Project Management

University of Glasgow

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Project Management

  • Host University

    University of Glasgow

  • Location

    Glasgow, Scotland

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • SCQF Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course description

    Projects and project management are key elements in many managers? lives. Some organizations, particularly in the areas of consultancy and information technology, use projects as a normal mode of operations and virtually all organizations rely on projects to introduce new initiatives or one-off developments. Even as a student, you are likely to find these techniques useful in managing your own efforts on projects such as assignments and your dissertation. The specialized management techniques developed for managing projects are useful across disciplines and in both public sector and industrial or commercial organizations. A study of project management may provide key management skills that can be very usefully applied early in your professional career.

    Learning and teaching methods

    20 hours of lectures (10 x 2 hours)

    Course texts

    K.B. Brown & N.L. Hyer, Managing Projects: A Team-based Approach, McGraw-Hill, 2010


    Assignment (100%)

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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