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Project Management

level of course unit

first cycle, Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

The students know the fundamentals of project planning and development and can apply them in their practical projects. The students can apply the entire planning, execution and decommissioning process in one project.
The students know:
• Project organization and planning (organizational project structure, operative project structure)
• Project assignment, situation analysis, setting up of project teams
• Tasks and responsibilities of a project manager
• Methods of project management
• Cost planning
• Project implementation and controlling
• Project completion processes
The students can use standardized project management software to plan projects.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

The course follows the logic of the project management process, starting with the fundamentals of project management, the definition of projects and the differences that occur in reality.
A general project management methodology will be introduced and specific methodologies will be examined.
The students will set up model projects in groups based on standard project management practices and develop case studies,
The students learn to apply planning techniques for general projects and special techniques that are applicable to the planning of event projects.

recommended or required reading

Project Management Institute, 2017. PMBOK Guide, 6th Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc.
Schwalbe, K., 2015.An Introduction to Project Management, 5th Edition, Schwalbe Publishing.
Harvard Business Review, 2015. HBR Guide to Project Management, Harvard Business Schools Press

assessment methods and criteria

Written exam, project documentation, presentation

language of instruction

English

number of ECTS credits allocated

5

course-hours-per-week (chw)

2

planned learning activities and teaching methods

integrated course, case studies, discussion, group work, presentations

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered

3

name of lecturer(s)

Mark Romanelli, MBA

year of study

second year of studies

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code

bb.PRO.1

type of course unit

seminar-degree

mode of delivery

Compulsory

work placement(s)

not applicable