China, Wuhan

Project Management – the basic methods involved and when to choose what from a family of methodologies

when 4 September 2016 - 16 September 2016
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 400

Currently lecturing in Project Management for Business-Consultancy International Programme. Qualified as an engineer in Ireland. Postgraduate in Microelectronics at Trinity College Dublin, and in IT Consulting at Danube University Krems. Working for over 30 years in IT industry with international companies in different countries. Experience including: hardware development, design/planning/implementation of telephone & data networks, consulting, customer training.
Course objectives:
- To introduce the theoretical principles and practical applications of project management
- To explore basic methods of traditional project management as used in the various phases of a project
- To further consider contemporary newer and more adaptive approaches to project management and to examine the reasons why a more evolved methodology of this type may be the best-fit for your project.
Content description:
 The essential components of any project and the constraints operating on it will be defined.
 The basic principles of traditional project management will be presented in detail for each stage in the life cycle of a project.
 Examples and case studies will be worked through with students to better illustrate and investigate the processes involved.
 More recently developed and intrinsically more complex approaches to project management will be reviewed and compared.
 Finally, the criteria for choosing the right approach to manage any particular project will be discussed

Course leader

Amanda Delamer MSc, MAS
University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt, Austria.

Target group

european students, all faculties

Course aim

Course objectives:
- To introduce the theoretical principles and practical applications of project management
- To explore basic methods of traditional project management as used in the various phases of a project
- To further consider contemporary newer and more adaptive approaches to project management and to examine the reasons why a more evolved methodology of this type may be the best-fit for your project.

Fee info

EUR 400: Location: Campus of “Jianghan University”
Accommodation: Student Hostel of “Jianghan University”
Fee: € 400 includes accommodation, meals (breakfast and lunch), events and school

Scholarships

no