Course detail

Project Management

FSI-KRIAcad. year: 2017/2018

Subject "Project Management" is devoted to one from basics management lines applied on several human activities. Importance of this line in increasing. Good project management is necessary for success. For
"process engineering" the technology of project management creates basic tool how successfully solve all stages of project realisation.
Subject is focussed mainly on practical aspects of management based on practical project examples.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students should be aware of complex of problems which are connected to project realisation and importance of team work (its preferences and difficulties). Obtained theoretical knowledge should be help to students during selection of project management tools. Subject also should be help to increase the students communication abbilities and vocational qualification.

Prerequisites

Basic knowledges of chemical engineering.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Dolanský V., Měkota, V., Němec, V.,: Projektový management, Grada Publishing, Praha, 1996
Project Management Association: Project Management Body of Knowledge, PMA,2012
Wisniewski, M.: Metody manažerského rozhodování, Grada Publishing, Praha, 1996
Ducan, W. R.: Project Management - Body of Knowledge , Project Management Institute, USA, 1996
Scharnell, L. : Project Company Management, ABB Management Practice, 1995
Casais, E., Gibson, R.: The Fundamentals of Project Management, Management Centre Europe, 1999
Kimmons, R. L., Loweree, J. H., : Project Management - A Reference for Professionals, Marcel Dekker, New York, 1989

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course is taught through lectures explaining the basic principles and theory of the discipline. Exercises are focused on practical topics presented in lectures.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Inclusion and Exam.
Inclusion requirements:
- active participalion on working lessons
- preparation and presentation of case studies
Exam:
- elaboration of project model
- successfull written test
(evaluation: excellent- at least 30 points, very good - at least 25 points, good - at least 20 points, failed - less than 15 points)

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Aims

The purposes and aims of subject "Project Management" are as follows:
- students obtain basic theoretical knowledge from project management
- orientation of students during practical realisation of process capital equipment and informations about possible risks during project realisation
- to teach students to team solution of problems and presentation of results
- to offer informations about possible work as project manager

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

The attendance at lectures is recommended. Exercises are carried on in given classroom and follow the topics of the lectures.The attendance at exercises is compulsory and checked.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme M2I-P Master's

    branch M-PRI , 2. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. Basic principles of project management, project start and formulation
2. Time management, sources and costs in projects
3. Financial resources and their management,risks and their evaluation
4. Quality management
5. Equipment purchase and its check
6. Human resource management
7. Project communication techniques, formal outputs, prezentations
8. Evaluation of project successful
9. Executed Projects - examples
10. Input of model project
11. Vocational assert of project managers
12. Risk analysis
13. SW Project support tools

Exercise

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. Basic principles of project management - examples
2. Time management, sources and costs in projects - examples
3. Management of financial resources,risks and its evaluation - examples
4. Quality management - examples
5. Equipment purchase and its check - examples
6. Human resource management - examples
7. Presentations of individual case studies
8. Evaluation of project successful - examples
9. Issues of realization
10. Solution of model project,presentations of individual case studies
11. Certification of project managers
12. International project risks
13. Examples of SW support