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Course INF-02-16-K-2

Project Management (3V+1U, 6.0 LP)

Course Type

SWS Type Course Form CP (Effort) Presence-Time / Self-Study
- K Lecture with exercise classes (V/U) 6.0 CP 124 h
3 V Lecture 42 h
1 U Exercise class (in small groups) 14 h
(3V+1U) 6.0 CP 56 h 124 h


CP, Effort 6.0 CP = 180 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in WiSe
Level [2] Bachelor (Fundamentals)
Language [DE] German
Area of study [INF-PFL] Mandatory Modules
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active

Possible Study achievement

  • Verification of study performance: proof of successful participation in the exercise classes (ungraded)
  • Examination number (Study achievement): 60216 ("Project Management")
  • Details of the examination (type, duration, criteria) will be announced at the beginning of the course.


  • Basics of project management in software projects
  • Organization and planning
    • Organization of the project environment and forms of organization: Line organization, matrix organization
    • Definition of project objectives and estimation: procedure, surcharges, experience, min/max estimation
    • Rough/fine planning, milestones, activities, dates, planning of funds
    • Specifications, requirements, specification, design, development, integration, test
    • Team organization through project phases, team building, roles in the team
    • Controlling, estimation of remaining expenditure and progress control
  • Procedural models
    • Selection of a procedural model for a project: waterfall, RUP, spiral model, incremental, prototyping
    • Connection between process models and project management
  • Resources
    • Means of work: meetings, protocols, agreements, lists of open points, project diary, project handbook
    • Software support for project management
    • Software management, libraries, repositories
  • Quality assurance
    • Quality concept and quality characteristics
    • Constructive and analytical quality assurance
    • Organizational measures, roles, reporting
  • Other aspects
    • Risk management
    • Management styles
    • Change management
    • Handling of supplies
    • Information management in the project
    • Relationship between IT system decomposition and team structure
    • General Contractors


  • M. Burghardt, Einführung in Projektmanagement: Definition, Planung, Kontrolle und Abschluss , 6. Aufl. Erlangen: Publicis Publishing, 2013.
  • P. M. Institute, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge , 5 Rev ed. Newtown Square, Pennsylvania: Project Management Institute, 2013.
  • Walter Ruf, Thomas Fittkau: Ganzheitliches IT-Projektmanagement. Wissen, Praxis, Anwendungen. Oldenbourg Verlag 2010.

Requirements for attendance (informal)


Requirements for attendance (formal)


References to Course [INF-02-16-K-2]

Module Name Context
[INF-02-16-M-2] Project Management P: Obligatory 3V+1U, 6.0 LP
[INF-30-06-M-2] Software-Engineering 1 P: Obligatory 3V+1U, 6.0 LP