Management of educational projects

Course Code: ME2401 • Study year: II • Academic Year: 2024-2025
Domain: Education Sciences - Masters • Field of study: Educational management
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: Romanian
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Camelia Rosu
Seminar tutor: Camelia Rosu
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Class
Number of teaching hours per semester: 42
Number of teaching hours per week: 3
Semester: Summer
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 5

Course aims:

Acquiring knowledge and skills in the field of educational project management, in order to use them in teaching
To use appropriately in professional communication concepts, theories and basic methods specific to the management of educational projects.
To analyze critically and constructively the legislative, administrative and curricular documents, identifying the fundamental landmarks for the design, implementation and evaluation of educational projects
To elaborate an educational project, respecting the elaboration methodology required by the program.
To develop the skills of teamwork and presentation of the main concepts characteristic of the management of educational projects.

Course Entry Requirements:


Course contents:

1. Educational management. Project Management. 2. The stages of elaborating an educational project. The life cycle of an educational project. 3. Principles of elaboration of educational projects. Tools used in the elaboration and management of educational projects. 4. Establishing objectives and strategy for educational projects. 5. Project implementation. Establishing the target group and project activities. 6. Operational planning. Budget realization and cost estimation. 7. Contracting and procurement within projects. 8. Identification and management of risks in educational projects. 9. Resource management in educational projects. 10. Categories of educational programs and projects. 11. Project management. Accessing funding sources for educational projects. 12. Control and monitoring of educational projects. Internal and external evaluation of educational projects. 13. Quality management of educational projects. 14. Evaluation of the impact of educational projects. Good practices in the design and management of educational projects.

Teaching methods:

Lecture Conversation Debate Exemplification Discussions Case studies Exercises

Learning outcomes:

• conducting the teaching and learning process in school • cooperation in interdisciplinary teams in order to carry out programs and projects in education • life-long learning

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Written paper – 60%; Continuous assessment – 40%.

Recommended reading:

Heagney, J., Fundamentals of Project Management, Amacom, Nashville, 2016, 240.
Kerzner, H. R., Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling, Wiley, Hoboken, 2017, 848.
Meredith J. R. & Mantel S. J., Project Management, A Managerial Approach, Wiley, Hoboke, 2011, 589.
Bush, T., Theories of Educational Leadership and Management, Sage Publications, London, 2020, 208.
Ginevri W. & Trilling, B., Project Management for Education: The Bridge to 21st Century Learning, Project Management Institute, Newtown Square, 2017, 233.