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

2023S, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC
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  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to understand techniques and methods proven in practice for the identification, analysis, avoidance and control of project risks. The theoretical basic knowledge is imparted with special attention to the requirements and characteristics of IT projects. In addition, practice-oriented elements will be incorporated into the course through case studies and exercises.

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

Teaching methods

The course is divided into a lecture part and an exercise part. In the lecture basics as well as different methods and techniques in risk management are presented. The presented methods and techniques will be used in the practice part. Within the scope of the exercise, tasks are to be worked out in small groups. The examples will be evaluated individually for each group and additionally presented at the end of the semester in the form of a final presentation.

Mode of examination


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)

Recommended literature:

DeMarco, Tom/Lister, Thimothy: Bärentango: Mit Risikomanagement Projekte zum Erfolg führen. Hanser, 2003. ISBN 3-446-22333-9.
Brandstäter, Jonathan: Agile IT-Projekte erfolgreich gestalten.Risikomanagement als Ergänzung zu Scrum. Springer Vieweg, 2013. ISBN 978-3-658-04429-9.
Romeike, Frank: Risikomanagement. Gabler Verlag, 2018. ISBN 978-3-658-13952-0.





Course dates

Mon16:00 - 18:0027.03.2023EI 6 Eckert HS Vorbesprechung
Fri09:00 - 13:0002.06.2023Seminarraum FAV EG B (Seminarraum von Neumann) 183131

Examination modalities

Evaluation of the papers with final presentation and written examination at the end of the semester. To determine the final grade, the exercise points and the result of the written test are added together. The final grade is determined from the total points (maximum 100).

Attendance is compulsory during the LVA.

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
16.02.2023 00:00 19.03.2023 23:59 19.03.2023 23:59


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 936 Medical Informatics Mandatory elective
066 937 Software Engineering & Internet Computing Mandatory elective


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!