ENM5112 Project ManagementBahçeşehir UniversityDegree Programs ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT (ENGLISH, NON-THESIS)General Information For StudentsDiploma SupplementErasmus Policy StatementNational Qualifications
Master TR-NQF-HE: Level 7 QF-EHEA: Second Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 7

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
ENM5112 Project Management Spring 3 0 3 8

Basic information

Language of instruction: English
Type of course: Must Course
Course Level:
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Prof. Dr. FAİK TUNÇ BOZBURA
Course Lecturer(s): Instructor ÖZLEM KANGA
Dr. Öğr. Üyesi ALPER CAMCI
Recommended Optional Program Components: MS_Project programme
Course Objectives: This course is designed for senior level industrial engineering students to give the fundamental concepts of project management. The course provides project budgeting, team forming, scheduling, planning with CPM and PERT, resource allocation, time and cost analyses, monitoring/information system and controlling, earned value method.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
I. Recognize the basic principles of modern project management
II. Evaluate a project plan
III. Schedule a project by collecting numerical data about the stages of the project
IV. Conclude whether the project continues according to the plan in terms of schedule, budget and management
V. Apply the project management and scheduling techniques on a practical problem
VI. Use a project management software (MS Project)
VII. Manage a project in MS Project from start to finish

Course Content

1st Week: Introduction to Project Management
2nd Week Organization strategies
3rd Week: Defining the project
4th Week: Project networks I
5th Week Project networks II
6th Week Managing risk
7th Week: Scheduling resources
8th Week: Midterm exam
9th Week: Reducing project duration
10th Week Progress and performance measurement I
11th Week Progress and performance measurement I
12th Week: Leadership and international projects
13th Week: Project audit and closure
14th Week: Summery & Conclusions

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Introduction to Project Management Non
2) Organization strategies Non
3) Defining the project MS_project 1. chapter
4) Project networks I MS-project 1. chapter
5) Project networks II MS-project 2. chapter
6) Managing risk MS-project 2. chapter
7) Scheduling resources MS-project 3. chapter
8) Midterm exam None
9) Reducing project duration MS-project 4. chapter
10) Progress and performance measurement I MS-project 4. chapter
11) Progress and performance measurement I MS-project 5. chapter
12) Leadership and international projects MS-project 6. chapter
13) Project audit and closure MS-project 6. chapter
14) Summery & Conclusions none


Course Notes / Textbooks: Gary, C.; Larson, E. – Project Management – The Managerial Process–5th Edition – Mc.Graw Hill.
References: Clements, Gido - Effective Project Management - 5th Edition - South-Western

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Homework Assignments 4 % 15
Project 1 % 25
Midterms 1 % 20
Final 1 % 40
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours 14 3 42
Study Hours Out of Class 10 6 60
Project 12 3 36
Homework Assignments 11 2 22
Midterms 1 2 2
Final 1 2 2
Total Workload 164

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) To be process oriented
2) To integrate technical specifications with management functions
3) To improve management skills by taking into account the economic, social and environmental conditions
4) To launch fast and agile decision-making process
5) To lead disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams, to develop solution approaches in complex situations, to work individually and to take responsibility.
6) To have conscious of professional and ethical responsibility
7) To be aware of economic and legal implications of engineering solutions
8) To have ability of selection and efficient use of modern techniques, equipments and information technologies for engineering management
9) To have verbal and oral effective communication skills by using visual methods in Turkish and English
10) To have conscious of necessity to lifelong learning
11) To be aware of entrepreneurship, sustainability and innovation
12) To be capable of designing and conducting experiments and collecting data, analyzing and interpreting results