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Introduction to technical project management

Module name (EN): Introduction to technical project management
Degree programme: International Project Semester, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020
Module code: IPS.TPM
SAP-Submodule-No.: P231-0122
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 2VF (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 2
Semester: 1
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Presentation of 45 min. (50 %) + participation (50 %)

[updated 03.04.2020]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
IPS.TPM (P231-0122) International Project Semester, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020, semester 1, mandatory course

Suitable for exchange students (learning agreement)
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 60 hours (equivalent to 2 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 37.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Frank Kneip

[updated 01.07.2022]
Learning outcomes:
The aim of the module is to teach the basics of operational project management and team organization.
The students have an introductory knowledge of the term, development, meaning, content and procedure of project management.
Determination and transfer of theoretical approaches and methods for solving selected project practice questions, especially in the technical area. Teaching transdisciplinary thinking.
Social skills:
The students learn about interaction, communication, motivation and moderation in teamwork.

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Module content:
- Introduction to and basics of project management
- Procedural models (sequential, iterative, agile)
- Project definition
- Stakeholder management
- Key documents of project definition and expectation management
- Project planning, network planning technology
- Structure, process, capacity, appointment and cost planning
- Risk management
- Work breakdown structure
- Realistic scheduling
- Accurate estimates
- Project management
- Project phases, milestones
- Project controlling
- IT support
- MS Project
- Projektron

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Teaching methods/Media:
- Lecture with integrated exercises, small group exercises, self-experience exercises
- Working on a specific project in a team
- Documentation and presentation of project progress and results
- Presentations, videos, role-playing games, documents, magazines, books, internet research

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Recommended or required reading:
DeMarco, Tom: Der Termin, Hanser Verlag, 2007
Drews, Günter; Hillebrand, Norbert: Lexikon der Projektmanagementmethoden, Haufe Verlag, 2015
Jakoby, Walter: Projektmanagement für Ingenieure, Springer Verlag, 2019
Lessel, Wolfgang: Projektmanagement, Cornelsen Verlag, 2012
Litke, Hans-Dieter: Projektmanagement. Methoden, Techniken, Verhaltensweisen, Hanser, 2007
Schelle, Heinz: Projekte zum Erfolg führen, Beck, 2014
Tumuscheit, Klaus: Überleben im Projekt, orell füssli,2007

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