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Module INF-02-16-M-2

Project Management (M, 6.0 LP)

Module Identification

Module Number Module Name CP (Effort)
INF-02-16-M-2 Project Management 6.0 CP (180 h)


CP, Effort 6.0 CP = 180 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in WiSe
Level [2] Bachelor (Fundamentals)
Language [DE] German
Module Manager
Area of study [INF-PFL] Mandatory Modules
Reference course of study [INF-82.79-SG] B.Sc. Computer Science
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


Type/SWS Course Number Title Choice in
Presence-Time /
SL SL is
required for exa.
PL CP Sem.
3V+1U INF-02-16-K-2
Project Management
P 56 h 124 h
- no 6.0 WiSe
  • About [INF-02-16-K-2]: Title: "Project Management"; Presence-Time: 56 h; Self-Study: 124 h
  • About [INF-02-16-K-2]: The study achievement "[U-Schein] proof of successful participation in the exercise classes (ungraded)" must be obtained.

Evaluation of grades

The module is not graded (only study achievements)..


  • 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

Competencies / intended learning achievements

The students...
  • should be able to create central project planning documents and apply them in a intended manner,
  • should be able to document, analyze and control the progress of software projects,
  • are to become acquainted with the legal basics of project management,
  • get to know risk management as a permanent task in project management,
  • can describe and assess central quality assurance measures in projects,
  • acquire the theoretical knowledge to perform project management,
  • are enabled to estimate the project effort, plan the project flow and use resources in a goal-oriented way.


  • 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 of the module (informal)


Requirements for attendance of the module (formal)


References to Module / Module Number [INF-02-16-M-2]

Course of Study Section Choice/Obligation
[INF-82.79-SG] B.Sc. Computer Science [Compulsory Modules] Software Development [P] Compulsory
[MAT-82.105-SG] B.Sc. Mathematics [Internship / Occupational Modules] Internship / Elective Area [WP] Compulsory Elective
[WIW-82.176-SG#2009] B.Sc. Business Administration and Engineering specialising in Computer Science (2009) [2009] [Fundamentals] Field of study: Computer Science [P] Compulsory
[WIW-82.789-SG#2009] B.Sc. Business Studies with Technical Qualifications (2009) [2009] [Fundamentals] Field of study: Computer Science [WP] Compulsory Elective
[MAT-88.118-SG] M.Sc. Industrial Mathematics [Core Modules (non specialised)] Computer Science and Computational Methods [WP] Compulsory Elective
[MAT-88.276-SG] M.Sc. Business Mathematics [Core Modules (non specialised)] Computer Science and Computational Methods [WP] Compulsory Elective
[WIW-82.?-SG#2021] B.Sc. Business Studies with Technical Qualifications (2021) [2021] [Core Modules (non specialised)] Technical Profile Area [WP] Compulsory Elective