PEMBAPMA Project Management

School of Business Administration in Karvina
Winter 2022
Extent and Intensity
2/2/0. 7 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Ing. Lucie Reczková (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Ing. Pavel Adámek, Ph.D.
Contact Person: Ing. Šárka Zapletalová, Ph.D.
Wed 10:35–12:10 A406
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
PEMBAPMA/01: Wed 12:15–13:50 A406, L. Reczková
Prerequisites (in Czech)
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 10 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/10, only registered: 0/10
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
  • 1. Characteristics and definition of project management
    Definition and the importance of project management. Basic knowledge of project management. The standards for project management (Prince2, IPMA, PMI). Project triangle. Project management principles. Waterfall versus agile project management. Identifying the project stakeholders, understanding values and expectations.
    2. Project organisation and phases of the project life cycle
    Definition of the project objective and mandate. Project organizational structure. Relationship of project, program, portfolio, and operations management. Project management phase and project life cycle (handing over, closing and reviewing a project). Basic process model of project management. Project planning process, Work Breakdown Structure (WBS).
    3. Agile approaches to project management
    Understanding Agile by modernizing project management. Agile approaches, behaviours and environments in action. Agile planning and execution. Defining the product vision and roadmap. Planning release and sprints. Managing scope, procurement, time, cost, team dynamic, quality and risk. The key benefits of agile project management.
    4. Project time management and project schedule
    Creating the schedule management plan, defining activities. Estimation activity resources and durations. Developing the project schedule and types of schedules. Elements of time management and critical path and float. Managing the schedule and project scheduling software. Techniques for time management (Gantt chart, CPM, PERT).
    5. Resources consideration in projects and project risk management
    Approaches to project budgeting. Cost estimation tools and techniques. Project cost management. Project evaluation methods (static, dynamic and cost-output approaches, ROI, NPV, IRR, CBA). Importance and position of risk in project management. Categorization and risk assessment. RIPRAN analysis. Countermeasures against threats.
    6. Developing the project team
    Directing and managing project work, acquiring, developing and managing project teams. The role and competences of the project manager and project team members and individuals. RACI matrix. Planning resources for project team, communicating and providing leadership and fostering teamwork. Creating a project culture.
    7. Project quality management
    Project quality management encompasses the processes and activities that are used to figure out and achieve the quality of the deliverables of a project. Quality planning, assurance and control. Requirements for the quality. Guidance for effective quality management. Quality criteria and quality register. Continuous improvement.
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Study Materials
The course is also listed under the following terms Winter 2014, Winter 2015, Winter 2016, Winter 2017, Winter 2018, Winter 2021.
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