Course detail

Project Manager

FIT-PMAAcad. year: 2017/2018

This course covers the following themes: TECHNICAL COMPETENCES: Project management success. Interested parties. Project requirements and objectives. Risk and oportunity. Quality. Project organisation. Teamwork. Problem resolution. Project structures. Scope and deliverables. Time and project phases. Resources. Cost and finance. Procurement and contract. Changes. Control and reports. Information and documentation. Communication. Start-up. Close-out.
BEHAVIOURAL COMEPETENCES: Leadership. Engagement and motivation. Self-control. Assertiveness. Relaxation. Openness. Creativity. Results orientation. Efficiency. Consultation. Negotiation. Conflict and crisis. Reliability. Values appreciation. Ethics. CONTEXTUAL COMPETENCES: Project orientation. Programme orientation. Portfolio orientation. Project, programme and portfolio implementation (PPP implementation). Permanent organisation. Business. Systems, products and technology. Personnel management. Health, security, safety and environment. Finance. Legal.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

  • Student will acquaint how project manage, creating plans and auxiliary plans including risk analysis.
  • Student overrules to define project source for assignment to activities and reallocation of sources.
  • Student will able to adopt oneself and to apply knowledge and skills from project management area in corresponding context.

  • Student will able to apply knowledge from project management like the member of team in project.
  • Obtained competency correspond requirement of candidate for internationally valid certification IPMA level D and C.

Prerequisites

  • Knowledge of higher mathematics.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

  • Ježková, Z., Krejčí, H., Lacko, B., Švec, J.: Projektové řízení - Jak zvládnout projekty, ACSA, 2014, ISBN 978-80-905297-1-7.
  • Lacko, B., Švec, J., Balatková, M. a kol. : Specifika technických projektů - Pracovní sešit k Projektové řízení - Jak zvládnout projekty, ACSA, 2014, ISBN 978-80-905297-2-4.
  • Svozilová, A.: Projektový management, GRADA Publishing, 2007, ISBN 80-247-1501-5.
  • Rosenau, M. D.: Řízení projektů, Computer Press, 2007, 344 s., ISBN 80-7226-218-1.

  • Pitaš, J. a kol.: Národní standard kompetencí projektového řízení, Společnost pro projektové řízení, o.s., 2012, ISBN 978-80-214-4058-6.
  • Doležal J., Máchal P., Lacko B. a kol.: Projektový management podle IPMA, Grada, 2009, ISBN 978-80-247-2848-3.
  • Doležal J., Máchal P., Lacko B. a kol.: Projektový management podle IPMA, 2. aktualizované a doplněné vydání, Grada, 2012, ISBN 978-80-247-4275-5.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

  • The minimal ten classes have to active attend.  
  • Submit three home assignments.
  • To earn min. 50 points within the semester.

 

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

    Syllabus of lectures:
    1. Introductory information. Certification in project management. 1.01 Project management success, 1.02 Interested parties, 1.03 Project requirements and objectives.
    2. 1.04 Risk and opportunity, 1.05 Quality, 1.06 Project organisation, 1.19 Start-up.
    3. 1.07 Teamwork, 1.08 Problem resolution, 1.09 Project structures.
    4. 1.10 Scope and deliverables, 1.11 Time and project phases, 1.12 Resources.
    5. 1.13 Cost and finance,  1.14 Procurement and contract, 1.15 Changes.
    6. 1.16 Control and reports, 1.17 Information and documentation, 1.18 Communication, 1.20 Close-out.
    7. 2.01 Leadership, 2.02 Engagement and motivation, 2.03 Self-control, 2.04 Assertiveness.
    8. 2.05 Relaxation, 2.06 Openness, 2.07 Creativity.
    9. 2.08 Results orientation, 2.09 Efficiency, 2.10 Consultation, 2.11 Negotiation.
    10. 2.12 Conflict and crisis, 2.13 Reliability, 2.14 Values appreciation, 2.15 Ethics.
    11. 3.01 Project orientation, 3.02 Programme orientation, 3.03 Portfolio orientation, 3.04 Project, programme and portfolio implementation (PPP implementation), 3.05 Permanent organisation.
    12. 3.06 Business, 3.07 Systems, products and technology, 3.08 Personnel management, 3.09 Health, security, safety and environment, 3.10 Finance, 3.11 Legal.
    13. Final examination.

