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Fall 2022  ›  Bachelor of Science in International Business Administration  ›  1st Semester  ›  Studium Generale

Foundations of Project Management

Course Code:
Rob Copeland
Course Type:
BSc Course General Studies
Week Hours:
Fall 2022
(Please note that exchange students obtain a higher number of credits in the BSc-program at WHU than listed here. For further information please contact directly the International Relations Office.)
Course Description

Project Management is increasingly important in today's world. This course covers the fundamental concepts and applied techniques for cost effective management of both long-term development programs and short-term projects. The content deals with planning, scheduling, organizing, and controlling projects. The course uses cases from a wide variety of industries.

Course Objectives

- Provide a fundamental understanding of project management methodologies

- Use a teaching method that enhances the content through interactive sessions, group assignments and real life examples

- Develop communication and presentation skills

- Bring theory in to practice via class project

Friday, 09/09/2022
03:30 PM till 06:45 PM
Friday, 16/09/2022
03:30 PM till 06:45 PM
Thursday, 22/09/2022
03:30 PM till 06:45 PM
Friday, 23/09/2022
03:30 PM till 06:45 PM
Friday, 30/09/2022
03:30 PM till 06:45 PM
Friday, 07/10/2022
03:30 PM till 06:45 PM
- Identify the elements of the PM life cycle, including: Plan, Control, and Organize and Allocate Resources

- Understand Project Management processes

- Comprehend basic tools and techniques to plan, organize and manage a project

- Optimize results while managing the triple constraints

- Manage stakeholder communications

PMBOK 6th Edition

Publisher: Project Management Institute

ISBN: 9781628253825


Case Studies


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Group Presentation