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Course module: 202001088
IT Project Design & Initiation
Course info
Course module202001088
Credits (ECTS)4
Course typeStudy Unit
Language of instructionEnglish
Contact persondr. R. Guizzardi - Silva Souza
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dr. M. Daneva
dr. R. Effing
dr. R. Guizzardi - Silva Souza
Contactperson for the course
dr. R. Guizzardi - Silva Souza
dr. R. Guizzardi - Silva Souza
Academic year2022
Starting block
RemarksB-BIT, B-IBA register in Osiris; others contact
Minor students: register for the minor!
Application procedureYou apply via OSIRIS Student
Registration using OSIRISYes
  • Be able to define the problem and scope for a project
  • Be able to select the best management method for different project types
  • Be able to explain how project investments turn into results in different project contexts
  • Be able to develop a vision and requirements for a solution to a project problem
  • Be able to develop a business case for a project.
Project initiation and design lectures will be given by Renata Guizzardi and Maya Daneva. Below, you find a list of topics that will be covered in the M&T part.
  • Introduction: definitions (project, project management, and stakeholders), project management framework discussing the main goals and activities involved in IT project management.
  • Strategic Modeling and Portfolio Management: How an organization’s and the project’s goals are related to project scoping, also guiding project portfolio management.
  • Requirements: covers the practices of requirements engineering, various types of software requirements, and how these can be implemented in practice;
  • Business case development: covers why business cases are important for IT project success (and must in fact serve as a valid motivation to start a project that finds a solution to a problem), and how to successfully develop one.
Module 8
Participating study
Bachelor Business & IT
Participating study
Bachelor International Business Administration
Required materials
Recommended materials
Instructional modes
Presence dutyYes

Self study without assistance

IT Project Design & Initiation

Kies de Nederlandse taal