Study Guide@lith

Linköping Institute of Technology

Valid for year : 2017
TEIO32 Project Management and Organization, 6 ECTS credits.
/Projektledning och organisation/

For:   IND   MEC   SUS  


Prel. scheduled hours: 48
Rec. self-study hours: 112

  Area of Education: Social Science

Main field of studies: Industrial Engineering and Management

  Advancement level (G1, G2, A): G2

After the course the student should
  • have a broad knowledge about, and be able to explain, discuss and analyse concepts of organization theory including organizational culture, organization structure, organization environment strategy and organization processes
  • have a broad knowledge about, and be able to explain, discuss and use general models, methods and theories about the organization and management of different kinds of projects
  • be able to explain and discuss the role of projects in organizational context

Prerequisites: (valid for students admitted to programmes within which the course is offered)
Three years of completed university studies with an engineering major.

Note: Admission requirements for non-programme students usually also include admission requirements for the programme and threshhold requirements for progression within the programme, or corresponding.

Supplementary courses:
Project Based Organization and Management, Leadership and Organizational Change, Corporate Social Responsibility

The course comprises of lectures and seminars, as well as application of organizational arrangements and project methods in assignments.
The course runs over the entire autumn semester.

Course contents:
  • Organization theories concepts such as structure, culture, strategy, environment etc.
  • Project definition, different type of project, pre-study, Methods for planning and execution of projects, Group development, communication and control, Methods used to follow up projects

Course literature:
Daft R.L., Murphy J. and Willmott H. (2014) Organization Theory and Design, An international perspective, Cengage Learning.
Tonnquist B. (2012). Project Management - new edition, Sanoma Utbildning

Written test
Written test
Hand-in assignments
Hand-in assignments
1,5 ECTS
1,5 ECTS
1,5 ECTS
1,5 ECTS
All the examination elements contribute to the final grade.

Course language is English.
Department offering the course: IEI.
Director of Studies: Dag Swartling
Examiner: Solmaz Filiz Karabag

Course Syllabus in Swedish

Linköping Institute of Technology


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Last updated: 01/25/2017