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Leadership in Team & Project Management

level of course unit

Master course

Learning outcomes of course unit

Students are competent in further methods and tools of project management and management of data-driven products. Furthermore, they are able to compare and evaluate these methods and tools within the context of a specific problem area. Building on this, they are able to develop a solution-oriented procedure by means of these methods and tools.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not specified

course contents

Students learn different methods and tools of project and product management, which specifically includes methods and tools in the following areas:

-Risk management
-Project controlling
-Expenditure estimation
-Requirements management
-IT-supported project documentation
-Process models in the area of IT and data processing

Furthermore, students gain a better understanding of interpersonal communication processes as they become aware of expectations and conditions and make these more transparent within a new context. They also learn to work more efficiently. As a complement, the complexity and structure of interdisciplinary projects (focus: technology/application) is developed and respective management methods are compre-hensively taught at the master level across study programs. The course content also prepares students for an optional certification as project manager, which is offered as an extracurricular option.

recommended or required reading

- Gellert, M.; Nowak, C. (2010) Teamarbeit, Teamentwicklung, Teamberatung: Ein Praxisbuch für die Arbeit in und mit Teams. 4. Auflage, Limmer, C., Meezen (ISBN: 978-3928922135).
- Kerzner, H. (2017) Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling. 12. Auflage, Wiley, Weinheim (ISBN: 978-1119165354).
- Klose, B. (2008) Projektabwicklung: Arbeitshilfen, Fallbeispiele und Checklisten im Projektmanagement. 5. Auflage, mi-Wirtschaftsbuch, München (ISBN: 978-3636031648).
- Litke, H-D. (2007) Projektmanagement: Methoden, Techniken, Verhaltensweisen. 5. Auflage, Carl Hanser Verag, München (ISBN: 978-3446409972).
- Patzak, G.; Rattay, G. (2017) Projektmanagement: Projekte, Projektportfolios, Programme und projektorientierte Unternehmen. 7. Auflage, Linde Verlag, Wien (ISBN: 978-3714303216).
- Ruckdäschel, S. (2015) Leadership of Networks and Performance: A Qualitative Analysis. 1. Auflage, Gabler, Wiesbaden (ISBN: 978-3-658-07032-8).
- Schulz von Thun, F. (2014) Miteinander reden 1-4: Störungen und Klärungen / Stile, Werte und Persönlichkeitsentwicklung / Das "Innere Team" und situationsgerechte Kommunikation / Fragen und Antworten. Rowohlt Taschenbuch Verlag, Reinbek (ISBN: 978-3499628757).
- Sendjaya, S. (2015) Personal and Organizational Excellence Through Servant Leadership : Learning to Serve, Serving to Lead, Leading to Transform. 1. Auflage, Springer International Publishing, Cham (ISBN: 978-3-319-16196-9).

assessment methods and criteria

Final examination or Seminar thesis

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planned learning activities and teaching methods

-Lecture with discussion
-Interactive workshop

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name of lecturer(s)

Huber Lukas , MSc

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mode of delivery

In-class course

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