Course: Project Management I

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Course title Project Management I
Course code USII/PRP1
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 3
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Petr Pavel, doc. Ing. Ph.D.
  • Jirava Pavel, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
What is a project. Project management process. Project objectives definition. Project proposal preparation process. Project planning. Project tasks structure. Time-planning tools. Time estimation. Working with the sources. Management of project workers. Monitoring of the project work process. Project management software (PC, mobile -iOS, Android)

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Laboratory work
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to introduce the basic issues of project management using standard software tools.
The students will be aware of the contents of individual phases of project management, the main structure and key concepts in the project management area. They will be able to define the basic structure of tasks within the project and to use suitable software for project management.
Basic skills in MS Office utilization.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination, Written examination, Student performance assessment, Systematic monitoring

Assignment is conditional to attendance at seminars (as set in the regulations), completion of an exercise set at the seminar with a success rate of at least 60 %, and submission and presentation of the semester project as set. The exam will be oral and written. The final grade is made up of 40 % seminar and exercise, 60 % seminar work presentation and defence, as well as sufficient answers to examiner´s questions, written test.
Recommended literature
  • Uživatelská příručka MS Project (podle dostupné verze).
  • Davies,A; Hobday, M. The Business of System Integration. Oxford, 2005. ISBN 0-19-926322-1.
  • Dolanský, V. aj. Projektový management. Praha: Grada, 1996.
  • Doležal, Jan. Projektový management podle IPMA. Praha: Grada, 2009. ISBN 978-80-247-2848-3.
  • Jirava, P., Tomeš, M. Projektový management I. Pardubice, Univerzita Pardubice., 2012.
  • Kerzner, Harold. Project management : a systems approach to planning, scheduling, and controlling. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons, 2013. ISBN 978-1-118-02227-6.
  • Svozilová, Alena. Projektový management. Praha: Grada, 2011. ISBN 978-80-247-3611-2.

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