Study program/study programs: Information Technologies

Study type and level: Master’s applied studies

Course title: Project management and organization

Course status: compulsory


Course objectives

Introducing students to the basic principles of project-based organization of work. Providing practical experience in project planning, monitoring and control.

Course outcomes

Students will gain experience working on a project team during project planning; they will understand organization-related problems of the project team, interaction with users, project schedule, budget allocation, and risk management.

Course content

  Theoretical classes

  • Management – characteristics and functions
  • Management challenges in technology and engineering, and necessary skills
  • Project life cycle and product life cycle
  • Project management in an organization
  • Project management process; standard, process groups, process interactions, process mapping, process documentation
  • Organization and human factor
  • Project selection and formation
  • Engineering design management; project cost estimation
  • Project scope management
  • Time management in a project: activities – definition and scheduling; forecasting duration and resources, control and scheduling changes
  • Quality management; quality planning; quality assurance, quality control
  • Quality standards and their impact on management
  • Human resource management; human resource planning, project team formation, development and management
  • Project communication management; communication planning, information distribution, internal and external reporting, collaboration and team work
  • Risk management; risk management planning, risk identification, qualitative and quantitative analysis of risk, risk response planning, risk control and monitoring
  • Procurement management
  • Contracts and contracting process
  • Technical support and maintenance
  • Trends in project management 


  • Practical classes
  • Organization and realization of team project