Welcome to the course Project Management for Distance Studies, 7,5 cr

On this page you will find information about your course, course registration and more. Here you will also find your course syllabus and the course timetable.

Course information

This course is a half-time course given between weeks 35-44.
Name of course

Project Management

Course code

FEG 311

Application code

11128 and 11191

Faculty

Faculty of Education and Business Studies

Course co-ordinator

Svante Brunåker
E-mail: Svante.Brunaker@hig.se

Phone: +4626648883

Course administration

Eva Persson

E-mail: studentsupport@hig.se


Register on your course!

In order to register on your course, you first need to create a user account. Read more about how to activate your user account in our guide, "Five steps to get started".

If you do not register on time, you will lose your place on the course. Please contact your course administrator before the end of the registration period if you are experiencing problems with course registration.

If you are conditionally admitted you are not able to register on the course yourself.

Period for course registration: 16 August - 29 August

About the course

Course syllabus, reading list and timetable

Course syllabus, reading list and timetable

Course organisation and communication

Course organisation

Course will be organized through Canvas. Students will automatically be enrolled on the course in Canvas once they have registered for their course in Ladok.

The course will be conducted through holding discussions via Zoom and recorded lectures on the topics of project management. Students are requested to attend the scheduled lectures. Moreover, students need to submit the following assignments to complete the course. Individual home exam, individual article analysis, group assignments on management of real life projects, and literature review on project management topics. It is compulsory for the students to attend and participate in the individual article analysis seminar and group project seminar. Seminars will be held through Zoom.

Course starts on September 1st at 10.00-12.00 and will be conducted via Zoom. Make sure you are logged in five minutes before class starts. Your name (First name Last name) must be visible on screen. You will find a link to our first meeting on Canvas/Announcements.

Course literature:
Tonnquist, B. 2018. Project Management: A Guide to the Theory and Practice of Project Methodology and Agile Methods. Stockholm, Sanoma Utbildning (Latest edition).

Communication

The communication between students and teacher will be through Zoom during lectures, seminars and pre-scheduled meetings as well as though e-mails and discussions on Canvas. The course contents, timetables, and information will be uploaded on Canvas for the course. All announcements related to the course will be also on Canvas. Moreover, individual or group emails will be sent to the students’ email accounts regarding matters related to course.

Once again, welcome to the course!

Dr. Svante Brunåker, Dr. and Ehsanul Huda Chowdhury, Course instructors


Written exams

Written exams

Registration for exams, including re-takes, is mandatory. You can register for exams via Ladok. You need to register at least ten days before the exam date. If you didn't register in time, you can not take your exam. No exceptions are made from this rule, we do not accept registrations when the deadline is passed.

If you are a distance study student and want to take your exam off-campus, you need to apply to do so at least three weeks prior to the exam date.

Course evaluation

Course evaluation

After your course has finished you will be sent a web-based course evaluation questionnaire via e-mail. Your participation in the course evaluation is very valuable to us and your comments will help improve and develop the course further. All students registered on the course will receive a report of the course evaluation with all comments compiled.

Service and Support

Accommodation

You need to apply for accommodation yourself. Please remember to do it in good time before your arrival. The University of Gävle does not provide any student accommodation.

Free Microsoft Office

As a student at the University of Gävle you have the opportunity to install
Microsoft Office on up to five computers. The Office package includes Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook and Onenote.

  • Library

The library is located in the middle of campus and is open to everybody. You can reach all digital resources such as e-books and e-journals after logging in with your user account.

  • Residence permit
    • If you are a non-EU citizen you need to apply for a residence permit. Start the process of applying for a residence permit as soon as possible. This can be a slow process and take several months. It is therefore good to get started as soon as possible!

Student Centre

At the Student Centre you will meet knowledgeable staff that can assist you in just about anything regarding your studies at the University of Gävle. The Student Centre is located in building 22. You will also find a café in this area and TV displays showing current information and the daily timetabling. If you have any study-related questions, you can contact the Student Centre at studentcentrum@hig.se

Student Support

  • Sometimes you need help to manage your studies and student life. At the University of Gävle we have several support functions to help you deal with various study-related situations, such as, for example, study guidance counselling, student health and welfare, and support for disabled students.

Tuition fees

  • If you have any questions about tuition fees, please find more information in our FAQ.

Web meetings with Zoom

  • Zoom are a services for web meetings at the University of Gävle. You usually need a webcam and headset with a microphone.
  • Web meetings with Zoom

Wireless network (wifi)

Eduroam (EDUcation ROAMing) gives you access to the Internet when you are staying on the University campus. It also provides internet access at other universities and colleges that are connected to eduroam. Eduroam also works at many airports, railway stations and hotels.

Publicerad av: Victoria Higuita Otero Sidansvarig: Maria Strand Sidan uppdaterades: 2021-06-30
Högskolan i Gävle
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