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Project Work

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Project Work
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Applied Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011
Module code: PIB440
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.
4PA+2S (6 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: 4
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written report and presentation

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

PIB440 (P221-0035) Applied Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011 , semester 4, mandatory course

Suitable for exchange students (learning agreement)
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).
90 class hours (= 67.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 300 hours (equivalent to 10 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 232.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
PIB115 Fundamentals of Informatics
PIB120 Programming 1
PIB210 Programming 2
PIB220 Graph Theory
PIB320 Software Engineering 1
PIB330 Databases

[updated 26.04.2021]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
PIBWI43 Game Design and Development

[updated 16.10.2013]
Module coordinator:
Professor/innen des Studiengangs
Dozierende des Studiengangs

[updated 26.04.2021]
Learning outcomes:
This module aims to teach students the knowledge and skills needed to design, plan and execute a practical IT project. Students will be taught the different methods and approaches used in the various planning phases (design, implementation, testing and documentation) of projects involving medium-sized teams (6–12 students per team).

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Module content:
Students will apply their knowledge of software engineering, programming languages, databases, business informatics and business economics to an IT-related problem in a self-contained project that is supervised by the relevant member of academic staff. While working on the project, students will acquire a variety of techniques and skills in project management, team work, document creation and the presentation of results.

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Teaching methods/Media:
Written report, transparencies, presentation

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Recommended or required reading:
Hans W. Wiecorrek, Peter Mertens:  Management von IT-Projekten, Berlin, 2004
Daniela Mayrshofer, Hubertus A. Kröger:  Moderation in der Praxis Bd.4 - Prozesskompetenz in der Projektarbeit, Ein Handbuch für Projektleiter, Prozessbegleiter und Berater, 2001
The academic supervisors will also provide additional project-related references.

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Module offered in:
SS 2018, SS 2017, SS 2016, SS 2015, SS 2014, ...
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