Course: Project Management in English

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Course title Project Management in English
Course code KPM/APM
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Tutorial
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Sova Martinovský Václav, Ing.
  • Kumar Alok, M.A.
  • Vacek Jiří, Doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
- Development of Project Management (PM). - Basic concepts and approaches to the PM. - Define the project logical framework and project charter. - Plan the project scope (PBS, WBS). - Time scheduling, Gantt charts, critical path, PERT, Critical Chain. - Resource plan and budget. - Communication management. - Quality management. - Project risks management. - Management of commercial activities. - Project evaluation and monitoring, earned value analysis. - Project documentation management, project closure.

Learning activities and teaching methods
E-learning, Students' portfolio, One-to-One tutorial, Individual study, Lecture, Practicum
  • Contact hours - 52 hours per semester
  • Team project (50/number of students) - 25 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report) (1-10) - 8 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 30 hours per semester
  • Preparation for formative assessments (2-20) - 5 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 10 hours per semester
professional knowledge
Demonstrate basic knowledge of business management. Operate basic work with MS Excel. Ability to apply knowledge of the fundamentals of management, operational research, social and managerial skills and personnel management.
learning outcomes
Student is able to: - Work in the project team. - Know the processes and methods of planning, managing, controlling of projects. - Use project management tools. - Know the link between the stakeholders in project: project manager, project team members, parent organizations, giving organizations, customers, investors and users of the project.
teaching methods
Individual study
Students' portfolio
One-to-One tutorial
assessment methods
Oral exam
Seminar work
Group presentation at a seminar
Recommended literature
  • Meredith HJ.R., Mantel S.J. Project Management: A Managerial Approach. John Wiley & Sons, 2010. ISBN 978-0-470-40026-5.
  • Schwalbe K. Managing Information Technology Projects. Course Technology, 2011. ISBN 978-0-538-48070-3.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Economics Retail Management (1) Economy 3 Winter
Faculty of Economics Retail Management (2015) Economy 3 Winter