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Project Management

level of course unit

first cycle, Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

Students will:
learn to structure and plan projects, and work in teams;
manage projects responsibly, with the help of standard project planning software;
be able to write product requirement documents and a final paper.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not specified

course contents

Project Management will provide students with an overview of the topic and focus on the organization of project management and teams, as well as the planning of projects. Students will learn to write product requirement documents and gain insight on how to deal with any difficulties that may arise with the project itself or with the team members. Students will apply what they have learned in the second half of the course, when they will also learn how to use a marketable project management tool.

recommended or required reading

Kerzner, H.: Project Management: A systems approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling. 9. Ed., Hoboken, 2006.
Berkun, S.: Making Things Happen: Mastering Project Management. 2008.

assessment methods and criteria

Scientific paper and/or presentation

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


course-hours-per-week (chw)


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, group work, presentation and task discussion

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Mag. Reinhold Madritsch

year of study

1st year

recommended optional program components

not specified

course unit code


type of course unit


mode of delivery

In-class course

work placement(s)

not applicable