Course syllabus PROM - Project management (FRDIS - WS 2013/2014)

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Course code:
Course title in Czech: Project management
Course title in English:
Project management
Semester: WS 2013/2014
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (4 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 2/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course:
master continuing
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Type of delivery: usual
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The course complements the Project Management package of students' knowledge in the field of management. The aim of this course is to introduce students with the special management areas, which provides the knowledge and professionalism that has strict standards and implementing directives that define the work of staff involved in project management. The purpose is to give students practical knowledge and skills important for successful project management. Graduates can manage after a successful test and defending a project to obtain credit in addition to the National Student Certificate according to the National Standard of competence of project management, version 3.1. In the event of interest may have subsequently certified to grade D according to IPMA.
All theoretical topics are supplemented by practicing practical examples or case studies and the development of the project.
Course content:
Projects and project management (allowance 2/1)
Management, Project Management, Principles of project management, project management functions, methods of project management, Management by objectives Management by Projects, Project Management Application Problems

Implementation of project management (allowance 2/1)
Implementation of project management, implementation of critical factors of project management, cost of project management, system access and system integration. Systems Thinking, Process character in a PM

Phase and life cycle strategies and objectives of the project (allowance 2/1)
The life cycle of the project, surrounding the project, the effects of human factors Phasing of project management models phasing, milestones, strategic process, project strategy, Project Objectives

Project Start up and its evaluation (allowance 2/1)
Criteria of success, techno - economic feasibility, financial terms of sense evaluation evaluation, final evaluation of the project, Stages of "Start Up" Creating a project team, System Planning

Project structure and project completion (allowance 2/1)
Transmission of tangible outputs of the project, findings from the project documentation, project definition, definition of activities, representation of design hierarchy

The content and purpose of the project (allowance 2/1)
The opening process of the project, project plan, project definition and management activities, the project logical framework

Resource planning, change and configuration (allowance 2/1)
Resources, Use of resources, responsibility matrix, Change Management, Configuration Management

Risks of the project performance measurement (allowance 2/1)
Risks in the project, types of risk, Risk, Valuation Risk, Protiriziková measures and monitoring risks, Earned Value Analysis, Method SSD

Project controlling, project organization (allowance 2/1)
Tasks of project management control, project schedule, cost management, finance, resource management, project status reports, project organization, Functional models of project structures, Structure control of meetings, autonomous organizational structure, matrix organization structure, form organic structures

Teamwork, leadership, communication (allowance 2/1)
The emergence of team roles in the team, subgroups in the team, teamwork methods, main activities of the management of human factors, Personality Project Manager, Project Manager Qualification, Basic aspects of communication, nonverbal communication, barriers of communication, Assertiveness, Presentation of the project, Creative Problem Solving Team

Contractual relationships, Purchasing (allowance 2/1)
Characteristics of the purchase, shopping know-how, purchasing management tools, contractual relationships, management of contractual relations, termination of contractual relations, management requirements

Quality of the project and projects in informatics (allowance 2/1)
The concepts and relationships, access to quality based on ISO standards, access to quality implementing TQM, Quality Management in projects, quality planning, effective use of information technology, to ensure adequate information

13.Projects and Finance (allowance 2/1)
Cash flow management, financial analysis of project, risk analysis, TVM

Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
26 h
13 h
preparation for exam24 h
preparation for regular testing
16 h
preparation of presentation
3 h
elaboration and execution of projects
30 h
112 h
Assessment methods:
Credit test - 40 questions - some variant tests. Always one correct answer (a, b, c, d).
Defend of the project - a case study on a given topic - Case Study by content of the course - point B.
Oral exammination without preparation on topics defined in the subject content. Test duration of 25 minutes.
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
0 %
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
DOLEŽAL, J. -- MÁCHAL, P. -- LACKO, B. et al. Projektový management podle IPMA. 1st ed. Praha: Grada, 2009. 507 p. Expert. ISBN 978-80-247-2848-3.
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.
TURNER, J R. Gower handbook of project management. 3rd ed. Aldershot, England: Gower, 847 p. ISBN 0-566-08138-5.
KERZNER, H. Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling. New York: Wiley, 2003. 891 p. ISBN 0-471-22577-0.
ROSENAU, M D. Řízení projektů. 3rd ed. Brno: Computer Press, 2010. 344 p. ISBN 978-80-251-1506-0.
GOLDRATT, E. Critical Chain. North River Press: Publisher Gower Publishing Company, 1997. 350 p. 1. ISBN 0-88427-153-6. URL:

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study C-ITS-IDS International Development Studies, full-time form, initial period WS 2013/2014
Track PO Business, full-time form, initial period WS 2013/2014
Course listed in previous semesters:
WS 2020/2021, SS 2019/2020, WS 2019/2020, SS 2018/2019, WS 2018/2019, WS 2017/2018 (and older)
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Last modification made by Bc. Vít Karber on 07/30/2013.

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