This course provides a systematic and thorough introduction to all aspects of project management. Projects are an increasingly important aspect of modern business.
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This course provides students with insight on key aspects and challenges of Project Management (PM). Students will understand the importance of Project Management across all avenues of work, from producing a Hollywood movie to constructing a skyscraper to upgrading IT systems. They will understand that PM skills are critical to most careers and that they can be applied at most businesses and professions. This course will emphasize the tools that improves the student’s ability to plan, implement and manage projects during their entire life cycle, from scoping the project until its closure, including the methodologies of estimating time and costs for completion and the measurement of progress and performance. A special focus will be given on effective Leadership in typically quite heterogenous teams, on Organisation and on Risk Management, defining success factors and those factors that contribute to time and cost overruns and potentially to the failure of a project. During this course numerous specific projects across different industries will be analysed for the