Project Management: fundamentals in project, portfolio and programme management
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The rapid pace of technological change, but also the need for more efficient management systems in companies and organizations, have created a series of techniques and methodologies, which compose what is now known as project management. The scientific debate on project management issues is based on the concept of project, as many human activities can be treated as projects.
In the community of people who manage projects, a project is defined as a set of activities that must be performed in each order and within a certain period to achieve a defined result. The manner of their execution, the duration of each activity, their resource requirements (human and material) and the cash flows (inputs, outputs) that imply the implementation of each activity are the mainstay of the scientific field of project management.
According to the above context, the aim of the course is:
In general, it seeks to enable the student to successfully perceive and balance the threefold time, cost, and quality both in the design and implementation of a project.
Need to create a project
- Basic design principles
- Success and failure factors Project life cycle
- Management of its size (time, cost, risks)
- Monitoring of financial and physical object
- Estimates of duration and cost
- Quality and dimension of projects
- Programs and Project Portfolios
- Project management methodologies
The learning objectives of the course are specified as follows:
Upon successful completion of the course students should be able to: