TS100214 - Introduction to project-based industry


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Oral Exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Oral Exam 100/100 D

Course content

Introduction to the project base industry and its peculiarities. Introduction to how to form good project teams and how to work in teams to develop the best solutions. Distinctive features of projects as a way of working in the maritime industry. Introduction to the interaction between shipping companies, ship designers, shipyards and other actors belonging to the maritime project-based industry. Projects such as working methods and project organisation. Introduction to leadership in projects and project-based industry.

Learning outcome


Documenting thorough understanding of maritime industry and why projects and project based organizing are a favorable working method within the maritime domain. Documenting thorough understanding of the different methods used in projects to maintain and execute good leadership, planning, control and steering as well as innovation and product development in projects.


The student shall understand maritime industry and it’s peculiarities. Further, the student shall understand the basic principles of planning and control of projects, as well as understand how projects are organized and lead. The student shall have basic knowledge of different production methods and forms of projects and their suitability.


The student shall be able to work and contribute as an employee in projects within maritime industry, as well as be able to participate in professional discussions and contribute to the development of good practice.

Learning methods and activities

Lecture, group work, self-study, discussion internally in the group and with guest lecturers.

Compulsory assignments

  • Mandatory assignment

Further on evaluation

The oral exam can be conducted both individually and in groups. Individual grades are awarded.

Mandatory activities: Submission of assignments during the semester, as well as preparation for the final exam.

The oral exam is built upon mandatory activities. This requirement must be completed and approved each semester in order to qualify for the exam.

New and postponed exam: The next the the course is given.

Course materials

Will be announced at the beginning of the semester.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2025

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Ålesund

Subject area(s)
  • Project Management
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Ocean Operations and Civil Engineering


Examination arrangement: Oral Exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn UTS Oral Exam 100/100 D
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Oral Exam 100/100 D
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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