Course detail

Project Management

FP-ERPMAcad. year: 2019/2020

The subject is focused on project management methodology based on the IPMA (International Project Management Associtation) and uses current trends in project management.

Offered to foreign students

Of all faculties

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will gain skills in project management and leading the project teams after passing this subject.


Students should have knowledge from management, managing and leading teams, communication and motivation.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

DOLEŽAL, J.; MÁCHAL, P.; LACKO, B. a kol. Projektový management podle IPMA. 1. vydání. Praha : Grada Publishing, a.s., 2009. 512 s. ISBN 978-80-247-2848-3.
DOUCEK, P. Řízení projektů informačních systémů. Vyd. 1. Praha : Professional Publishing, 2004. 163 s. ISBN 978-80-86946-17-7.
MCCARTY, J. Softwarové projekty. Vyd. 1. Praha : Computer Press, 1999. 190 s. ISBN 8072261940
MCCONNELL, S. Odhadování softwarových projektů. Vyd. 1. Brno : Computer Press, 2006. 317 s. ISBN 80-251-1240-3.
SCHWALBE, K. Řízení projektů v IT. Vyd. 1. Brno : Computer Press, 2007. 720 s.
SVOZILOVÁ, A. Projektový management. 1. vyd. Praha : Grada Publishing, a.s, c 2006. 356 s. ISBN 80-247-1501-5.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The subject contains of lectures and seminars, students receive during the term individual teamwork.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

The subject ends with a written exam, where students prove knowledge of the issues.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Introduction to Project Management (definition of project management, successful project management, benefits of project management).
2. International standards and methodologies of project management (IPMA, PMI, PRINCE2) and their comparison.
3.Definition of basic term from project management (project, definition based on five attributesof te project, the difference between the project and routine).
4.The elements of the project strategy, life cycle of the projects (pre-project, project and post-project stages).
5. Specification of project objectives, feasibility and opportunity studies.
6. Criteria for project success (soft and hard project criteria), stakeholders (primary and secondary stakeholders, stakeholder management).
7.The logical framework (principles, benefits, project definition, objectives, controllable outputs, key activities, objectively verifiable indicators, method of verification and assumptions).
8. Project Manager (abilities, skills, competencies and responsibilities in the project).
9.Teamwork in the project (basic characteristics of the project team, the team project roles in life stages of the project team).
10. Project stahe (project initiation, project planning, implementation and completion of the project).
11. Planning in the project (WBS method, time analysis, resource analysis and budgeting).
12. Risk Management Project (definition of risk, quantitative risk analysis, probabilistic risk assessment, method RIPRAN)
13.After project stage (project evaluation, evaluation of the benefits of the project).


The course aims to introduce students the methodology of IPMA, current trends in project management and teach students how to manage projects.

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

The seminars are compulsory.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme BAK-Z Bachelor's

    branch BAK-Z , 1. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, elective

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer