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Project Work

Module name (EN): Project Work
Degree programme: Applied Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011
Module code: PIB440
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4PA+2S (6 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 10
Semester: 4
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written report and presentation

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
PIB440 Applied Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011, semester 4, mandatory course

Suitable for exchange students (learning agreement)
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

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Recommended as prerequisite for:
PIBWI43 Game Design and Development

[updated 16.10.2013]
Module coordinator:
Professoren des Studiengangs
Dozenten 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 (612 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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