Project Management

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

 

Course Code: BUS1109

Course duration: 03 credits

Course prerequisites: Mannagement, Financial management

Lecturer in charge: Assoc. Prof and Doctor of Science Pham Duc Chinh

Supporting lecturer:

  • MBA. Lam Tuong Thoai
  • MBA. Nguyen Thi Binh Minh
  • MBA. Hoang Doan Phuong Thao

Course references:

          1. Nguyen Bach Nguyet (2013), Establish investment projects, Publishing House of the National Economics University, VN.

          The textbook is written with reference to the documents on the establishment, appraisal and management of investment projects, in conjunction with relevant legislation, as well as the practical experiences of the author herself. Realistic data, illustrations and real-world scenarios collected from real projects in Vietnam are presented and analyzed in a clear and lively style. The theoretical content associated with hands-on activities in Excel helps students to capture the course effectively.

2. Tu Quang Phuong (2005), Investment Project Management, Labor and Social Publishing House, VN

3. Cao Hao Thi, Nguyen Thuy Quynh Loan (2004), Project Manager, Publishing House of National University, Ho Chi Minh City, VN

4. Avraham Shtub, Jonathan F., Shlomo Globerson (2004), Project Management - Engineering, Technology and Implementation, Prentice-Hall, Inc. Upper Saddle River, NJ, USA

5. Vu Cong Tuan (2007), Economic Analysis of Investment Projects, Financial Publishing House, VN

COURSE GOALS

          The course provides students with theoretical knowledge, skills training and practical applications on issues relating to setting, appraisal and management of projects to apply to business situations in the current economic environment.

          After completing this course, learners should be able to set and appraise a simple project, or participate in the management of the organization's projects. Capabilities are classified on the basis of Benjamin S. Bloom's 6-scale benchmark (1956).

 

Course Description

          The course examines issues relating to the method of a particular project implemented, thereby students should be able to understand and apply in setting a complete project portfolio for investment decisions and financing attraction, as well as stakeholders support for the project. It also approaches the principles and important pieces of administrative content needed for a project. Students will apply knowledge of management, marketing, finance, and cost-benefit analysis to the setting, evaluation and management of an investment project. In addition, students can also apply knowledge of the course to management of programs and plans of project management in order to achieve optimal effect.

EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES

CRITERIA

CODE

EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES

CAPACITY

KNOWLEDGE

1.1.1.2

Apply knowledge of mathematics, natural sciences to research and solve business problems.

 

1.1.2.2.

Have knowledge of finance and accounting to solveeconomic and managerial issues

 

1.1.3.4.

Have ability to apply knowledge to criticize and develop business strategies

 

1.1.3.5.

Have ability to apply knowledge to criticize and develop business strategies

 

SKILLS

2.2.1.3.

Have ability to organize and implement business projects and plans.

 

2.2.1.4.

Have ability to manage a specific activity such as business plans

 

2.2.2.1.

Have ability to form ideas, plan and organize business activities

 

2.2.2.2.

Have ability to evaluate business plans, projects and policies

 

2.2.4.3.

Have ability to update market information and capture business opportunities

 

2.2.4.4.

Have ability to manage time and other resources

 

2.2.5.2.

Demonstrate persistence and flexibility in solving business problems

 

2.3.1.2

Have ability to establish an effective communication structure with partners

 

2.3.1.3

Have ability to communicate in writing and multimedia

 

2.3.1.4

Have ability to effectively present problems or ideas in public

 

2.3.1.5

Demonstrate critical listening and critical thinking

 

2.3.2.2.

Have ability to organize team activities to achieve goals

 

attitudes

3.4.1.3.

Be aware of the benefits that business brings to society

 

3.4.2.4

Have ability to manage business risks

 

3.4.2.5

Have ability to manage change in business

 

3.4.3.2.

