Electronics and Computer Engineering

Project Management

Seminar, 1.00 ECTS

 

Course content

- project definition, project types, project orientation, project management approach
- project scoping and project context analysis
- roles within a project, demands on project manager and team members
- performance planning using a work breakdown structure
- time scheduling
- resource and cost planning
- project manual

Exercises give students the opportunity to prepare the planning documents for the project.

Learning outcomes

Graduates
- are familiar with methods and processes of project management,
- know the principles of project planning, project organisation and project controlling,
- are able to prepare a project manual and the relevant planning documents and
- have English communication skills with varying emphasis being placed on the four basic skills (speaking, listening, reading, writing).

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Books:
- Sterrer, Winkler: Setting milestones: Projektmanagement; Methoden, Prozesse,
Hilfsmittel
- Brieger, Pohl: Technical English
- Cotton, Falvey: Market Leader
- Mascull: Business Vocabulary in Use
- Swan; Walter C.: How English Works
- Murphy: English Grammar in Use
Journals:
- Business Spotlight
- IEEE Spectrum

Mode of delivery

Integrated course, exercises 50%

Prerequisites and co-requisites

- Technology Management 3

Assessment methods and criteria

Continuous assessment