ADV3631 Project ManagementBahçeşehir UniversityDegree Programs ENERGY SYSTEMS ENGINEERINGGeneral Information For StudentsDiploma SupplementErasmus Policy StatementNational QualificationsBologna Commission
Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
ADV3631 Project Management Fall 3 0 3 5
This catalog is for information purposes. Course status is determined by the relevant department at the beginning of semester.

Basic information

Language of instruction: English
Type of course: Non-Departmental Elective
Course Level: Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Dr. Öğr. Üyesi ÖNDER YÖNET
Course Lecturer(s): Dr. Öğr. Üyesi ÖNDER YÖNET
Recommended Optional Program Components: None
Course Objectives: The objective of this course is, within the concept of "project management", to gain the students the ability of designing many projects in life (and in advertising). Hence, in other words, the objective is from the organization of their weddings to designing advertising campaigs, to teach them the steps, main concepts of project management and mediate in their becoming effective and efficient project managers.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
1) To clarify what project is
2) To differentiate what project management is
3) To describe the project life cycle
4) To identify the stakeholders of a project
5) To employ project initiation to any given project
6) To develope a project plan
7) To analyse how to execute a project
8) To determine how to control a given project
9) To formulate how to communicate about a project
10)To organise how to close a project
11)To assess any given project
12)To design a project
13)To manage a project

Course Content

The course will be held two-sided, on one side the students will learn theoretical knowledge about project management, on the other side, by the same time, they will analyse case studies and practise designing their own real-time projects.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Introduction
2) What is a project? What is project management? The players of projects: Who is who in the project management?
3) Project life cycle
4) scope management
5) stakeholder analysis & management
6) Stakeholder analysis & management
7) WBS (Work Breakdown Structure) and OBS (Organizational Breakdown Structure) The project in the organizational structure
8) Quiz-Review-Improving or Catching Up! past subjects.
9) Risk management
10) Risk management, Project budgeting
11) PERT Diagrams and the Critical Path Method
12) PERT Diagrams and the Critical Path Method and resource allocation Determining the final project topics
13) The Monitoring-Controlling Cycle, Determining how to control a given project - The fundamental purposes of control
14) Organising how to close a project


Course Notes / Textbooks: Project Management: A Managerial Approach, Jack R. Meredith, Samuel J. Mantel Jr.,2011.

Managing Projects Large and Small: The Fundamental Skills to Deliver on budget and on Time by Richard Luecke, Harvard Business School Press (March 31, 2004) /
Proje Yönetimi,Richard Luecke, Türkiye İş Bankası Yayınları,2009.
References: The Principles of Project Management (SitePoint: Project Management), Mari Williams, 2008.

Project Management Case Studies,Harold Kerzner,2009

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Homework Assignments 8 % 40
Final 1 % 60
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours 14 3 42
Study Hours Out of Class 14 4 56
Homework Assignments 8 3 24
Final 1 3 3
Total Workload 125

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) Build up a body of knowledge in mathematics, science and Energy Systems Engineering subjects; use theoretical and applied information in these areas to model and solve complex engineering problems.
2) Ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex Energy Systems Engineering problems; select and apply proper modeling and analysis methods for this purpose.
3) Ability to design complex Energy systems, processes, devices or products under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way as to meet the desired result; apply modern design methods for this purpose.
4) Ability to devise, select, and use modern techniques and tools needed for solving complex problems in Energy Systems Engineering practice; employ information technologies effectively.
5) Ability to design and conduct numerical or pysical experiments, collect data, analyze and interpret results for investigating the complex problems specific to Energy Systems Engineering.
6) Ability to cooperate efficiently in intra-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; and show self-reliance when working on Energy Systems-related problems
7) Ability to communicate effectively in English and Turkish (if he/she is a Turkish citizen), both orally and in writing. Write and understand reports, prepare design and production reports, deliver effective presentations, give and receive clear and understandable instructions.
8) Recognize the need for life-long learning; show ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continuously educate oneself.
9) Develop an awareness of professional and ethical responsibility, and behave accordingly. Be informed about the standards used in Energy Systems Engineering applications.
10) Learn about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; develop an awareness of entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainable development.
11) Acquire knowledge about the effects of practices of Energys Systems Engineering on health, environment, security in universal and social scope, and the contemporary problems of Energys Systems engineering; is aware of the legal consequences of Energys Systems engineering solutions.