Engineering and Production Management

Project and Process Management

Integrated course, 2.00 ECTS


Course content

• Projects and project management
• Project planning and project controlling
• Coordination of networked process flows in projects
• IT-based project management
• Requirements for project managers and team members
• Processes and process management
• Process design and process control
• Process interfaces and interactions
• Process documentation
• Roles in processes

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, students can:

• Efficiently apply project management, project planning and project controlling methods in the context of company tasks
• Apply holistic methods for successful project management
• Identify the expectations of the stakeholders involved in different projects and derive action steps
• Coordinate networked process flows in projects and involve interested stakeholders efficiently
• Identify requirements for project managers and team members and assign the tasks required for efficient project management
• Plan and model processes in the context of product development efficiently and purposefully
• Analyze in-house processes, design the work-flow and successfully accompany the process implementation

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Lecture notes; handouts; Scripts from Quality Austria; W. Jakoby: Projektmanagement für Ingenieure: Ein praxisnahes Lehrbuch für den systematischen Projekterfolg; H. Meyer, H. Reher: Projektmanagement; P. Heintel, E. E. Krainz: Projektmanagement; J. Becker, M. Kugeler: Prozessmanagement: Ein Leitfaden zur prozessorientierten Organisationsgestaltung; K. W. Wagner, G. Patzak: Performance Excellence - Der Praxisleitfaden zum effektiven Prozessmanagement; A. Koubek, W. Pölz: Integrierte Managementsysteme: Von komplexen Anforderungen zu zielgerichteten Lösungen; V. Teichert: Integrierte Managementsysteme; A. Neumann: Integrative Managementsysteme; A. Pischon, D. G. Liesegang: Integrierte Managementsysteme für Qualität, Umweltschutz und Arbeitssicherheit

Mode of delivery

Lectures and tutorials

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Basic knowledge in the area of general management systems

Assessment methods and criteria

Written and/or oral exams