The course of Project Management deals with the environment in which a project is realized and deeply explore the various aspects to be considered while planning and execute a project. Some topics concerning organization and teamwork are recalled.
Then specifically of Project Management, the notion of project is presented, the project life cycle, the management and operational processes are dealt with. Planning and control techniques are described, monitoring and measuring cost, time and resources performance . Related reporting is presented. Finally, some notions of risk management, technical documentation and configuration control are proposed.
This course aims to provide the student of methodological and operational instruments to develop the capability of cooperating to the management of complex projects, characterized by a complex structure of connection among operational activities and resources.
The course of Project Management is formed by 32 lectures, hold by Prof. Stefano Protto. Afret a brief introduction to the Project Management and some recalls concerning the theory of organization, the course deals with the following topics, some of which dealt in different lessons.
Definition and characteristic of the project
The Project Management
Life cycle and planning
The phases of the live cycle cof the project
Planning and control of the project
The cycle and the intrument of planning and control of the project
Logic planning of the project
Timing and costing planning and control
Costing: Recall of cost accounting
Costing: estimates and budget
Costing: cost control
Elements of risk management
Principles of tecnica documentation
Behavioral and organizationa aspects
Stefano Protto “Concetti e strumenti di Project Management” II ed. 2006 Franco Angeli.
Russel D. Archibald, “Project management. La gestione di progetti e programmi complessi”, ed. Franco Angeli
S. Tonchia “Industrial Project Management”, Springer
Harold Kerzner, “Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling”, only English edition