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Project Management

Description

Objectives

In this course, students will learn two important aspects of project management: a) The theory, methods, and quantitative tools used to effectively plan, organize, and control projects; and b) Hands-on, practical project management knowledge from optimization exercise and application. We will cover the following topics in the course: Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), Critical Path Method (CPM), Linear and Integer Programming (LP/ILP), Design Structure Matrix (DSM), Critical Chain Method (CC), Theory of Constraints (TOC), Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT), Earned Value Management (EVM), Project Risk Management (RM), & System Dynamics (SD).

 

Grading system
50% assignments; 50% final exam.

 

Textbook
De Weck, and R. Haberfellner, Systems Engineering: Principles and Methods for System Design and Management MIT Press, First Edition, 2010 – Chapters 8 through 13 (p. 101-212).

People

 

Gonçalves P.

Course director

Additional information

Semester
Fall
Academic year
2019-2020
ECTS
3
Language
English
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