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.


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
- 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