Projektmanagement I

Project Management I – Operative Management WS 2020/21

TUCaN-event number: 01-19-0001-vu
Turnus: Winter term
Type: Lecture
Time: Block event (every 14 days)
Fr 08:00 – 11:30
Start: 06.11.2020
Location: Digital with ZOOM
Lecturer: Dr. Bettina Hornung
Supervision: Dr. Bettina Hornung
Students: Master
Type of examination: written exam
Exam date: see here.
Classification: in-depth course

The language of instruction is English.

Details about CP/SWS can be found in your examination regulations.

Special aspects of the winter term 2020/21

Lectures will be held digitally via ZOOM starting November 6, 2020. You will receive an invitation via a Moodle system message. Please make sure that you are registered in the Moodle course. The lecture slides and other materials will also be made available here.

Lecture Dates

06.11.2020
20.11.2020
27.11.2020
04.12.2020
18.12.2020
15.01.2021
22.01.2021

Learning Objectives

Students shall deepen their actual knowledge in project management and extend this knowledge by further knowledge areas of project management. They shall be able to decide for the right tools and techniques and develop an idea of their application in real project situations. The following areas will be introduced and discussed:

  • Introduction of the core processes of project management: A simple example demonstrates these processes and their activities
  • Configuration Management shows how it can be applied on project and project management artifacts in an effective an efficient way
  • Regarding projects in the context of programs and portfolios in order to better understand the organizational environment of projects
  • Communication and Stakeholder Management introduces tools and techniques for the successful usage in project management
  • Risk Management explains definitions, techniques and tools for the effective management of risks and chances in projects
  • Quality Management provides general techniques and tools of quality management regarded from the project management perspective and considering its special tasks concerning time, cost and resource management
  • Human Resources Management in Projects deals with the special situation of projects as temporary organizational units and highlights the special challenges of human resources management from the perspective of the project manager
  • Manage and Control shows processes and techniques used during project execution to measure and control work progress
  • Project Closure introduces the tasks and activities that are executed as part of a project stage or project closure

Content and structure of the lecture

  • Introduction Project Management
  • Overview Configuration Management
  • Project, Program and Portfolio
  • Communikation and Stakeholder Management
  • Risk Management
    Human Resources Management in Projects
  • Project Closure

Requirements

Only suitable for students with basic knowledge in business administration.

Key Literature

Project management

  • A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) 4th Edition (PMI), www.pmi.org
  • Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2 (TSO), www.prince-officialsite.com
  • ICB – IPMA Competence Baseline Verison 3.0 (International Projekt Management Association), www.ipma.ch
  • Joachim Drees, Conny Lang, Marita Schöps: Praxisleitfaden Projektmanagement, Hanser Verlag
  • Wolfgang Lessel: Projektmanagement, Cornelsen Pocket Business
  • Klaus D. Tumuscheit: Überleben im Projekt, mvg Business Training
  • Tom DeMarco: Der Termin, Hanser Verlag
  • Harvard Business Essentials: Managing Projects Large and Small, Harvard Business School Press

Communication and Stakeholder Management, Human Resources Management

  • OGC, „Managing Successful Programmes“, TSO, ISBN: 978-0-11-331040
  • Gerrit Hoberg, „Vor Gruppen be-stehen – Besprechungen, Workshops, Präsentationen“, Klett Management Praxis, ISBN: 3-12-888803-5
  • Michéle Neuland, „Neuland-Moderation“, Neuland Verlag, ISBN: 3-931403-05-X
  • Barbara Minto, „Das Prinzip der Pyramide“, Pearson Studium, ISBN: 978-3-8273-7189-8
  • Roger Fisher, William Ury, Bruce Patton, „Das Harvard-Konzept“ – Der Klassiker der Verhandlungstechnik, Camus Verlag, ISBN: 978-3-593-37440-6

Risk management

  • Tom deMarco, Timothy Lister: Bärentango, Mit Risikomanagement Projekte zum Erfolg führen (Hanser Verlag)
  • www.systemsguild.com/riskology
  • A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) 4th Edition (PMI), www.pmi.org
  • Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2 (TSO), www.prince-officialsite.com
  • ICB – IPMA Competence Baseline Verison 3.0 (International Projekt Management Association), www.ipma.ch
  • IEEE Std. 1540-2001: IEEE Standard for Software Life Cycle Processes – Risk Management – www.ieee.org

Quality management

  • www.dgq.de
  • www.isssp.com International Society of Six Sigma Professionals
  • www.lean-management-institut.de Lean Management Institute

Course materials

Are provided in Moodle.