The course is included in these curricula and study modules


Extension studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


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
- identify pros and cons of multicultural
- 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-
3. Project planning and scheduling
4. Monitoring and controlling project
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


Additional information


Recommended or required reading

Baltic Development Forum, 2016 . State of the
Region Report.
Available at External link-

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… External link

Gardiner,P., 2005. Project Management. A
Strategic Planning Approach. Palgrave
Macmillan. ISBN: 978033398228.

Materials created by the EDU-SMEs and Nobanet

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


  • 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.


Källström Eija


Källström Eija

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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