Mgt. of Virtual & International Projects

Challenges of managing intercultural global projects; - organisational aspects of managing international projects; - challenges of choosing appropriate communication media; - managing virtual student projects with students from different national and international universities.

Mode of delivery

face to face

Type

compulsory

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools

• Duarte, D.L., Snyder, N.T. (2006): Mastering Virtual Teams: Strategies, Tools, and Techniques That Succeed, 3rd edition, Hoboken (New Jersey), John Wiley & Sons, • Köster, Kathrin (2010), International Project Management. London: Sage Steers • Lepsinger, R. (2010): Virtual Team Success: A Practical Guide for Working and Leading from a Distance, Hoboken (New Jersey): John Wiley & Sons • 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

Project seminar: Input and support from the supervisor towards the successful completion of a training project.

Assessment methods and criteria

Continuous assessment: Assessment is based on active student participation in class, the written analysis of a case study outlining main learning outcomes and individual conclusions.

Infos

Degree programme

Project Management & IT (Bachelor)

Cycle

Bachelor

ECTS Credits

3.00

Language of instruction

English

Curriculum

Part-Time

Academic year

2021

Semester

5 WS

Incoming

No

Learning outcome

After completing this module, students will be able to assess the specific demands of international projects using their PM-related knowledge which they acquired in previous modules and concretely use it for virtual student projects.

Course code

0387-17-05-BB-DE-50a