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Project Management

level of course unit

Advanced

Learning outcomes of course unit

Graduates are able to execute a project based on systematic project management, are familiar with concepts of systematic, technically proper and on-schedule project processing, the special roles within a project, the importance of project communication in all directions (discussions, documentations, descriptions, presentations) and apply project-management and text-processing software such as MS Project and MS Word.

prerequisites and co-requisites

None

course contents

Students learn about practical application after the fundamental definition of project-management functions. Especially the tasks of the project manager as well as further roles in project teams and the most important project-management tools and methods are discussed. The course content includes both the project concept and project types as well as service planning, target agreements for team members, resource and cost planning, project organization, IT-supported project documentation, project manuals and target achievement.

recommended or required reading

Patzak G.; Rattay G.: Projektmanagement: Leitfaden zum Management von
Projekten, Projektportfolios und projektorientierten Unternehmen, 6. Auflage, Linde Verlag, 2014
Sterrer C.; Winkler G.: Setting Milestones: Projektmanagement Methoden - Prozesse
– Hilfsmittel, 2. Auflage, Goldegg Verlag, 2010
Lester A.: Project Management, Planning and Control: Managing Engineering, Construction and Manufacturing Projects to PMI, APM and BSI Standards, 1. Auflage, Butterworth-Heinemann, 2013
Dinsmore P.; Cabanis-Brewin J.: The AMA Handbook of Project Management, 4. Auflage, Mcgraw-Hill Education Ltd Verlag, 2014

assessment methods and criteria

Presentation, paper

language of instruction

English

number of ECTS credits allocated

3

planned learning activities and teaching methods

Integrative course

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered

3

name of lecturer(s)

N.N.

year of study

2

recommended optional program components

Not specified

course unit code

V.PJE.02

type of course unit

Compulsory lecture

mode of delivery

Integrative course

work placement(s)

Not applicable