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Бакалаврская программа «Социология и социальная информатика»

Project Management

2022/2023
Учебный год
ENG
Обучение ведется на английском языке
5
Кредиты
Статус:
Курс по выбору
Когда читается:
4-й курс, 1, 2 модуль

Course Syllabus

Abstract

The course is designed for students who are interested in modern approaches to project management. The course focuses on agile approaches to project management considered the most popular frameworks. Students can learn how to plan and coordinate project work using industry best practices, various project management tools: process visualization methods, special software, metrics for assess the effectiveness of project work. Much attention is paid to working with the project team, team launch methods, command state diagnostics, and tools to increase team productivity. Students are trained in specific project management tools at different stages of development, which they can integrate in practice in their team already in the learning process. The course is practice-oriented, involves the extensive use of interactive forms of training: workshops, facilitation, skill training and master classes.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • Build knowledge about current approaches to project management and develop team-building skills for working in demanding environments
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate the ability to catch new knowledge and skills in the fields beyond his/her majoring
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Introduction.
    An introduction to agile project management.
  • Scrum.
    Roles, artifacts and ceremonies.
  • Project milestones.
    Concept (concept). Development. Creating a project plan. Start. Execution. Completion.
  • Process.
    Performance indicators. Metrics for team, process and product.
  • Team.
    The launch of the team. Team coaching. Productivity tools for the team. Motivation and professional burnout.
  • Stakeholders.
    Tools and technics for stakeholder’s engagement.
  • Facilitation.
    The designing and running of successful meetings and workshops in organizational settings.
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Test
    Test consists of open-ended and multiple choice questions. Students get 1 point for each key match (multiple choice questions). As for open-ended question, students get 1 point if they have a clear argument, which addresses the topic and responds effectively to all aspects of the task. The final test can be also retaken if a student was absent for a good cause
  • non-blocking Project
    The project work is progressing throughout 2 modules. It is a team work, so if a student is absent on the final presentation for a good cause he gets their points if his team confirms his participation in the work.
  • non-blocking In-class Participation
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • Interim assessment (2 module)
    0.3 * In-class Participation + 0.4 * Project + 0.3 * Test
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Maximini, D. (2018). The Scrum Culture : Introducing Agile Methods in Organizations (Vol. Second edition). Cham: Springer. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1741933
  • Measey, P. (2015). Agile Foundations : Principles, Practices and Frameworks. London: BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=821933
  • Moran, A. (2015). Managing Agile : Strategy, Implementation, Organisation and People. Cham: Springer. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=969008

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Crowder, J. A., & Friess, S. (2014). Agile Project Management: Managing for Success. Cham: Springer. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=835428
  • Schwaber, K., & Sutherland, J. V. (2012). Software in 30 Days : How Agile Managers Beat the Odds, Delight Their Customers, and Leave Competitors in the Dust. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=443318
  • Varma, T. (2015). Agile Product Development : How to Design Innovative Products That Create Customer Value. [New York]: Apress. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1109180