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Project Management

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Course Unit Code157-0517/02
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated4 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Choice-compulsory
Level of Course Unit *First Cycle, Second Cycle
Year of Study *
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredSummer Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionEnglish
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
REH02Ing. Petr Řeháček, Dr.
Summary
Project management as the way of management`s complex problem solving with the
minimum resources consumption, in the optimal time layout and the compliance of
corresponding quality standards. Basic tools and techniques of the project
management. The project life cycle structure, organisational forms of the
project. Project management success principles.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
• definition of the project and purpose of PM
• basic principles of PM
• basic tools and techniques of PM
• elaboration of own project and results analysis
Course Contents
Examples of projects:
• Developing a new produkt or service
• Effecting a change in structure, staffing or style of an organisation
• Developing or acquiring a new or modified information system
• Constructing a building or facility
• Implementing a new business procedure or process
• etc. (f.e. - your holiday, painting of new flat, conference, wedding, study of foreign language, university, playing piano)


How many pages of this project ? Answer: 15-20 pages

Project contains majority of information about :
• Project Start Up and Project Close Out
• Project Structures and Time Schedule
• Resources and Project Cost and Finance
• Project Risks
• Performance Measurement
• Tools and Techniques (CAUSE-AND-EFFECT diagram, Pareto diagram)
• Project Organisation
• Communication
• etc.


If it´s possible project should contain processes (initiation, planning, realisation and closing) and areas according PMBOK. It means :
• Process integration management
• Process scope management
• Process time management
• Process cost management
• Process quality management
• Process human resource management
• Process communications management
• Process risk management
• Process procurement management
• Stakeholders of project and organization type


Themes for exam:
• other versions of resolutions for project and their advantages and disadvantages
• why did you decide for this version which you describe
• what tools and techniques did you use and why
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
PMI. A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge. 4.vyd. Pennsylvania: Project Managenet Institute, Inc., 2008. 467 s. ISBN 978-1-933890-51-7.
Hawranek, Peter. Manual for the Preparation of Industrial Feasibility Studies. 1. vyd. Vienna: UNIDO. 1991. 386 s. ISBN 92-1-106269-1.
Rosenau, Milton. Řízení projektů. 2. vyd. Praha: Computer Press, 2000. 360 s. ISBN 80-7226-218-1.
Zonková, Zdeňka. Projektové řízení. 1. vyd. Ostrava: VŠB – TU Ostrava, 1997. 128 s. ISBN 80-7078-423-7.

Recommended Reading:
Rosenau, Milton. Řízení projektů. 2. vyd. Praha: Computer Press, 2000. 360 s. ISBN 80-7226-218-1.
Zonková, Zdeňka. Projektové řízení. 1. vyd. Ostrava: VŠB – TU Ostrava, 1997. 128 s. ISBN 80-7078-423-7.
Řeháček, Petr. Procesy a prvky projektového řízení. 1. vyd. Ostrava: VŠB-TU Ostrava, 2011. 139 s. ISBN 978-80-248-245-0.
Dvořák, Drahoslav. Řízení portfolia projektů. 1. vyd. Brno: Computer Press, 2011. 198 s. ISBN 978-80-251-3075-9.
Svozilová, Alena. Projektový management. 2. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2008. 353 s. ISBN 80-247-1501-5.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Individual consultations, Tutorials, Project work
Assesment methods and criteria
Tasks are not Defined