Fundamentals of Project Management

  • Basic terms of project management
  • Project initiation and assignment
  • Forms of project organisation
  • Project start-up
  • Teamwork in projects
  • Project coordination
  • Project marketing
  • Project controlling
  • Project documentation
  • Project risk and project discontinuities
  • Quality management in projects
  • Project closure
  • Project-oriented company

Mode of delivery

face to face

Type

compulsory

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools

  • Gareis, R. (2005): Happy Projects!, 2. Auflage, Manz, Wien.
  • Patzak, G., Rattay, G. (2017): Projektmanagement, 7. Auflage, Linde, Wien.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Vortrag, Diskussion, Reflexion in Einzel- und group work, Case Studies, Rollenspiele, Peer Feedback

Assessment methods and criteria

  • Exam method: written final exam (70%), continuous assessment (30%, written exercises).
  • Assessment criteria: completeness, level of detail and complexity of answers, correctness of solutions and results, compliance with formal criteria.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Module Economics 1

Infos

Degree programme

Logistics & Transport Management (Bachelor)

Cycle

Bachelor

ECTS Credits

3.00

Language of instruction

German

Curriculum

Part-Time

Academic year

2024

Semester

4 SS

Incoming

Yes

Learning outcome

After successful completion of the course students can

  • explain terms and basic concepts of project management
  • apply the most important instruments and methods of modern project management to real-life problems
  • define, plan, implement and evaluate projects with regard to given framework conditions and risks
  • select appropriate instruments and methods for all project phases
  • successfully assume the role of a project worker or project leader

Course code

0391-21-01-BB-DE-41