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Project Management II

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Project Management II
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Electrical Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2005
Module code: E713
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
3V+1U (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 7
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Project work, oral examination (15 min.)

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

E713 Electrical Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2005 , semester 7, optional course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stefan Winternheimer
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stefan Winternheimer
Dipl.-Ing. Armin Diebold

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Learning outcomes:
In this module students of electrical and electronic engineering and mechanical engineering will acquire a more detailed understanding of project management. Students will learn to view the progress of a project from a technical and engineering perspective as well as from a business and economic standpoint. After completing this module, students will be able to manage the organization, process coordination and costing of a project, and will be able to monitor project progress relative to the specified project goals.

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Module content:
Analysis and processing of offers
Project structuring
Project planning
Critical path analysis
Structures, assignment/distribution of tasks
Financial planning and control of projects
Milestone Trend Analysis (MTA)
Multi-factor analysis
Percentage-of-completion methods
Contract law and contract management
Risk and chance management
Change management
Quality management
Personnel management and cooperation
The project manager: Selection, appointment, duties, responsibilities and powers

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture notes, overhead transparencies, blackboard, PC, video projector

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Recommended or required reading:
Seibert, Siegfried:  Technisches Management, B.G. Teubert Stuttgart Leipzig, 1998
Burghardt, Manfred:  Projektmanagement, 6. Aufl.
Herausgeber: Siemens AG, Berlin / München, Verlag: Publicis Corporate Publishing, Erlangen, 2002

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