Course title
8M202700
Project Management

hirata sadayo
Class name
Project Management
Keywords
  • PMBOK®
  • Motivation
  • Cost
  • Risk
  • Communication
Course description
In all industries, from manufacturing to service and information systems, project management is a necessary tool for businesses and organizations to achieve their objectives and yield results. This course will concretely elucidate the nature and benefits of project management by introducing real-world initiatives from familiar cases and businesses. Students will develop their project management skills through experiential learning of project management methods.
Purpose of class
Students will develop their project management skills through experiential learning of project management methods.
Goals and objectives
  1. You will be able to explain how project management benefits business.
  2. You will be able to practice project management methods.
  3. You will be able to explain the role of a project management.
Language
Japanese
Class schedule

Class schedule HW assignments (Including preparation and review of the class.) Amount of Time Required
1. Guidance
Explanation of the course’s learning objectives, expected outcomes, lecture plans, assignments, and assessment.
You will plan a project where you can practice your own project management.
Investigate cases of project management. 180minutes
2. Experience project management through a game
Students will create projects and compete with each other in effectively achieving a high quality objective within the given time.
Organize lessons of project management experiences.
Fill out the communication sheet.
180minutes
3. Project management in businesses
We will examine project management based on a case study from the manufacturing industry.
Investigate cases of project management in businesses. 180minutes
4. Project management in businesses
We will examine project management based on a case study from the service industry.
Investigate cases of project management in businesses. Fill out the communication sheet. 180minutes
5. Project management in businesses
We will examine project management based on a case study from the information and communication technology (ICT) industry.
Investigate cases of project management in businesses. Fill out the communication sheet. 180minutes
6. Time management
We will learn time management methods by referring to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®).
Investigate cases of time management. Fill out the communication sheet. 180minutes
7. Cost management
We will learn cost management methods by referring to the PMBOK®.
Investigate cases of cost management. 180minutes
8. Stakeholder management
We will learn communication and stakeholder management methods by referring to the PMBOK.
Investigate cases of communication and stakeholder management. Fill out the communication sheet. 180minutes
9. Risk management
We will learn risk management methods by referring to the PMBOK.
Investigate cases of risk management. 180minutes
10. Quality management
We will learn risk management methods by referring to the PMBOK.
Investigate cases of quality management. Fill out the communication sheet. 180minutes
11. Presentation
Report on your own experiences of managing a project and incorporating project management techniques.
Write the final paper. Prepare a presentation. 180minutes
12. Discussion
We will discuss each presentation and how they can be improved.
Revise the final paper. Prepare a presentation. Fill out the communication sheet. 180minutes
13. Presentation
Present the results of the discussion on how your project management can be improved.
Submit the final paper and communication sheet. 180minutes
14. Other information relevant to project management
We will examine the history, organization, and qualifications of project management.
Investigate the history, organization, and qualifications of project management. 180minutes
15. Reflection Reflect all the classes and solve any question about the lessons. 180minutes
Total. - - 2700minutes
Relationship between 'Goals and Objectives' and 'Course Outcomes'

Classroom contribution Papers Total.
1. 25% 25% 50%
2. 15% 15% 30%
3. 10% 10% 20%
Total. 50% 50% -
Evaluation method and criteria
Classroom contribution (providing and presenting information for investigation and analysis): 50%; papers: 50%; a total of 60% or more will be the passing grade.
Textbooks and reference materials
Will be introduced in accordance with need.
Prerequisites
Gather information from newspapers and the media to see how project management figures in background of technological development and business.
Course objectives
Will be explained in class as the need arises.
Office hours and How to contact professors for questions
  • Schedule an appointment or other matters an hour before the class.
Relation to the environment
Non-environment-related course
Regionally-oriented
Regionally-oriented course
Development of social and professional independence
  • Course that cultivates an ability for utilizing knowledge
  • Course that cultivates a basic interpersonal skills
  • Course that cultivates a basic self-management skills
  • Course that cultivates a basic problem-solving skills
Active-learning course
Most classes are interactive
Last modified : Fri Apr 21 04:08:48 JST 2017