Project-based Learning as a Project (Module PP)


Many higher education institutions offer working in projects or project-based learning and combine the practical work with theoretical input on the topic in presentations or seminars. This method is not always successful when it comes to learning performance or adoption by the students. An essential reason for this is, that project-based learning is often offered separately, and is not (sufficiently) embedded in the total range of teaching methods.

This workshop demonstrates success factors and pleads for comprehension of project-based learning as a project in itself within the subject area of the programme, and thus be executed according to the principles of project management.

Leading to what?

These are the learning outcomes that we would like to reach with you…

  • You see working in projects as an integral part of the total range of teaching methods with a subject area/programme/subject and combine project-based learning with other teaching methods.
  • You not only design project-based learning as a “project” for the students, but also for teachers and for the entire subject (area), you define the intersections in the interaction between the various participants and adequately prepare them for their subsequent roles and tasks.
  • You will gain an overview of the design and concrete planning of project-based learning with the individual steps, the participants and their roles.
  • You develop a sense for “obstacles” and “no-go’s” in the design and execution of project-based learning.



  • Elements and success factors of project-based learning; planning, execution, supervision and obstacles
  • Interlocking of the macro didactic level (planning and design of the entire teaching portfolio) and the micro didactic level (planning and executing the individual teaching sessions) within the example of project-based learning
  • The value of project-based learning as a measure for professional preparation and promoting interdisciplinary methods as well as for acquiring key qualifications / soft skills
  • Examples of programme-related project work, critical evaluation and exchange of experiences



The workshop is aimed at professors, lecturers and other teachers as well as scientific staff that plan and execute teaching sessions at higher education institutions and that either already have experience with project-based learning and would like to reflect on that, or that would like to offer project-based learning for the first time.

Chair, Input and Moderator

Dr. Sabina Fleitmann is a member of the ASIIN Consult competence team and independent organisational consultant for higher education institutions and associations. She advises on strategic organisational development and on expert panels and human resources management as well as on implementing concepts of “good teaching”. She also offers seminars and workshops on these topics. She combines her competence in organisational development and teaching with numerous practical experiences in higher education and associations:

As part of a teacher training programme, she worked as a lecturer, teacher in Bachelor and Master degree programmes and as seminar chair for many years. She has also contributed to the conceptualisation of new degree programmes also in MINT-subjects, and focuses on active and interactive teaching and learning. Moreover, she worked as a personal advisor and press secretary for the president of a higher education institution for Music.

For years, she has implemented competence in leadership and practical organisational development in various positions in cultural management and being active as a general manager of a professional association. As general manager, she has participated in accreditation procedures from the perspective of an external professional practitioner.



We combine elements of presentation and training as well as discussions and jointly work on case studies from the daily practice of the participants. We aim for interactive work with the “right” mix of professional input, moderating and interaction, while building on your experience for the mutual benefit of all participants.

The workshop chair gladly uses case studies and questions from your industry in the preparation of the workshop.

When and Where?

The workshop can be booked as an exclusive in-house event. Duration, location and date will be chosen based on your needs. Please contact Dr. Iring Wasser. (; Tel. +49 211 900977-10).


The costs will be calculated based on duration and number of participants.


Dr. Iring Wasser,; Tel. +49 211 900977-10

ASIIN Consult GmbH
Mörsenbroicher Weg 200
40470 Düsseldorf