Course syllabus RRZPRA - Project Management Basics in EN (FRDIS - WS 2020/2021)Help


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Course code:
RRZPRA
Course title in Czech:
Project Management Basics in EN
Course title in English:
Project Management Basics in EN
Semester:
WS 2020/2021
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (5 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes: full-time, 2/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course:
bachelor
Course type:
required
Type of delivery:
usual, consulting
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction: English
Course supervisor: doc. Ing. Jaroslava Rajchlová, Ph.D.
Course supervising department:
Faculty:
Faculty of Regional Development and International Studies
Teachers:
Dr. Francois Lategan (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
doc. Ing. Jaroslava Rajchlová, Ph.D. (supervisor, tutor)
prof. Ing. Iva Živělová, CSc. (tutor)
Prerequisites:
none
 
Timetable in this semester:
Day
From-till
Room
Teacher
Entry
Frequency
Capacity
Friday
12.00-13.50
Z23 (ČP II.)
Lecture
Every week
24
Friday14.00-14.50Z23 (ČP II.)F. Lategan
Seminar
Every week
22
 
Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The aim of the course is to acquaint students with the basics of project management from the perspective of international standards and methods. Students will be familiar with selected techniques used in project management, will be able to understand the relevant terminology and will be prepared for further deepening of theoretical knowledge in the field of project management.
 
Course content:
1.Characteristics of world standards (allowance 2/1)
 
a.IPMA standard charakteristics
b.PMI standard charakteristics
c.Prince 2 method charakteristics

2.Common characteristics of standards and method (allowance 2/1)
 
a.SWOT analysis of standards and method
b.
Differences in certification procedures
c.Target groups and choice of suitable project management standard

3.
Projects and their management (allowance 2/1)
 
a.
Project, project management
b.
Organisational project structures
c.
Approaches to project management

4.
Project life cycle (allowance 2/1)
 
a.
Project life cycle and its phases
b.Project management by stages
c.
Stakeholders of project

5.
Team work (allowance 2/1)
 
a.
Team, group, community
b.
Communication types
c.Motivation within team

6.Communication (allowance 2/1)
 
a.Communication and its types, rules of proper communication
b.Communication strategy and plan
c.
Negotiation

7.
Initiation project phase (allowance 2/1)
 
a.
Project initiation, feasibility study, opportunity study
b.
Project goals
c.
Project scope, milestones

8.Planning project phase (allowance 2/1)
 
a.
Establishing of project team
b.
WBS, project scheduling, project management plan
c.
Source planning, budget planning

9.
Executing project phase (allowance 2/1)
 
a.Quality management, change management
b.
Project performance management methods
c.
Monitoring of project

10.
Closing project phase (allowance 2/1)
 
a.
Handover and acceptance of project
b.
Project closing
c.
Final evaluation of project

11.
Risks (allowance 2/1)
 
a.Risk types, identification and analysis of risks
b.
RIPRAN, score method, tree fault method
c.
Management and monitoring of risks

12.
Project financial management (allowance 2/1)
 
a.
Source planning and assignment
b.
Projet budget
c.
Budget spending monitoring

Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
lecture
24 h
practice
12 h
consultation6 h
preparation for exam52 h
preparation of presentation
10 h
writing of seminar paper
36 h
Total140 h
 
Assessment methods:
Students must obtain a credit test before an exam. The credit test is given after evaluation of attendance at semminars (min 80 % of total participation) and after the presentation of team seminar work, that will contain the following techniques: LFM, WBS, RIPRAN, SWOT analysis and RACI matrix. The test will be held in a form of written test consisting of 30 questions. The minimum percentage of successfulness in a test is 70 %.
 
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Total0 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
KERZNER, H. Project managent. A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling. New Jersey: John Wiley, 2006. 1014 p. ISBN 978-0-471-74187-9.
CAMPBELL, G M. Communications skills for project managers. New York: American Management Association, 268 p. ISBN 978-0-8144-3306-5.
KENDRICK, T. Identifying and managing project risk: essential tools for failure-proofing your project. 2nd ed. New York: AMACOM, 2009. 360 p. ISBN 978-0-8144-1340-1.
DOLEŽAL, J. -- MÁCHAL, P. -- LACKO, B. -- HÁJEK, M. -- HRAZDILOVÁ, K. -- KRÁTKÝ, J. -- NECHVÍLOVÁ, S. -- PITAŠ, J. -- TETŘEVOVÁ, L. Projektový management podle IPMA. 1st ed. Praha: Grada publishing, a.s., 2009. 512 p. ISBN 978-80-247-2848-3.
SVOZILOVÁ, A. Projektový management - Systémový přístup k řízení projektů. Praha: GRADA, 2011. 392 p. ISBN 978-80-247-3611-2.
MÁCHAL, P. -- KOPEČKOVÁ, M. -- PRESOVÁ, R. Světové standardy projektového řízení pro malé a střední firmy. 1st ed. Praha: Grada Publishing, a.s., 2015. 144 p. ISBN 978-80-247-5321-8.
MÁCHAL, P. -- PITAŠ, J. -- HAJKR, J. -- HAVLÍK, J. -- MOTAL, M. -- NOVÁK, I. -- STANÍČEK, Z. Národní standard kompetencí projektového řízení VERZE 3.1. 2nd ed. Brno: VUT v Brně ve spolupráci se Společností pro projektové řízení, o.s., 2010. 315 p. ISBN 978-80-214-4058-6.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Programme B-INTSE International Territorial Studies, full-time form, initial period SS 2019/2020
Field of study B-ITSE-IDSE International Development Studies, full-time form, initial period SS 2019/2020
Programme B-INTSE International Territorial Studies, full-time form, initial period WS 2020/2021
Programme B-REDA Regional Development, full-time form, initial period WS 2020/2021
 
Course listed in previous semesters:
Teaching place:
Brno


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