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Strategic Project Development: Fundamentals (E)

level of course unit

second cycle, Master

Learning outcomes of course unit

Students will come to understand the perspectives of the key stakeholders in project development (investors, operators, financiers, users) and will be able to take the steps in preparing a project independently.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

Analysis of stakeholder perspectives.
Case studies from the tourism and the leisure industry.
Excursion to successful project developments.

recommended or required reading

ICB, IPMA-Kompetenzrichtlinie, Version 3.0, International Project Management Association, 2006
Winkler, G., Sterrer, S. (2009): “setting milestones”, Goldegg Verlag, Wien
pma – Project Management Austria, pm baseline – Wissenselemente zum Projekt- sowie Programm Management, pma Project Management Austria, Wien, 2008

assessment methods and criteria

written examination

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

1. year of studies

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code


type of course unit

compulsory (seminar degree)

mode of delivery

In-class course

work placement(s)

not applicable