MHRE314 Project Management

Анотация:

Practical and ready-to-be-applied course, with total duration of 30 class-hours, using appropriate training and learning forms:

І. Individual work with training materials

• Working with a reader – reading, experience-based reflection, setting a concept, applying in-bedded assignments, analysis assignments, study of work environments and practices

• Work with science publications and printed sources

• Work with electronic resources

• Development of tutor-marked and assessed written assignment, by any student

• Development of group projects.

ІІ. Interactive group-works and workshops, discussions, class assignments for understanding and skills development/ improvement

• Problem-solving workshops for forming/ development of personal characteristics

• Self-development and virtual discussion and problem-solving groups

• Tutor facilitated on-line and off-line discussions

• Video conference workshops.

As general aim of the course, the students are expected to acquire a set of concepts, models and applicable tools for project cycle management and planning with special focus on people, teams and processes.

The course provides for:

• A kernel (system) of knowledge – main concepts, models and approaches to project cycle management (PCM);

• Approaches and tools for setting and managing discreet project activities, at any stage of PCM;

• Elaboration of skills for applying these models in particular situation/ settings/ environments, by systematic use of appropriate tools;

• Analyses of people’s roles and managing people within PCM;

• Analysis of project manager’s/ Team leader’s role and his/ her functions;

• Analysis of other major roles in the PCM.

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Управление и развитие на човешките ресурси (на английски език)

Преподавател(и):

доц. Мария Иванова  д-р
гл. ас. Юлиана Хаджичонева  д-р

Описание на курса:

Компетенции:

Successful students will:

1) know:

• Concepts and models for PCM;

• Approaches and tools for analyzing and planning projects’ activities;

• The main human roles in PCM;

• Instruments for work-breakdown, detailed planning, risks’ description and assessment, planning resources and budgets;

• The main requirements towards crucial stakeholders.

2) be able to:

• Apply and use appropriate instruments for environment scanning, gaps assessment, project’s product(s) description;

• Analyse and articulate the requirements/ expectations of the main stakeholders;

• Set adequate, appropriate and measurable project aims, in line with organizational targets;

• Describe in systematic manner the scope of the project, the limitations of project scope, appropriate assumptions and pre-conditions;

• Apply systematic analysis of applicable categories of risks, risk assessment, and mitigation/ risk avoidance activities planning;

• Plan and measure needed efforts, durations, timings, resources and competencies, as elements of detailed work-plans and budgets;

• Plan and implement appropriate organisation, communication and reporting systems within project teams;

• To design and present adequate Terms of Reference for a particular project.


Предварителни изисквания:
Students should have knowledge and/ or skills in:

• Managing people and processes.



Форми на провеждане:
Редовен

Учебни форми:
Лекция

Език, на който се води курса:
Английски

Теми, които се разглеждат в курса:

Литература по темите:

• Bazlyankov, L., Project Management, Reader, NBU, 2012 (English version)

• Brown, M. Successful Project Management in a week, IM Foundation, Headway Hoddler and Stoughton, 1994

• Кендал, Б., Управление на човешките ресурси, УНСС, 1995

• Lock, D. The Essentials of Project Management, Gower, 1998

• Project Management Guide, European Commission, Method and Instruments for Project Cycle Management, Office for official publications of the European communities, 1997.

Средства за оценяване:

Additional pre-conditions for forming the final score: The final score is computed by two written exam components – test and written report on specific issue, with the same weight – 50% each.