Scientific Approach in ICT Project Management

Scientific Approach in ICT Project Management

  • Study programme and level:The joint doctoral study programme Governance and Economics in the Public Sector (third cycle)
  • 2nd year
  • 5 ECTS
  • Course type: Elective course
  • Lectures: 20
  • Seminar: 20
  • Other forms of study: 20
  • Individual work: 90
  • Lecturer: Marina Čičin Šain, PhD

1. Objectives and competences

Development and management of information systems for non-computer science personnel.

2. Content (Syllabus outline)

  • How to choose a computer science consultant?
  • How to calculate a fair price for consulting?
  • How to choose a computer science professional?
  • How to choose software?
  • How to choose hardware?
  • How to solve security issues?
  • How to control a CS specialist?
  • End users

3.  Readings

  • Skripta za kolegij
  • K. C. Laudon, J. P. Laudon, Management information Systems, Prentice Hall, Inc., New Jersey, USA.
  • M. Čičin Šain Baze podataka, Rijeka Futura 2007.
  • M. Čičin-Šain, B. Crnković-Stimpf Financijsko modeliranje u Excelu, Rijeka, Futura 2009

4. Intended learning outcomes

Further develpment of scientific approach in ICT project management.

5. Learning and teaching methods



  • Lectures
  • Seminars


6. Assessment

Seminars 70%

Exams 30%