Leadership and Project Management

Structure Type: Course
Code: ITTA0402
Type: Compulsory
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 3.0 points
Responsible Teacher: Matila, Jukka
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester

Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester
I-TT-2010   3 spring   3.0   2013-01-05   2013-06-18  
I-TT-2011   3 spring   3.0        
I-TT-2012   3 spring   3.0        
I-TT-2013   3 spring   3.0        
TT-2014   3 spring   3.0        
TT-2015   3 spring   3.0        

Learning Outcomes

The student understands basic principles of leadership and project management. She/he can organise, plan and control the project and make also schedule, cost and resource planning for the project. The student knows basic principles of leadership and can lead teams and project groups.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the student 81 h, of which
- scheduled studies 42 h
- autonomous studies 39 h


Management, leadership and self management,
principles of project planning, WBS-structures, scheduling and scheduling techniques, cost and resource planning and risk management. Use of MsProject software in project control.

Recommended or Required Reading

Hokkanen-Mäkelä-Taatila: Alan johtajaksi, 1. painos. WSOY 2008. J. Rodney Turner: The Handbook of Project-Based Management. 3rd Edition. McGraw-Hill 2008.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, exercises, group and project work.

Assessment Criteria

1: The student is able, with guidance, to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit.
3: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently.
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.

Assessment Methods

Numerical assessment, exercises, project work and an examination.