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2016/2017  BA-BHAAI1065U  IT Project Management

English Title
IT Project Management

Course information

Language English
Course ECTS 7.5 ECTS
Type Elective
Level Bachelor
Duration Summer
Start time of the course Summer
Timetable Course schedule will be posted at calendar.cbs.dk
Max. participants 120
Study board
Study Board for BSc in Economics and Business Administration
Course coordinator
  • Course instructor - Michelle Antero, Assistant Professor, Zayed University, College of Technological Innovation, Michelle.Antero@zu.ac.ae
    Sven Bislev - Department of Intercultural Communication and Management (ICM)
In case of any academic questions related to the course, please contact the course instructor or the academic director, Sven Bislev at sb.ikl@cbs.dk
Main academic disciplines
  • Project and change management
Last updated on 23/01/2017
Learning objectives
To achieve the grade 12, students should meet the following learning objectives with no or only minor mistakes or errors:
  • Explain the multi-disciplinary skills required by modern IT project managers and the organizational barriers that could affect project success;
  • Estimate project costs using appropriate cost categories;
  • Examine issues that may impact the scope of projects;
  • Prepare and produce project management reports (e.g., project schedules, work breakdown structure);
  • Perform risk assessments and manage identified risks.
Course prerequisites
IT Project Management:
Exam ECTS 7.5
Examination form Home assignment - written product
Individual or group exam Individual exam
Size of written product Max. 10 pages
Assignment type Written assignment
Duration 72 hours to prepare
Grading scale 7-step scale
Examiner(s) One internal examiner
Exam period Summer, Ordinary exam: End of July - beginning of August 2017.

Retake exam: End of September - beginning of October 2017.

3rd attempt (2nd retake) exam: End November - beginning of December 2017.

Exam schedule is available on http://www.cbs.dk/summer http:/​/​www.cbs.dk/​uddannelse/​summer-university-programme/​exam.
Make-up exam/re-exam
Same examination form as the ordinary exam
Home project assignment, new exam question.
Course content and structure

Majority of information technology (IT) implementations are introduced into organizations through projects. The course covers relevant IT project management techniques delivered through practical tutorials and lectures. The aim of this course is to provide experience of IT project management issues in preparation for
managing IT projects.


Class 1: Introduction to IT project management
Class 2: The Project Management and Information Technology Context
Class 3: Project Management Process : Case Study
Class 4: Project Integration Management
Class 5: Project Scope Management
Class 6: Project time management
feedback activity: IT project proposal
Class 7:Project Cost Management
Class 8: Project Quality Management
Class 9: Project Human Resouce Management
Class 10: Project Communication and Risk management
Class 11: Project Procurement Management

Teaching methods
Lectures and tutorials
Student workload
Preliminary assignment 10 hours
Classroom attendance 33 hours
Preparation 144 hours
Feedback activity 7 hours
Examination 12 hours
Further Information

Preliminary Assignment: To help students get maximum value from ISUP courses, instructors provide a reading or a small number of readings or video clips to be read or viewed before the start of classes with a related task scheduled for class 1 in order to 'jump-start' the learning process.


Feedback Activity: A feedback activity defined by the course instructor will take place approx. half-way through the course.


Course timetable is available on http://www.cbs.dk/uddannelse/summer-university-programme/courses.

Expected literature


Kathy Schwalbe: Information Technology Project Management

Jones and Bartlett, 2014

Last updated on 23/01/2017