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Fundamentals of Project Management

6 LP


#70210 / #8

Seit WS 2019/20

Fakultät VII

H 71

Institut für Technologie und Management

37331200 FG Technologie- und Innovationsmanagement

Salomo, Sören

Salomo, Sören

POS-Nummer PORD-Nummer Modultitel
2348539 40656 Fundamentals of Project Management
72020 11749 Projektmanagement (PM I)

Learning Outcomes

After completion of the module, students will be familiar with the basics of operative project management. They will be able to plan, implement, supervise and monitor complex interdisciplinary tasks while obtaining knowledge about the diverse organization possibilities of project management, the steering of teams as well as the requirements and tasks of project managers. Basic planning techniques of project management like project structure plan and schedule and resource planning as well as the application of diverse methods of planning, steering and monitoring of processes on the basis of network analysis as well as first experiences through practical industry experiences also belong to the basic portfolio of this module.


The character of the lecture is interdisciplinary, aimed for students of the disciplines of industrial engineering, business administration, engineering and natural sciences. The lecture will be structured as follows: - Organization and tasks of project management - Project teams and project responsibility - Project structuring, phases of the project, milestones - Project planning, tools for project planning (Gantt, etc.), basics of network planning - Project risk analysis - Project execution, controlling and completion The exercise on project management is oriented to training and deepening the methods of project planning and controlling presented in the lecture. More in-depth knowledge about those methods will be acquired in a practical-case study. For this task, students will learn to use specific project management tools.

Module Components


All Courses are mandatory.

Course Name Type Number Cycle Language SWS
Fundamentals of Project Management VL 73 120 L 2292 WS/SS English 2
Fundamentals of Project Management UE 73 120 L 2293 WS/SS English 2

Workload and Credit Points

Fundamentals of Project Management (VL):

Workload description Multiplier Hours Total
Class attendance 15.0 2.0h 30.0h
Class preparation and follow-up 15.0 1.0h 15.0h
45.0h (~2 LP)

Fundamentals of Project Management (UE):

Workload description Multiplier Hours Total
Class attendance 15.0 2.0h 30.0h
Class preparation and follow-up 15.0 1.0h 15.0h
45.0h (~2 LP)

Course-independent workload:

Workload description Multiplier Hours Total
Exam preparation 1.0 20.0h 20.0h
Preparation of group homework 1.0 50.0h 50.0h
Preparation of homework 1.0 20.0h 20.0h
90.0h (~3 LP)
The Workload of the module sums up to 180.0 Hours. Therefore the module contains 6 Credits.

Description of Teaching and Learning Methods

The lecture provides the students with structured theoretical foundations, encouraging the engagement of students in discussion during the lecture. The exercise sessions give room for a more in-depth discussion of the lecture’s contents paired with practical examples to expand on the corresponding topics. Furthermore, students learn and train the use of specific project management tools.

Requirements for participation and examination

Desirable prerequisites for participation in the courses:

There are no prerequisites for the participation in the module.

Mandatory requirements for the module test application:

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Module completion



Type of exam:

Portfolio examination



Typ of portfolio examination

100 points in total

Test elements

Name Points Categorie Duration/Extent
Homework 20 written 5 pages
Exam 30 written 60 min.
Group homework 50 practical 4 submissions

Grading scale

Test description (Module completion)

The portfolio examination consists of the following elements, adding up to a maximum of 100 credits. The grading follows the joint conversion key of the School of Economics and Management (decision of the school's council dated May 28, 2014 - FKR VII-4/8-28.05.2014).

Duration of the Module

This module can be completed in one semester.

Maximum Number of Participants

This module is not limited to a number of students.

Registration Procedures

Enrolment information can be found on

Recommended reading, Lecture notes

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Module examiner

Prüfungsberechtigte Personen im WS 2019/20: 2

Herr Philip Emmerich
Herr Prof. Dr. Sören Salomo

Assigned Degree Programs

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