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Before choosing courseHM1M06 Project Management I 7.5 creditsAdministrate About course

A block in the degree of master course Project Management and Operational Development

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus HM1M06 (Autumn 2008–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The course will be covering areas of cost estimating methods, scope planning, scope definition, creating a WBS and scope control. It contains developing a project charter in order to define the project and creating a management plan for the project and systems for monitoring and controlling the project like the Earned Value Management.

Intended learning outcomes

Aim of the course

The aim is to give the participant knowledge within the project management areas of:

  • ·         Project Management Framework
  • ·         Project Scope Management
  • ·         Project Integration Management
  • ·         Project Cost Management
  • ·         Project Time Management

  Goals of the course

After the course the participants should be able to:

  • Define a Work Breakdown Structure for a project
  • Write a project Charter and define the scope of a project
  • Create a structure for reporting to and cooperate with the sponsor
  • Make cost and time estimates of the project execution

Course Disposition

Most of the study work will be performed in groups manifested in 3 papers as group assignments submitted during the course. One final group seminar report is obligatory and part of the examination. During the work other literature references are to be found by the students themselves.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

For "free movers" applying to single courses:

Completed upper secondary schooling including documented proficiency in English.

Recommended prerequisites

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Computer with www access


Project management, (2003) Maylor Harvey, Prentice Hall

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F


  • INL1 - Group Assignments, 2,0 hp, betygsskala: P, F
  • SEM1 - Seminar Report and Presentation, 5,5 hp, betygsskala: P, F
  • TEN1 - Examination, - hp, betygsskala: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Other requirements for final grade

  • Group assignments (3) submitted during the course (2 credits)
  • Seminar report and presentation performed in the group
  • Written examination.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web HM1M06

Offered by

ITM/Sustainable Production Development

Main field of study

Industrial Management, Technology

Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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