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350245 VO BA1II - Fundamentals of Project Management (2018W)

(= Bakk. Modul BA2II)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 35 - Sportwissenschaft


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


Language: German

Examination dates


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Thursday 04.10. 10:15 - 11:45 ZSU - USZ I, Hörsaal 2 EG
Thursday 11.10. 10:15 - 11:45 ZSU - USZ I, Hörsaal 2 EG
Thursday 18.10. 10:15 - 11:45 ZSU - USZ I, Hörsaal 2 EG
Thursday 25.10. 10:15 - 11:45 ZSU - USZ I, Hörsaal 2 EG
Thursday 08.11. 10:15 - 11:45 ZSU - USZ I, Hörsaal 2 EG
Thursday 15.11. 10:15 - 11:45 ZSU - USZ I, Hörsaal 2 EG
Thursday 22.11. 10:15 - 11:45 ZSU - USZ I, Hörsaal 2 EG
Thursday 29.11. 10:15 - 11:45 ZSU - USZ I, Hörsaal 2 EG


Aims, contents and method of the course

The students have a general overview of the theoretical basics of project management:

Basics of project management: project term, types of projects;
Getting to know tools of project management, basic methods of project planning and project organisation
Project phases and their characteristics
Functions, structures, processes,..

The students have dealt with various projects of the sports system.

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

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

Assessment and permitted materials

Exam in the last lecture

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The students are able to treat a simple case study according to the topics of the course.

Examination topics

The students are able to solve a simple case study in accordance to the content of the lecture.

Reading list

STERRER, Christian/ Winkler, Gernot (2009): setting milestones. Projektmanagement. Methoden, Prozesse, Hilfsmittel, Wien: Goldegg
STERRER, Christian/ Winkler, Gernot (2006): Let your projects fly, Wien: Goldegg
GAREIS, Roland (2005): Happy Projects, Wien: Manz
PATZAK, Gerold/ RATTAY, Günter (2004): Projektmanagement: Leitfaden zum Management von Projekten, Projektportfolios und projektorientierten Unternehmen, Wien: Linde Verlag

Association in the course directory


Last modified: Mo 07.09.2020 15:46