Master of Management (MM)

Innovation and project management

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This module will transform the project team members’ attitude and work methods.
Doc. dr. Saulius Šimkonis
Head of Module
Innovation and project management
The objective of the module
To increase the innovative capabilities of the organization through the improvement of project competences.
Why should you choose this module?
The module is intended for both top-level managers and heads of departments, project management services or projects seeking to systematically improve project management in the organization.
Module results
You will be able to manage large projects to complete them on time and within budget, and to drive innovation in your organization through the prism of project management.
1 semester
2024 m. pavasaris
Details about the module
About module
What will you learn?
Main topics
About module

About module 


ISM Innovation and Project Management module - comprehensively examines all levels of the organization's project activities in order to increase the organization's innovative capabilities through the improvement of project competences:  

  • strategic, which is aimed at connecting project activities with strategy, in order to achieve the long-term goals of the organization and the implementation of innovations; 
  • organizational, which aims to use the organization's resources more efficiently, unifying and standardizing innovation and project activities and creating means to support them; 
  • operational, whose main goal is to ensure the creation of quality innovations and project results on time and within the budget. 


The unique content of the module is based on a modern approach to project management processes and their improvement in accordance with the strategic goals of organizations, and its structure is focused on the gradual development of participants' knowledge and abilities, studying scientific publications, performing group tasks and presenting their results, discussing and critically evaluating the work results of colleagues, and also in the preparation of research work - a consulting project aimed at improving the project activities of specific organizations.  



What will you learn?

What will you learn? 

After completing the module:  

  • You will be able to perform analysis of project management processes and objectively assess the capabilities of organizations' project activities.
  • You will learn to identify priority directions for improvement and combine them with the organization's strategy. 
  • You will know how to plan and implement improvement actions more constructively.
  • You will more easily defend and more smoothly implement changes in project activities based on theoretical knowledge and practical skills.
  • You will better understand the opportunities and challenges of agile project management in innovative projects
Main topics

Main topics of the module:

  • The relationship between innovation and project management processes. International project management standards and project management competence certification systems
  • Process management maturity models. Relationships between organizational innovation and project management maturity
  • The role of the project team leader. Leadership functions. What can and should the project manager do to increase motivation and engagement?
  • Operational project management
  • Program management
  • Organizational change model and change implementation
  • Mega projects
  • Transition from the second to the third level of maturity. Project Management Office (PMO)
  • Project portfolio management
  • Organizational project management model
  • Agile project management. Challenges of implementing flexible project management in large organizations
  • Critical chain project management. Uncertainties in projects and their management with buffers
  • Project pipeline management
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