TIØ5200 - Project Organizations


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 4 hours C

Course content

Introduction to systems thinking and systems theory. Systems regulation and management. Fundamental principles of organizing and organizational design. Organizing project structures. Project investments and economics. Establishing and organizing group work. Tools for enhancing group productivity and effectiveness. Motivating project groups.

Learning outcome

Course position and function:
- First Year mandatory course in Master of Science Programme in Project Management (PROMAN) and shall, together with other programme courses, fulfill PROMAN learning objectives.

Course knowledge dissemination:
- General knowledge concerning projects and project work
- General knowledge concerning project financing and economic management
- Specific knowledge regarding systems theory, both as a theoretical perspective and as a management approach
- General knowledge concerning fundamental principles of organizing and organizational design
- Specific knowledge regarding internal and external organizing of project structures
- Specific knowledge regarding establishing, organizing and improving project teams
- Specific knowledge regarding project participants motivation and leadership.

Course skills development;
- Identifying, defining, evaluation and developing project structures suited for different contexts
- Identifying, defining, evaluation and developing improvements within project project teams and the way they are managed.

Other important learning objectives;
- The students shall, through classroom based discussions and case based exercises develop knowledge and skills regarding how to apply theories and experiences to find practical solutions to project related problems.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and group based, obligatory, exercises. Class room discussion. The course is held in English if foreign students are present.

Compulsory assignments

  • Exercises

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.

Course materials

To be announced at startup.


Detailed timetable


Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Statuskode Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Room *
Autumn ORD Written examination 100/100 C 2018-12-03 15:00
  • * 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.