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GroupR31D18S/International Business (Rovaniemi)
Study unitR301DL41 International Project Management and Funding Instruments, 10.00 ECTS credits, 267 h
FREE-CHOICE ELECTIVES
ImplementationPerustoteutus/19002
Unit
Time of implementationSummer/2019-2020
Responsible teacherKrastina Anzelika
Other teachers
Status of implementationComing

Description status Under modification
  
Language of instruction English
Starting and ending dates21.05.2020 - 31.07.2020
Minimum number of participants  
Maximum number of participants  
Enrolment period15.03.2020 - 15.04.2020
Implementation method
Virtuality 0 ECTS credits
R&D integration 0 ECTS credits
Resit dates of the exam
Koulutuksen aikataulu (www-linkki)
Description language English 
Objectives

Learning Goals

Student knows the fundamentals of international project management (IPM), key processes and life cycle of the project. He/she is able to apply the most common project management tools of every project cycle. Using Project Cycle Management methodology he/she is able to initiate the project based on the need to solve identified developmental challenge, problem or discovered opportunity for an innovation. Student is able to perform a feasibility study in order to justify the need for the project. Student is able to define objectives, scope and deliverables to be produced and create detailed project plan including activity schedule, clearly defined outputs and expected results, indicators, risk analysis and resource plan. Student is able to define a funding instrument for project financing, in particular EU financial instruments. He/she is familiar with key requirements of financial institutions and project application procedures when applying for international funding. Student increases operative skills based on problem and objective-oriented thinking, leadership and intercultural communication skills and is able to integrate digital tools in transnational project work. During the course, various case studies will be introduced. Among other the context of global issues, SDGs, 4th industrial revolution, the forces of future innovations and other topics will bring new prospective on IPM environment.

 
Assessment criteria

Assessment Criteria

Competence

Poor (1)

Satisfactory (2)

Satisfactory (3)

Good (4)

Excellent (5)

International project management competence

Student can reflect main features of the complexity of international and digital projects.

Student is able to take part in group planning of the international project.

He/she is able to operate and perform tasks in international and cross-cultural context

Student can reflect main features of the complexity of international and digital projects and can take the core theories into account during project planning.

Student is able to take part in group planning of the international project and provides relevant contribution to the final project plan/application.

He/she is able to operate and perform tasks in international and cross-cultural context with positive impact

Student can reflect main features of the complexity of international and digital projects and can apply the core theories and PCM tools during project planning.

Student is able to take part in group planning of the international project and provides relevant contribution to the final project plan/application.

He/she is able to operate and perform tasks in international and cross-cultural context with positive impact

Student takes into account main features of the complexity of international and digital projects and applies core theories and PCM tools during project planning.

Student is able to take part in group planning of the international project and provides significant contribution to the final project plan/application.

He/she is able to operate and perform tasks in international and cross-cultural context with significant positive impact

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Student takes into account main features of the complexity of international and digital projects and applies core theories and PCM tools during project planning.

Student is able to take part in group planning of the international project and provides significant contribution to the final project plan/application. He/she takes a leading role in project planning process.

He/she is able to operate and perform tasks in international and cross-cultural context with significant positive impact and demonstrates leadership skills.

International Funding Instruments competence

Student is able to retrieve the information on IFI from relevant sources

Student is able to retrieve the information on IFI from relevant sources and can identify suitable funding instrument

Student is able to retrieve the information on IFI from relevant sources and can identify the most suitable funding instrument for a project idea. He/she is able to identify the specific requirements of the programme and apply it in project planning.

Student is able to retrieve the information on IFI from relevant sources and can identify the most suitable funding instrument for a project idea. He/she is able to identify the specific requirements and main priorities of the programme and apply it in project planning with the help of PCM tools

Student is able to retrieve the information on IFI from relevant sources and can identify the most suitable funding instrument for a project idea. He/she is able to identify the specific requirements and main priorities of the programme and apply it in project planning with the help of PCM tools

Innovations and sustainable development competence

Student is able to develop some project ideas

Student is able to develop some project ideas related to the global trends and development issues

Student is able to develop project ideas related to the global trends and development issues

Student is able to develop project ideas related to the global innovation trends, sustainability and development issues

Student is able to develop project ideas related to the global innovation trends, sustainability and development issues

 
Pedagogical arrangements

CAMPUSONLINE - STUDIES/ Lapland University of Applied Sciences / 10 students.

Course is implemented entirely online with learning material published on Moodle platform

Learning takes place independently in a mode of following provided material, recorded lectures, and systematic  performance of given tasks.

Teacher provides feedback on submitted assigments.

Students carry out project proposal, planning and application writing individually or in teams independently.

Learning material for enrolled students becomes available in the begining of the study semester.

Material

Course material and literature will be provided during the course implementation

Content

Course Description

The International Project Management and Funding Instruments (IPM&FI) course is intended for those aiming to work in the international working environment in any field or industry. Today project activity and project formation is considered as work method and procedures used by organisations to meet the challenges of increasingly international, global and digitalised operating environments. International project activity has become a part of almost any field or industry operations. The course will introduce variety of project initiatives from micro (company) to macro (national, global) level with particular focus on innovation, international cooperation and development issues. Multiple international funding instruments will be introduced to demonstrate how international project initiatives are financed and what are common project methodologies to deliver expected results in timely manner and how to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of the projects. Leading global teams, intercultural communication and digital transformation of project management are considered as cross-cutting topics throughout the course.

Course content

Introduction to International Project Management

- Revising fundamentals of project management

- International and cross-cultural management context

- Leading global projects and complexity, public-private partnership

The global landscape -platform for innovations and development ideas

-global issues, SDGs, 4th industrial revolution, the forces of future innovations

-project initiatives from micro (company) to macro (national, global) level with particular focus on innovation, international cooperation and development issues

Project management methodologies, standards and tools for leading international projects

- Waterfall, Scrum, Agile, PMBoK , Six Sigma, PCM

Project Cycle Management (PCM) tools in practice

International Funding Instruments

- Global, EU, National

- Key operational principles

Integrated Project Assignment -practical application of learnt material and tools. Actual development of professional project proposal based on real life situation and defined funding instrument

Assessment

Grading scale 0(fail)- 5 (excellent)

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