Course syllabus PJR - Project Management (FFWT - SS 2019/2020)

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Course code: PJR
Course title in Czech:
Project Management
Course title in English: Project Management
Semester: SS 2019/2020
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (5 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 1/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 20/0 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Level of course:
master continuing
Course type: required
Type of delivery: usual
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction:
Course supervisor: doc. Ing. Andrea Sujová, PhD.
Course supervising department:
Ing. Josef Lenoch, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
doc. Ing. Andrea Sujová, PhD. (supervisor)
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The aim of the course is to familiarize students with the possibilities of project management with emphasis on the utilization in wood processing and production. The aim of the course is to provide theoretical knowledge and learning skills leading to practical application of the elaboration of projects.
Course content:
The content and the possibility of project management. Definitions, categories and principles of the project. Innovative project schedules. Design practices. (allowance 3/6)
2.Pre-investment phase of the project: situation and composition of the project. (allowance 2/4)
The investment phase of the project: layout and implementation of the project. (allowance 2/4)
Operation and evaluation phase of the project. (allowance 1/2)
Methods of prediction, time funds and time consumption standards of the project. (allowance 1/2)
Project capacity calculations (allowance 2/4)
Efficiency of project investment (allowance 1/2)
Professional organizations, certification systems and software support (allowance 1/2)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendanceCombined form
13 h
0 h
26 h
0 h
0 h
20 h
project work
20 h
20 h
public presentation (oral)
1 h
0 h
preparation for exam
50 h
55 h
preparation of presentation
10 h
15 h
writing of seminar paper20 h30 h
140 h
140 h
Assessment methods:
Credit and exam

Terms of credit: participation in seminars; the preparation, presentation and defense of the essay on an assigned topic processing project;
Final exam test of the theory of project management. Student must demonstrate the knowledge necessary to handle the project according to the principles of project management.

Requirements for passing the subject:

- 90% seminar participation
- evaluation activities at seminars
- submission of a seminar work, minimum 15 pages
- presentation of a seminar work, minimum 20 minutes
- seminar work defence, in front of the class, required defence without any serious comments of the teacher
- passing of the final test, minimum 80% points
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Combined form
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Recomended reading and other learning resources:
SVOZILOVÁ, A. Projektový management. 2nd ed. Praha: Grada, 2011. 380 p. Expert. ISBN 978-80-247-3611-2.
NEWTON, R. Úspěšný projektový manažer: [jak se stát mistrem projektového managementu]. 1st ed. Praha: Grada, 2008. 255 p. Manažer. Management. ISBN 978-80-247-2544-4.
DOLEŽAL, J. -- MÁCHAL, P. -- LACKO, B. et al. Projektový management podle IPMA. 2nd ed. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2012. 526 p. Expert. ISBN 978-80-247-4275-5.
BARKER, S. -- COLE, R. Projektový management pro praxi. 1st ed. Praha: Grada, 2009. 155 p. Management. ISBN 978-80-247-2838-4.
TAYLOR, J. Začínáme řídit projekty. 1st ed. Brno: Computer Press, 2007. 215 p. ISBN 978-80-251-1759-0.

SVOZILOVÁ, A. Projektový management - Systémový přístup k řízení projektů. Praha: GRADA, 2011. 392 p. ISBN 978-80-247-3611-2.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study C-WE-WE Wood engineering, part-time form, initial period WS 2018/2019
Field of study C-WE-WE Wood engineering, full-time form, initial period WS 2018/2019
Course listed in previous semesters:
SS 2018/2019, SS 2017/2018 (and older)
Teaching place: Brno

Last modification made by Ing. Alice Malá on 11/20/2019.

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