Course detail

Business project management

FP-RrppKAcad. year: 2020/2021

The course is aimed to project management. Subject illustrates current trends and international standards of project management. It deals with areas to plan and manage projects so they can be completed in a timely manner, the necessary quality and within budget. An integral part is the software support for the planning and monitoring of the project.
1. Project management standard by the International Project Management Association
2. Project Management Body of Knowledge, the methodology of project management by the Project Management Institute
3. Organisational structure of the project management team, their roles and responsibilities
4. Procedural model project
5. Basic principles guaranteeing a good practice for project management
6. Topics covering areas that must be continuously controlled during the project
7. Processes within the logical flow of the project life cycle
8. Management based on the exceptions and change management
9. Coordination and management of project portfolios and programs
10. Indicators of economic evaluation, project management and earned value
11. Evaluation of project management maturity
12. Project Management Services
13. Standard ISO 21500 Project Management

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The course synthesizes and categorizes international standards for managing business projects and get acquainted with the world's most important standards of enterprise project management in Europe, the USA, the UK and the Czech environment. The main emphasis of the course is given to the understanding, learning methodology Project IN Controlled Environements (PRINCE2). At the same time, students will be familiarized with the standard ISO 21,500th Students will have the knowledge to obtain a certificate in project management.

Prerequisites

Knowledge of basic concepts of project management and their understanding. Control of the basic tools used in project management throughout the project lifecycle.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

DOLEŽAL, J. a kol. Projektový management podle IPMA. Praha: Grada, 2012. ISBN 978-80-247-4275-5. (CS)
MURRAY, A. a kol.. Managing Successful Projects With PRINCE2 2009 Edition. (EN)
PROJECT MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE. A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) - Fifth edition. Pennsylvania: PMI, 2013. ISBN 978-1-935589-67-9. (EN)
PITAŠ, J. Národní standard kompetencí projektového řízení verze 3.2. Brno: Společnost pro projektové řízení, 2012. ISBN 978-80-260-2325-8. (CS)
ŘEHÁČEK, P. Komentované vydání normy ČSN ISO 21500 pro management projektu. Praha: Česká společnost pro jakost, 2013. ISBN 978-80-02-02508-5. (CS)
JEŽKOVÁ, Z. a kol. Projektové řízení: jak zvládnout projekty. Kuřim: Akademické centrum studentských aktivit, 2013. 381 s. ISBN 978-80-905297-1-7. (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course consists of lectures, which have the explanation of basic principles, and methodologies of the discipline problems.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

The course is completed exam. The exam is written and oral evaluation tests based on the ECTS grading scale.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Project management standard by the International Project Management Association
2. Project Management Body of Knowledge, the methodology of project management by the Project Management Institute
3. Organisational structure of the project management team, their roles and responsibilities
4. Procedural model project
5. Basic principles guaranteeing a good practice for project management
6. Topics covering areas that must be continuously controlled during the project
7. Processes within the logical flow of the project life cycle
8. Management based on the exceptions and change management
9. Coordination and management of project portfolios and programs
10. Indicators of economic evaluation, project management and earned value
11. Evaluation of project management maturity
12. Project Management Services
13. Standard ISO 21500 Project Management

Aims

The aim of the course is to acquaint students with the current state of knowledge in the field of enterprise project management. This requires practice acquires knowledge and applying it to a specific project. Students will thus verify behavioral, contextual and technical competence in the form of their own skills.

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

Attendance at lectures is recommended. Education runs according to week schedules. Compensation of absence will be in the form of essays and research, and is fully in teacher's competence.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme MGR-KS Master's

    branch MGR-ŘEP-KS , 1. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

16 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Guided consultation in combined form of studies

25 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer