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Course detail

Project Management

Course unit code: FAST-DV78
Academic year: 2017/2018
Type of course unit: optional
Level of course unit: Doctoral (3rd cycle)
Year of study: 2
Semester: winter
Number of ECTS credits:
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Not applicable.
Mode of delivery:
20 % face-to-face, 80 % distance learning
Knowledge of principles and basic terms of the graph theory, statistic analysis and probability, knowledge in building realization and building companies´ economics.
Not applicable.
Recommended optional programme components:
Not applicable.
Course contents (annotation):
Mathematical and empirical methods of modern project management
Definition and content of particular phases of the project
Ways of implementation and usage of the project management
Principles of using of computer support of the project management
Recommended or required reading:
Sidney,M.Levy: Project Management in Construction. McGraw-Hill London 2002
Svozilová,A.: Projektový management. Grada Publishing Praha 2006
Tichý,M.: Projekty a zakázky ve výstavbě. C.H.BECK Praha 2008
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. Basic terms of project management, historic evolution
2. Determination of content and form of projects
3. Life cycle of project
4. Construction project, construction as subject of construction project, participants of construction process
5. Pre-investment phase of project, initiation, goals setting
6. Evaluation of project proposal, structuring of construction object and construction project
7. Work organization of project, construction project participants, kinds of project management
8. System of construction project planning, techniques of project planning, term planning
9. Network analysis, planning of sources, planning of outputs cost and financial planning
10. Financing of project, proposal prices of project works, relations between participants of investment project
11. Function of statistics, basic terms, statistical classification and registers, inflation, price statistics
12. Risks and changes management, risks engineering, risks in construction, project risks management
13. Computer support of the project management
Students are able to create the project proposal with usage of modern methods of the project management and they obtain the overview about ways of managing of the project by project teams. Students are ready to past an exam and to obtain certification according to IPMA policy for level D „Certificated Project Intern".
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.

Type of course unit:

Lecture: 39 hours, optionally
Teacher / Lecturer: doc. Ing. Leonora Marková, Ph.D.

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