Portfelių, programų ir projektų vadyba (GRAI005)

Course description

The course covers operational, organizational and strategic aspects of implementing innovations through projects, products and portfolios. Multiple learning formats are used throughout the course, including lectures, workshops, group work assignments and classroom presentations. During workshops, in an intensive group work environment students develop real-life innovation project plans. Results of the group work are discussed and presented in a predefined format. Learning process also includes seminars for analyzing and discussing contemporary innovation management practices described in academic and professional publications.

Course aim

The course is designed to develop the insights and skills necessary to implement innovation projects effectively, on time, and within budget. It also introduces students to both organizational and strategic project management process, with special emphasis on its life cycle, and the tools used in managing and delivering innovation projects. Upon successful completion of the course, students should have a solid understanding of contemporary innovation implementation management and its benefits for their professional career.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand basic models, roles, responsibilities and functions of innovation project management.
  • Understand the difference among operational, organizational and strategic project management.
  • Develop operational project management skills.
  • Be able to apply process-oriented organizational project management models.
  • Analyse strategic alternatives based on innovation portfolio management.
  • Develop teamwork skills and understand people side of project management.
  • Understand the value of lessons learned in project work.
  • Be able to apply innovation project management concepts in organizational setting.
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