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350245 VO BA2II - Fundamentals of Project Management (2016W)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 35 - Sportwissenschaft


max. 190 participants
Language: German

Examination dates


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Thursday 06.10. 10:15 - 11:45 ZSU - USZ I, Hörsaal 2 EG
Thursday 13.10. 10:15 - 11:45 ZSU - USZ I, Hörsaal 2 EG
Thursday 20.10. 10:15 - 11:45 ZSU - USZ I, Hörsaal 2 EG
Thursday 03.11. 10:15 - 11:45 ZSU - USZ I, Hörsaal 2 EG
Thursday 10.11. 10:15 - 11:45 ZSU - USZ I, Hörsaal 2 EG
Thursday 17.11. 10:15 - 11:45 ZSU - USZ I, Hörsaal 2 EG
Thursday 24.11. 10:15 - 11:45 ZSU - USZ I, Hörsaal 2 EG
Thursday 01.12. 10:15 - 11:45 ZSU - USZ I, Hörsaal 2 EG


Aims, contents and method of the course

Organisation of projects:
- project term, types of projects, project orientation, project management-approach
- methods of project delimitation and project context analysis
- project phases
- project team (roles, team selection, requirements of the project manager), criteria of
a successful process, project culture
- basic forms of project organisation
- quality management in projects

Methods concerned with planning and controlling projects:
- performance planning by means of a work breakdown structure
- Scheduling (bar charts, milestone schedules, network diagram)
- methods of resource and cost planning
- project controlling
- types of project documentation
- IT-usage for projects (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project)

Case studies

Assessment and permitted materials

Exam during the last lecture

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The students get an overview of theoretical basics on project management:
- Basics on project management: Project definition, types of projects
- Getting to know instruments of project management, basic methods of project
planning and project organisation
- Stages of a project and their characteristics
- Functions, Structures, Processes,..
The students have dealt with different projects in sport systems.

Examination topics

Blended Learning:
- audience-focussed lecture using multimedia-based learning aids and phases of
reflection and feedback
- independent (!) self-study

Reading list

- STERRER, Christian/ Winkler, Gernot (2006): Let your projects fly, Wien: Goldegg Verlag
- GAREIS, Roland (2005): Happy Projects, Wien: Manz Verlag
- PATZAK, Gerold/ RATTAY, Günter (2004): Projektmanagement: Leitfaden zum
Management von Projekten, Projektportfolios und projektorientierten Unternehmen,
Wien: Linde Verlag
- MEIER, Rolf (2004): Projektmanagement, Offenbach: Gabal Verlag

Association in the course directory


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