Quality and Project Management

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Basic Information

Bachelor, Master
Organizational Unit:
Chair of Production Metrology and Quality Management
Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Robert Schmitt, Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Verena Nitsch

Further Information


The strategic orientation of a company is of great importance especially in times of high competitive pressure. In this context, quality and project management are of particular importance.

The lecture takes the current challenges of practice into account and focuses in this context in particular on the integrative consideration of production technology. The aim of the lecture is to convey theories, methods and practical examples from the intersection of two management disciplines for successful products and projects.



Lecture topics

  • Understanding of quality
  • Quality management systems
  • Preventive methods of QM
  • Methods in the problem solving process
  • Statistical methods in QM
  • Statistics and Six Sigma
  • Project management
  • Project organization - forms of project organization, working group and consortium, DIN 69901
  • Methods of project management I - project structure plan, standard structure plan, responsibility matrix, process and schedule planning, time band representation
  • Methods of project management II - network plan technology - CPM, MPM, PERT
  • Project controlling - impact, tasks, portfolio technology, MTA, EVM
  • Teamwork in projects - group work, organizational structure, concurrent engineering, design structure matrix, team effectiveness models, recruitment, team roles