Insurance Management

Agile Project Management

Project thesis, 3.00 ECTS

 

Course content

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:
[1] Basic introduction to agile project management
[2] Life cycle of an agile project compared to classical project management
[3] Kanban
[4] Toyota Production System and the meaning of a task board
[5] Scrum process
[6] Possibilities for prioritization and estimation, Sprint Review
[7] The individual roles in Scrum;
[8] Lean Startup Method

Learning outcomes

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.
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Mode of delivery

3 ECTS: Project (PT)

Prerequisites and co-requisites

n/a

Assessment methods and criteria

PT: assessment of active course participation, grading of project work