International Project Management

Project definitionProject stakeholdersProject organizationRolesProject work breakdown structureRisk analysisEffort estimationSchedulingResource planningCost calculationControllingReportingTermination of projectsComplexity of international projectsWorldwide differences in management stylesManagement of international projectsVirtual teamsInternational communicationSources of misinterpretationMisevaluationCross cultural communication

Mode of delivery

face to face

Type

compulsory

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools

INTERNATIONAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION, IPMA Competence Baseline, Nijkerk, International Project Management Association, third editionMAYLOR, Harvey, Project Management, Harlow: Prentice Hall, fourth edition, 2010PORTNEY, Stanley E., Project Management for Dummies, Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons, third edition, 2010PROJECT MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), fourth edition

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Reading, project work, case studies

Assessment methods and criteria

Assessment of the quality of the work assignments, the project planning result, the case study presentations and the individual contributions in discussions and during the exercises. The result of the exam is included in the final grading.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

None

Infos

Degree programme

International Programme

Cycle

International Programme

ECTS Credits

5.00

Language of instruction

English

Curriculum

Full-Time

Academic year

2021

Semester

1 SS

Incoming

Yes

Learning outcome

After this course the students will be able to* Define the structure of a project* Use tools to assess the risks of projects* Select the right methods for effort estimation* Schedule the project* Plan the resources needed for the project* Calculate the costs of projects* Report about the project progress* Understand how culture affects international project management* Know how to manage diverse, globally based teams* Select appropriate communication tools for international teams

Course code

0000-15-01-VZ-DE-9a