Managing International Projects

• international project management competence, • challenges of managing intercultural and global projects, • organizational aspects of managing international projects, • leading intercultural teams (strategic and operative approaches), • selecting and utilizing communication media and cooperation platforms for virtual teams, • ethics in international projects

Mode of delivery

face to face

Type

compulsory

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools

• Project Management Institute (2017), Agile Practice Guide, Newtown Square, PA • Russ J. Martinelli, James M. Waddell, Tim J. Rahschulte (2017), Projects Without Boundaries: Successfully Leading Teams and Managing Projects in a Virtual World, Hoboken (New Jersey), John Wiley & Sons • Steers, Richard M., Nardon, Luciara, Sanchez-Runde, Carlos J. (2016), Management Across Cultures: Developing Global Competencies, 3rd edition, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

case studies, group tasks, guest lectures, discussion

Assessment methods and criteria

written exam as well as assessment of the quality of student assignments and participation

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Project Management in Practice

Infos

Degree programme

Projectmanagement & Organisation (Master)

Cycle

Master

ECTS Credits

4.00

Language of instruction

English

Curriculum

Part-Time

Academic year

2022

Semester

3 WS

Incoming

No

Learning outcome

After successfully completing this course, students will be able to • analyze and assess challenges of global projects, • lead virtual teams, • assess and decide on alternative solution scenarios for international projects, and • devise organizational concepts for international projects.

Course code

0388-20-01-BB-DE-22b