Have ability to self-study and update new business knowledge

 

 

COURSE ASSESSMENT

 ASSESSMENT TYPES

ASSESSMENT EVIDENCE

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOME

PERCENTAGE (%)

ASSESSMENT OF THE LEARNING PROCESS (30%)

COURSE PROJECTS

(ESSAY)

(Students are divided into 9 groups. Each group registers to make a specific business project. Over time allocated, the group will have 40 minutes to give presentations and interactive, peer feedback)

30%

Assess the ability of understanding and applying financial and management knowledge to plan a particular business project

1.1.1.2, 1.1.2.2, 1.1.3.4, 1.1.3.5, 2.2.1.3, 2.2.1.4, 2.2.2.1, 2.2.2.2, 2.2.4.3, 2.2.4.4, 2.2.5.2, 3.4.1.3, 3.4.2.4, 3.4.2.5, 3.4.3.2

50%

Assess the ability of the coherent presentation, logical structure of an essay as required by an effective business plan.

2.3.1.2, 2.3.1.3

10%

Assess the ability of using Excel program to effectively calculate the financial indicators of the project

1.1.1.2,1.1.2.2

 

10%

Assess the good presentation and public speaking skills and skills in using the support tools

2.2.4.4, 2.3.1.4

10%

Assess the ability to interact directly between students with each other, with lecturer to consolidate knowledge, receive new findings with the positive spirit.

1.1.3.4,2.2.5.2, 2.3.1.4, 2.3.1.5, 2.3.2.2, 3.4.2.5, 3.4.3.2

10%

Assess the positive working attitude of the team members

2.2.4.4, 2.2.5.2, 2.3.2.2, 3.4.3.2

10%

MIDTERM ASSESSMENT (20%)

CONSTRUCTED-RESPONSE TEST

(60-minute test, including 3 questions. The test has contents of chapters from 1 to 4 in the detailed plans)

20%

Assess the student's ability to understand and acquire knowledge.

1.1.1.2, 1.1.2.2, 1.1.3.4, 1.1.3.5, 2.2.1.3, 2.2.1.4, 2.2.2.1, 2.2.2.2, 2.2.4.3, 2.2.4.4, 2.2.5.2, 3.4.1.3, 3.4.2.4, 3.4.2.5, 3.4.3.2

50%

Assess the ability to calculate and manipulate students' financial mathematics knowledge in solving hypothetical problems.

1.1.1.2, 1.1.2.2, 1.1.3.4, 2.2.2.2

40%

Assess the skills to present test logically, clearly, cleanly.

2.3.1.2, 2.3.1.3

10%

FINAL ASSESSMENT (50%)

MULTIPLE-CHOICE TEST (75-minute test. The content of the test is in the content learned in the classroom and other practical situations)

50%

Assess the level of knowledge understanding of students, the ability to systematize and apply knowledge.

1.1.1.2, 1.1.2.2, 1.1.3.4, 1.1.3.5, 2.2.1.3, 2.2.1.4, 2.2.2.1, 2.2.2.2, 2.2.4.3, 2.2.4.4,  2.2.5.2, 3.4.1.3, 3.4.2.4, 3.4.2.5,  3.4.3.2

50%

Assess the ability to analyze information and solve situations

1.1.1.2, 1.1.2.2, 1.1.3.4, 1.1.3.5, 2.2.1.3, 2.2.1.4, 2.2.2.1, 2.2.2.2, 2.2.4.3, 2.2.4.4,  2.2.5.2, 3.4.1.3, 3.4.2.4, 3.4.2.5,  3.4.3.2

20%

Assess the ability to calculate and manipulate students' financial mathematics knowledge in solving hypothetical problems.

1.1.1.2, 1.1.2.2, 1.1.3.4, 2.2.2.2

20%

Assess the skills to present test logically, clearly, cleanly.

2.3.1.2, 2.3.1.3

10%

 

RUBRIC FOR ASSESSMENT: ON A SCALE OF 1-10

                    Score

Criteria

(Bloom scale)

<5

5-<7

7-<9

9-10

Knowledge of the subject

(70%)

Ability to remember and understand the knowledge.

No need for analysis.

Know how to use knowledge to solve problems.

Be listened and criticized.

Apply knowledge and methods in a reasonable way.

In-depth analysis of the problem.

Apply extensive knowledge and methods of the subject.

Deep and logical problem analysis.

Style of writing, argument and form of presentation

(30%)

The writing way is relatively confusing.

The writing way is easy to understand.

The writing way is easy to understand and logical.

The writing way is easy to understand, and reasonable.

Good presentation.

 



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