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STUDY PLANS
2023/2024

Project management

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
BIE-PRR.21 Z,ZK 5 2P+2C English
Garant předmětu:
David Pešek
Lecturer:
David Pešek
Tutor:
David Pešek
Supervisor:
Department of Software Engineering
Synopsis:

The aim of the course is to introduce students into the basic concepts and principles of project management, i.e. methods of planning, teamwork, analysis, crisis management in a project, communication, argumentation and meeting management. Students will practice project management techniques (e.g. SWOT analysis, risk assessment and management, Gantt charts, resource schedule, resource balancing, network graphs) and creation of project documentation. The course is designed especially for students who are interested in deepening their knowledge outside IT, consider starting their own company, or have ambitions to work in middle or senior management positions in large companies. The course is also suitable for all those who will develop software or hardware in the form of team projects.

Requirements:

Ability to read kitchen recipes.

Willingness and ambition to find out, how to get from the vision to results, that have impact.

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Introduction to project management. Project and key features of a project.

2. Types and levels of project management. Specifics and features of project management.

3. Project life cycle. Initial conditions, vision and goals of a project, strategic and action plan, progress indicators, responsibility matrices.

4. Project plan and work with vision. The relationship between a project and its client, the service of his ideas.

5. SWOT analysis and logical framework. Motivational factors for collaborators.

6. Scope of a project, setting the boundaries of a project solution.

7. Project schedule (Gantt chart) and project phasing.

8. Project resource and cost management.

9. Project team, project hierarchy. Team roles and key people. Psychology of teamwork.

10. Risks in a project. Changes in projects and crisis management.

11. Measurement in a project (KPI and other indicators), reporting and monitoring.

12. Problems and their escalation. Communication and methods of group problem solving.

13. Investor's view of a project. Creation of a start-up, „“D„“ day.

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Introduction to project management. Project and key features of a project.

2. Types and levels of project management. Specifics and features of project management.

3. Project life cycle. Initial conditions, vision and goals of a project, strategic and action plan, progress indicators, responsibility matrices.

4. Project plan and work with vision. The relationship between a project and its client, the service of his ideas.

5. SWOT analysis and logical framework. Motivational factors for collaborators.

6. Scope of a project, setting the boundaries of a project solution.

7. Project schedule (Gantt chart) and project phasing.

8. Project resource and cost management.

9. Project team, project hierarchy. Team roles and key people. Psychology of teamwork.

10. Risks in a project. Changes in projects and crisis management.

11. Measurement in a project (KPI and other indicators), reporting and monitoring.

12. Problems and their escalation. Communication and methods of group problem solving.

13. Investor's view of a project. Creation of a start-up, „“D„“ day.

Study Objective:

To encounter real life situations in project management.

Study materials:

Lester A. : A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge. Project Management Institute, 2017. ISBN 978-16-282-5184-5.

Sustainable project management - The GPM reference guide

Wysocki R.K. : Effective Software Project Management. John Wiley & Sons, 2010. ISBN 978-0-470-44653-9.

Frederick P. Brooks, jr.: The Mythical Man-Month

Reinhard K. Sprenger: Das Prinzip SELBST-Verantwortung

John Kotter, Holger Rathgeber: Our Iceberg is Melting

Note:
Further information:
https://courses.fit.cvut.cz/BIE-PRR/
Time-table for winter semester 2023/2024:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
roomT9:346
Pešek D.
14:30–16:00
(lecture parallel1)
Dejvice
NBFIT učebna
Wed
roomT9:343
Pešek D.
11:00–12:30
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.101)

Dejvice
NBFIT učebna
Thu
Fri
Time-table for summer semester 2023/2024:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
Wed
roomT9:346
Pešek D.
18:00–19:30
(parallel nr.101)
Dejvice
NBFIT učebna
Thu
Fri
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2024-06-21
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