level of course unit
Learning outcomes of course unit
The students can define, conceive, plan, implement and evaluate complex projects. Planning and control in the areas of resources and budget is conveyed in a practical way. The students are able to plan and carry out projects holistically and with consideration of the critical aspects.
prerequisites and co-requisites
After the basic definition of the project management functions in the context of a marketing and communication project, the students are introduced to their practical use. In particular, the tasks of the project manager and the most important project management tools and methods are discussed. The course content includes the project concept and project types as well as performance planning, resource and cost planning, project organization, IT-supported project documentation and the concluding project manual.
recommended or required reading
• Timinger, H. (2017). Modernes Projektmanagement: Mit traditionellem, agilem und hybridem Vorgehen zum Erfolg, Weinheim: Wiley Verlag.
• Preußig, J. (2018). Agiles Projektmanagement: Agilität und Scrum im klassischen Projektumfeld, Freiburg: Haufe Verlag.
assessment methods and criteria
Project work and/or presentation
language of instruction
number of ECTS credits allocated
eLearning quota in percent
planned learning activities and teaching methods
Integrated course, group work, case studies, discussions, e-learning
semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered
name of lecturer(s)
English version will be available soon
course unit code
type of course unit