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|Master programme in||
Environmental Biology * / Environmental Risk * / Mathematical Bioscience * / Chemical Biology / Environmental Science / Molecular Health Science
|Type of activity||
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|Number of participants||
The Master Programme/Institute reserves the right to cancel the course if fewer than 8 studentes are registered for the course.
|Responsible for the activity||
Henriette Selck (email@example.com)
Per Meyer Jepsen (firstname.lastname@example.org)
|Head of study||
Per Meyer Jepsen (email@example.com)
INM Registration & Exams (firstname.lastname@example.org)
This course will introduce concepts of project management with a focus on projects within natural science – relevant subjects. The course covers elements such as: an introduction to various project types as well as to models for management of various types of projects; project planning including planning tools, definition of milestones, deliveries and the life cycle of a project; idea generation, including tools for idea generation and academic qualification of ideas; organizing the project including the team, interactions among team members, conflicts and conflict resolution; the project manager including the role as project manager, project management tools and facilitation of meetings; and finally: stakeholder analysis: targeted communication, tools for stakeholder analysis.
|Detailed description of content||
This course will introduce concepts of project management with a focus on projects within natural science – relevant subjects.
The course covers elements such as: an introduction to various project types as well as to models for management of various types of projects; project planning including planning tools, definition of milestones, deliveries and the life cycle of a project; idea generation, including tools for idea generation and academic qualification of ideas; organizing the project including the team, interactions among team members, conflicts and conflict resolution; the project manager including the role as project manager, project management tools and facilitation of meetings; and finally: stakeholder analysis: targeted communication, tools for stakeholder analysis.
|Course material and Reading list||
For the Danish readers:
For the English readers:
|Overall plan and expected work effort||
The course consists of 8 x 4-hrs. classes. During each class, a lecture will introduce the theoretical framework of the topic in question. This will be followed by exercises, during which the students train the relevant skills. The exercises together form the basis for a project description, progressing through the various phases of a project.
Detailed work effort declaration:
- Total: 135 hrs.
The course is a 5 ECTS course, corresponding to 135 hours of work
|Evaluation and feedback||
The course includes formative evaluation based on dialogue between the students and the teacher(s).
Students are expected to provide constructive critique, feedback and viewpoints during the course if it is needed for the course to have better quality. Every other year at the end of the course, there will also be an evaluation through a questionnaire in SurveyXact. The Study Board will handle all evaluations along with any comments from the course responsible teacher.
Furthermore, students can, in accordance with RUCs ‘feel free to state your views’ strategy through their representatives at the study board, send evaluations, comments or insights form the course to the study board during or after the course.
A theoretical course in project management. The course aims to integrate elements of project management with a focus on projects in science.
Teaching and working method includes, lectures, student presentations, classroom discussions and problem-solving exercises.
|Overall learning outcomes||
After completing the course, students will be able to:
|Form of examination||
Oral group exam with time for preparation
Permitted group size: 2-4 students
Time for preparation: 3 days
Time allowed for exam including time used for assessment:
2 students: 30 minutes
3 students: 45 minutes
4 students: 60 minutes
Permitted support and preparation materials: All
Assessment: 7-point grading scale
Moderation: Internal co-assessor
|Form of Re-examination||
Samme som ordinær eksamen / same form as ordinary exam
|Type of examination in special cases||
|Examination and assessment criteria||
The students will recieve a case 3 days before the exam date. The students have to prepare a presentation that they present for the examinator and the censor. The students will present, whereafter the exam will be a general discussion originating from the student presentations. The examnators can ask and expect that the students are aware about the entire pensum.
Remark the exam time depends on the number of persons in the groups. All students has to actively participating in presentation and dicussions during the exam.
The accesment will be based upon if the students uses and understands the correct terms and tools that they have been introduced to during the course. Further its is important that the student can identify, choose and argue for the selected methods and tools and why they are relevant in their exam presentations.
E.g. of terms and tools could be:
Furthermore, whether the performance meets all formal requirements