MAN 405 – Management of Projects and Agreements

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MAN 405 – Management of Projects and Agreements; Weekly hours: 2+0, ECTS: 4
The purpose of this course is to obtain an understanding of project management and its principles in a contemporary project environment. It aims to introduce students to the language used by practitioners in conjunction with the terminology recognized by the Project Management Institute (PMI). The first part of the module will cover the five basic process groups of the Project management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) guide, namely, the Initiation (Scoping), Planning, execution (Launching), Monitoring and Control, and Closing of projects. The second part of the module will focus on the project management life cycles and strategies, adaptive project management approaches, and project portfolio management. The course covers the following topics: Introduction to Project Management, Project Initiation and Selection, Project Life Cycle, Project Planning, Project Teams and Scheduling, Project Portfolio Management, Alternative Project Management Approaches, Project Management Lifecycle, Project Planning and Managing Risk, Project Implementation, Project Control and Reporting, Project Evaluation, Learning Outcomes, Project Closure.