Hide menu

TDDD29 IT-Project Management


The seminars are central to the course. In the seminars you will work in groups (6-7 students). The same group members will work on the same project as well. Before each seminar the individual student need to be prepared and read some chapters from the course book. A reading list for each seminar is given below.

During the first part of the seminar, the seminar leader discuss central topics of the book. During the second part of the seminar each group will be working with their own project plan in relation to the seminar topic. Hence, the seminar is basically an activity to specifiy and write your project plan. The seminars is also an opportunity to discuss project specific issues with the course assistant.

Seminar Topic and reading Remark
Seminar 1 Project kickoff with group formation. Read Chapter 1, Chapter 2 and Chapter 4 from the course book (Succesful IT Projects) Seminar startup. Focussed project work. Seminar output: Statment of Work (SoW).


Seminar 2 Project planning with WBS and Gantt. Read Chapter 5: Project planning I: activities and schedules Seminar startup on WBS and Gantt. Focussed project work. Seminar output: Basic WBS and possible a Gantt for your project.
Seminar 3 Project cost calculation. Read Chapter 6: Project planning II: cost management. Seminar startup on direct project cost calculation based on WBS with additional indirect cost additions. Focussed project work. Seminar output: Basic budget.
Seminar 4 Projects risks and contigency plans. Read Chapter 8, Chapter 9: Quality management and risk management Seminar startup with a discussion on risk analysis and contingency plans for your project. Focussed project work. Seminar output: Risk list with basic contingency plans.
Seminar 5 Project plan presentations (poster session)


Projectors for all groups will be available.

The seminar should aid you in writing the final project report. Therefore, in conjuction to each seminar, it is advised to look at the project template and identify parts of it that are related to the topics of the seminar. For example, the one seminar will probably discuss risk management and therefore it is good to check out where these parts are written about in the template.

Page responsible: Magnus Bång
Last updated: 2017-03-20