DOP711 Project Management

Code DOP711
Name Project Management
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Post-graduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Computer Science
Faculty Department of Management Information Technology
Academic staff Jānis Grabis, Lauma Jokste
Credit points 2.0 (3.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation Project is an endeavor with defined start and finish aimed at producing a unique product or service. Project management uses a set of knowledge, skills, tools and technologies to achieve project objectives. Projects in engineering disciples are characterized by high degree of complexity and require systemic approach to their planning, execution and control. The course adopts the project life-cycle approach and covers all phases of the project execution. It focuses on formal and quantitative methods including computational tools used for successful project management..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
The course objective is to attain skills, tools and methods required for systemic management of engineering projects.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Ability to identify project opportunities and to define project scope - Brainstorming session, assignment in project planning and exam
Ability to plan complex projects - Project planning assignment, exam
Ability to control and analyzed project execution - Project control assignment, exam
Ability to use project management information system - Laboratories
Ability to manage project risks - Laboratories
Ability to explain relationships among LSCM and project management - Exam
Ability to present project ideas and results - Assignment presentations
Course prerequisites -

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