Netherlands, Utrecht

Project Management, From Theory to Practice

when 30 July 2012 - 10 August 2012
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 995

Step from the world of books into what theories imply for real-life; budgeting, deadlines, working with multidisciplinary teams, personal strengths and weaknesses; all challenges a project manager needs to deal with.

This course offers a theoretical background but especially a practical approach to project management. Participants will focus on how they deal with the challenges all projects face, in terms of budgeting, deadlines, working with multidisciplinary teams, and the personal strengths and weaknesses of a project team leader. During this course participants will work on a project in teams, allowing them to experience the different factors that determine the successful completion of a project.

Course leader

Drs. Inez Meurs

Target group

The programme is especially designed for students whose field of study may lead them to becoming responsible for projects, project management or approaching tasks project-wise. Starting from a theoretical background the programme offers a strong practical orientation. Participants should be able and willing to step outside the world of books into what theories imply for real-life situations. A study background in business, technology and/or finance is convenient, enthusiasm and an open mind are necessary!

Course aim

The aim of the course is to further introduce participants to and deepen their knowledge of the important theoretical background and management skills needed to complete projects successfully. It aims to provide a transfer of knowledge into a practical approach of managing projects. The course aims to strengthen the participants’ personal (international) competences.

Credits info

4 ECTS
Certificate of Attendance

Fee info

EUR 995: Course + course materials + housing

Scholarships

Utrecht Summer School doesn't offer scholarships for this course.

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