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PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
SKY420 PROJECT MANAGEMENT 5 3 3 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Elective
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Assoc.Prof.Dr. ŞÜKRAN GÜZİN ILICAK AYDINALP
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to discuss the basic principles of project management in order to develop the ability to define and plan project selection, organization, content, time and costs of the projects, to program and manage projects with the support of computer software.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include the subjects as in introduction to project management, organization of project management, communication in project management, development of management skills in project management, optimal utilization of resources in projects, planning concept and its features, mental and physical evaluation of human factor / distribution of tasks in the project, evaluation of projects in terms of resources (finance, labour, equipment, etc.), main techniques used in project management, computer applications in project management, quality management in projects, problems in project management and elimination of them.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

Identify the concepts related to project management.
Explain the basic principles of project management.
Solve the problems occurring in the projects.
Investigate the projects in terms of optimum utilization of resources, finance and labour.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Introduction to Project Management Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
2 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Organization of Project Management Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
3 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Communication in Project Management Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
4 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Development of Management Skills in Project Management Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
5 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Optimal Utilization of Resources in Projects, Planning Concept and Its Features Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
6 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Mental and Physical Evaluation of Human Factor / Distribution of Tasks in the Project Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
7 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Evaluation of Projects in Terms of Resources (Finance, Labour, Equipment, etc.), Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Main Techniques Used in Project Management Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
10 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Computer Applications in Project Management Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
11 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Quality Management in Projects Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
12 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Problems in Project Management and Elimination of Them Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
13 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Examples of Projects Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
14 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Case Study on Project Management Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
15 Reading the related subject in the coursebook General Evaluation Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Alniak, M.O. (2011), Proje Yonetimi, Beta, Istanbul
Harris, J. (2007) Proje Yonetimi, (Trns. Zaman, M.), Hayat Publications, Istanbul
Harris, J. (1998) Sharpen Your Team's Skills in Project Management, USA: McGraw-Hil

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Describe basic communication theories with the knowledge gained in public relations and publicity.
2
List the main features of communication in items.
3
Interpret the basic characteristics of communication and create a creative solution to ensure reconciliation in an existing communication problem.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use the basic information in the field of Public Relations and Publicity in interdisciplinary studies.
2
Evaluate the knowledge related to social and natural sciences and produce projects in professional life.
3
Tell the basic concepts of public relations and advertising in detail.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze and evaluate social events at national and international level in the light of current debates.
2
Use the leadership, communication and presentation skills in occupational events.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the innovations in the field of communication and important written and oral communication tools related to the field.
2
Write press releases for the purpose of introducing the institution he/she works at or owns.
3
Create communication programs within the public relations and advertising campaign.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use published domestic and foreign data sources related to public relations and advertising in the field of communication and communication area in his / her own works such as articles and projects.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Evaluate the planning processes of past communication programs, public relations and advertising practices.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use communication techniques in the right place, environment and time.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Plan communication programs in the awareness of ethical values in the professional work.

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 14 3 42
Preliminary & Further Study 13 2 26
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 2 5 10
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 6 5 30
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 4 5 20
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 41 0 130
Total Workload of the Course Unit 130
Workload (h) / 25.5 5,1
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0