Courses of Academic Year 2018/2019


Project Management Simulation Workshop: SPATIUM

Lecturer: Professor David W. Parker Businness School University of Queensland Brisbane, Australia
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Schedule:
September 26, 10:00-13:00. 14.30-16.30
Laboratory G1.3, Padiglione Tamburini, via Amendola 2, area San. Lazzaro di Reggio Emilia

Program:
Spatium simulation allows participants to conduct a complex mega-project; and while doing so, the consequences of key decision-making and strategies can be identified in the eventual outcome. All reading materials and full instructions will be supplied. Spatium is a simulation model allows users to explore running a complex project and which requires consideration of differing approaches to project execution, risks management, stakeholder monitoring, plus numerous other factors that need to be identified. The following organizations are just some of users of Spatium: http://www.prendo.com/simulations/spatium/

Exam:
Not yet defined

CFD: 2


Project Management Simulation Workshop: SPATIUM

Lecturer: Professor David W. Parker Businness School University of Queensland Brisbane, Australia
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Schedule:
September 25, 10:00-13:00. 14.30-16.30
Laboratory G1.3, Padiglione Tamburini, via Amendola 2, area San. Lazzaro di Reggio Emilia

Program:
The workshop is suitable for both participants with little knowledge or practical experience of project management, as well as those experienced or teaching managing projects. The workshop will cover theoretical aspects, cases, and group activities to illustrate and explore important rudiments of project management. Over 80 per cent of commercial projects fail to meet their planned time, quality or cost. Why? What unique features did successful projects have? Does lean, agile and flexible bring benefits? The workshop will cover: What is a project: Relationships among Portfolios, Programs and Projects; Operations, production and projects; Organizations and project management; Business value; Project management and managing a project: skills and competencies; Project Management and Body of Knowledge (PMBoK) and Projects in Controlled Environments (PRINCE); Influences on Project Life Cycle eg Organizational; Stakeholders and Governance; What is project success?; Project Life Cycle and Phases; Project Management Processes; Process Groups; Knowledge Areas; Project Integration Management; Project Scope; Work Breakdown Structure (WBS); Project Time Management and Scheduling; Project Cost Management; Project Quality Management; Project Teams and HR; Communication Management; Project Risk Management; Procurement Management; Closing Projects.

Exam:
Not yet defined

CFD: 2


ICT Technology Commercialization and Business Development for Engineers

Lecturer: Steven A. Gedeon Chair, Ryerson Entrepreneur Institute Associate Professor, Entrepreneurship and Strategy Department, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada

Schedule:

  • Wed 22 May 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm meeting room building Mo27 1st floor
  • Mon 3 June 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm meeting room building Mo26 1st floor
  • Tue 4 June 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm meeting room building Mo52 1st floor
  • Wed 5 June 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm meeting room building Mo52 1st floor

Program:
This 16 hr course will introduce PhD students in ICT to how to commercialize technology and build a business. It will be highly customized to meet the needs of the participating students. The course is delivered by Dr. Steven Gedeon who has founded over a dozen VC and high-tech firms and commercialized new technologies across Europe and North America.

Exam:
Not yet defined

CFD: 4


Academic English Workshop II

Lecturer: Silvia Cavalieri

Schedule:

  • giorno 18/2 ore 10:00-13:00 aula P2.4
  • giorno 20/2 ore 10:00-13:00 aula P2.4
  • giorno 25/2 ore 10:00-13:00 sala riu MO 27 I P
  • giorno 1/3 ore 10:00-13:00 sala riu MO27 I P

Program:
The main objective of the workshop is to provide PhD students with the knowledge of the rhetorical and linguistic models that characterize the English academic language. The seminar intends to introduce language and stylistic tools t to write accurate texts. In particular, the AEWII will focus on some specific written genres of the academia, i.e. doctoral theses and posters and Phd students will have extensive opportunities to practice both with text analysis and with their production. Special attention will be given to argumentative techniques of posters ‘ oral presentations.

Exam:
Not yet defined

CFD: 3


Academic English Workshop I

Lecturer: Silvia Cavalieri

Schedule:

  • giorno 4/2 ore 10:00-13:00 aula P2.3
  • giorno 8/2 ore 10:00-13:00 aula P2.4
  • giorno 11/2 ore 10:00-13:00 aula P2.4
  • giorno 14/2 ore 10:00-13:00 aula P2.4

Program:
The workshop aims at giving an overview of the linguistic conventions adhered to by the English-speaking academic community, focussing on aspects such as the structure of research articles, the writing of abstracts and the preparation of conference presentations. More specifically, the workshop will try to raise the participants' awareness of the rhetorical and discourse patterns characteristic of academic English, introducing them to the skills required to produce texts which are accurate both from a grammatical and a stylistic point of view. Ample opportunities will be given for practice, both in the analysis and the production of texts. In particular, special attention will be given to argumentative writing techniques and to special genres such as the abstract and conference presentations.

Exam:
Not yet defined

CFD: 3


Corsi Di Formazione Complementare Per Dottorandi E Assegnisti Ediz. 2018

Lecturer:

Schedule:
13-16 November 2018

Program:
See program details .

Exam:
Not yet defined

CFD: 6


Teoria e Pratica dell’Innovazione*

* Course offered by the E4E Doctoral School (Engineering for Economics – Economics for Engineering)

Lecturer: Ing. Claudio Ferrari, Manufacturing Technology Specialist, Tetra Pak Packaging Solutions S.P.A.

Schedule:

Program:
Struttura del corso: Nella prima lezione verrà discusso e analizzato il significato dell’innovazione in ambito industriale. Nel secondo e terzo incontro verranno affrontati mediante esempi ed esercizi strumenti alternativi per la risoluzione di un problema di natura tecnica. Nel quarto incontro, si analizzeranno i trend evolutivi e verranno riportate testimonianze di applicazioni. L’ultimo incontro sarà dedicato all’approfondimento degli argomenti rivelatisi più critici o di maggiore interesse durante il corso e alla prova finale. L’attività pratica sarà distinta in esercitazioni individuali e di gruppo

Exam:
Questionario di valutazione finale.

CFD: 2