KULT3300 - Project management and working in projects


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation

Course content

The course will enable students to make use of their social science background in the workplace. The course focuses on project management and communicative processes that accompany work in project groups. Students gain practical experience and professional knowledge related to
-project management and project development,
-work tools for planning, implementation and dissemination
-knowledge of drivers and barriers for local service innovation

Learning outcome

At the end of the course, the student has knowledge of:
- Basic principles and relevant tools for project management and project work
- The process from a professional idea to the creation of a project or an innovative service
- Importance of various forms of communication within and out from the project
-work tools for planning, implementation and dissemination
-drivers and barriers for local service innovation

At the end of the course, the student can:
- Identify challenges related to communicative processes in different project processes
- Communicate a project's ideas, goals, assumptions, challenges and solutions both verbally and in writing, and report the status and results of projects both verbally and in writing with regard to different recipients.

Learning methods and activities

The course is practical and lectures are followed by exercises related to ongoing projects/own and others' master projects. The students work in groups. Project managers from working life are used to some degree as lecturers. Exercises announced in Blackboard.

Compulsory assignments

  • 66% mandatory presence

Further on evaluation

Portfolio assessment with pass/fail (a minimum level equivalent to grade C is required to pass)
Students who can not attend teaching must pass a written exam with an extra optional curriculum.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Equality and Diversity (MKKS)
Science and Technology Studies (STS) (MSTS)

Required previous knowledge

Students must have admission to the Master's programs in MSTS (Studies of Knowledge, Technology and Society) or MLIMA (Equality and Diversity)

Course materials

Will be announced at course start

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
AVS3010 7.5 01.09.2019
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

No.of lecture hours: 6

Language of instruction: -

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Social Studies
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Interdisciplinary Studies of Culture



Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD work
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Spring ORD work
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Autumn ORD Assignment

Submission 2020-12-07

Submission 14:00

Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Assignment
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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