FP-BPMAEAcad. year: 2018/2019
The structure of the subject is based on the life cycle of the project. We will go through the phases of the project and the practical methods of the project will explain the methods used in the given stages. Students will understand individual project management methods and will know when to use this method. It is related to the understanding of the input information that is necessary for the construction of the given methods and what they are doing in the project. Content of the International Project Management Organization (IPMA), Project Management Institute (PMI) Project in Controlled Environment (PRINCE2).
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Recommended optional programme components
PROJECT MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE. A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) - Sixth edition. Pennsylvania: PMI, 2013. ISBN 978-1-935589-67-9. (EN)
SCHWALBE, K. An Introduction to Project Management. 2015. ISBN 978-1505212099. (EN)
MULHACY, R. PMP® Exam Prep 8th Edition. 2013. 624 p. ISBN 978-1-932735-65-9. (EN)
IPMA “Individual Competence Baseline” Version 4.0. International Project Management Association. 2015. ISBN (pdf): 978-94-92338-01-3. (EN)
Practice Standard for Earned Value Management. Project Management Institute, 2011. 80 p. ISBN 978-1-935589-35-8. (EN)
HERMARIJ, J. Better Practices of Project Management Based on Ipma Competences. 2013. 692 p. ISBN 978-90-87537-17-3. (EN)
AXELOS. Managing Successful Projects With PRINCE2 2017 Edition. (EN)
GREENE, J. and A. STELLMAN. Head First PMP. 2013. 894 p. ISBN 978-1-4493-6491-5. (EN)
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
Language of instruction
2-3 weeks Pre-project phases (objectives and benefits of the project, triple constraint, identification and analysis of stakeholders).
4-5 weeks Project start phase (SMART goals, logl frame matrix of the project - benefits, goals, key products, activities, assumptions and risks of successful implementation, setting of project metrics and resources, risk identification).
6-9 weeks Project Planning Phase (WBS, Gantt Charts, Network Analysis - Edge Charts and Node Charts, Reserve Types, CPM and PERT Methods, Optimization, Activity Evaluations, Resource and Cost Analysis, Risk Analysis - Risk, scenario, types of risk, risk management processes, risk analysis methods, risk mitigation measures).
10-11 weeks Project management phase (project implementation and monitoring, communication management, EVM value analysis, change management, risk monitoring, crisis and conflict in the project).
12-13 weeks Phase of project termination and post-project phase (project closure, project sustainability, outputs from the project, project documentation).
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences