Learning materials are provided in Optima. Also the following works will be consulted: Bailey, S. 2011. Academic writing: a handbook for international students. 3rd edition. London: Routledge. Dawson, C. 2009. Projects in computing and information systems. 2nd edition. Harlow: Addison-Wesley. Lock, D. 2013. Naked Project Management: the bare facts. Gower. Ojasalo, K., Moilanen, T. & Ritalahti, J. 2009. Research-oriented approach. Partially translated from: Kehittämistyön menetelmät – Uudenlaista osaamista liiketoimintaan. Helsinki: WSOY.
During the study unit students will familiarise themselves with the basic principles of project management and receive guidance on communication requirements and tools for carrying out academic and project-related work.
The study unit contains work on the following topic areas:
- Research and development in academic projects
- Project planning, scheduling and risk management
- Teamwork and collaboration
- ICT tools for project management and documentation
- Preparing project-related communications (project plan, project report and presentation)
- Academic writing (referencing, style and tone, structure and organisation)
The evaluation is based on the office and project management exams, academic essay, project plan and project evaluation assignment. A detailed description of the assessment criteria is given in the virtual learning environment.
01.08.2020 - 31.12.2020
18.05.2020 - 24.05.2020
20 - 40
Laurea Leppävaara, tiko
Sebastian King, Riku Salmenkylä
Degree Programme in Business Information Technology (NIA), Laurea Leppävaara
By arrangement with the lecturer in charge.
Details to be posted in Optima.
5 credits = 135 hours of student`s work.
Online in the autumn semester