ERP Systems & Business Process Management PT
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Project Management (E)

level of course unit


Learning outcomes of course unit

The graduate, the student:
* Knows project management techniques
* Knows project stages and project results
* Can plan project goals, scope, tasks, duration and resources
* Knows roles and participants in projects
* Can design a project organization
* Can lead project meetings
* Can monitor progress in projects
* Can communicate with stakeholders
* Knows IT support for project management
* Knows the benefits of frameworks such as PMA and PMI
* Knows tasks and techniques of multi-project management

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

Project Management Basics with focus on process improvement and ERP implementation
* Setting up a project (goals, scope, timeline, etc.)
* Planning project results, tasks, time and resources
* Installing a project team and communicating with stakeholders
* Managing results, risks, quality, time and budget

Agile Project Management Methods:
* Challenges in traditional project management
* Scrum framework and agile approach and principles
* Agile artifacts (Scrum, sprints, backlogs, dailies, retro, etc.)
* Release management in agile projects
* Hybrid project management methods

recommended or required reading

Wysocki R., et al.: Effective Project Management; Wiley 2013; 7th edition
Sutherland J., Sutherland J.J.; Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time; London; 2014
Schwaber and Sutherland, “The Scrum Guide”
Goodpasture J.; Project Management the Agile Way: Making it Work in the Enterprise; Plantation; 2016
Kerzner H.; Project Management; Hoboken, 12. Auflage, 2017

assessment methods and criteria

Written exam

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eLearning quota in percent


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planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, group work, presentation and discussion of tasks

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Prof. (FH) DI Dr. Martin Adam

year of study


recommended optional program components

not applicable

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type of course unit

integrated lecture

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work placement(s)

not applicable