Scheda insegnamento

Anno Accademico 2019/2020

Conoscenze e abilità da conseguire

The student will be introduced to the management of projects in the specific framework of the off-shore industry, with the aim of understanding the activities required to effectively manage a large-scale off-shore project.


UNIVERSITÀ DI BOLOGNA – SCUOLA DI INGEGNERIA e ARCHITETTURA – LM in Offshore Engineering -- Course: Project Management in Offshore Activities - Second Cycle AA 2019-2020

Class schedule: 09:00-13:00 - Campus RAVENNA - Teacher: U. Forghieri

Class Day of week Date (year 2020) #Hours

Content of each class Sections

I Fri Mar 06 4

The project and its basics. Governance, powers & interests, requirements, the structure vs the scope

Project Set-up I

II Fri Mar 13 4

The Project in the operational structures: roles and responsibilities The deliverables.Exercise on WBS in an offshore case.

Project Set-up II

III Fri Mar 20 4

The project Start-up. Basic strategies: economy and finance for the projectBudget & project control of physical + time advancements. The cash flow.

Project Organization I

IV FriMar 27 4

Time management & CPM method: exercise on Gantt scheduling and CPM for an offshore case. Basics of the Earned Value system.

Project Organization II

V Fri Apr 03 4

The management of information Quality for the project: managing the changes. The success through the team: building the team.

Strategic Drivers I

VI Fri Apr 17 4

Cases/Exercises on team building and teamwork.

Strategic Drivers II

VII Fri Apr 24 4

The supply chain. Managing Conflict and the Art of Negotiation. The Game Theory and practical negotiation examples. Role playing exercise

Risk, Negotiation & Procurement (I)

VIII Fri Mag 08 4

Basics of risk management. Exercise: risk analysis for an offshore case.

Risk, Negotiation & Procurement (II)

IX Fri Mag 15 4

Relations & networking. Effective and open personal communication during the project. Selfcontrol. Exercises on communication in interpersonal cases.

People & Context I

X Fri Mag 22 4

The behavioral competences of a PM associate: the “soft skills” in practice. Exercises on behavioral cases and role playing workshop.

People & Context II

XI Fri Mag 29 4

Being reliable. Ingenuity and resourcefulness. Integrity & leadership: the values.

People & Context III

XII Fri Jun 05 4

The project within the company. Stakeholder management.Result orientation. Project Close Out and the lessons learned.


To be planned Reserve for possible review – recap for exam

To be planned Dates for plant visits to be advised 2 weeks before visit

To be advised Final Exam: 1rst Call Final Exam

To be advised Final Exam: 2ndCall Final Exam

Modifica Readings/Bibliography

Please refer to IPMA ICB4 as the international standard for project management which will be followed during the Course.

The English version of the ICB4 standard can be freely downloaded from the PIMA site: digit https://shop.ipma.world and follow the instructions.

Orario di ricevimento

Consulta il sito web di Ugo Vincenzo Maria Forghieri