Course detail

Project Manager

FIT-PMAAcad. year: 2018/2019

This course covers the following themes: CONTEXTUAL COMPETENCES: Strategy. Governance, structures and processes. Compliance, standards and regulations. Power and interests. Culture and values. BEHAVIOURAL COMEPETENCES: Self-reflection and self-management. Personal integrity and reliability. Personal communication. Relations and engagement. Leadership. Teamwork. Conflict and crisis. Resourcefulness. Negotiation. Results orientation. TECHNICAL COMPETENCES: Project design. Requirements and objectives. Scope. Time. Organisation and information. Quality. Finance. Resources. Procurement. Plan and control. Risk and opportunity. Stakeholders. Change and transformation.

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

  • Attendance list of classes - up to 12 points.
  • Three evaluated home assignments evaluated together up to 40 points.
  • Final written test up to 48 points.

Exam prerequisites:
  • The minimal 10 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. 

When a student cannot attend the excercise and proves it correctly (s)he can either attend the excercise with a different group (please inform the teacher about that) or (s)he can ask his/her teacher for alternative assignement that can compensate lost points from the excercise.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme IT-MGR-2 Master's

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

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus


  1. Introductory information. Certification in project management. 1.01 Strategy, 1.02 Governance, structures and processes.
  2. 1.03 Compliance, standards and regulations, 1.04 Power and interests, 1.05 Culture and values.
  3. 2.01 Self-reflection and self-management, 2.02 Personal integrity and reliability.
  4. 2.03 Personal communication, 2.04 Relations and engagement, 2.05 Leadership.
  5. 2.06 Teamwork, 2.07 Conflict and crisis, 2.08 Resourcefulness.
  6. 2.09 Negotiation, 2.10 Results orientation.
  7. 3.01 Project design, 3.02 Requirements and objectives.
  8. 3.03 Scope, 3.04 Time.
  9. 3.05 Organisation and information, 3.06 Quality.
  10. 3.07 Finance, 3.08 Resources, 3.09 Procurement.
  11. 3.10 Plan and control, 3.11 Risk and opportunity.
  12. 3.12 Stakeholders, 3.13 Change and transformation.
  13. Final examination.

Exercise

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus


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

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