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Course, academic year 2023/2024
Principles of Project Management - AB501004
Title: Principles of Project Management
Guaranteed by: Department of Economics and Management (837)
Faculty: Central University Departments of UCT Prague
Actual: from 2022
Semester: summer
Points: summer s.:3
E-Credits: summer s.:3
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:2/0, Ex [HT]
Capacity: 35 / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Švecová Lenka doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Is interchangeable with: B501004
This subject contains the following additional online materials
Annotation -
Students are introduced to the general basics of project management, which are applicable in all industries and for all types of projects. In addition to standard project management topics, students will gain practical experience and knowledge in the field of teamwork. The course describes the phases of project management: pre-project, project, implementation and post-project phases. Attention is paid to team dynamics and agile approaches.
Last update: Švecová Lenka (10.12.2021)
Literature -

R: PORTNEY, S. E. Project Management for Dummies. Amazon 2017. ISBN 9788126542574.

R: HORINE, G. Project Management Absolute Beginner's Guide. Amazon 2017. ISBN 0789750104.

R: Other materials, presentations, files in e-learning.

A: PMI. A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)– Seventh Edition and The Standard for Project Management. 2021. ISBN 978-1628256642.

A: MATHIS, B. Prince2 for Beginners :Prince2 self study for Certification & Project Management. 2014. ISBN 1501037110.

A: IPMA. ICB – IPMA Competence Baseline Version 4.0. International Project Management Association, 2015, 432 s.(online available)

Last update: Scholleová Hana (16.12.2021)
Requirements to the exam -

The course ends with a written and oral exam. The condition is the elaboration and presentation of the project in a team.

Last update: Švecová Lenka (10.12.2021)
Syllabus -

1. Introduction to project management

2. Project, project imperative, project lifecycle

3. Project planning - WBS,

4. Project Planning - Time and Resource Estimates

5. Project Planning - Time Planning in Projects, Network Analysis, CPM, PERT, Gantt Chart

6. Project team, project organization, team building,

7. Project manager and his role

8. Team motivation, communication, development phase of the project team.

9. Stakeholders of the project, their analysis and communication with them.

10. Supplier relations in the project.

11. Project management, monitoring, methods and techniques of project management.

12. Application of project cycle in project management.

13. Ending the project

14. Post-project phase and post-implementation analysis.

Last update: Švecová Lenka (08.02.2021)
Course completion requirements -

The course ends with a written and oral exam. The condition is the elaboration and presentation of the project in a team.

Last update: Švecová Lenka (08.02.2021)
Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Konzultace s vyučujícími 0 1
Obhajoba individuálního projektu 0.1 2
Účast na přednáškách 1 28
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 0.5 14
Práce na individuálním projektu 0.9 24
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 0.5 14
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