4735 IS Project Management
Univ.Prof. Dr. Edward Bernroider, Roman Walser, MSc (WU)
  • LV-Typ
  • Semesterstunden
  • Unterrichtssprache
14.02.2019 bis 03.03.2019
Anmeldung über LPIS
Hinweise zur LV
Planpunkt(e) Bachelor
Wochentag Datum Uhrzeit Raum
Mittwoch 13.03.2019 10:00 - 13:00 D1.1.074
Mittwoch 20.03.2019 10:00 - 12:00 D3.0.222
Mittwoch 27.03.2019 10:00 - 12:00 D2.0.392
Mittwoch 03.04.2019 10:00 - 12:30 D2.-1.019 Workstation-Raum
Mittwoch 08.05.2019 10:00 - 12:00 D2.0.392
Mittwoch 15.05.2019 10:00 - 12:00 D2.0.392
Mittwoch 22.05.2019 10:00 - 12:00 D2.0.392
Mittwoch 29.05.2019 10:00 - 12:00 D2.0.392
Mittwoch 05.06.2019 10:00 - 12:00 D1.1.074
Mittwoch 12.06.2019 10:00 - 13:00 TC.4.15

Inhalte der LV

This course aims at developing the following:

• To consider critically the role of project management within organisations and its value in achieving organisational objectives
• To provide a firm grounding in project management
• To provide a firm grounding in the process of planning, scheduling, monitoring and controlling resources (physical, technological, human and others) for the achievement of a focussed objective
• To consider the factors involved in promoting organisational change, and critically examine the problems of implementation
• To utilise techniques for the monitoring and the control of projectsTo improve cognitive skills, effective problem solving, effective communication, numerical and quantitative skills, effective use of tools, effective self-management, learning to learn, self awareness, effective teamworking, interpersonal and research skills
• To understand the specific requirements of IS/T projects within all taught sub-areas such as changing requirements, high technical complexities, high levels of uncertainty, etc.

Lernergebnisse (Learning Outcomes)

By the end of this course students should be able to:

• Assess and evaluate the factors that lay behind successful IS project management techniques.
• Appreciate and be able to discuss the range of IS project management approaches.
• Analyse the impact of resource constraints on achieving project goals.
• Distinguish and describe the range of different techniques available in project management.
• Evaluate the effects of organisational issues on project management.
• Apply theoretical insights from their courses to managing effective projects.
• Understand the specific constraints, tools and mechanism of IS/T projects

Regelung zur Anwesenheit

Attendance in class is mandatory.


This course will be using a combined lecture and seminar character. Seminars will develop key elements of a project proposal, include short calculations, problem and task based discussions. Preparation of tasks prior to every unit is required. Discussions will help students in putting in practice concepts of project management and prepare for their multiple-choice exam. A suitable reading list will be provided for each session. It is expected that students will engage and use learn@WU as digital learning environment.

Leistung(en) für eine Beurteilung

  • Multiple-choice exam (worth 50% of final grade)
  • Group assignments (worth 40% of final grade)
  • Active participation (worth 10% of final grade)



1 Autor/in: MAYLOR, H.
Titel: Project Management

Verlag: Prentice Hall/London
Jahr: 2005
Prüfungsstoff: Ja
Empfehlung: Stark empfohlen (aber nicht absolute Kaufnotwendigkeit)
Art: Buch
2 Autor/in: GRAY, C. F. & LARSON E. W.
Titel: Project Management - The Managerial Process 4e

Verlag: McGraw-Hill/London
Jahr: 2008
Prüfungsstoff: Ja
Empfehlung: Referenzliteratur
Art: Buch
3 Autor/in: MEREDITH, J. R. & MANTEL, S. J.
Titel: Project Management: A Managerial Approach

Verlag: J. Wiley and Sons/Hoboken,New Jersey
Jahr: 2009
Prüfungsstoff: Ja
Art: Buch
4 Autor/in: MURCH, R.
Titel: Project management - Best practice for IT professionals

Verlag: Prentice Hall/London
Jahr: 2001
Prüfungsstoff: Ja
Empfehlung: Referenzliteratur
Art: Buch
5 Autor/in: PINTO, J. K.
Titel: Project Management - Achieving Competitive Advantage

Verlag: Pearson - Prentice Hall/London
Jahr: 2007
Prüfungsstoff: Ja
Empfehlung: Referenzliteratur
Art: Buch
6 Autor/in: SCHWALBE, K.
Titel: Information Technology Project Management

Verlag: Thomson/London
Jahr: 2004
Prüfungsstoff: Ja
Empfehlung: Referenzliteratur
Art: Buch

Teilnahmevoraussetzung(en) und Vergabe von Wartelistenplätzen

This course is offered to bachelor students and exchange students (bachelor level).

Erreichbarkeit des/der Vortragenden

Students are welcome to discuss course-related issues by appointment (email:

Weitere Informationen

Important note for future IS Master applicants: This course counts towards English proficiency in conjunction with your IS master application.


Zuletzt bearbeitet: 29.10.2018