Integration project (orientation part)

Short Name
Integ. Proj (OP)
Module Code
Module Coordinator
  • Prof. Dr. Peter Kneisel
  • Prof. Dr. Armin Wagenknecht
  • Prof. Dr. Julie Dolores Woletz
  • Elsa Franz
  • Prof. Dr. Peter Hohmann
  • Prof. Dr. Peter Kneisel
  • Laura Lahmeyer
  • Prof. Dr. Harald Ritz
  • Prof. Dr. Axel Schumann
  • Prof. Dr. Armin Wagenknecht
  • Prof. Dr. Julie Dolores Woletz
Short Description

This course merges the knowledge from the introductory courses regarding management, media and IT in one joint project. Additionally, project management basics and applications will be conveyed.

Learning Objectives

The students

  • will learn how to connect issues from different fields to one general structure and how to organize themselves in projects.
  • know the basics of project management in the company. They will understand the typical assignments regarding product planning, product definition and development/production investment of mechanical, electronic and software systems.
  • have exercise in techniques of project planning, project execution and project control.
  • Learning creativity and problem-solving methods
  • Application of project management methods
  • Case studies with different problems in different industries such as:
    • Production companies
    • Trading companies
    • Advertising agencies
    • Public administration
    • Software companies
    • Service companies
    • Craft or
    • Banking
  • Interactive derivations from economic, IT technical and media technical issues from the case studies
  • Project management as a management tool
  • System development: concept, definition, development, production investment, specifications, performance specifications
  • Project organization: structure plan, management plan
  • Project planning: network plans, Gantt charts, milestones, budget planning, resource planning, scheduling optimization
  • Project execution: team building, meeting, moderation, creative and working techniques, review, presentation
  • Project control: work packages, target-actual comparison
Duration in Semester
Instruction Language
Total Effort
15.0 CrP; an estimated 450 hours, of which approximately 176 are spent in class.
Weekly School Hours
Method of Instruction

Seminaristischer Unterricht 4 SWS, Projekt/Praktikum 8 SWS semesterbegleitend und zusätzlich im fünf-wöchigen Block

Anmerkung: etwa 176 Stunden Präsenzzeit 33% (4 WS x 14 Wochen = 56 Präsenzstunden Seminaristischer Unterricht); 67% (24 WS x 5 Wochen = 120 Präsenzstunden Praktikum

Requirements for the awarding of Credit Points

Examination prerequisite: none

Examination: partial performance 1: regular attendance (at least 70 % of the time), written professional elaboration of the case study including a presentation of the results and a project manual (together 100%)

Partial performance 2: participation in the first reflective conversation with a weighting of 0%.

Evaluation Standard

according to examination regulations (§ 9 and § 12)

  • Fallstudienunterlagen
  • Nöllke, M, Kreativitätstechniken
  • Birkenbihl, V., ABC-Kreativ: Techniken zur kreativen Problemlösung
  • Hungenberg, H. Problemlösung und Kommunikation im Management
  • Madauss Handbuch Projektmanagement Schäfer Poeschel
  • H.-D. Litke Projektmanagement: Methoden, Techniken, Verhaltensweisen Hanser
  • WEKA Fachbuch Projektmanagement WEKA Verlag
  • Lock Projektmanagement Überreuter