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Project portfolio management

Individual course

Max amount of FITech students: 30

This course teaches the students project portfolio management from multiple points of view. Students learn what is a portfolio, a program and a project.

For example the following topics are part of the course:

  • project portfolio management process
  • project evaluation methods (quantitative and qualitative)
  • risk management approaches
  • role of PMO in portfolio management.

After completing the course, the student

  • has a holistic understanding of project portfolio management
  • will understand what are project portfolios and their role in today’s industry
  • will learn how project portfolio management creates value for the company
  • will learn practical methods and techniques to design, build and control project portfolios
  • will also learn approaches to handle uncertainty and risks as unavoidable elements in project portfolio management.

Course develops critical and analytical thinking as well as organisational operation skills.

This is an online course.

  • The course kick-off session has compulsory online attendance.
  • Other lectures are recordings.
  • The team work presentation is also given as recorded video.
  • The final session is real-time and optional.
  • The course includes 6 individual assignments that have set weekly deadlines.
  • Group assignment and a learning diary, deadlines a few days before the course feedback session on the final day.

More information on University of Vaasa’s course page.

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Further information about the studies

University of Vaasa
FITech ICT contact person

Responsible teacher

University of Vaasa
Ahm Shamsuzzoha

Contact person for applications

Monica Sandberg , Student services specialist
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Course code:
0 €
Teaching period:
Application deadline:
Application period has ended
Host university:
University of Vaasa
Study is open for:
Adult learner,
Degree student
Teaching methods:
General prerequisites:
Basics of project management
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