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Project Management for Technical Projects (E)

level of course unit

Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

graduates:

- Know the essential concepts of project management in the field of technical projects.
- Know different project management methods.
- Are familiar with the different roles of a project team.
- Are able to define, design, plan, implement and evaluate projects of low complexity.

prerequisites and co-requisites

Courses of the previous semester successfully completed

course contents

After the basic definition of the project management functions, the students are introduced to the application in practice. In particular, the tasks of the project manager as well as other roles in project teams 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.
The specifics of IT-based and web-based projects are pointed out and the differences are worked out in the course.

recommended or required reading

- Rainwater, H.P.: Katzen hüten, MITP-Verlag, 2003
- Balzert, Helmut: Lehrbuch der Softwaretechnik. Basiskonzepte und Requirements Engineering.- Spektrum Akademischer Verlag, 2009.
- Balzert, Helmut: Lehrbuch der Softwaretechnik. Softwaremanagement.- Spektrum Akademischer Verlag, 2008
- Balzert, Helmut: Lehrbuch der Softwaretechnik: Entwurf, Implementierung, Installation und Betrieb Gebundenes Buch, Spektrum Verlag, 2011
- Brandt-Pook, H.; Kollmeier, R.: "Softwareentwicklung kompakt und verständlich: Wie Softwaresysteme entstehen", Springer Verlag, 2016
- Post, U.: "Besser coden: So machen Sie Ihren Code (und die Welt) ein bisschen besser!", Rheinwerk-Verlag, 2017

assessment methods and criteria

Final report (together with ’Practical Project 1’ as module examination)

language of instruction

English

number of ECTS credits allocated

1.5

eLearning quota in percent

25

course-hours-per-week (chw)

1

planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, project, group work, discussion of tasks

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered

3

name of lecturer(s)

Dr. Dipl.-Ing. Andreas Kurz

year of study

2

recommended optional program components

None

course unit code

PWT2

type of course unit

integrated lecture

mode of delivery

Compulsory

work placement(s)

not applicable