06310203 - Controlling

Credit hour 3
Total number of hours 21
Number of hours for lectures 21

Goals

This course is organized on to two main items and one case study:
- Method, tools... for managing a project and using "international" tools
- Case study

TARGETED KNOWLEDGE
This course aims at presenting students the main outlines about management including the different types of projects, the adapted tools, the successive steps and intermediate phases to lead a project with the key factors of success.
Make them analyse the link between local to global throughout various projects to lead based upon real life.

 

TARGETED SKILLS

  • To be allowed to get into one project team and further on to lead a project
  • To get the project vocabulary
  • To be able to identify whether a tool, a project... has particularituies or not regarding the local or global context in order to take the most adapted decision.
  • To know the illustration on processimplementation and one case study(being able to work in group within a certain number of conditions.

Content

1 - What does managing by project mean? 1.1 - Definition 1.2 - The main steps to lead a project 1.3 - Internal or external management: the qualities required for the project leader 2 - Leading several projects 2.1 - Project selection and portfolio management 2.2 - Too many projects, resources management 3 - To make a success of your projects 3.1 - The Managing Tools: 3.1.1 - The SWOT Analysis 3.1.2 - The actors and group organization 3.1.3 - The process approach including the process chart 3.1.4 - The written report 3.1.5 - The implementation chart 3.1.6 - Other tools 3.2 - Cost estimation and budgeting 3.3 - Project Scheduling: Networks, Duration Estimation, and Critical Path and Chain 3.4 - Project Evaluation and Control 3.5 - Project Close-out and termination One of the illustration : Impementation of a process Case studies (work in group: evaluation of this course) Syllabus - ULBMS Page 3 on 3

Bibliography

BOOKS USED AS REFERENCE:

  • Robert Buttrick Gestion de projets, 3ème édition, 2006 Village mondial - Edition Pearson - Education France Available in English version

ADDITIONAL READINGS :

  • François JOLIVET Manager l'entreprise par projets EMS Management et société
  • Philippe LORINO Méthodes et pratiques de la performance - Le guide du pilotage Les Editions d'organisation.

Tests

In class Examination: Nature of student work and proportion weight: Work Group (written and oral report : 50% - 50 %)

Additional Information

TEACHING METHODS
  • Powerpoint presentation : videoprojection and slide handouts
  • Illustrations and discussions based on professional experience throughout the course.

Last updated: March 28, 2018