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

Degree programme:Bachelor InterMedia
Type of degree:FH BachelorĀ“s Degree Programme
 Summer Semester 2023

Course unit titleProject Management of Design Processes
Course unit code025217044110
Language of instructionEnglish
Type of course unit (compulsory, optional)Compulsory
Semester when the course unit is deliveredSummer Semester 2023
Teaching hours per week2
Year of study2023
Level of course unit (e.g. first, second or third cycle)First Cycle (Bachelor)
Number of ECTS credits allocated2
Name of lecturer(s)Marilena TUMLER

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Course content
  • initiating, planning, implementing and supporting projects
  •  project management: implementation timetables, work phases, time windows, milestones, time frames, responsibilities, resources
  • expectations by the client of the designer as a collaboration partner
  • agreement between clients, partners, test persons etc.
  • waterfall vs. agile methods
  • online tools for project management
Learning outcomes

The students know the necessary work steps from briefing to design idea, design concept, binding prototypes, implementation, realisation and giving support after delivery.


The students are able to

 - describe project objectives and break them down into project phases.

 - control projects for which the outcome is open. They can manage unexpected events in a methodical manner.

 - create an overview of the people involved, parties, lobbies and professionals to assess their roles and set up appropriate interfaces.

They know how different interests of stakeholders may pop up, need to be moderated and how they can find common goals. They also learn to agree to disagree and still to continue on a project.

They know various project management methods and tools that help them with implementation.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lectures, discussions, tutorials

Assessment methods and criteria




Recommended or required reading
  • Patzak, Gerold; Rattay, Günter (2014): Projektmanagement: Leitfaden zum Management von Projekten, Projektportfolios und projektorientierten Unternehmen. Wien: Linde Verlag.
  • Pichler, Roman (2010): Agile Product Management with Scrum. Creating Products that Customers love. Addison-Wesley.
  • Röpstroff Sven, Wiechmann, Robert (2015): Scrum in der Praxis. dpunkt.verlag.
Mode of delivery (face-to-face, distance learning)

Face-to-face course with compulsory attendance

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