Project Management Program

Course Introduction:

Project management is the discipline of initiating, planning, executing, controlling and closing the work of a team to achieve specific goals and meet specific success criteria at the specified time. The SJTU Project Management Program is suitable for those who face the challenges of being responsible for the time, resources and financial management of projects.

Commencement dates 2018

- Project Management: Tuesday 16 October 2018. ( 6:30pm – 9:30pm)

Course Objectives:

The SJTU Project Management Program focuses on the fundamentals of project types, structures, and supervision, leadership and evaluation tools needed in the context of a project are lectured.

At the successful completion of the course, the students will be able to identify a project, its structure, characteristics, types, and stages, define the project objectives and ways to measure outcomes, analyze the merit and practicality of a project, include risk assessments and contingency plans, select project team members and form the project team and breakdown the project into manageable tasks and manage task assignments, estimate time and duration for each project task, work out on costs and commit monetary, physical, and human resources, and communicate, report, and document progress and changes.

Course Outline:

  • Week
  • Topic

  • 1

  •     Introduction & class administration
        Overview of project management from the business viewpoint
        Key fundamental concepts of project management

  • 2

  •     Needs identification, project definition, risk assessment
        Project planning, Request for Proposal(RFP) and proposal
        Project selection for class project

  • 3

  •     Project proposals for the class project
        Feasibility study, Evaluation of structure, characteristics, type,
        and stage of the proposed project

  • 4

  •     Project planning, resource identification, team selection
        Responsibility Matrix(RM)
        Work Breakdown Structure(WBS)

  • 5

  •     Class project progress review
        Time table, schedule & milestones
        Project Control Process establishment

  • 6

  •     Resource planning & optimization
        Cost estimates & budget preparation
        Cost performance analysis

  • 7

  •     Class project progress review
        Team management, project communication & reporting
        Change control

  • 8

  •     Final class project due
        Review & assessment
        Resources & trends in project management of global projects

Course Assessment:

A final course assessment will be taken before certification.

Class Schedule & Location:

Commencement dates 2018: Project Management: Tuesday 16 October 2018. ( 6:30pm – 9:30pm)
Every Tuesday 6:30pm – 9:30pm
Duration: 8 evenings
Shanghai Jiao Tong University SCE Fahua Campus


CNY 6,800.00

Application Fee (Non-refundable):

CNY 300 (approx. USD 50)

NOTE: Whether the applicant has been admitted or not, his or her application fee and documents shall not be returned.


English language ability of minimum IELTS 5 or TOEFL 55

Application Documents:

1 - 1 photocopy of passport
2 - SJTU SCE course application form


The minimum size of Project Management Program is 10 students. If the number cannot be reached, class will be deferred and enrolled students will be informed accordingly.

Contact Information:

Expat Training & Certification Center,
School of Continuing Education, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Address: Main Bldg, No. 535 Fahua Zhen Rd, Changning District,
             Shanghai, China (Zip code 200052)
Tel: +86-21-60641043



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