Agile Project Management
Project thesis, 3.00 ECTS
The LV teaches the role and modern techniques of agile project management. Working in a team is in the foreground, general competences in the areas of communication, decision making in a team and problem solving are developed further in the context of project work.
The core contents include:
 Basic introduction to agile project management
 Life cycle of an agile project compared to classical project management
 Toyota Production System and the meaning of a task board
 Scrum process
 Possibilities for prioritization and estimation, Sprint Review
 The individual roles in Scrum;
 Lean Startup Method
The graduates achieve a clear understanding of which aspects of agile working can be applied in different areas of everyday business life. They are able to select the appropriate methods and integrate them into their daily work. Through this course, graduates acquire the necessary methodological competence in agile project management, which they can use for the targeted and efficient development of problem solutions in everyday business and team work.
Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools
References: Litke et al (2012): Projektmanagement, Best of, Haufe. Moormann/Schmidt (2006): IT in der Finanzbranche, Springer. Patzak/Rattay (2008): Projektmanagement, Linde.
Mode of delivery
3 ECTS: Project (PT)
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Assessment methods and criteria
PT: assessment of active course participation, grading of project work