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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 Prof.Dr. SACİDE VURAL
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
Define the basic concepts of economics, administrative and human sciences.
2
Summarize the basic communication theories with information about the field of Radio Television and Cinema.
3
Communicate and explain the current information about communication with communication theories.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate the knowledge and facts in the field of communication with other areas of social sciences such as law, philosophy, economics, politics, and sociology.
2
Explain the structure and operation of the radio, television and cinema industries and use this information in their professional life.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Using the data sources published in his / her field effectively, he /she conduct research and use the results in his / her studies.
2
Analyze the international media structures and choose the media structure that is appropriate for his/her community.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze and evaluate social events at national and international level through media practices.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Apply his / her knowledge about media management and organization in his / her professional life.
2
Propose individual or team solutions for any problems in professional applications and production.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the developments in the field of communication, the studies related to the field and the mass media tools, and critically discuss the acquired knowledge.
2
Critically interpret the economic, political and sociological dimensions of the media.
3
Recognize universal norms of law and evaluate existing structures in the field of communication in the context of communication law and communication ethics and apply these gains throughout life.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Conduct literature research in a foreign language related to his/her field.
2
Prepare presentations for the film festival in Turkey and abroad, media organizations and communication symposia by using the communication skills.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Defend scientific, social and ethical values in his / her field studies.
2
Create film history, script, fiction, audio and video techniques knowledge and designs short or feature film stages.

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