and how different tools and techniques can be applied in project initiation, planning, execution and evaluation.

Learning objectives

Knowledge

The objective is that the student after the module possesses the necessary knowledge on:

  • different types of projects and their particularities
  • traditional and agile project management philosophies and central tools and methods from the traditional and agile PM toolbox
  • the main challenges of managing projects across their life cycle and can outline different approaches to assessing and managing project success

Skills

The objective is that the student after the module possesses the necessary skills in:

  • developing a useful project scope for a specific project
  • applying appropriate PM tools and techniques for project initiation, planning, execution and evaluation
  • evaluating a specific project context from the perspectives of purpose, people, complexity and uncertainty

Competences

The objective is that the student after the module possesses the necessary competences in:

  • justifying the choice of PM philosophy, methodology and tools for a specific project context
  • articulating reflections and learnings from the application of a specific methodology and tools
  • reflecting on project success and its roots in the context of a specific project.
  • independently and successfully managing simple projects – or integrate easily as project team member in complex projects

Exam

Exams

Name of examProject management
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
ECTS10
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleProjektledelse
Module codeKASUS202310
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS10
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Economics and Business Administration
DepartmentAalborg University Business School
FacultyFaculty of Social Sciences and Humanities