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Introduction to technical project management

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Introduction to technical project management
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
International Project Semester, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020
Module code: IPS.TPM
SAP-Submodule-No.:
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.
P231-0143
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.
2VF (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.
2
Semester: 1
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
English
Assessment:
Exam (50 %) + participation (50 %)

[updated 26.09.2022]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

IPS.TPM (P231-0143) International Project Semester, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020 , semester 1, mandatory course

Suitable for exchange students (learning agreement)
Workload:
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 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 27.09.2022]
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.

[updated 03.04.2020]
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

[updated 03.04.2020]
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

[updated 03.04.2020]
Recommended or required reading:
- DeMarco, Tom: The Deadline: A Novel About Project Management, Computer Bookshops, 1997
- Duff, Demot: Project Management – A practical guide, Management Briefs, 2011
- Heagney, Joseph: Fundamentals of Project Management, Amacom, 2016
- Maylor, Harvey: Project Management, Pearson, 2017
- N.N.: Project Management, Dorling Kindersley, 2015
- Next Level Consulting: Let your projects fly, Goldegg, 2009
- Portny, Stanley: Project Management For Dummies, Wiley, 2017
- Schelle, Ottmann, Pfeiffer: Project Manager, GPM, 2006
- Taylor, James: The Project Management Workshop, Amacom, 2001
- Verzuh, Eric: The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management, Wiley, 2015

[updated 27.09.2022]
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