in cooperation with the University of North Carolina Wilmington – UNCW / USA
This course introduces the fundamentals of project management, beginning with project definition and culminating in the post‐project review. Students will learn techniques, terms and guidelines that are used to manage cost, schedules, risk, group dynamics and technical aspects throughout the life cycle of a project. The need for project leadership as well as technical management of successful projects will be emphasized; along with software applications for project management.
Cross-cultural Competences and Communication
- Students will be able to describe a project life cycle, and can skillfully map each stage in the cycle.
- Students will identify the resources needed for each stage, including involved stakeholders, tools and supplementary materials.
- Students will describe the time needed to successfully complete a project, considering factors such as task dependencies and task lengths.
- Students will be able to provide internal stakeholders with information regarding project costs by considering factors such as estimated cost, variances and profits.
- Students will be able to develop a project scope while considering factors such as customer requirements and internal/external goals.
- Students will learn team‐building skills required to support successful performance.
- Students will acquire critical‐thinking and analytical decision‐making capabilities to investigate complex business problems to propose project‐based solutions.
Deadline of Registration
Day of Arrival
Day of Departure
At the end of the course a certificate of attendance and transcript of records will be issued to each participant. Successful participants can earn 4 credit hours – US / 8 credit points-ECTS.
* Please note: These credits can be transferred to your home university/institution. It is recommended to verify with your home university/institution that the grades you earn in Bremen can be applied to your curriculum or course of study.
The program is open to undergraduate and graduate students and young professionals. Minimum age 18 years. C1-C2/ Proficient user (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages / CEFR)
- Information packet with city guide
- Seminars and lectures
- Teaching material
- Program related excursion
- Ticket for public transport in Bremen (bus+tram)
- Travel expenses
- Accommodation in Bremen
- Insurance: Health, accident and liability insurance
- Board and personal spendings
- Participation in optional activities
The program may be subject to change.