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Магистратура 2023/2024

Управление проектами в международных компаниях

Направление: 38.04.02. Менеджмент
Когда читается: 2-й курс, 1 модуль
Формат изучения: без онлайн-курса
Охват аудитории: для всех кампусов НИУ ВШЭ
Преподаватели: Яковлева Анна Юрьевна
Прогр. обучения: Международный менеджмент
Язык: английский
Кредиты: 3
Контактные часы: 24

Course Syllabus


Impact of global issues on international companies’ performance is growing due to the open character of business interactions. The aim of the course is to provide the knowledge and expertise about how to initiate, plan, execute, monitor and control a project in MNC’s to ensure its success. Project as tool of company strategies implementation evoke the increasing request for specialists possessing competencies in the area of international project management. Students will be introduced methodologies and practical tools that facilitate and support the management of people, time, costs and resources in projects. Studying both aspects of international context and of project management methodology becomes the necessary element of manager career path. Relationship with the diverse stakeholders, their cultural differences, trust to the company and their products, conflict resolution issues as well as relationship inside the international project team, cross-cultural communications, development of collaboration structures are the most meaningful questions of international project management.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • Learn how projects are managed in an international context
  • Distinguish how to manage projects implemented locally and in international context
  • To study which key knowledge area need to be planned in managing international projects
  • Understand the issues of standardization of project management in international companies
  • Understand the key "soft" issues of the international context of project implementation
  • To study communication issues in international projects
  • Learn the skills of cooperation and involvement of project team members and stakeholders in international project
  • Be able to integrate project data into implementation plan taking into account the international context
  • To study the features of virtual environment operation in international projects
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Know how to identify international projects and international programs, know the differences between local projects and programs
  • Know the key characteristics of international projects and programs
  • Be aware of the project management standards used in international project management
  • Know core knowledge areas applied in international project management
  • Know how to apply methods that improve team collaboration and interaction with stakeholders
  • Be able to organize and manage project communications in an international company
  • To know how incorporate skills in trust creation and conflict resolution and how they affect the successful work of an international project
  • To study project planning methods in an international context
  • To know the specifics of adapting project methodology to international project management
  • To know the organizational issues of global project interactions
  • To be able to create project breakdown structures, adapted to international context
  • Know how members of virtual project teams can be involved in cooperation
  • Be able to assess the readiness of organization to launch projects in international context
  • Manage virtual multicultural project team
  • Learn how to evaluate the cultural intelligence that determines work in an international environment
  • Be able to create feedback strategies for managing the team of an international multicultural project
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Global aspects of project management in international companies
  • International project management knowledge areas
  • Communication in international projects
  • International Project Management integration processes
  • Cooperation in virtual teams of international projects
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Activity and assignments
    Individual class and homework: Activity and assignments. Activity on lectures and seminars - comments, answering questions, participation in discussions, inclass discussion of the case studies, working on the class assignments etc.
  • non-blocking Case study
    Case solution and presentation: reading and case analysis, presentaion of case problems revealed and their solution. Presentation should be uploaded ontime in LMS. After deadline the presentation can not be accepted.
  • non-blocking Project
    Creation of project plan documents and the presentation of the project information
  • blocking Exam
    Exam includes 2 parts: quiz (multiple choise questions) and open questions or case study (the choice of "open part" will be announced by the lecturer before the exam). It' s "closed-book" type of control.
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2023/2024 1st module
    0.1 * Activity and assignments + 0.2 * Case study + 0.3 * Exam + 0.4 * Project


Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Binder, J. (2007). Global Project Management : Communication, Collaboration and Management Across Borders. Aldershot, England: Routledge. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=269279
  • Effective virtual project teams: a design science approach to building a strategic momentum. (2019). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-22228-4
  • Grit, R. (2019). Project Management : A Practical Approach (Vol. Fifth edition). Groningen: Noordhoff Uitgevers BV. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=2281726

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • A. O’Connor. (2010). Managing Economies, Trade and International Business. Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Agarici Corina, Scarlat Cezar, & Iorga Danuţ. (2020). Turning cross-cultural management conflict into collaboration: Indian and Romanian experiences in Global Project Teams. Proceedings of the International Conference on Business Excellence, 14(1), 1024–1034. https://doi.org/10.2478/picbe-2020-0097
  • Ben Mahmoud-Jouini, S., Midler, C., & Silberzahn, P. (2016). Contributions of Design Thinking to Project Management in an Innovation Context. Project Management Journal, 47(2), 144–156. https://doi.org/10.1002/pmj.21577
  • Dumitraşcu-Băldău Iulia, & Dumitraşcu Dănuţ Dumitru. (2019). Intercultural Communication and its Challenges Within the International Virtual Project Team. MATEC Web of Conferences, 07005. https://doi.org/10.1051/matecconf/201929007005
  • Fossum, K. R., Binder, J. C., Madsen, T. K., Aarseth, W., & Andersen, B. (2019). Success factors in global project management:A study of practices in organizational support and the effects on cost and schedule. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJMPB-09-2018-0182
  • Grant, A., Harvard Business Review Press, Groysberg, B., Katzenbach, J. R., & Meyer, E. (2019). HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Building a Great Culture (with Bonus Article “How to Build a Culture of Originality” by Adam Grant). Harvard Business Review Press.
  • Horine, G. (2017). Project Management Absolute Beginner’s Guide: Vol. Fourth edition. Que Publishing.
  • Janine Viol Hacker, Michael Johnson, Carol Saunders, & Amanda L. Thayer. (2019). Trust in Virtual Teams: A Multidisciplinary Review and Integration. https://doi.org/10.3127/ajis.v23i0.1757
  • Khanna, T. (2014). Contextual Intelligence. Harvard Business Review, 92(9), 58–68. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=bsu&AN=97508941
  • Khanna, T. (2015). A Case for Contextual Intelligence. Management International Review (MIR), 55(2), 181–190. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11575-015-0241-z
  • Pace, M. (2019). A Correlational Study on Project Management Methodology and Project Success. Journal of Engineering, Project & Production Management, 9(2), 56–65. https://doi.org/10.2478/jeppm-2019-0007
  • Project Management Institute. (2019). A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK(R) Guide-Sixth Edition / Agile Practice Guide Bundle (HINDI). [N.p.]: Project Management Institute. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=2240462
  • Project Management Institute. (2021). A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) – Seventh Edition and The Standard for Project Management (ENGLISH): Vol. Seventh edition. Project Management Institute.
  • Shankar S., Muller R., Drouin N. Cambridge Handbook of Organizational Project Management, 2017. Режим доступа: http://library.books24x7.com/bookshelf.asp