Multi Project & Change Management

  • Master's Program Management, Communication & IT
Course unit code
Level of course unit
  • Master
Semester when the course unit is delivered
  • 2
Number of ECTS credits allocated
  • 5.0
Name of lecturer(s)
  • FH-Prof. Dr. Spieß Teresa
  • FH-Prof. Dr. Mirski Peter J.
Learning outcomes of the course unit
  • Students understand project organization models and internationally standardized project management approaches and are able to design and implement projects. They can actively use change management methods to implement projects and thus actively shape change. Students are familiar with concepts and styles of leadership in operational change.
Mode of delivery
  • face-to-face (Präsenzveranstaltung)
Prerequisites and co-requisites
  • none
Course contents
  • - Project management in an international and intercultural context
    - Project impact controlling and management of process development projects
    - Agile project management methods in international projects
    - Organizational change such as digital transformation and support of change processes in companies
    - Opportunities and risks of organizational change
Recommended or required reading
  • - Cameron, E. & Green, M. (2020). Making sense of change management. A complete guide to the models, tools and techniques of organizational change (Fifth edition). London, New York NY: Kogan Page.
    - Hayes, J. (2018). The theory and practice of change management (Fifth edition). London: Palgrave.
    - Kerzner, H. (2017). Project management. A systems approach to planning, scheduling, and controlling (Twelfth edition). Hoboken, New Jersey: Wiley.
    - Kotter, J. P. (2012). Leading change. Boston, Mass.: Harvard Business Review Press.
    - Meredith, J. R. & Shafer, S. M. (2021). Project management in practice (Seventh Edition). Hoboken: Wiley.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
  • The course comprises an interactive mix of lectures, discussions and individual and group work.
Assessment methods and criteria
  • To monitor the students’ learning this course will provide ongoing assignments as a basis for feedback and grading (formative assessment) and/or will evaluate the students learning at the end of the course or an instructional unit via exams, final project reports, essays or seminar papers (summative assessment).
Language of instruction
  • English