European Master and Certification Program
in Risk Engineering and Management

Methods of Project Planning and Management

Course code: 128008
Language of instruction: English
Lecturers: Dr. Petar Stanojević (Steinbeis Advanced Risk Technologies), Prof. Dr. Aleksandar S. Jovanovic (Steinbeis Advanced Risk Technologies GmbH)
Assessment: Defined in the module

Short description

The course will provide knowledge needed for the understanding of basic tools and instruments of project management. The processes of project management, monitoring and measuring project success are crucial in today’s modern business environment. The course will present tools and processes used in modern project management, along with techniques used in project organization and management control.


The participants will acquire knowledge needed for:

- understanding the theory of project management,

- understanding the duties of project management and the resulting tasks,

- understanding the project management culture of successful companies,

- analyzing the most common tools and processes of modern project management (training in the methodological competence),

- rising awareness of the importance of project monitoring and project management for the project's success,

- developing practical project’s skills through case studies, and

- defining, structuring and planning their own master thesis according to what they have learned.

Target Attendees / Participants

Students of Steinbeis Master of Business Administration

Course Content by Units

Meta-level of project management

Basic concepts of project management

Basic factors for successful project work:

- Definition of characteristics for projects

- Cost, schedule and quality

- Basic concepts of the Project Organization

 Structuring and specification of a project and project phases:

- The definition phase

- The planning phase

- The implementation phase

- The closing phase

 Methods of project management:

- Methods in the definition phase

- Methods in the planning phase

- Methods in the implementation phase

- Methods in the closing phase

 Conflict Management in Projects

 Project Management in Practice

Teaching Methods

Classic lecturing

Free, interactive class discussion

Small group work


Baguley, P. (1999): Optimales Projektmanagement, 1. Auflage, Falken.

Binder, J. (2007): Global Project Management: Communication, Collaboration and Management Across Borders, Ashgate.

Boy, J. / Dudek, C. / Kuschel. S. (2004): Projektmanagement, 12. Auflage, Gabal.

Gassmann, O. (2006): Praxiswissen Projektmanagement: Bausteine - Instrumente - Checklisten, 2. aktualisierte Auflage. Hanser.


Goppel, R. (2004): Praxiswissen Projektmanagement, 1. Auflage, Steinbeis Edition.


Litke, H.-D.(2007): Projektmanagement: Methoden, Techniken, Verhaltensweisen, evolutionäres Projektmanagement, 5.  erweiterte Auflage, Hanser.


Meier, R. (2004): Projektmanagement, 1. Auflage, Gabal.


Peipe. S. (2007): Crashkurs Projektmanagement, 3. Auflage. Haufe.

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(Course profile ID: F3-2:, generated on September 24, 2021)