Project Control and Follow Up

Structure Type: Course
Code: IKTS2106
Type: Elective
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 5.0 points
Responsible Teacher: Ketola, Pekka
Teacher Team: Saarikoski, Lotta ; Ketola, Pekka ; Billing, Mika ; Rantasalo, Marko
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester

Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester
I-KT-2010   4 autumn   5.0        
I-KT-2010V   4 autumn   5.0        
I-KT-2011   4 autumn   5.0        
I-KT-2011V   4 autumn   5.0        
I-KT-2012   4 autumn   5.0        
I-KT-2012V   4 autumn   5.0        
I-KT-2013   2 spring   5.0        
KT-2014   2 spring   5.0        
KT-2014V   3 autumn   5.0        

Learning Outcomes

The student knows the fundamentals of projct management and project control, knows how to draw up a project plan and control the project implementation. The student knows the principles of cost and resource control. The student can draw up a project plan using project control sotfware.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the student 135 h, of which
- scheduled studies 70 h
- autonomous studies 65 h
The assessment of student’s own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Entrepreneurship and Business Administration
Cost and Profitability Accounting


Forming a project organisation, schedule, resource and cost planning, project control, follow up and reporting, drawing up a project plan and project scheduling with project control software.

Recommended or Required Reading

Artto-Martinsuo- Kujala: Projektiliiketoiminta. WSOY 2008.
Risto Pelin: Projektinhallinnan käsikirja. Projektijohtaminen Oy Risto Pelin, 2002.
Other material given by lecturer. MSProject –software.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, group work, project work, exercises.

Assessment Criteria

5: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently and is able apply the learnt knowledge in new contexts.
3: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently.
1: The student is able, with guidance, to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit.

Assessment Methods

Numerical assessment: examination 50%, project work 50%