Course detail

Team Project

FEKT-MPA-TEPAcad. year: 2022/2023

In the introductory lectures, students will learn the basics of project management and will work in groups on project design in the field of space applications. In the 4th semester week, the groups will present the project proposal in the form of an application for a virtual or real grant. In the coming weeks, they will work in groups on implementation. The final presentation of results will take place in the 13th semester week.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

After completing the course, students will gain an overview of project management in the field of innovative technologies and practical experience with the application of this knowledge in teamwork.

Prerequisites

All compulsory courses of the first year of MPA-SAP have to be passed.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Literature

BERKUN, S. (2008), Making Things Happen: Mastering Project Management. 1. edition. Published by O’Reilly Media. ISBN 978-0596517717 (EN) (EN)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations. Techning methods include seminars covering lectures, and practical team project work. Course is taking advantage of e-learning (Moodle) system.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Evaluation is based on the project quality, team cooperation and obtained results.

Language of instruction

English

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Project assignment (topics, framework), introduction to project management
2. Classical and agile management techniques
3. Budgeting & Cost control, Risk management
4. Presentation 1 - project proposal
5. --- team work ---
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13. Presentation 2 - project solution

Aims

The course is focused on practical aspects of project management. The aim of the course is to make students familiar with the basics of project management and to apply this knowledge in solving a team project during the semester.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

The content and forms of instructions in the evaluated course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and they are updated for every academic year. Attendance is compulsory.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme MPA-SAP Master's, 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Seminar

52 hours, compulsory

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