COURSE UNIT TITLE

: PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type Of Course D U L ECTS
ETE 3025 PROJECT MANAGEMENT ELECTIVE 2 0 0 4

Offered By

Faculty of Engineering

Level of Course Unit

First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)

Course Coordinator

ASISTANT PROFESSOR BURCU FELEKOĞLU

Offered to

Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Computer Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Course Objective

Giving information about the main stages of project management and the project management tools and techniques used for project planning, execution and control.

Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit

1   Learn the main stages of project management
2   Learn the project management techniques
3   Learn project organization types
4   Ability to use Critical Path Method (CPM)
5   Learn Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT)
6   Learn öethods for resource smoothing and project crashing

Mode of Delivery

Face -to- Face

Prerequisites and Co-requisites

None

Recomended Optional Programme Components

None

Course Contents

Week Subject Description
1 Introduction to project management
2 Project lifecycle and project management
3 Strategic planning and project selection
4 Project organization and defining the project
5 Estimating time and cost of the project
6 Developing a project plan and scheduling
7 Project crashing
8 Mid-term exam
9 Risk management
10 Reseource planning
11 Quality and communication management
12 Project control and performance evaluation
13 Project presentations
14 Project presentations

Recomended or Required Reading

Gray, C.F.,Larson, E.W. Project Management: the Managerial Process, 4th Ed., McGraw-Hill, 2008.
Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge: (PMBOK Guide), 5th ed.  Project Management Institute, 2013.
Meredith J.R., Mantel S. J. Project Management: A Managerial Approach , 8th ed. Wiley, 2011.

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, discussions, case studies and a group project.

Assessment Methods

SORTING NUMBER SHORT CODE LONG CODE FORMULA
1 MTE MIDTERM EXAM
2 PRJ PROJECT
3 FIN FINAL EXAM
4 FCG FINAL COURSE GRADE MTE * 0.15 + PRJ * 0.35 + FIN * 0.50
5 RST RESIT
6 FCG FINAL COURSE GRADE MTE * 0.15 + PRJ * 0.35 + RST * 0.50


*** Resit Exam is Not Administered in Institutions Where Resit is not Applicable.

Further Notes About Assessment Methods

None

Assessment Criteria

Evaluation criteria of this course include a mid-term exam, a group project and a final exam. In the group project students will conduct a real life project where they will apply the knowledge and tools they learned in this course.

Language of Instruction

English

Course Policies and Rules

To be announced.

Contact Details for the Lecturer(s)

Asst.Prof.Dr.Burcu Felekoglu, burcu.felekoglu@deu.edu.tr

Office Hours

To be announced.

Work Placement(s)

None

Workload Calculation

Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Lectures 11 2 22
Preparation before/after weekly lectures 11 1 11
Preparation for midterm exam 1 15 15
Preparation for final exam 1 30 30
Preparing Group Assignments 1 20 20
Final 1 2 2
Mid-term exam 1 2 2
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours) 102

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

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