Course detail

Project Management

FAST-NVA028Acad. year: 2020/2021

In the subject students familiarize the history and present of project management. Attention is payed to projects connected with construction. Life cycle of project is divided into particular phases that are ensured from the organizational aspects and their run is planned. There are explained techniques of planning with orientation on network analysis for time, resource, cost and financial planning. Part of education is also the area of risk management in construction. Students will familiarize themselves with the procedures and the use of the results of statistical surveys in the construction industry.


Institute of Structural Economics and Management (EKR)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Knowledge and skills from the area of project management and assumption of specific methods in preparation and realization of buildings.


Common knowledge of construction production in the Czech Republic, legislative processes connected with construction, documentation of construction projects, technology of construction production and basics of network analysis, basic knowledge in the area of financing, prices and management in civil engineering.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Introduction to project management – historic evolution, current conception, suitable use, subject and content, fundamental terms.
2. Project connected with construction, construction as subject of construction project, participants of construction process, construction code.
3. Pre-investment phase of project, initiation, goals setting, feasibility study, logical frame method.
4. Evaluation of project proposal, planning, structuring of construction project, structuring of construction object.
5. Work organization of project, construction project participants, kinds of project management, personnel provision.
6. System of construction project planning, historic development, types, actualizations and levels of project plans, techniques of project planning, terminal planning.
7. Network analysis, CPM, PERT method, Gantt chart, planning of sources, planning of sources outputs, sources histogram, cost planning, financial planning.
8. Financing of project, proposal prices of project works, relations between participants of project.
9. Function of statistics, basic terms, statistical classification and registers, inflation, price statistics.
10. Risks and changes management, risks engineering, project risks management.


Usage of general knowledge and skills from the area of project management and assumption of specific methods in preparation and realization of buildings.

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

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme NPC-SIR Master's, 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer