5151 Project Management and Project Leadership
ao.Univ.Prof. Dr. Martina Huemann
Contact details
  • Type
  • Weekly hours
  • Language of instruction
02/12/19 to 02/18/19
Registration via LPIS
Notes to the course
Subject(s) Master Programs
Day Date Time Room
Friday 03/08/19 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM D5.1.004
Monday 03/11/19 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM D5.1.004
Friday 03/15/19 09:00 AM - 05:30 PM D5.1.003


  • Projects as temporary organisations
  • Methods for the design of project organisations
  • Concept of shared leadership
  • Application of the methods for the design of project organisations on real projects
  • Considering the context of sustainable development
  • Improving of the social competencies of the students

Learning outcomes

  • Understanding of projects as temporary organisations developed
  • Basic knowledge about programme Management and programme Organisation is developed
  • Understanding of methods for the designing of projects organisations achieved
  • Social competency is improved by teamwork and role Plays
  • Context of sustainable development was considered

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

Reading assignments

  • Huemann, M., 2015. Human Resource Management in the Project-oriented Organization: Toward a Viable Project-oriented HRM System for Project Personnel. Gower, Aldershot. Chapter 3 and 4. (available on-line via WU library)
  • Huemann, M., Eskerod, P., 2014, Managing for Stakeholders. In: Turner, Rodney (ed.), Gower Handbook of Project Management. Farnham: Gower Publishing Ltd. 217-232
  • Gaddis, P.O., 1959. The Project Manager. Harvard Business Review , issue May-June. 89-97

If not indicated differently, readings can be downloaded from Learn@WU ("Reading List")






· Homework 1: project example

30 points

· Homework 2: project vernissage and draft project manual

20 points

· Final project manual

20 points

· Individual reflection paper

30 points

Availability of lecturer(s)


Organisational Rules

  • You are expected to have completed assignments and rework class exercises after each class section. 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.
  • 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 during the semester.
  • 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 08.03.2019

Workshop 1

  • Projects as temporary organisations
  • Establishment of training project groups
  • Project assignment, project objectives, objects of consideration
  • Work break down structure
  • Project scheduling
2 11.03.2019

Workshop 2

  • Presentation Assignment 1 (project example)
  • Project stakeholder management
  • Traditional project organisation models
  • Empowerment, integrated project organisation
  • Project roles: project owner, project manager, project team
3 15.03.2019

Workshop 3 

  • Presentation Assignment 2 (project vernissage and draft project manual)
  • Feedback to project manual
  • Social competences as basis for project leadership
  • Guest speaker
4 29.03.2019


  • Final project manual
  • Individual reflection paper
  • Upload at learn@wu by 12:00

Last edited: 2018-11-12