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Project Management

level of course unit

first cycle, Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

Students can define, create a concept, plan, implement and evaluate less complex projects. They can also form and lead a project team.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

After students have been introduced to the basic definition of the functions of a project manager, they are led to the practical application of this knowledge. Here, key discussions include the responsibilities of a project leader, their role in a project team and the most important project management tools and methods. The course content includes the terminology and types of project as well as activity, resource and cost planning, project organization, IT-based project documentation and the final project hand book.

recommended or required reading

Bortoluzzi Dubach, E. & Frey, H. (2007): Sponsoring, Der Leitfaden für die Praxis, Bern, Haupt
Ciconte, B. L. (2001): Fundraising Basics: A Complete Guide, New York, McGraw-Hill
Friedrichsmeier, H. (2007): Fallstudien: Entwicklung und Einsatz von Fallstudien, Wien, Linde
Kerzner, H. (2009): Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling and Controlling, New York, John Wiley & Sons
Klein, A. (2006): Projektmanagement für Kulturmanager, München, Vahlen
Klose, B. (2002): Projektabwicklung, Arbeitshilfen, Fallbeispiele, Checklisten im Projektmanagement, Frankfurt, Wien, Moderne Industrie
Hollaender, A. E. (2009): Bühnenrecht (für Österreich), Wien, Manz Verlag
Larmann, R. (2007): Stage Design, Köln, Daab
Lang, C. (2007): Arbeitsrechtliche Unterschiede zwischen Österreich und Deutschland, Bremen, Europäischer Hochschulverlag
Litke, H.-D. & Kunow, I. (2004): Projektmanagement, Freiburg, Haufe
Lewis, J. P. (2006): Fundamentals of Project Management, New York, McGraw-Hill
Mallen, C. (2008): Sport, Recreation and Tourism: Theoretical and Practical Dimensions, Oxford, Butterworth-Heinemann
Mantel, S. J. (2004): Project Management in practice, New York, John Wiley & Sons
Meredith, J. R. (2003): Project management: a managerial approach, New York, John Wiley & Sons
Nolte, M. (2009): Handbuch Sportrecht, Schorndorf, Hofmann
Olfert, K. (2004): Projektmanagement, Ludwigshafen, Kiehl Verlag
Patzak, Gerold; Rattay, Günter: Projektmanagement. Linde, 2009
Project Management Institute (2003): A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, B&T
Riedmüller, F. (2003): Sponsoring und Events im Sport, München, Vahlen
Risch, M. (2009): Eventrecht kompakt: Ein Lehr- und Praxisbuch mit Beispielen aus dem Konzert- und Kulturbetrieb, Berlin, Springer
Rübner, W. & Wünsch, U. (2009): Professionelles Projektmanagement in Kultur und Event: Baupläne, Kompetenzen, Methoden, Werkzeuge, Göttingen, BusinessVillage
Sterrer, C.; Winkler, G. Setting Milestones: Projektmanagement Methoden - Prozesse - Hilfsmittel. Goldegg, 2010.
Tiemeyer, E. (2004): Projekte im Griff, Bielefeld, Bertelsmann
Wolfram, G. (2009): Kann man Kulturverständnis trainieren? Interkulturelle Kompetenz im Projektmanagement und ihre neuen Konfliktfelder, in Dorn, Karlheinz: Projekte als Kulturerlebnis, Glashütten, dpunkt.verlag
Wottreng, S. (2003): Handbuch Handlungskompetenz, Cornelesn
Yin, R. (2008): Case Study Research, London, Sage

assessment methods and criteria

project manual

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


planned learning activities and teaching methods

integrated course, case studies, discussion, group work

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Mark Romanelli, MBA

year of study

second year of studies

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code


type of course unit


mode of delivery

in-class course

work placement(s)

not applicable