Industrial Engineering & Management FT
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Practical Project I

level of course unit

First cycle, Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

Students are able to:
• implement a project using professional project management skills.
• realise projects systematically, to a high standard and on time.
• identify the special roles within a project.
• assess the importance of project communication on all levels (talks, communication,
descriptions, presentations) and know how to behave accordingly.
• make use of their professional expertise to solve specific problems.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

In order to prepare them in the best way possible for working life problems, students tackle practical tasks, preferably based on real contracts from businesses or public institutions. Students work on these tasks and gain hands-on experience by following instructions given by the lecturer. In doing so, they make use of the knowledge they have already required and contrast it with the observations and experiences of a practice-based project. Students deepen and improve their subject-specific skills, while at the same time consolidating further skills such as social skills, risk management skills, budgeting skills and their ability to take economically responsible decisions.
Based on a client briefing (given by the teacher or external partners such as associations and companies) students work on the presented projects on their own and only ask the lecturer for instructions if they need support. Students are responsible for planning, coordination, budgeting, monitoring, evaluating and giving the final report. The role of the lecturer is focused on project coaching. Practical Project I or II must deal with technical content.

recommended or required reading

In accordance with the specific task

assessment methods and criteria

Project report and presentation

language of instruction

German

number of ECTS credits allocated

4

planned learning activities and teaching methods

Project work

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered

3

name of lecturer(s)

Director of Studies

year of study

Second year of studies

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code

PRA.1

type of course unit

Compulsory

mode of delivery

Project

work placement(s)

not applicable