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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:
English
Assessment:
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)
Workload:
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):
None.
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Frank Kneip
Lecturer:
N.N.


[updated 01.07.2022]
Learning outcomes:
The aim of the module is to teach the basics of operational project management and team organization.
 
Expertise:
The students have an introductory knowledge of the term, development, meaning, content and procedure of project management.
 
Competencies:
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

[updated 03.04.2020]
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