548-0911/02 – International Project Management (IPM)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of GeoinformaticsCredits10
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Karel Skokan, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Karel Skokan, Ph.D.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2010/2011Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
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SKO50 prof. Ing. Karel Skokan, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 20+0
Combined Examination 20+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

1. To analyze problems which are possible to solve within project management framework 2.To identify the project management phases and steges. 3. To formulate the objectives and outputs of the project. 4. To developm the work breakdown structure, the time chedule and the budget of the project 5. To assess and evaluate the feasibility, effectiveness and efficiency of the project. 6. To apply various project management methodologies including US PM BOK, EU Project management cycle and UK PRINCE2. 6.Aplikovat různé metodiky projektového řízení v řízení projektu (EU, IPM, Prince2)

Teaching methods

Individual consultations

Summary

The course provides an introduction to project management in an international environment. The main objective of the course is to get acquainted the participants with the theory and art of project management as a field of research and practice. After explanation the basic terms and concepts of project management it describes the development of this discipline from the history to present times. Then it explains the systems view to project management and the role of projects in strategy implementation and organization of project management. It describes the international standard Project management body of knowledge, which is broadly accepted in world project management community and covers project management process groups and phases: project definition, planning, execution, control and closure. It presents the philosophy of European Commission Project Cycle Management and Logical framework approach to project management and a concrete example of PRINCE2 project management methodology used in UK and many other countries. Course is completed by short excursion to international environment of project management.

Compulsory literature:

Gardiner, P.D. Project Management. A Strategic Planning Approach. NY: Palgrave, 2005. ISBN 0-333-98222-3. Gray, C.F. Larson, E.W. Project Management. The Managerial Process. 4th Ed. New York: McGraw Hill, 2008, 589 s. ISBN 978-0-07-128751-7. A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide), 2000 Edition. PA: Project management Institute, 2001. ISBN 1-880410-23-0. Hedeman, B. et al. Project Management Based on PRINCE2. 3rd edition. Van Haren, 2006, 252 s. ISBN 90-77212-83-3.

Recommended literature:

A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide), Third Edition. PA: Project management Institute, 2004. ISBN 1-930699-45-X. Fuller, M., Georgie, J., Valacich, J. Information Systems Project Management: A Process and Team Approach. NY: Prentice Hall, 2007. ISBN-13: 9780131454170. Guidelines on Aid Delivery Methods. Volume 1: Project Cycle Management Supporting effective implementation of the EC’s Development Cooperation Policy. EuropeAID, February 2004. http://europa.eu.int/comm/europeaid/qsm/project_en.htm. Project Cycle Management Guidelines. Volume 1. Brussels: EuropeAid Cooperation Office. March 2004. Schwalbe, K. Information Technology Project Management. 4th ed. Boston: Thomson, 2006. ISBN0-619-21528-3.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Individual consultations.

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

No additional requirements are imposed on the student.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. System approach to management. The general definition of the system and its features. 2. General principles of project management as an effective change management and implementation strategies. 3. Project life cycle and project management processes. 4. People and organizations in project management. Project stakeholders, the project team and project manager. 5. Initialization and project definition, feasibility study and selection criteria projects. 6. Planning in Project Management (plan activities, resources, risks, etc.). 7. Implementation, control and close a project. 8. Information systems project management. MS Project. 9. Logical framework approach to project management. 10. The application of project management in practice

Conditions for subject completion

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