712-3104/01 – English for Project Management (APŘ)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Foreign LanguagesCredits2
Subject guarantorMgr. Gabriela ChudašováSubject version guarantorMgr. Gabriela Chudašová
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementOptional
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2018/2019Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFEI, FBI, FS, FMT, HGF, FASTIntended for study typesFollow-up Master, Master, Bachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
CHU01 Mgr. Gabriela Chudašová
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit 0+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Course objective - to learn English vocabulary and expressions necessary to develop practical skills for project management conducted in English, to be able to initiate, plan, organize and control complex and innovative projects within international environments.

Teaching methods

Tutorials

Summary

A student is able to participate clearly and effectively in international projects with English as a communication language. On the basis of oral or written assignments, he/she can communicate with foreign partners at all levels of corporate structures. His communication is understandable and accurate. He can create technical reports in English, describe the situation, trends, graphs, etc. and respond flexibly to the needs of the given project.

Compulsory literature:

Project Management - A Complete Guide - B. Tonnquist Et. Al. Academica 2009. ISBN 9788776757281 8776757285

Recommended literature:

A guide to the project management body of knowledge (PMBOK guide). 5th ed. Newtown Square: Project Management Institute, c2013. ISBN 978-1-935589-67-9. Absolute beginner's guide to project management, second edition January 2009.Que Publishing Company, Que Publishing Company, ISBN:978-0-7897-3821-9 Project Management: The Managerial Process. Larson, Erik, Published by McGraw Hill, ISBN 10: 0073403342 Successful Project Management: A Step-by-Step Approach with Practical Examples, MILTON D. ROSENAU, Jr., ISBN 0471293040

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Credit test

E-learning

Other requirements

Homework, active participation during tutorials. Working out of assigned written and oral tasks, 80% attendance, min. test result: 65%. The subject is not intended for programmes taught in English. Required level of English: exam passed at B2 level at VŠB-TUO. The subject is not intended for programmes taught in English. Required level of English: B2, successfully passed English exam at VŠB-TUO.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

English for Project Management Vocabulary and communication skills focused on the following topics: 1. Project Management Overview, Essential Elements for Any Successful Project 2. Defining a Project, The Project Manager 3. Planning a Project, Developing the Breakdown Structure Work 4. Estimating the Work, Developing the Project Schedule 5. Determining the Project Budget 6. Controlling a Project 7. Managing Project Changes 8. Managing Project Deliverables 9. Managing Project Issues and Risks 10. Leading a Project and Managing Project Communications 11. Keys to Better Project Team Performance 12. Managing Differences 13. Ending a Project 14. Credit test

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2018/2019 Winter semester)
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Mandatory attendence parzicipation: 80% of attendance in seminars.

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