Course syllabus PROM - Project management (FRDIS - WS 2014/2015)

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Course code: PROM
Course title in language of instruction: Projektový management
Course title in Czech: Project management
Course title in English: Project management
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (4 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: full-time, 3/0 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction: Czech
Level of course: master continuing
Semester: WS 2014/2015
Name of lecturer: doc. Ing. Pavel Máchal, CSc., prof.h.c. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Ing. Martina Ondrouchová, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Radmila Presová, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Prerequisites: SBZ
Aims of the course:
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 contents:
1.Projects and project management (allowance 2/1)
a.Management, Project Management, Principles of project management, project management functions, methods of project management, Management by objectives Management by Projects, Project Management Application Problems

2.Implementation of project management (allowance 2/1)
a.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

3.Phase and life cycle strategies and objectives of the project (allowance 2/1)
a.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

4.Project Start up and its evaluation (allowance 2/1)
a.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

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

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

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

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

9.Project controlling, project organization (allowance 2/1)
a.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

10.Teamwork, leadership, communication (allowance 2/1)
a.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

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

12.Quality of the project and projects in informatics (allowance 2/1)
a.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)
a.Cash flow management, financial analysis of project, risk analysis, TVM

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to analyse and synthesize
-ability to organize and plan ahead
-designing and managing projects
-leadership skills
-work in team

Specific competences:
-Ability to identify methodological aspects or creative thinking
-Ability to solve a case study for the project following methods.
-Ability to solve team/group communication problems
-Ability to use MS Project in the project.
-Ability to use practical skills for successful project management.
-Ability to work in multicultural environment

Type of course unit: required
Year of study: Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement: There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules: -
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     lecture26 h
     practice13 h
     preparation for exam24 h
     preparation for regular testing16 h
     preparation of presentation3 h
     elaboration and execution of projects30 h
Total112 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.
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQDOLEŽAL, J. -- MÁCHAL, P. -- LACKO, B. et al.Projektový management podle IPMAPrahaGrada2009978-80-247-2848-3
RQMÁCHAL, P. -- PITAŠ, J. -- HAJKR, J. -- HAVLÍK, J. -- MOTAL, M. -- NOVÁK, I. -- STANÍČEK, Z.Národní standard kompetencí projektového řízení VERZE 3.1BrnoVUT v Brně ve spolupráci se Společností pro projektové řízení, o.s.2010978-80-214-4058-6
RQTURNER, J R.Gower handbook of project managementAldershot, EnglandGower0-566-08138-5
RQKERZNER, H.Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and ControllingNew YorkWiley20030-471-22577-0
RQROSENAU, M D.Řízení projektůBrnoComputer Press2010978-80-251-1506-0
RQGOLDRATT, E.Critical ChainNorth River PressPublisher Gower Publishing Company19970-88427-153-6


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