2021 Project Management

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Undergraduate major in Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering
Hanaoka Shinya  Sato Yuriko  Matsukawa Keisuke  Aung Kyaw Min 
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Course description and aims

Students can learn the outline of project management process such as formation, proposal and evaluation for solving global issues through the knowledge and tools of project management guideline and methods by lectures and group works exercise.

Student learning outcomes

Learn the basic knowledge and tools of project management such as planning, management, leadership, presentation skill, communication skill and so on.

Course taught by instructors with work experience

Applicable How instructors' work experience benefits the course
This course is provided by the professional instructors who have advanced experiences of project management.


Project Management, PCM Method,PMBOK,Time Management, Cost Management, Risk Management

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

Lectures and group works.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Outline of Project Management and PMBOK Outline of Project Management and PMBOK
Class 2 Project Cycle Management (1) PCM method,Brainstorming
Class 3 Project Cycle Management (2) Logical framework, Project Design Matrix
Class 4 Interim Presentation Interim Presentation
Class 5 Time Management Theory and exercise of time management
Class 6 Cost Management Theory and exercise of cost management
Class 7 Risk Management Theory and exercise of risk management
Class 8 Final Presentation Final Presentation

Out-of-Class Study Time (Preparation and Review)

To enhance effective learning, students are encouraged to spend a certain length of time outside of class on preparation and review (including for assignments), as specified by the Tokyo Institute of Technology Rules on Undergraduate Learning (東京工業大学学修規程) and the Tokyo Institute of Technology Rules on Graduate Learning (東京工業大学大学院学修規程), for each class.
They should do so by referring to textbooks and other course material.


1. PCM Tokyo Group: PCM Handbook (2004)
2. FASID (Foundation for Advanced Studies on International Development): Management Tool for Development Assistance: Participatory Planning, 7th edition (2008)

Reference books, course materials, etc.

1. Project Management Institute: A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK GUIDE), Six Edition (2017)

Assessment criteria and methods

Exercise 35%, Final Presentation 30%, Report 35%

Related courses

  • TSE.C304 : Exercises on International Development Engineering

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