4EK603 Project Management

Aims of the course:

This course teaches how to manage projects of new product development from an interdisciplinary perspective. You will learn how to effectively integrate strategy, marketing, design, and manufacturing decisions not only by discussing state-of-the-art frameworks/tools for effective project development in large organizations but also by developing a new product or service idea in a course project.

Learning outcomes and competencies:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to use the following benefits:

  • Comprehension of the managerial and operational challenges associated with each stage of the project process
  • Proficiency with a set of managerial tools and methods for effective product and service development
  • Recognition of the role of multiple disciplines in developing new products and services and the need for their successful integration

Course contents:

  1. Introduction to Project Management
  2. Project Planning Development Economics
  3. Project Control
  4. Project Documentation and Reporting
  5. Activity Scheduling
  6. Project Staffing
  7. Managing Strategic Project Portfolios
  8. Capacity Management of Multiple Projects
  9. Overlapping Multiple Stages of Project
  10. Managing Complexity in Large Projects
  11. Organizational Management in Project Management
  12. Product Development Strategy
  13. Innovation Diffusion in New Project
  14. Outsourcing Project Management
  15. Measuring Project Performance
  16. R&D Project Evaluation and Real Options
  17. Technology Push Project