Opintojakson nimi Integrated Project Management
Opintojakson ajankohta 14.05.2024 - 31.07.2024
Korkeakoulu Metropolia Ammattikorkeakoulu
Opintojakson kieli Englanti
Opintopisteet 5 OP

Opintojakson ala Yhteiskuntatieteiden, liiketalouden ja hallinnon ala
Opettaja William Simcoe
Tarjotaan avoimen opiskelijoille Ei
Taso AMK

Ilmoittautumiskäytäntöihin liittyvät kyselyt
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Integrated Project Management

14.05.2024 - 31.07.2024

Opintojakson kuvaus

Core content learning outcomes (knowledge and understanding) Upon course completion, the student will acquire skills to achieve International Project Management Association (IPMA) first level accreditation – certification; will know how to gain project approval; will have of a cross-disciplinary perspective (i.e., become familiar with and develop perspective and appreciation of reciprocal specialists’ needs, requirements and professional ’culture’), as well as cross-cultural awareness, and will know how all aspects of business are important in formulating strategic plans and especially in implementing them – ethical codes of conduct are also discussed.

Core content learning outcomes (skills) Upon course completion, the student will understand the “rules of the road” of real projects and have increased ability to carry out a project, from project approval and planning to control and implementation; will have had consolidation and further development of existing disciplinary knowledge; will be more effective in communicating in projects and business.

Related competencies of the degree programme (Business degree perspective) This covers competencies from all aspects — from marketing and finance to strategic management, business communication, and IT competencies, etc. and provides the perspective of the other, engineering, students – thereby developing a interdisciplinary perspective.


The basics of project management from an international, integrated perspective: The PMBOK (Project Management Body of Knowledge) in THEORY – management of Integration, Communications, Human Resources, Time, Costs, Quality, Scope, Risk, Procurement, Ethics, and the process phases (planning, implementation, control, and closing). Also marketing, design and engineering issues in research and development, product improvement, new product development, the feasibility study in the industrial project life cycle are all covered.

The focus is also on interrelationships of project management with regard to change management, entrepreneurship, and corporate strategy.





The student has achieved the course objectives fairly. Student will be able to identify, define and use the course subject area’s concepts and models. The student understands the criteria and principles of the expertise development.


The student has achieved the course objectives well, even though the knowledge and skills need improvement on some areas. Student is able to define the course concepts and models and are able to justify the analysis. The student is able to apply their knowledge in leisure, study and work situations. The student understands the importance of expertise in the field of business and is able to analyze his/her own expertise.


The student has achieved the objectives of the course with excellent marks. Student masters commendably the course subject area’s concepts and models. Student is able to make justified and fluent analysis and to present concrete development measures. The student is well prepared to apply their knowledge in leisure, study and work situations. Student is able to analyze the business sector expertise and the development of his/her own expertise.

Opintojakson työskentelytavat ja aikataulutus

This is an intensive, high independent-study course covering a 15-week program in 5 weeks! 1-Lectures on Material provided (given “live” via Zoom and recorder for independent study) 2-Q&A Packets and Review Tools on Theory (short answer but mostly multiple-choice) 3-Case Studies with questions and short paragraph answers

”Live” Zoom Lectures at 14:30 on most Tuesdays and one Thursday – Some assignments due on Thursdays

Again – This is an intensive, high independent-study course covering a 15-week program in 5 weeks!

There will be five dates that have virtual lectures (recorded) and dates when there are no lectures but something is due. A detailed Course Syllabus and Gantt Chart will be provided on May 14 * Starts 14th of May ends June 13 (18th final deadline) – Recorded for individual schedule and independent study: Week 20 14.5 – Lecture (recorded) and 16.5 Preliminary reading and email contact due Week 21 21.5 Lecture (part review – part recorded) and 23.5 – Lecture (recorded) Week 22 No Lectures but quizzes due on Tuesday 28th and Thursday the 30th Week 23 4.6 Lecture (recorded) and 6.6. (D-Day) case assignment due (flexible) Week 24 11.6 Lecture (recorded) and 13.6 Final Review Tool (Exam) sent (Week 25 Optional Final Deadline 18.6 at 17:00 – to be explained)