Course Catalog 2011-2012

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Course Catalog 2011-2012

TETA-5706 Management of Project Business, 4 cr

Additional information

The course is suitable for Industrial management major and minor studies, students of the international program in business and technology, and other students interested in project business.

Person responsible

Mika Ojala, Miia Martinsuo


Study type P1 P2 P3 P4 Summer Implementations Lecture times and places
 2 h/week
 4 h/week
 40 h/per




TETA-5706 2011-01 Thursday 8 - 11, S1
Tuesday 12 - 14, S1


The course consists of lectures, readings and case exercises carried out in small teams. The successful completion of the course requires completing the case assignments and a personal assignment successfully.

Principles and baselines related to teaching and learning

Lectures on main content areas. Team-based case assignments, based on readings. Individual essay assignment.

Learning outcomes

1) increased understanding on the complexity of project business 2) increased understanding on partnerships and their management in project business 3) increased skills in defining and the entity of project business and its challenges stemming from project overlaps and discontinuities 4) capability to analyze and solve practical problems in project business by applying knowledge, skills and good practices in project-based management


Content Core content Complementary knowledge Specialist knowledge
1. Project-based management     
2. Project networks and partnerships     
3. Project portfolio and program management     
4. Uncertainty and risks in project business     
5. Customers and services in project business     

Evaluation criteria for the course

Case reports are graded as 0..5. Individual assignment is graded as 0..5. The course grade is based on the average grade of case reports (40%) and individual assignment (60%).

Assessment scale:

Numerical evaluation scale (1-5) will be used on the course


Course Mandatory/Advisable Description
TETA-1010 Teollisuustalouden perusteet Mandatory    
TETA-1031 Projektinhallinta Mandatory    

Prerequisite relations (Requires logging in to POP)

Correspondence of content

There is no equivalence with any other courses

More precise information per implementation

Implementation Description Methods of instruction Implementation
TETA-5706 2011-01 This course covers the central themes and practices in managing complex project business and engages students in solving practical problems in project-based management. The focus is on themes related to how projects are connected with their complex business environment, such as: Project-based management, project networks and partnerships, project portfolio and program management, uncertainty and risks in project business, and customers and services in project business.        

Last modified26.08.2011