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Project Management

Module contents

Operative project management
  • Project scope management.
 
  • Project time and indefiniteveness management.
 
  • Project time and indefiniteveness management.
 
  • Project risk management.
 
  • Project human resource management.
 
  • Strategic project management
 
  • Projects and corporate structure.
 
  • Program management.
 
  • Project portfolio management.
 
  • Project management service.
 
  • Project experience management.
 
Module idea
 
One of the most prominent contemporary trends in general management (strategic and operational management) is the increasingly frequent project-based work organisation in the private and public sectors. Project management in the twenty-first century is associated with the implementation of changes in organisations, ensuring economic benefits of project results and positive social and environmental impact for present and future generations.
 
Studies of subjects and materials allow a better understanding of the advantages of applying the PMI, IPMA, PRINCE2 and other international project management standards and the new alternative methodologies (AGILE, SCRUM).
 
The main objectives of the module include the analysis of the project management specifics of different sectors, success assumptions and efficient implementation methods and to decide how the corporate strategy implemented through projects and how projects are managed in the corporate context.
 
Why this module?
 

Constantly changing business environment and business opportunities require regular update, enhancement and development of our knowledge and skills in the field of business management. This module is meant for both top managers and heads of units, including project management services and project managers. It will definitely change the approach and work methods of project owners, product and service managers.

  • You will be able to perform a project management process analysis and objectively assess an organisation’s abilities to perform project-based activities.
  • You will learn to identify priority areas for improvement and harmonise them with organisational strategy.
  • You will become more constructive in planning and implementing identified improvements.
  • You will trust your own solutions more and will be able to substantiate and implement them with less effort thanks to the newly attained theoretical and practical knowledge and experience.
  • You will have a better understanding of the opportunities and challenges that stem from agile project management.

 

Head of module
Dr. Saulius Šimkonis
Consultant and lecturer with over 20 years of practical experience in project, programme and portfolio management.  First national IPMA certification expert in Lithuania certified in IPMA-A, Project Management Professional (PMP) and PRINCE2 Practitioner. Field of research interests: imparting experience in project-based environment. 
 
Module Consultant
Dr. Ralf Müller, BI Norwegian Business School
 
More information about module can be found here.