The course is included in these curricula and study modules

Level/category

Extension studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Optional

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

3

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to prepare the student for managing international projects. Geographical focus area is the Baltic Sea Region (BSR)

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to - plan international projects on an overall level - identify pros and cons of multicultural projects - perform a project stakeholder analysis - assess risks of international projects -use ICTs for international project planning and implementation - actively participate in knowledge transfer in international university-business projects - evaluate results of international projects

Course contents

1. The project management process 2. The role of the project manager and team- members 3. Project planning and scheduling 4. Monitoring and controlling project performance 5. Managing international projects 6. Technical and relational skills in international projects 7. ICTs in international projects 8. Case studies: Experience from companies working with international projects in the Baltic Sea region

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Basic knowledge of Business Administration The course is part of extension studies in "Business in the Baltic Sea Region" Persons who have passed previous courses of the module therefore take precedence in enrollment

Previous course names

N/A

Additional information

None

Recommended or required reading

Baltic Development Forum, 2016 . State of the Region Report. Available at http://www.bdforum.org/reports- publications/state-of-the-region-reports/ Brown,K & Hyer, N., 2010. Project Management: A Team-Based Approach. McGraw-Hill. ISBN: 9780071267519 European Commission, 2014. Supporting the Internationalisation of SMEs. Available at http://s3platform.jrc.ec.europa.eu/documents/20182/84453/Supporting_Internat_SMEs.pdf/f36577c4-53fc-4f44-a02a-d8f5e295158f Gardiner,P., 2005. Project Management. A Strategic Planning Approach. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN: 978033398228. Materials created by the EDU-SMEs and Nobanet networks

Study activities

  • Lectures - 35 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 5 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 33 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 30 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 30 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Completion of assignments, presentations, and a final report.

Teacher

Källström Eija

Examiner

Källström Eija

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

see ARBS

Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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