autumn 2020
REI-1503 Project Management - 10 ECTS

Last changed 31.12.2020

Application deadline

Applicants from Nordic countries: 1 June for the autumn semester

Exchange students and Fulbright students: 15 April for the autumn semester. 

Type of course

The course is obligatory for the Bachelor in Northern Studies. Elective for Bachelor in Arctic Adventure Tourism and other programs. The subject can be taken as single course.

Admission requirements

Admission requirements:

Nordic applicants: Generell studiekompetanse. Admission procedures for foreign applicants, please read:

Admission code: 9199

Course content

The course has a goal-oriented perspective, but other perspectives will also be presented. Students are introduced to a number of vital terms in the terminology of projects, which are related to some important stages in the life cycle of the project; the initiation, teambuilding, planning, organizing, controlling and learning. The role of the project manager will be seen in the light of being the main responsible person in a project.

Objectives of the course

When completing the course the student will be able to:


  • Account for vital terms in the terminology of projects which are related to important stages in the life cycle of the project


  • Apply the knowledge introduced in the course in real projects


  • Understand the role of a project manager
  • Plan and execute projects in a team in accordance with ethical requirements

Language of instruction


Teaching methods

Mainly teacher presentations, group work and group discussions. Class attendance is obligatory (at least 75%)

Before the end of every course, it will be arranged an evaluation of the course in collaboration with the teacher and the student


Course requirements: 

Obligatory group/individual term paper and oral presentation related to a project case. The paper has to be approved before the students can present themselves for the final exam. Attendance is obligatory (at least 75 %)


Individual written 4 hours exam.

Grading: scale A - F, with F for failed. 

Possibility of re-sit exam in case of F.


Course overlap

INMANAGEMENT Project Management 10 stp
  • About the course
  • Campus: Alta |
  • ECTS: 10
  • Course code: REI-1503
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