1698 Specialization in Business Administration, SNS Course V, Seminar - Project Management
ao.Univ.Prof. Dr. Martina Huemann
Contact details
Weekly hours
Language of instruction
09/14/18 to 09/19/18
Registration via LPIS
Notes to the course
Day Date Time Room
Monday 10/15/18 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM TC.4.28
Monday 11/05/18 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM D2.0.330
Monday 11/26/18 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM D2.0.330

The course introduces students to the basic concepts and principles of Project Management. It covers project objectives plan, work break down structure, project scheduling, project stakeholder management, project organisation and roles. Students apply these methods and concepts on their training projects and learn how to consider sustainable development principles in project management. Students will analyse selected project management standards to develop a sound understanding of project management.

This interactive course is both theoretically based and hands on. By that it enables students to reflect benefits and limits of Project Management and prepare them to apply Project Management in business context.

Learning outcomes
  • Understanding of projects as temporary organisations developed
  • Core project management methods were applied
  • Core PM standards are knows
  • Benefits and limits in project management were identified and described
Attendance requirements

Full attendance and participation in class is expected. You may miss up to 5 hours, but you need to tell the lecturer before

Teaching/learning method(s)
  • Workshop form with emphasis on active student participation
  • Inputs, discussions and team-work, role Plays,
  • E-supported learning with Learn@WU




    · Assignment 1: Interview with a project manager (video, group work)

    20 Points

    · Assignment 2: Analyse a PM standard (group work)

    25 Points

    · Assignment 3: Project Manual and Vernissage (group work)

    25 Points

    · Assignment 4: Paper (individual work)

    30 Points

    Availability of lecturer(s)

    Organisational Rules


    • You are expected to have completed assignments and rework class exercises after each workshop. You are responsible for your training project flip charts, and that you have them either documented or bring them to class.
    • PowerPoint lectures and assignments are posted throughout the semester at Learn@WU.
    • Emails will be sent to students´university email accounts only.
    •  An electronic version of the assignments should also be submitted through Learn@WU, by the date agreed on. Any assignment that is late will receive a score of zero. You need to be able to present the assignments in class.
    • If your expectations for the course are not being met or if you are concerned about your grade or other course related matters, please talk to your instructor as soon as possible.
    • Full attendance and participation in class is expected. You may miss up to 5 hours, but you need to tell the lecturer before.
    Unit details
    Unit Date Contents
    1 1

    Workshop 1

    • Project and programs as temporary organisations

    • Establishment of groups and work on the training projects

    • Project assignment, project objectives, objects of consideration, work break down structure  

      Project stakeholders
    2 2

    Workshop 2

      • Presentation Assignment 1: Interview
      • Work break down structure
      • Project scheduling
      • Project organisation
      • Overview PM standards
      3 3

      Workshop 3

      • Presentation Assignment 2: PM Standards
      • Presentation Assignment 3: Project Manual and Vernissage
      Last edited: 2018-10-10