The course aims at introducing the students in the characteristics of project-based operations and offering them the opportunity to practicing on the tools and techniques for the planning and control of projects. Three sectors will be specifically addressed - Oil and Gas, civil and ICT - in order to share practical techniques to manage small, large and mega projects. The course deals with the following topics:
Project and project management. Project organization along the project life cycle.
The project planning phase: scope, time and cost management.
The project control phase: scope, time and cost management.
Project management tools: Work Breakdown Structure, Gantt Diagrams, Network Techniques, S curves, EVMS and Project Balance.
The program will be based on lectures, practical exercises, working groups and the specific focus on 3 sectors with testimonials from 3 industries: civil sector, Oil&Gas EPC sector and ICT.
Notes on methods of assessing
Submission of a project work assignment that will be framed during the course and then developed by teams composed by max 3 people with different academic backgrounds.
Information in English to support internationalization