Project Scheduling and Management (IE 409)

2021 Spring
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Industrial Engineering(IE)
6.00 / 6.00 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
Gündüz Ahmet Ulusoy,
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IE301 MS303 IE311 MS301 IE303
Interactive lecture,On-line task/distance,Recitation
Interactive,Project based learning,Task based learning
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Overview of project management process; project selection; project idea generation, formulation, financing, bidding, budgeting and cash flow analysis; team formation and building; deterministic and stochastic unconstrained project scheduling; resource constrained project scheduling algorithms; progress and cost control of projects; examples of management of projects from various sectors.


The objective of this course is to introduce the student to the quantitative aspects of the body of knowledge in project management. Emphasis is given to implement quantitative techniques already acquired in other courses.


to grasp the project management process and be able to use quantitative tools of project management and MS Project software tool
to be able to identify, analyze and model management problems suitable for formulation as projects
to be capable to participate in practice in the formulation, description, planning, scheduling, control, and proper termination of the project
to be able to transform project descriptions into mathematical programming models by employing project networks and solve them using appropriate solution techniques
to grasp the essentials of project selection and financial aspects of project management such as financing, bidding, budgeting and cash flow analysis
to learn the use of one major project management software tool (MS Project) in detail


  Percentage (%)
Final 25
Midterm 25
Exam 20
Individual Project 15
Group Project 15



Gündüz Ulusoy and Öncü Hazır, An Introduction to Project Modeling and Planning, Springer Nature Switzerland AG, 2021, e-book


The Powerpoint presentations, handouts, and journal paper assignments uploaded on SUCourse++.

Optional Readings

A. Shtub, J. F. Bard, S. Globerson, Project Management: Processes, Methodologies, and Economics, Pearson Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, 2005. (TA190 .S58 2005) [On Reserve]
H. Kerzner, Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling, e-book.