Course Information
SchoolMechanical Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorDimitrios Vlachos
Course ID20000326

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Mechanical Engineering

Registered students: 29
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Industrial ManagementCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)955

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours5
Class ID
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The ability to develop an effective project plan. The ability to decompose complex projects using hierarchy diagramming. The ability to control project uncertainties using stochastic estimating techniques. The ability to use the earned-value management method to track project status. The ability to apply to control changes to the project management plan. The ability to crash/fast-track the critical path. The ability to apply detailed cost estimating techniques. The ability to apply techniques for identifying and quantifying projects risks.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Design and manage projects
Course Content (Syllabus)
Project management: defnitions, project goals. Knowledge areas. Project life-cycle. Project identification - feasibility study. Project design: Work Breakdown Structure, Network Analysis, Gantt Chart. Resourse allocation and planning. Planning with limited resources. Cost planning and budgeting. Communication planning. Quality assurance planning. Project crashing. Stochastic task durations: PERT method. Project Risk Management. Earned value Analysis. Project completion and evaluation. Project management Information Systems: Microsoft Project.
project management, time planning tools, cost planning
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
Powerpoint presentation. Practice on Microsoft Project.
Course Organization
Reading Assigment481.6
Interactive Teaching in Information Center260.9
Student Assessment
Project and final written exams.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Burke Rory (μετάφραση), Διαχείριση Έργου. Project Management, εκδόσεις Κριτική, 2002, ISBN 960218289X. 2. Maylor Harvey (μετάφραση), Διαχείριση Έργων (Project Management), εκδόσεις Κλειδάριθμος, 2005, ISBN 9602098538
Additional bibliography for study
1. Verzuh Ε., Τhe Fast Forward MBA in Project Management, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, 2008. 2. Meredith J., Mantel S., Project Management - A Managerial Approach, 7th ed., John Wiley & Sons, 2008. 3. Mantel S., Meredith J., Shafer S., Sutton M., Core Concepts - Project Management in Practice, 2nd ed., John Wiley & Sons, 2004. 4. Burke R., Project Management-Planning and Control Techniques, 3rd ed., John Wiley & Sons, 1999 (κυκλοφορεί μεταφρασμένο στα ελληνικά από τις εκδόσεις Κριτική, 2003). 5. Maylor H., Project Management, 3rd ed., Pearson, 2002 (κυκλοφορεί μεταφρασμένο στα ελληνικά από τις εκδόσεις Κλειδάριθμος, 2005). 6. PMI Standards Committee. A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge. Project Management Institute, 4th ed., 2008.
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