Information on individual educational components (ECTS-Course descriptions) per semester

Degree programme: Bachelor Environment and Engineering
Type of degree: FH Bachelor´s Degree Programme
Winter Semester 2023

Course unit title Project Management
Course unit code 086011050502
Language of instruction English
Type of course unit (compulsory, optional) Compulsory
Semester when the course unit is delivered Winter Semester 2023
Teaching hours per week 2
Year of study 2023
Number of ECTS credits allocated First Cycle (Bachelor)
Number of ECTS credits allocated 3
Name of lecturer(s)

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Course content
  •     Creativity techniques for brainstorming
  •     Agile and conventional methods of project management
  •     Ecological consequences in processes for product development and project management
  •     Case study: Environmental project

Learning outcomes

The course teaches technical and methodological skills (F/M) with a focus on project management, innovation and sustainability. The students

  •  know selected creativity techniques for brainstorming and can apply them practically
  •  have applied methods of assessing the environmental impact of an environmental project   
  •  are able to describe selected methods of conventional and agile project management, to name and reflect on advantages and disadvantages
  •  can draw up a project plan with a balanced distribution of work for all project members

The joint discussion during the seminar on project management and innovation and the work in small groups also promotes social and communicative skills (S/K) and self-competence (S) to a high degree.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods
  •     Seminar on innovation and project management
  •     Team and individual coaching (methodological and technical impulses)
  •     Interaction and exchange between students through presentation and feedback on projects
  •     Block seminar

Assessment methods and criteria

The grade is made up of an evaluation of the group and an assessment of the performance of the individuals.

  •  Evaluation of individual participation in the seminar (20 %)
  •  Evaluation of cooperation as a group, including the distribution of tasks, self-organisation and feedback culture (20 %)
  •  Evaluation of the content and presentation of a project plan (60 %)


The seminar on creativity techniques and methods of project management serves to concretise and structure the environmental project.

Recommended or required reading
  • Bessant, John R. (2009): Innovation: creativity, culture, concepts, process, implementation. London: Dorling Kindersley
  • Gloger, Boris; Margetich, Jürgen (2018): The Scrum principle: building and shaping agile organisations. 2nd, updated and extended edition. Stuttgart: Schäffer-Poeschel publishing house
  •  Meyer, Helga; Reher, Heinz-Josef (2016): Project management: from definition through project planning to successful completion. Wiesbaden: Jumper Gabler
  •  Patzak, Gerold; Rattay, Günter (2014): Project management: projects, project portfolios, programmes and project-oriented companies. 6th, substantially extended and updated edition

Mode of delivery (face-to-face, distance learning)