TTA-75036 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. In the course it is assumed that all students have understanding of the basics in project management.

Students without the required prerequisite knowledge (basic course in project management or similar) cannot participate in the course.

Person responsible

Tuomas Ahola


Implementation Period Person responsible Requirements
TTA-75036 2018-01 1 Tuomas Ahola
Matias Ståhle
Lauri Vuorinen
The course consists of lectures, readings and group exercises carried out in small teams. The successful completion of the course requires completing the group exercises and personal assignments successfully.

Learning Outcomes

The course focuses on knowledge areas that are central in the management of individual project-based firms (instead of networks of multiple firms). Emphasis is placed on practical cases solved by student groups. The learning objectives are as follows: 1) student is familiar with the main knowledge areas supporting the delivery of projects on a global basis 2) student is able to develop courses of action to respond to challenges stemming from e.g. project overlaps and discontinuities 3) student has readiness to apply theoretical knowledge and tools to analyze and solve practical problems faced by project-based firms


Content Core content Complementary knowledge Specialist knowledge
1. International project business     
2. Project portfolio and program management     
3. Management of risks and uncertainty     
4. Creation of value in project business     
5. Management of human resources in project-based firms     

Instructions for students on how to achieve the learning outcomes

Group assignments are graded as 0..5. Individual assignment is graded as 0..5. The course grade is based on the grades of group assignments and individual assignment.

Assessment scale:

Numerical evaluation scale (0-5)

Partial passing:

Completion parts must belong to the same implementation


Course Mandatory/Advisable Description
TTA-71010 Projektinhallinta Mandatory    
TTA-71016 Project Management Mandatory    

Additional information about prerequisites
If you have completed a project management basic course outside TUT, please contact the responsible teacher before signing up for the course.

Correspondence of content

Course Corresponds course  Description 
TTA-75036 Management of Project Business, 4 cr TTA-75037 Management of Project Business, 5 cr  
TTA-75036 Management of Project Business, 4 cr TETA-5706 Management of Project Business, 4 cr  

Updated by: Ahola Tuomas, 04.12.2018