120-0474/02 – International Project Management (MPM)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of International Economic RelationsCredits4
Subject guarantorIng. Lukáš Melecký, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Lukáš Melecký, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
Year1Semestersummer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
STA579 doc. Ing. Michaela Melecká Staníčková, Ph.D.
MEL24 Ing. Lukáš Melecký, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Part-time Credit 12+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

1. Describe the basic terminology of international project management 2. Clarify the basic principles and methods of project management in the global environment. 3. Describe the management phase of the international project. 4. To characterise the basic project management standards applied in the European Union and the US. 5. Explain the preparation and content of the essential documents for the preparation and implementation of international projects co-financed from public sources. 6. Interpret requirements for the structure of an international project in the context of management, communication and outsourcing.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Individual consultations
Tutorials
Project work

Summary

The course is devoted to deepening the knowledge acquired in bachelor's and master's studies in subjects focused on project and grant management on the issues of project management and grant management in a global international environment with a special focus on standards and techniques applied in project management in the European Union and the United States. The aim of the course is to acquaint students with different approaches to international project management based on relevant techniques, standards and project management methodologies.

Compulsory literature:

KUSTER, J., CH. BACHMAN, M. HUBMANN, R. LIPPMANN and P. SCHNEIDER. Project Management Handbook: Agile - Traditional - Hybrid. Berlin: Springer, 2023. 4678 p. ISBN 978-3-662-66210-6. LESTER, Albert. Project Management, Planning and Control: Managing Engineering, Construction and Manufacturing Projects to PMI, APM and BSI Standards. 8th edition. Oxford (UK): Butterworth-Heinemann, 2021. 658 p. ISBN 978-012-824339-8. PROJECT MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE. A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) and the Standard for Project Management. 7th edition. Pennsylvania: PMI, 2021. 250 p. ISBN 978-1-62825-664-2.

Recommended literature:

INTERNATIONAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION. Individual Competence Baseline for Project Management. Amsterdam: IPMA, 2018. 212 p. ISBN 978-94-92338-16-7. LANE, Henry, W. and Martha L. MAZNEVSKI. International Management Behaviour. Global and Sustainable Leadership. 8th edition. Cambridge (UK): Cambridge University Press, 2019. 409 p. ISBN 978-1-108-46114-6. WYSOCKI, Robert K. Effective Project Management: Traditional, Agile, Extreme, Hybrid. London: Wiley, 2019. 656 p. ISBN 978-1119562801.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Credit - written credit test.

E-learning

E-Learning course is accessible in LMS Moodle system.

Other requirements

Other requirements are not required.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Basic terminology of international project management - definition of basic concepts, international project, characteristics and determinants of a successful international project. 2. International projects in terms of organisational strategy and culture - strategy and strategic management, project portfolio management, the corporate culture of the project, cross-cultural leadership. 3. International Professional Project Management Organization - PMI, IPMA, EMA, AMA, AAMO, PACCIOS, SACIOS, NAMCO. 4. Project Management Institute (PMI) standards - PMBOK, OPM3, Project Manager Competency Development Framework. 5. Standards of the International Project Management Association (IPMA) - Individual Competence Baseline (ICB), Project Excellence Baseline (PEB), Organizational Competence Baseline (OCB). 6. National Standards of Selected World Economies - National Standards PRINCE2, APMBOK, BSI BS6079, PM KANON, JPMBOK. 7. Identification of the international project - project initiation, project purpose, project objectives and milestones, project scope, cultural framework, diversity and complexity of the international project. 8. International project planning - planning processes, cultural influences and impact on planning, time planning, resources and costs of the international project. 9. Implementation of the international project - objectives and outputs, cultural influences on outputs/results of the project, responsibility of organisational structures, specifics of responsibilities in the international project. 10. Monitoring and control of the international project - tools and techniques for monitoring and control, analysis of control results, change management. 11. Management of the international project - international project management structure, global project management, international project manager, project manager success factors, international project team. 12. Communication in an international project - intercultural cooperation, motivation, confidence building, conflict resolution, coaching in an international project. 13. Outsourcing in terms of international projects - definition of basic concepts, goals and needs definition, preparation of outsourcing, selection of external suppliers and creation of working relations, case study. 14. Preparation of the project within the international project - practical aspects of preparation, case study.

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Credit Credit 100  51 3
Mandatory attendence participation: Mandatory participation is not required.

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Conditions for subject completion and attendance at the exercises within ISP: Credit - min. 51 points, max. 100 points. A detailed description of the exam conditions is given in LMS Moodle. Participation in classes by individual arrangement with the teacher.

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