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Project Management I

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Project Management I
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Electrical Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2005
Module code: E711
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
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.
1V+1U (2 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.

E711 (P211-0254) 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).
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 90 hours (equivalent to 3 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 67.5 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

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Learning outcomes:
This module aims to teach students of electrical and electronic engineering and mechanical engineering the fundamentals of project management. After completing this course, students will be competent in systematically applying problem solving, decision making and risk management techniques. They will be acquainted with and will know how to use the standard project management tools and methods and will be in a position to make a positive contribution to a project team.

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Module content:
Fundamentals of project management
Systematic root cause analysis
Systematic analysis and assessment of decision-making alternatives
Recognizing and managing risk over the course of a project
Planning project progress
Working in a project team

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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:  Einführung in Projektmanagement
Publicis KommunikationsAgentur GmbH, GWA Erlangen, 2002

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