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 Fall 3 0 3 6
The course opens with the approval of the Department at the beginning of each semester

Basic information

Language of instruction: En
Type of course: Departmental Elective
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
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 Outputs

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: 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
Attendance 0 % 0
Laboratory 0 % 0
Application 0 % 0
Field Work 0 % 0
Special Course Internship (Work Placement) 0 % 0
Quizzes 0 % 0
Homework Assignments 4 % 15
Presentation 0 % 0
Project 1 % 25
Seminar 0 % 0
Midterms 1 % 20
Preliminary Jury 0 % 0
Final 1 % 40
Paper Submission 0 % 0
Jury 0 % 0
Bütünleme % 0
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours 14 3 42
Laboratory 0 0 0
Application 0 0 0
Special Course Internship (Work Placement) 0 0 0
Field Work 0 0 0
Study Hours Out of Class 10 6 60
Presentations / Seminar 0 0 0
Project 12 3 36
Homework Assignments 11 2 22
Quizzes 0 0 0
Preliminary Jury 0 0 0
Midterms 1 2 2
Paper Submission 0 0 0
Jury 0 0 0
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) Have sufficient theoretical background in mathematics, basic sciences and other related engineering areas and to be able to use this background in the field of energy systems engineering.
2) Be able to identify, formulate and solve energy systems engineering-related problems by using state-of-the-art methods, techniques and equipment.
3) Be able to design and do simulation and/or experiment, collect and analyze data and interpret the results.
4) Be able to access information, to do research and use databases and other information sources.
5) Have an aptitude, capability and inclination for life-long learning.
6) Be able to take responsibility for him/herself and for colleagues and employees to solve unpredicted complex problems encountered in practice individually or as a group member.
7) Develop an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
8) Develop an ability to apply the fundamentals of engineering mathematics and sciences into the field of energy conversion.
9) Develop an understanding of the obligations for implementing sustainable engineering solutions.
10) Develop an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
11) Realize all steps of a thesis or a project work, such as literature survey, method developing and implementation, classification and discussion of the results, etc.