Projects Management 2017/2018
- 6 ECTS
- Taught in Portuguese
- Continuous Assessment
- relevant skillset
1 - Apply knowledge and skills in the management of projects that will allow a more qualified professional life;
2 - Explain the fundamental principles and techniques underlying project planning and management;
3 - Apply the acquired knowledge in practice;
4 - Develop skills to carry out individual research, writing up and case study, by analyzing and reviewing the literature, as well as the respective presentation and discussion.
A. Expositive method for theoretical presentation of program contents.
B. Application of demonstrative and active methods with analysis of real situations and discussion in the classroom.
C. Discussion of the works presented by the students, indicating the strengths and areas to be improved in future work.
Body of Work
1 Project management framework
2 Project management: a guide to innovation and entrepreneurship
3 Project Risk Management
4 Organizational structure and project management
5 Planning and controlling project time
6 Planning and controlling project costs
7 Standardization of Project Management
8. Case studies
António Miguel (2013), “Gestão Moderna de Projectos”, 7a edição atualizada, Editora FCA?
Barceló Miquel, Guillot Sergi (2013), “Gestión de proyectos complejos”, Ediciones Pirámide.
Guia PMBOK (2013), Project Management Body of Knowledge, 5ª edição
Kerzner Harold (2014), “Project Management: Best Practices: Achieving Global Excellence”, 3rd Edition, Wiley.
Mantel S. Meredith J., Shafer S. e Sutton M. (2004), “Core Concepts: Project Management in Practice”, 2nd, Ed., John Wiley & Sons
Roberts Alexander, Wallace William (2016), “Project Management”, Edinburgh Business School.
Roldão Víctor (2010), "Gestão de Projectos: abordagem instrumental ao planeamento, organização e controlo", Monitor?
http://www.pmi.org, Project Management Institute
.1 Project management framework
2 a 3 Project management: a guide to innovation and entrepreneurship
4 Project risk management
5 Organizational structure and project management
6 to 10 Planning and control of project time (individual pre-project evaluation)
11 to 14 classroom game - PM BOX (group case evaluation)
15 to 18 Planning and controlling project time
19 Standardization of Project Management
20 Pitch Project Management (group practical case evaluation)
Demonstration of the syllabus coherence with the curricular unit's objectives
The syllabus contents start from a theoretical framework that intends to frame the importance of project management (sections 1 to 4), allowing objective 2. The subsequent contents (5 to 8) develop the fundamental principles and techniques underlying project planning and management (objective 4) by developing skills to carry out individual research, writing and case study, analyzing, reviewing literature as well as presentation and discussion. The syllabus contents are well structured, allowing students to understand and encouraging autonomous processes of learning and research (objective 1), guaranteeing the application of project management knowledge and skills that will allow a fully qualified professional engagement. Each of the chapters is structured in such a way as to allow individual understanding and relationship with each other, thus achieving the objectives proposed (objectives 1 to 4).
Demonstration of the teaching methodologies coherence with the curricular unit's objectives
The union between the theoretical exposition of the subject (methodology A), with the participation of the students and the analysis of practical examples on the subjects treated in the classes (methodology B) will allow the student to familiarize himself with concepts of project management and the contact with the Real problems they may encounter in their professional life, ensuring that they have adequate knowledge in project management and skills for a more qualified professional life (objectives 1 and 3). The evaluation system adopted in the curricular unit, by stimulating the analysis and discussion of problems in the classroom and valuing research and research, in individual work, increases the student's capacity for analysis and argumentation (methodology C). It ensures that the fundamental principles and techniques underlying project planning and management have been consolidated (objectives 2) and the level of competency development to carry out individual research, writing and case study, analyzing, reviewing the literature, As well as their presentation and discussion.
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