Project Management Tools
06 - 19 AUGUST, 2018
Do you want to learn more about Project Development and Implementation and have nice holidays in the most beautiful city of Russia?
Join this summer school!
The summer module “Applied Tools of the Projects Development and Implementation” was launched in 2014. It is based on a wide experience the teaching staff has acquired from previous international educational programs development and management.
The summer course “Applied Tools of the Projects Development and Realization” aims are to:
- Define what is the project
- Demonstrate how to work in teams
- Identify and practice some of the Project Management tools
- Explore your different features and learn to use its for self management
Main module concept - practical study format with the active learning methods and professional project management soft applied. The training and joint discussions will lead to the modern knowledge birth, to new technologies formation, which help to improve the standards of educational innovations. The main forms of work in the Summer schools are interactive lectures, multipoint telepresence meetings, cases, team role games, the development projects in teams allow participants to share their experiences, to get new information, to take an active part in the discussions and projects development. The SPbPU professors invite students to develop the creative thinking and non-standard approach to find the current problems solution. Summer program includes 6 courses
Module aims are at the professional competences developing in the field of business, management and applied computer technologies, the development of social and personal competencies is conducted simultaneously. It gives a possibilities to acquire new knowledges, skills; to develop professional and collaborative communication; exchange of students experience with each other.
Arrival: August 04 - 05, 2018
Classes: August 06 - 17, 2018
Departure: August 18 - 19, 2018
Duration: 2 weeks
Ects credits: 3.0
- Early bird fee: 430 euro
- Regular fee: 500 euro
Participation fee includes tuition fee, study materials, visits to company and cultural program.
The cultural program includes:
- Boat city tour for students to get acquainted with the beauty of the city.
- Excursion to the Hermitage, one of the world’s largest and oldest museums of fine art.
- Visit to the “Baltika” Brewery where students can learn about the construction and logistic peculiarities of the plant.
- Picnic at the seashore of the Gulf of Finland where students can enjoy Russian style barbecue
- Excursion to Pushkin, former tzar summer residence famous for its palace and park ensemble. Students will visit the outstanding Catherine Palace with glorious Amber room (optional, for extra price).
- Excursion to Peterhof palace-ensemble with picturesque gardens, a countless number of fountains and giant golden statues (optional, for extra price).
Deadline for registration:
Early bird deadline
- for non-EU citizens: April 16, 2018
- for EU-citizens: May 21, 2018
- for non-EU citizens: May 21, 2018
- for EU-citizens: July 02, 2018
- Good command of English. All classes and extracurricular activities are conducted in English. Knowledge of the Russian language is not required.
- Applicants are expected to have at least 2 year of University level studies.
Request the application form and submit the application package via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The purpose of the course is to give an overall view of the basic concepts of project management, key triangle of project management, project participants, the project team, understanding of risks in the projects, project management terminology . During the practice studies students will: forming project teams, idea generation projects. All this will carried out by the interactive methods of team building, different types of brainstorming and moderation.
Introduction to the Cross-Culture Management. t-Management, Goal Setting, Efficient Communication trainings. Developing of Teambuilding and team working, Presentation skills
Students will learn of looking to the Project as to system. They will study the modeling by the Intellect Cards and the Business Model Canvas Explained. They will also create the models of their projects.
The course makes the focus at the planning and implementation of projects: 5 steps of the Project management , the role of project manager, staff teams involved in highbrow activities and management, network planning, project budget and basic documentation. Students will have participate in business games of project planning and reporting to their investors. Also in this module the following topics are represented: risk; risk management approaches; risk management definitions; risk management process; definition of risk and related topics; personal approach to risk; types of risks; risk factors.
In this module the project manager (student) will subjectively evaluate all the risks. The goal is to focus at the most critical risks. In this module the following topics will be discussed: introduction to qualitative risk analysis; goal of qualitative risk analysis; tools for qualitative risk analysis; probability and impact analysis of identified risks; producing risk matrix; producing an updated risk register; calculating risk allowance and risk contingency amount. Students will develop and estimate risk register, risk categories, probabilities and impacts, risk attributes, risk matrix, risk mitigation and response plans.
In this module, the project manager (student) will address the risk short list objectively. The course material will not get into much math or statistics. We will provide practical and simplified tools to address risk in this process. The following topics will be discussed in this module: introduction to quantitative risk analysis; comparison between the qualitative and quantitative approaches; steps for quantitative risk analysis; quantitative risk analysis tools; output from quantitative risk analysis. Students will have studies in: assigning risks to tasks and resources, converting a project from qualitative to quantitative risk analysis, risk attributes for quantitative risk analysis, assigning local and global risks, parallel risks, risk-assignments on the Gantt chart.
Students will be divided into groups depending on the entrance test results according to their level of knowledge. By the end of the course students will improve their reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. Students improved their understanding of Russian native speakers (in the bounds of the covered lexical and grammar material); to maintain dialogues on particular topics using words and grammar studied. Grammar and words are practiced through various types of exercises (written and oral), dialogues and texts, which employ the most frequently used phrases and words in a variety of everyday contexts. 0.5 ECTS (per week)
Professors and lecturers:
Dr of Science Olga Kolosova,
PhD Gennadi Kovalenko,
business trainer PhD Olga Sosidko
Program partners: Canadian and Sweden business organizations (by distance learning technologies), Russian companies (as experts)