Project management and Skill Development

Lifelong learning course. Face-to-face.


UPC School

This lifelong learning course can be attended as part of the postgraduate course Bodyworks and Automotive Materials.

Shortly we will publish updated information about the new edition of this programme.

This course is an introduction to project management in the automotive sector and basic concepts and tools for developing the student's skills. During this course are presented the most relevant concepts on the formulation and preparation of projects and their scheduling and control techniques. Besides, students work with different models and tools for setting personal and professional goals, time management and teamwork. Finally, students learn some communication techniques, both oral and written, to develop this relevant skill.

1. Project Management in the automotive industry
2. Skills development: Objectives, self-leadership, time management and creativity.
3. Skills development: Teamwork, conflict management and empathy
4. Skills development: Communication


After completing this course, students will be able to:

1. Understand the different stages of the automobile development project.
2. Understand the project organization and how that is related to organizational structures and stakeholders’ functions.
3. Identify users of the project system as well as functional and service requirements
4. Establish criteria for decision taking and be able to plan viability studies
5. Set lexis and a common understanding of definitions, terms and basic concepts related to project management
6. Set personal and professional targets
7. Know creativity techniques useful in the field of project development
8. Improve the student’s communication skills, both oral as for writing technical documents

Who is it for

Graduate students in Automotive, Chemical or Industrial Engineering, Materials Science, Product Design or equivalent.
Working professionals or experienced in the automotive industry.

Information form
(34) 650 705 618


Next course:
October 2017

(20 teaching hours)

Monday  17:30 to 21:30Tuesday  17:30 to 21:30Wednesday  17:30 to 21:30
Taught at:
ETSEIB - Escola Tècnica Superior d'Enginyeria Industrial de Barcelona
Av. Diagonal, 647

Registration fee:
640 €

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