Study Programmes 2017-2018
Project management
Duration :
10h Th, 10h Pr
Number of credits :
Master in geography : climatology (120 ECTS)2
Master in geography : general (120 ECTS)2
Master in geography : geomatics and surveying (120 ECTS)2
Lecturer :
Jean-Paul Donnay
Coordinator :
Jean-Paul Donnay
Language(s) of instruction :
French language
Organisation and examination :
Teaching in the second semester
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite :
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
Learning unit contents :
1. Definitions and terminology
2. Division of a project
3. Estimating resources
4. Planning techniques
5. Scheduling
6. Test and assessment
7. Leading a project
8. Quality management
Learning outcomes of the learning unit :
Introduction to the theory and tools (WBS, OBS, PERT, GANTT, control panel, etc.) of project planning and management
Prerequisite knowledge and skills :
Common design methods of databases and information systems (ex. MERISE). Co-requisite with Chapter 1 of the GIS course (GEOG0238)
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :
Exercises on computer with a dedicated Open Source software (ProjectLibre - OPENPROJ)
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :
- Face-to-face, intensive one-week module alterning theory and exercises
- Given by Eric Bourreau (LIRMM - Université de Montpellier), invited professor at ULg, under the coordination of JP Donnay
Recommended or required readings :
- Slides in PDF format available on the eCampus server
 - Required reading: Morley, C. (2016) Management d'un projet système d'information, 8th edition, Paris : Dunod.
Assessment methods and criteria :
- Report devoted to an exercise processed on computer, assessed by the invited professor and the coordinator
- Open book examination at the end of the course week
Work placement(s) :
Organizational remarks :
- One-week intensive course (including examination)
- Room 4/18, building B5a (Institute of Physics)
Contacts :
Professor Jean-Paul Donnay (coordinator)
Units of Geomatcs Institute of Physics (B5a) Agora, 19 Allée du 6 Août 4000 Liège
Items online :
Project Management
PDF files of the slides presented during the course