151-0761-00L  Practice Course to Focus Projects on Product Development

SemesterAutumn Semester 2017
LecturersR. P. Haas, C. R. Dietzsch, I. Goller, C. Schorno
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman
CommentOnly students for focus projects. 2 up to 3 students per focus project.


151-0761-00 GPraxiskurs zu Fokusprojekten mit Schwerpunkt Produktentwicklung
Die genauen Themen werden während der Veranstaltung mitgeteilt. Einzelne Themen wie Sicherheit, Öffentlichkeitsarbeit, Verträge und Patente sind THemen, welche alle Fokusteams besuchen und kennen müssen, auch wenn dieser Kurs nicht belegt wird.
40s hrs
Thu08:15-12:00HG G 1 »
R. P. Haas, C. R. Dietzsch, I. Goller, C. Schorno

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AbstractThis course provides comprehensive input to ongoing focus project teams in the areas of project management, communication and presentation, as well as dealing with the media, coaches and patents and safety issues.
ObjectiveParticipants will receive tips, hints and background information from experienced tutors appliccable to current projects.
ContentProject Management
- Creating a solid project base
- Project planning and controlling
- Product validation and testing
- Problem solving cycle and decicion taking transparent for others

- Communication within the team and with coaches
- Public Relations in a Nutshell (*)
- How to aquire and manage suppliers and sponsors (*)
- Technical repots
- Review presentations

Handling of and guidance to
- Expectation management and dealing with conflicts
- Burnout prevention, time management, work disturbances (*)
- Safety issues (*)
- Issues regardring patents (*)

(*) Topics compulsary for all focus projekt teams
Lecture notesLecture notes and documentation will be electronically available.
Prerequisites / Notice- for students only participating in a Focus Project in the same semester

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits3 credits
ExaminersR. P. Haas, C. R. Dietzsch, I. Goller, C. Schorno
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.
Additional information on mode of examinationDie benotete Semesterleistung besteht aus einem Umsetzungsbericht eines Kurselements.

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PriorityRegistration for the course unit is only possible for the primary target group
Primary target groupMechanical Engineering BSc (152000) starting semester 05

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Mechanical Engineering BachelorCourses Eligible for Focus ProjectsWInformation