Project Management for Planners


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Students completing the module acquire the following: 

Learning objectives


  • must have knowledge about project management theories, models and tools
  • must have knowledge about how to combine theories, models, and tools as well as the strength and weaknesses regarding these combinations
  • must have knowledge about documentation requirements
  • must have knowledge about project economy models
  • must have knowledge about dialogue-based collaboration including conflict anatomy, the cycle of conflict, conflict development and psychological mechanisms in conflicts
  • must have knowledge of typical pitfalls in project management and their solution strategies


  • must be able to understand the basic principles in project economy
  • must be able to carry out risk assessment
  • must be able to create and close a project
  • must be able to account for how critical phases and problems can be avoided or minimised


  • must be able to plan, control and assist in leading large projects

Type of instruction

E-learning modules. Workshops



Name of examProject Management for Planners
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Permitted aids
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 for planlæggere
Module codePLBEMK23303
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Education ownerMaster of Science (MSc) in Engineering (Urban, Energy and Environmental Planning)
Study BoardStudy Board of Planning and Surveying
DepartmentDepartment of Sustainability and Planning
FacultyThe Technical Faculty of IT and Design