Course: Project Management

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Course title Project Management
Course code KPM/PM
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Tutorial
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory, Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Chvojan Petr, Ing.
  • Faifr Adam, Ing.
  • Ircingová Jarmila, Ing. Ph.D.
  • Vacek Jiří, Doc. Ing. Ph.D.
  • Skalický Jiří, Doc. Ing. CSc.
  • Svoboda Jaroslav, Ing.
  • Sova Martinovský Václav, Ing.
  • Januška Martin, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
- Development of Project Management (PM). - Basic PM concepts, approaches and tools. - Project definition, logical framework and project charter. - Project scope (PBS, WBS). - Project scheduling, network diagram, Gantt chart, scheduling methods, critical path, PERT, critical chain. - Resource and cost planning. - Management of communication. - Quality management. - Project risks management - Management of commercial activities. - Project evaluation and monitoring, project scorecard, earned value analysis. - Project documentation, project closure. In the course student learns how to work with Project 2010.

Learning activities and teaching methods
E-learning, Students' portfolio, One-to-One tutorial, Task-based study method, Individual study, Students' self-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
prerequisite
professional knowledge
To master basic knowledge of business management.
To be able to apply knowledge of the fundamentals of management, operational research, social and managerial skills and personnel management.
general eligibility
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learning outcomes
professional knowledge
Is able to work in the project team
Knows the processes and methods of project planning, managing, and controlling
Knows the links among project stakeholders (project manager, project team members, parent organizations, suppliers, customers, investors and users of the project)
Is prepared for the exam for certification Project manager - level D.
professional skills
Can prepare project logical frame and work with MS Project
Is prepared to work in small team and present the reults of the team work
general eligibility
N/A
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teaching methods
professional knowledge
Lecture
E-learning
Task-based study method
Students' self-study
Individual study
One-to-One tutorial
professional skills
Practicum
Skills demonstration
Students' portfolio
assessment methods
professional knowledge
Test
Seminar work
Group presentation at a seminar
Project
Quality of a written report
professional skills
Skills demonstration during practicum
Individual presentation at a seminar
Recommended literature
  • Doležal, Jan; Máchal, Pavel; Lacko, Branislav. Projektový management podle IPMA. Praha, 2009. ISBN 978-80-247-2848-3.
  • Fleming, Quentin W.; Koppelman, Joel M. Earned value : project management. 221 s. : il., 2002. ISBN 1-880410-27-3.
  • Kerzner, Harold. Project management : a systems approach to planning, scheduling, and controlling. 10th ed. Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2009. ISBN 978-0-470-27870-3.
  • Meredith HJ.R., Mantel S.J. Project Management: A Managerial Approach. John Wiley & Sons, 2010. ISBN 978-0-470-40026-5.
  • Rosenau, Milton D. Řízení projektů. Praha : Computer Press, 2000. ISBN 80-7226-218-1.
  • Schwalbe K. Managing Information Technology Projects. Course Technology, 2011. ISBN 978-0-538-48070-3.
  • SKALICKÝ, J., JERMÁŘ, M., SVOBODA, J. Projektový management a potřebné kompetence. ZČU Plzeň, 2010. ISBN 978-80-7043-975-3.
  • Svozilová, Alena. Projektový management. Praha : Grada, 2006. ISBN 80-247-1501-5.
  • Turner, J. Rodney. Gower handbook of project management. 4th ed. Aldershot : Gower, 2007. ISBN 978-0-566-08806-3.


Study plans that include the course
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Faculty of Economics Information Systems Management (1) Economy 3 Winter
Faculty of Economics Business Economics and Management (2010) Economy 3 Winter
Faculty of Economics Information Systems Management (2015) Economy 3 Winter
Faculty of Economics Information Systems Management (2017) Economy 3 Winter
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts - (16-1) Social sciences 1 Summer
Faculty of Economics Project Management Systems (1) Economy 3 Winter
Faculty of Economics Project Management Systems (2015) Economy 2 Winter
Faculty of Economics Business Economics and Management (2015) Economy 3 Winter
Ladislav Sutnar Faculty of Design and Art Design, specialization Industrial Design (4) Art and applied art 3 Winter
Faculty of Economics Business Economics and Management (2015) Economy 3 Winter
Faculty of Applied Sciences Building Structures (2012) Construction industry, geodesy and cartography 1 Winter
Faculty of Economics Retail Management (2015) Economy 3 Winter