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 Optima.
28.08.2018 - 21.12.2018
14.05.2018 - 31.05.2018
Laurea Leppävaara, tiko
Sebastian King, Riku Salmenkylä
The project management part of the study unit is linked to work done on another study unit.
NIA Degree Programme in Business Information Technology, Laurea Leppävaara
The exam dates are offered during the contact sessions.
- Project management exam
- Office exam
5 credits = 135 hours of student`s work.
Weekly meetings on the Leppävaara campus in the autumn semester