The context of project management
• Principles and variables of project management
• The systemic approach: the logical-hierarchical structures
• Project management applications
• Overview of agile project management
Project organization and management
• Organizational structures for project management
• The role of the project manager
• Management of human resources and communication
• Quality, time and cost management
• Risk management
Strategic and integrated project management
• Project strategies
• Project and design performances
• Project Portfolio Management
• Program Management (Multi-Project Management)
• Project management as investments
• Management of project phases
he course aims to introduce the knowledge of the project management discipline, the context of the projects, the organization and management of the projects, the strategic and integrated management of the project. It also aims to describe the founding principles, the areas of application and the fundamental tools of project management and the consequent organizational structures.
Project management is an increasingly important and emerging discipline in organizations (private or public), destined to enrich the knowledge and skills of several professionals, who derive significant benefit from the methodology and tools, allowing integrate the organizational and management aspects of the projects, and face the improvement and re-organization initiatives with a project vision.
The course allows the student to learn knowledge and develop useful skills for the understanding of the theoretical-applicative principles inherent project management, methodology and tools. The student will achieve the ability to observe, recognize and interpret the context of the projects, the organizational and management aspects, and the integrated management strategy. He will also acquire knowledge and skills aimed at recognizing the organizational approach for projects/processes and their implications on human resources.
• Kerzner Harold (2018), Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling. 11th edition, Wiley. ISBN 978-1118022276
• Material provided during the lessons