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Software Support for Developing Projects

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Course Unit Code157-0585/01
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
CHY0034Mgr. Ing. Lucie Chytilová, Ph.D.
The main part of the course deals with the planning of the project using the software support Microsoft Project 2007/2010 and expansion in its use. The course is also cooperation and linkages with other MS Project software that includes the so-called office suite. Programs will plague the preparation and processing of project documentation, project optimization, processing of reports, presentation of the project - its results and communication within the project team.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
- Define what this project is
- Find differences between the project and routine management
- Clarify project portfolio management
- Identify parts of the project cycle
- To apply theoretical knowledge to practical projects using the software
- Comparison of different approaches and ways of dealing with such challenges
- Propose solutions arising from the project
Course Contents
1) The role of project management in the current management
The basic philosophy and principles of project management. Project definition in the concept of project management.
Differences between the project and routine procedures. The concept of management in terms of project management
2) the use of project portfolio management. Portfolio use professional project management.
3) Role in project management and project teams. Testing students in objective indicators
and evaluation.
4) Repeat and extension of knowledge in the practical application tools use Microsoft Project 2007/2010.
Techniques for project management (time, cost, quality, risk).
5) MS Project - optimization, outputs, data transfer to the presentation.
6) Creation of project documentation.
Presentation of outputs of individual project teams.
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
KERZNER, Harold. Project management: a systems approach to planning, scheduling, and controlling. 10th ed. - Hoboken : Wiley, 2009. 1094 p. ISBN 978-0-470-27870-3.
RICHARDSON, Gary. Project management : theory and practice. CRC Press, 2010. 550 p. ISBN 978-1-4398-0993-8.
DOLEŽAL, Jan. Projektový management podle IPMA. 2. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2012. 528 s. ISBN 978-80-247-4275-5.
KALIŠ Jan a kol. Mistrovství v Microsoft Project 2010. 1. vyd. Brno: Computer Press, 2011. 520 s. EAN 978-80-025-1307-42.
ROSENAU, Milton D. Řízení projektů. 3. vyd. Brno: Computer Press, 2007. 344 s. ISBN 978-80-251-1506-0.
Recommended Reading:
CHATFIELD, Carl. Microsoft Project 2010 Step by Step. Microsoft Press, 2010. 512 p. ISBN 978-0735626959.
PROJECT MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE (Corporate Author). A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge. Project Management Inst., 2008. 459 p. ISBN 978-1933890517.
KUBÁLEK, Tomáš. Řízení projektů v Microsoft Project 2010. 1. vyd. Brno: Computer Press, 2010. 262 s.
ISBN 978-80-251-3266-1.
SVOZILOVÁ, Alena. Projektový management – Systémový přístup k řízení projektů. 2. akt. a dopl. vyd. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2011. 380 s., ISBN 978-80-247-3611-2.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Individual consultations, Project work
Assesment methods and criteria
Tasks are not Defined