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Integrated Project Management (1 º Sem 2016/2017)

Code: L6017
Acronym: L6017
Level: 1st Cycle
Basic: No
Teaching Language(s): English, Portuguese
Friendly languages:
Be English-friendly or any other language-friendly means that UC is taught in a language but can either of the following conditions:
1. There are support materials in English / other language;
2. There are exercises, tests and exams in English / other language;
3. There is a possibility to present written or oral work in English / other language.
1 6.0 0.0 h/sem 36.0 h/sem 0.0 h/sem 0.0 h/sem 0.0 h/sem 0.0 h/sem 1.0 h/sem 37.0 h/sem 113.0 h/sem 0.0 h/sem 150.0 h/sem
Since year 2016/2017
Pre-requisites None
Objectives Present and develop the concepts, methodologies and tools needed for an effective management of the projects developed in private and public organizations.
Program 1. The subject of Project Management.
Project Management Framework by PMI;Business Realization;Business Cases;Why do Projects exist
2. Main Concepts of Project Management Science.
Project vs Operations;Triple Constraint;Projects, Programs and Portfolios;Different Perspectives about success and failure;Critical Success Factors;Stakeholders;The Project Life-cycle;Knowledge Areas;Organizational Structure and PMO's;Project Manager Skills
3. Project Initiation
Business Case;The Project Charter;Stakeholder Identification and Management
4. Project Planning
Scope Planning: the Work-Breakdown Structure (WBS);Introduction to Ms Project;Gantt Charts and milestones;Precedence Diagram Method (PDM);Planning cost;Planning time and resources: Optimization;Planning risk;Planning Communication
5. Project Monitoring & Control.
The control process;Measuring progress;Earned value Management (EVM);Project Status Report
6. Project Closure.
Lessons Learned;Administrative closure
Evaluation Method OPTION 1
Along the term:
10% Involvement in class activities
20% Group assignment
20% Individual assignment
50% End-of-term exam
The end-of-term exam requires a minimum grade of 10 (over 20) points. Passing grade requires an overall average of 10 or above.
Teaching Method During the term the following methodologies will be used:
1. Traditional / lectures.
2. Analysis and solution of exercises.
3. Discussion of case studies and other texts.
4. Execution of group assignments.
5. Self-study for end-of-term exam.

Observations Students covered by the Regulamento Interno para Estudantes com Estatutos Especiais must contact the course responsible during the 1st course week in order to define the learning and evaluation processes.
Basic Bibliographic - Kerzner, Harold. (2013). Project Management, A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Control, 11th edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., N.Y
Complementar Bibliographic - PMI. (2012). A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide). Management (Vol. 1, p. 459).

- Verzuh, Eric. (2015). The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 5th ed

- Meredith, Jack R.; Mantel, Samuel J., (2012), Project Management: A Managerial Approach, 8th. ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., N.Y.