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Project Management

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Project Management
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2014
Module code: KI567
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.
2V (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: 6
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Written exam

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

KI567 Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2014 , semester 6, optional course, technical
KIB-PM (P222-0032) Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2021 , semester 2, mandatory course
KIB-PM (P222-0032) Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2022 , semester 2, mandatory course
PIB-PM (P221-0036) Applied Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2022 , semester 3, mandatory course
PRI-PM (P222-0032) Production Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2023 , semester 2, mandatory 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. Steffen Knapp
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Steffen Knapp

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this course, students will be able to reconstruct the project planning for typical and manageable student IT projects in functional project management.
They will be capable of independently implementing an adequate form of project organization and exercising project governance during the continuous project development cycle. They will be able to recognize deviations from the plan and adjust project planning accordingly.
Students will learn to use basic project management tools, i. e. they can create work-breakdown structures, map workflows with the precedence diagram method and understand the consequences of plan changes.
They will learn to prepare and conduct meetings and to communicate their information and the results for efficient project control.
Students will become familiar with estimation processes for IT projects and know how to use them in such projects in order to stabilize project planning.
They will develop an understanding of how to work in project teams and assume project management functions.

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Module content:
Definitions of project and project management
Projects and project management in companies
Project management tools
Special features of software projects
- Information and communication
- Cost estimation
- Collaborative software

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture, simulations and workshop
Lecture script available as a PDF download

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Recommended or required reading:
BURGHARDT M.: Projektmanagement, Publics MCD Verlag, 2000
WESTERMANN R.: Projektmanagement mit System, Gabler Verlag, 2001
MOTZEL E.+PANNENBÄCKER O.:Projektmanagement-Kanon, Roderer Verlag, 2002 TURNER M.: Microsoft Solutions Framework Essentials; Building Successful Technology Solutions, Microsoft Press ISBN-10:0-7356-2353-8
WIECZORREK W., MERTENS P.: Management von IT-Projekten, SpringerLink Verlag ISBN-978-3-642-16126-1
BOHINC T.: Führung im Projekt, SpringerLink Verlag ISBN-978-3-642-22625-0 BERGMANN R, BARRECHT M.: Organisation und Projektmanagement, SpringerLink Verlag ISBN-978-3-7908-2017-1
KÖNIGS H.-P.: IT-Risikomanagement mit System, SpringerLink Verlag ISBN-ISBN 978-3-8348-1687-0

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Module offered in:
SS 2019, WS 2018/19, SS 2018
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