BE AN EMBA FOR A DAY: 9-12 May

Project Management

Have an espresso, take a tour of our Executive Center, and talk with your future professors and current program participants.

Book your place: emba@usi.ch

When: 9, 10, 11, 12 May

Thursday 10:00 – 18:00

Friday, Saturday 8:30 – 18:00

Sunday 8:30 – 12:30

Where: USI, Executive Center

Course: Project Management,

Prof. Paulo Gonçalves

Ph.D. (MIT Sloan), M. Sc. (MIT), M. Sc. (USP), B. Sc. (ITA)

In this course, we will cover three important aspects of project management:

1. Theory, methods, and quantitative tools used to effectively plan, organize, and control projects;

2. Techniques for managing projects more effectively revealed through practice and research;

3. Hands-on, practical project management knowledge from in-class exercises.

This course introduces students to the basic principles, methods, and tools for project management in a realistic context, such that they allow students to improve their ability to manage complex projects.

Enhance students’ ability to work effectively as team members or managers. Enhance students’ technical, decisionmaking, problem-solving, and communication skills.

Learning Objectives involve understanding the theory underlying the methods and tools of project management: Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), Critical Path Method (CPM), Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT), Design Structure Matrix (DSM), Optimization and Project Crashing, Earned Value Management (EVM), and Project Risk Management (RM).

Prof Paulo Goncalves

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