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Second Semester 
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Course Curriculum CFU Length(h)


The course aims at illustrating the methods, tools and techniques needed to plan, organize, monitor and control projects in the workplace, and to put them into practice by designing a project proposal. After the illustration of the project management fundamentals (based on the international standard ANSI/PMI 99-001-2017 and ISO 21500), the participants will develop autonomously, under the supervision and support of the teacher, their own ideas according to the planning processes group of the project management standards. The course also intends to contribute to strengthening the soft skills related to knowledge and applied comprehensions, making judgments, communication skills, as well as the ability to learn.
The course aims to provide general and basic knowledge of Project Management in line with the ISO standard, preparing the learner for the ISIPM-Base® certification issued by the ISIPM (Italian Institute of Project Management). In order to consolidate what they have learned in theory, students, divided into teams, will independently develop their own project ideas to be presented at the end of the course. . The course also intends to contribute to strengthening the soft skills related to knowledge and applied comprehensions, making judgments, communication skills, as well as the ability to learn.
The ISIPM-Base® certification exam can be taken independently by students attending the course at a discounted cost reserved for students of the University of Cagliari. More information will be given directly during the course.


Knowledge: No prerequisite required.
Skills: students must have a basic autonomy of judgment, capable to achieve simple goals and to manage information.
Competence: students must have ability to manage their time and to relate to others.


Communication: basic principles
SCOPE: project; project management; organization structures; program and portfolio management; project governance; PM processes; success criteria; project strategy; requirements and objectives; the Project Manager; PM maturity models; project evaluation criteria.
TECHNICAL AND METHODOLOGICAL KNOWLEDGE: Project Integration Management; Project Scope Management; Project Schedule Management; Project Cost Management; Project Quality Management; Project Resource Management; Project Communications Management; Project Risk Management; Project Procurement Management; Project Stakeholder Management; Change management; Information and documentation management; PM standards.
BEHAVIORAL KNOWLEDGE (NOTES): communication; leadership; motivation and result orientation; team working and team building; negotiation; conflicts and crises; problem solving; ethics.
CALL FOR PROPOSALS (3 hours): main features of research and development calls through the analysis of a call for proposals.

Teaching Methods

The teaching is organized in a traditional way with the use of slide lectures.

The teaching involves the consolidation of what has been done in class by carrying out a project work in a team. The subject of the project work will be agreed in the classroom with the teacher. The project work must be done independently at home and must be presented on the day of the last lesson.
Although not compulsory, attendance is strongly recommended, as is a participatory attitude in the classroom.

Verification of learning

Evaluation of the project work, followed by the oral presentation of the project work and a check on the topics covered in class.


- Teacher Slides
- Guida alle conoscenze di gestione progetti. Griglia di riferimento per i responsabili di progetto e per gli altri ruoli professionali di project management, Franco Angeli. Va bene la quinta edizione (copertina azzurra), 2020, ISBN-13: 978-8891799081 o la sesta (copertina viola), 2022, ISBN-13: 978-8835121589

Suggested readings:
- Guida ai temi ed ai processi di project management, ISIPM, Franco Angeli, 2021, (2a edizione aggiornata, copertina verde) , ISBN-13: 978-8835121272

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