    Syllabus of numerical exercises:
    1. Get members of teams together. Oneself assessment test. Six questions method.
    2. Application project management in establishment.
    3. Gramophone plate and negative questioning techniques. Simulation of panel discussion and meeting. 
    4. Dispersonification and problem solving by using meditation and facilitate methods.
    5. "CAULDRON" similar like by public performance - under fire off questions will be recorded public performance by camcorder.
    6. "ETHICAL CODE" - personal and group ethical code,   "PAPER TOWER" - similar like by public performance - under fire off questions will be recorded public performance by camcorder.
    7. Selection process of suitable staffers for project (choice of suitable organizational structure).
    8. SWOT analysis. Logical framework approach. 
    9. Decision making about optimal resource of project financing. Net present value.
    10. EVM - Earned value management method.
    11. Risk analysis.
    12. Network chart, resource levelling.
    13. Final test.

Aims

The goal of the course is to get complex and comprehensive overview in project management according to IPMA (International Project Management Association) standard, practice important techniques, methods and skills, which are confirmed in everyday project practice. To prepare students for written examination of internationally certification according to IPMA level D and C. After successful finishing this course, students fulfill necessary requirement of candidate for internationally valid certification IPMA level D.

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


  • Active attending minimal 10 classes.
  • Three evaluated home assignments.
  • Final written test. 

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme IT-MGR-2 Master's

    branch MBI , any year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, elective
    branch MPV , any year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, elective
    branch MGM , any year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, elective
    branch MSK , any year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, elective
    branch MIS , any year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, elective
    branch MBS , any year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, elective
    branch MIN , any year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, elective
    branch MMI , any year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, elective
    branch MMM , any year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, elective

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus


  1. Introductory information. Certification in project management. 1.01 Project management success, 1.02 Interested parties, 1.03 Project requirements and objectives.
  2. 1.04 Risk and opportunity, 1.05 Quality, 1.06 Project organisation, 1.19 Start-up.
  3. 1.07 Teamwork, 1.08 Problem resolution, 1.09 Project structures.
  4. 1.10 Scope and deliverables, 1.11 Time and project phases, 1.12 Resources.
  5. 1.13 Cost and finance,  1.14 Procurement and contract, 1.15 Changes.
  6. 1.16 Control and reports, 1.17 Information and documentation, 1.18 Communication, 1.20 Close-out.
  7. 2.01 Leadership, 2.02 Engagement and motivation, 2.03 Self-control, 2.04 Assertiveness.
  8. 2.05 Relaxation, 2.06 Openness, 2.07 Creativity.
  9. 2.08 Results orientation, 2.09 Efficiency, 2.10 Consultation, 2.11 Negotiation.
  10. 2.12 Conflict and crisis, 2.13 Reliability, 2.14 Values appreciation, 2.15 Ethics.
  11. 3.01 Project orientation, 3.02 Programme orientation, 3.03 Portfolio orientation, 3.04 Project, programme and portfolio implementation (PPP implementation), 3.05 Permanent organisation.
  12. 3.06 Business, 3.07 Systems, products and technology, 3.08 Personnel management, 3.09 Health, security, safety and environment, 3.10 Finance, 3.11 Legal.
  13. Final examination.

Fundamentals seminar

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus


  1. Get members of teams together. Oneself assessment test. Six questions method.
  2. Application project management in establishment.
  3. Gramophone plate and negative questioning techniques. Simulation of panel discussion and meeting. 
  4. Dispersonification and problem solving by using meditation and facilitate methods.
  5. "CAULDRON" similar like by public performance - under fire off questions will be recorded public performance by camcorder.
  6. "ETHICAL CODE" - personal and group ethical code,   "PAPER TOWER" - similar like by public performance - under fire off questions will be recorded public performance by camcorder.
  7. Selection process of suitable staffers for project (choice of suitable organizational structure).
  8. SWOT analysis. Logical framework approach. 
  9. Decision making about optimal resource of project financing. Net present value.
  10. EVM - Earned value management method.
  11. Risk analysis.
  12. Network chart, resource levelling.
  13. Final test.

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