Course detail

Project management - ES

FCH-BC_IPMAAcad. year: 2021/2022

The course includes knowledge, technics and tools corresponding with project manager competence along the European standard IPMA. Student is able to achieve certificate (National student certificate or IPMA-D).

Methods, tools and technics overview:
LRM, stakeholders identification and analysis, risk management, SMART, WBS, SOW, histograms, Gantt charts, CPM, MTA, RACI, EVM, change management, etc.


Learning outcomes of the course unit

The course output is knowledge, skills and competencies required for student integration to project teams based on acquired competencies recommended by IPMA national certificate organization. It includes these competencies:

Project success
Risk management
Quality management
Project organization
Team work
Problem solving
Project scope and content
Project phases
Change management
Monitoring and control
Initiation and closing
Conflicts and crisis
Organization integration


Schopnost strukturovaného, systémového a systematického myšlení.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Doležal a kol: Projektové řízení podle IPMA. Grada Publishing 2012 Praha, 528 s.
Národní standard kompetencí projektového řízení, Společnost pro projektové řízení, o. s. 2010, Brno, 314 s.
Ježková Z., Krejčí H., Lacko B.,Švec J. Projektové řízení – jak zvládnout projekty, Akademické centrum studentských aktivit 2013 Kuřim, 433 s.
The Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), Project Management Institute, 1996, USA
ČSN ISO 21500 Návod k managementu projektu, ÚNMZ, 2013, 68 s. ČSN ISO 21500 Návod k managementu projektu, ÚNMZ, 2013, 68 s. ČSN ISO 21500 Návod k managementu projektu, ÚNMZ, 2013, 68 s.
Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2™, TSO, Ireland, 2009, 327 s.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course uses teaching methods in form of Seminar - 2 teaching hours per week. The e-learning system (LMS Moodle) is available to teachers and students.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Passing the course includes these requirements:
a) electronic written test 40 question, min. 40 min. Min. 50% point for passing.
b) written composition (project) and its presentation, grades E and better

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Basic terms and starting point
2. Project management principles
3. Initiating phase
4. Intefration
5. Risks in proojects
6. Planing phase
7. Realization phase
8. Closing phase
9. Team work and communication


The course presents the project management topic as it is understand in international context. The course content includes knowledge, methods, tools and technics corresponding with project manager competence requirements according to IPMA European standards. Student who passes this course and comply with the other conditions set by certification authority gets IPMA National Student Certficate. Student can utilize the knowledge for other comercial certificates (IPMA-D. IPMA-C, IPMA-B).

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

compulsory seminars supported by presentaion technology, elaboration on computer, LMS support

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme BKCP_ECHBM Bachelor's, 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory-optional
  • Programme BPCP_ECHBM Bachelor's, 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit



13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer