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Project management BHO302

Project management is a discipline for planning, executing and controlling operations under systematic management.

Course description for study year 2021-2022





Vekting (SP)


Semester undervisningsstart


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Tilbys av

Faculty of Social Sciences, Norwegian School of Hotel Management

Learning outcome

After completing the course, students are expected to have the following knowledge, skills and general competences. 


  • Know the theoretical basis for modern project management.
  • Have insight into the characteristics of projects as an organization and ways of working.
  • Know the processes and structures relevant for medium and large sized projects.
  • Have knowledge of different premises for organizing a project.
  • Have knowledge of the demands and responsibilities, which lies with a project manager and be able to deal with the most common problems and challenges in various phases of the project.
  • Have an awareness of the importance of performance measures in projects from design, setup, implementation and control.
  • Have awareness of the how risk management is implemented in project management.


  • Be able to plan, structure control and evaluate projects.
  • Be able to use the most common procedures/methods for time-, cost-, people- and risk-management in a project setting. 
  • Be able to communicate internally in the project organization using well-established project management terminology

 General competences

  • Understanding the dynamics of planning, executing and controlling of projects.
  • Understanding of the role of Communication, Human Resource Management, Purchasing and Stakeholder management in relation to the project management process.
Project management is a discipline for planning, executing and controling resources to achieve specific goals.  Projects as an organizational form are temporary with a defined beginning and end, and they are established for achieving specific goals and objectives. Projects in the service, hospitality and tourism industries benefits from application of these management method and techniques, both in each individual event and as organizational learning to gain competitive advantages.
Required prerequisite knowledge
Eksamen / vurdering
Vurderingsform Vekting Varighet Karakter Hjelpemiddel
Written exam 1/1 4 Hours A - F Calculator

Coursework requirements
4 individual tests via Canvas
4 individual test on Canvas. All test must be passed in order to take exam.
Course teacher(s)
Course coordinator: Dag Osmundsen
Open for
Hotel management Hotel Management - Bachelor's Degree Programme Tourism Management - Bachelor's Degree Programme Business Administration - Bachelor's Degree Programme
Course assessment
The course will be assessed and evaluated according to the University of Stavanger's administrative quality system.
The syllabus can be found in Leganto