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Project Work 1

Module name (EN): Project Work 1
Degree programme: Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2016
Module code: FT26.1
SAP-Submodule-No.: P242-0075, P242-0076
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 1V+2PA (3 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 6
Semester: 5
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Course component "Project Management" 60 min.
Course component "Project Work": Project work (80%), presentation (20%)
Weighting: Project Management 1, Project Work 5

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
FT26.1 (P242-0075, P242-0076) Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2015, semester 5, mandatory course
FT26.1 (P242-0075, P242-0076) Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2016, semester 5, mandatory course
FT26.1 (P242-0075, P242-0076) Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019, semester 5, mandatory course
45 class hours (= 33.75 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 180 hours (equivalent to 6 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 146.25 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
FT04.1 Introduction to Automotive Engineering
FT04.2 Engineering Drawing
FT04.3 Engineering Mechanics I
FT04.4 Material Science
FT04.5 Principles of Design Engineering
FT09.1 Engineering Mechanics II
FT09.2 Machine Elements
FT09.3 Strength of Materials
FT15 Engineering Mathematics III

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Recommended as prerequisite for:
FT30 Engineering Project in English
FT32 Bachelor Thesis

[updated 11.05.2019]
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Jörg Hoffmann
Prof. Dr. Jörg Hoffmann
Professoren des Studiengangs

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Learning outcomes:
Course component "Project Management":
- After successfully completing this module, students will be familiar with the basics of project management, they will be able to assess specific challenges, decide on a suitable method of structuring and approach, and apply methods and tools.
- They will be able to design and manage projects themselves according to professional standards.
Course component "Project Work":
- Students will be able to work independently on a vehicle technical task in a team and present their results in the form of a written and oral technical documentation.

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Module content:
Course component "Project Management":
- Selection of a project management method that is suitable for the task at hand.
- Implementation of the task based on the chosen project management method.
Course component "Project Work":
A team of students will independently structure and process a vehicle engineering task and present their results in the form of a technical documentation. Topics from automotive engineering R&D work will be available for selection.

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Teaching methods/Media:
Course component "Project Management":
Seminaristic instruction, project meetings for the milestones set in the project plan.
Course component "Project Work":
Supervision of tasks in scheduled project meetings.

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Recommended or required reading:
Course component "Project Management":
- Lecture notes
Course component "Project Work":
Depends on task/assignment

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