TS500915 - Project Management


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Project
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Project 100/100

Course content

Project selection- Project characteristics and success criteria- Project management and leadership- Identification, evaluation and control of risks in projects- Conflict management-Project stakeholder analysis and management- Planning to optimization of demanding marine projects

Learning outcome

Having passed the exam it is expected that the candidate:

  • has advanced understanding of what a project is and a forundation for planning, organizing and controlling projects
  • has thorough knowledge of the scholarly theories and methods in the field of project management
  • can apply knowledge to new areas within the academic field of project management
  • can analyze academic problems on the basis of the history, traditions, distinctive character and place in society of the academic field of project management
  • can analyze and deal critically with various sources of information and use them to structure and formulate scholarly arguments within project management
  • can analyze existing theories, methods and interpretations in the field of project management and work independently on practical and theoretical problems
  • can use relevant methods for research and scholarly development work in an independent matter
  • can carry out an independent, limited research or development project under supervision and in accordance with applicable norms for research ethics.
  • can analyse relevant academic, professional and research ethical problems
  • can apply his/her knowledge and skills in new areas in order to carry out advanced assignments and projects
  • can communicate extensive independent work and terminology of the academic field of project leadership
  • can communicate about academic issues, analyses and conclusions in the field of project leadership, both with specialists and the general public
  • can contribute to new thinking and innovation processes within project leadership.

Learning methods and activities

Teaching methods and activities Lectures, individual and group exercises (some to be presented in class) to ensure a thorough understanding of how the theory can be applied in realistic situations.

Compulsory assignments

  • Oblig

Further on evaluation

Individual report. Re-sit examination: Students who failed the exam or have a legitimate leave of absence from the exam, will be allowed to re-sit the exam during the next re-sit opportunity. Compulsory activities from the previous semester can be approved by the department. The student must have 80% attendance in the course in order to register for the exam. Special cases are assessed individually by submitting an application to the Study Program Manager. The report shall be submitted in NTNU's Learning Management System INSPERA as one pdf-file.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Management of Demanding Marine Operations (MLAKMO)
Operational Maritime Management (830MDO)

Course materials

Relevant scientific literature provided by lecturer in advance of the start of the subject.

More on the course



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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2025

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Ålesund

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Ocean Operations and Civil Engineering


Examination arrangement: Project

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