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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. KAMİL KAYA
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
Students define the concepts they learned and match them with their corresponding phenomena in the social world.
2
Students interpret concepts and theories taking into account their historical-cultural contexts.
3
Students compare sociological theories with reference to social problems.
4
Students distinguish the significance of ecological, social and economical sustainability for world’s future.
5
Students develop their knowledge on sustainability by the use of information and communication technologies.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students evaluate qualitative and quantitative data of sociological research studies.
2
Students analyse the complicated interactions between the social, cultural, political, economical and demographical phenomena of the global world.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students design a research by their acquired knowledge and experience.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students research field study considering the principle of cultural relativity, scientific and ethical values.
2
Students efficiently apply the most suitable information and communication technologies in their studies.
3
Students use their knowledge on ecological, social and economical sustainability in all aspects of their lives.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students research on problems which reflect on their fields in the global world undergoing rapid and profound change.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students criticize their advanced knowledge and skills in an analytical manner.
2
Students develop their knowledge and skills within the frame of scientific, technological and current developments via adopting the principle of lifelong learning.
3
Students act ethically impartial in their research studies.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students criticize their advanced knowledge and skills in an analytical manner.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students apply the principle of cultural relativity, scientific and ethical values with reference to sustainability throughout their studies in their careers.

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