Course: Project management

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Course title Project management
Course code PCH/PROMN
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Seitlová Klára, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
The goal is to provide basic knowledge on project management, its content, scope and use in process control. To teach students the practical application of the PM. After graduation, students should be familiar with methods and tools of PM from project definition, planning, management, and evaluation. Acquaint students with computer support MS Project and its use in practice. Form of teaching: 1st Lecture 2nd Seminar (case study) Content structure of the course: 1 Basic concept of projects and project management. 2 Organizations dealing with PM - SMR, etc. 3 The characteristics of projects and typical problems. 4 Planning Projects a. Project objectives b. WBS c. scheduling d. Work with the resources (material, human) e. Cost elements f. Identification of risks g. Management of the project - project organization and organizing the project team. h. The role of project manager and organization support team. i. To work on the project - tools, methods of control, changes in the project. j. The solution of problems typical of projects - characteristics and methods. 6 Termination of the project and its evaluation. 7 MS Project as a tool for project management

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Demonstration
  • Preparation for the Exam - 30 hours per semester
  • Attendace - 5 hours per semester
  • Homework for Teaching - 55 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The goal is to provide basic knowledge on project management, its content, scope and use in process control. To teach students the practical application of the PM. After graduation, students should be familiar with methods and tools of PM from project definition, planning, management, and evaluation. Acquaint students with computer support MS Project and its use in practice. Form of teaching: 1st Lecture 2nd Seminar (case study) Content structure of the course: 1 Basic concept of projects and project management. 2 Organizations dealing with PM - SMR, etc. 3 The characteristics of projects and typical problems. 4 Planning Projects a. Project objectives b. WBS c. scheduling d. Work with the resources (material, human) e. Cost elements f. Identification of risks g. Management of the project - project organization and organizing the project team. h. The role of project manager and organization support team. i. To work on the project - tools, methods of control, changes in the project. j. The solution of problems typical of projects - characteristics and methods. 6 Termination of the project and its evaluation. 7 MS Project as a tool for project management
Project preparation, practical project management, control MS PROJECT.
Prerequisites
Basic PC skills and MS OFFICE, interest in management and management.

Assessment methods and criteria
Anamnestic Method, Seminar Work

1 Active approach in teaching 2 Attendance 3 Written treatment project on the topic agreed by the methodological framework of about 8 standard pages of A4 (in pairs) 4 Final test
Recommended literature
  • " Němec,V. (2003). Projektový management. PRAHA: Grada Publishing 2003. ISBN 80-247-0392-0.. Grada Publishing.
  • Bendová a kol. (2012). Projektové řízení pro začátečníky. VUP.
  • Doležal, J. (2009). Projektový management podle IPMA. Praha.
  • Rosenau,M.D. (2003). Řízení projektů.. BRNO: Computer Press.
  • Štefánek, R. a kol. (2011). Projektové řízení pro začátečníky. Brno: Computer Press.


Study plans that include the course
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