183.131 Risk Management
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2019S, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise

Aim of course

After finishing this lecture you will be familiar with fundamental methodologies and techniques of project management. In addition you should know about soft skills and project management tools which are essential for a successful project manager. For a better understanding of the theoretical content, some practice-oriented case studies will be discussed in the lecture.

Subject of course

The lecture will cover the following aspects of project management:

  • Definitions, methods and approaches
  • Characteristics and classification of a project
  • Types of project organisation
  • Phases of a project, including planning and controlling
  • Quality and risk management in projects
  • Formation of Teams and the role of team members
  • Estimation of efforts and costs
  • Communication and documentation in projects
  • Project management tools - Special topics
  • Case studies

Additional information


Lectures  (22 Hours)
Homework (2 x 13 Hours)
Preparation Final Presentation (10 Hours)
Final Presentation (6 Hours)
Preparation Exam (10 Hours)
Exam (1 Hour)
TOTAL 3 ECTS (75 Hours)




Course dates

Tue09:00 - 10:0012.03.2019HS 14A Günther Feuerstein Vorbesprechung
Tue09:00 - 12:0007.05.2019FH Hörsaal 2 Risikomanagement
Tue13:00 - 16:0007.05.2019EI 3A Hörsaal Vorlesungsblock 3
Thu16:00 - 18:0009.05.2019HS 7 Schütte-Lihotzky Übungsgespräche
Mon15:00 - 18:0003.06.2019Hörsaal 12 Final Presentations

Examination modalities

Homework with final presentation.

Written final exam at the end of the semester.


DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Mon18:00 - 19:0008.06.2020 written11.03.2020 08:00 - 08.06.2020 10:00TISSPrüfung

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
14.02.2019 00:00 17.03.2019 23:59 17.03.2019 23:59



DeMarco, Tom/Lister, Thimothy: Bärentango : Mit Risikomanagement Projekte zum Erfolg führen, München u. a. : Hanser, 2003 ISBN 3-446-22333-9

Previous knowledge

No fundamental knowledge is requirded to attend this course.


  • Attendance Required!