TIØ5200 - Project Organizations


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Skriftlig 100/100 4 timer

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:
- Fourth 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 exercises. Class room discussion. If there is a re-sit examination, the examination form may be changed from written to oral. The course is held in English if foreign students are present.

Compulsory assignments

  • Exercises

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

To be announced at startup.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2014

Language of instruction: English


Subject area(s)
  • Technological subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Industrial Economics and Technology Management


Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Skriftlig 100/100 2014-12-02 09:00
Room Building Number of candidates
Summer KONT Skriftlig 100/100 2015-08-08 09:00
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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