0963 Project Management with SAP
Dr. Berrin Agaran, ao.Univ.Prof. Dr. Alexander Prosser
Weekly hours
Language of instruction
09/16/20 to 09/25/20
Registration via LPIS
Notes to the course
Day Date Time Room
Monday 10/12/20 09:30 AM - 01:00 PM Online-Einheit
Monday 10/19/20 09:30 AM - 01:00 PM Online-Einheit
Monday 11/02/20 09:30 AM - 01:00 PM TC.5.15
Wednesday 11/04/20 04:00 PM - 08:00 PM Online-Einheit
Thursday 11/05/20 04:00 PM - 08:00 PM Online-Einheit
Friday 11/06/20 04:00 PM - 08:00 PM Online-Einheit
Procedure for the course when limited activity on campus

If necessary due to COVID-19 Measures, this class will not be held at WU Campus. Instead it will be held as complete distance mode. 

The classes' contents will be dealt with in a synchronous matter (i.e. at the previously announced time slots)

"Attendance" is compulsory. (100%)

It is planned that the mid-term exam takes place on Campus. (November 2, 2020)

In case of any short-term changes you will be duly informed. 



1. Session: Introduction to Project Management

2. Session: Project Lifecycle and Processes (work breakdown structure, objectives and non-objectives, ...)

3. Session: Project Scheduling Tasks, resource allocation, cost crashing

4. Session: Project Controlling

5. Session: Project Master Data, Definition of Resources, Planning Board

6. Session: Scheduling of Resources, Linking the project to procurement and production, inclusion of external services, cost activities, project calculation, project release

7. Session: Project execution, confirmation of resources used, execution of procurement and production, calculation of actual costs and overhead, milestone analysis, project reporting and conclusion 

Learning outcomes

This Project Management course facilitates the students to identify and manage the project scope, build a work breakdown structure, create a project plan, create the project budget, define and allocate resources, manage the project development, identify and manage risks, and understand the project documentation process.

At the end of this course, students will be able to:


  • Explain the stages and process of the project life cycle
  • Create project objectives and identify stakeholders
  • Demonstrate integration of all aspects of project planning; scope, WBS (work breakdown structure) creation, scheduling, cost and resource planning
  • Learn and apply the knowledge areas to create project management assets and approaches

 Eventually, the students implement a project in SAP themselves. 

Attendance requirements

Students are expected to attend all the classroom lectures (attendance requirement is 100%)


Maximum absence time allowed in SAP-based classes: 2 hours. The lecturer has to be informed in advance. Students are obliged to perform the steps in the case study implementation they missed independently.

Teaching/learning method(s)

  • Classroom Teaching
  • Group Work 
  • Application of the methods learned on a specific project
  • Application of Software environment (SAP)



  • Home-Assignment (15%)
  • Intermediate Quiz (10%)
  • Final Exam (25%)
  • Project Implementation (50%) 


(1)    Excellent: 90% - 100%

(2)    Good: 80% - <90%

(3)    Satisfactory: 70% - <80%

(4)    Sufficient: 60% - <70%

(5)    Fail: <60%


1 Author: Prosser, Bagnato, Müller-Török
Title: Integration Management with SAP ECC - Implementing ERP Software in a Manufacturing Company

Publisher: facultas
Remarks: forthcoming
Year: 2017
Content relevant for class examination: Yes
Content relevant for diploma examination: No
Recommendation: Essential reading for all students
Type: Book
Prerequisites for participation and waiting lists

If you want to attend this course, you have to enroll and attend Course IV Integration Management with SAP ECC: An Introduction to Controlling and Logistics in the same semester!

Kurs IV Integration Management with SAP ECC: An Introduction to Controlling and Logistics

is the basis for the following two courses (Kurs V)

  • 0941 - Integration Management wth SAP ECC: Implementation Project or
  • 0963 - Project Management with SAP




SAP based courses must be done together in the same semester!


Registration for this course is not done via LPIS but in the following way:

After registration for course IV (via LPIS) you will receive an email with a doodle link. There you "register" for either "0941 - Implementation Project" (16 places available) or "0963 - Project Management" (14 places available). This registration is COMPULSORY! The first-come-first-serve principle is applied. The final registration is done by the Institute for Production Management. 


It is not possible to only register for Kurs IV without attending an appropriate Kurs V. If this happens, the student is unsubscribed from Kurs IV and Kurs V. 


In each course there must be at least 10 students, otherwise the course must be cancelled.

Recommended previous knowledge and skills

Last edited: 2020-06-29