Course detail

Project Management

FP-ERPMAcad. year: 2023/2024

The subject is focused on project management methodology based on the IPMA (International Project Management Associtation) and uses current trends in project management.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.

Offered to foreign students

Of all faculties

Entry knowledge

Students should have knowledge from management, managing and leading teams, communication and motivation.

Rules for evaluation and completion of the course

The subject ends with a written exam, where students prove knowledge of the issues.


The course aims to introduce students the methodology of IPMA, current trends in project management and teach students how to manage projects.
Students will gain skills in project management and leading the project teams after passing this subject.

Study aids

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

DOLEŽAL, J.; MÁCHAL, P.; LACKO, B. a kol. Projektový management podle IPMA. 1. vydání. Praha : Grada Publishing, a.s., 2009. 512 s. ISBN 978-80-247-2848-3.
DOUCEK, P. Řízení projektů informačních systémů. Vyd. 1. Praha : Professional Publishing, 2004. 163 s. ISBN 978-80-86946-17-7.
MCCARTY, J. Softwarové projekty. Vyd. 1. Praha : Computer Press, 1999. 190 s. ISBN 8072261940
MCCONNELL, S. Odhadování softwarových projektů. Vyd. 1. Brno : Computer Press, 2006. 317 s. ISBN 80-251-1240-3.
SCHWALBE, K. Řízení projektů v IT. Vyd. 1. Brno : Computer Press, 2007. 720 s.
SVOZILOVÁ, A. Projektový management. 1. vyd. Praha : Grada Publishing, a.s, c 2006. 356 s. ISBN 80-247-1501-5.

Recommended reading

Not applicable.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme BAK-Z Bachelor's

    branch BAK-Z , 1. year of study, winter semester, elective

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


1. Introduction to project management (definition of project management, successful project management advantages of project management, problematic aspects of project management).
2. Definition of basic concepts (project, project definition, triple bottom line, definition based on 5 attributes, difference between project and routine).
3. Elements of project strategy, project life stages (pre-project, project and post-project).
4. Preparation of a project application for funding with a focus on feasibility and opportunity studies.
5. Project planning.
6. Project success criteria (soft and hard project criteria), stakeholders (primary and secondary stakeholders, stakeholder management).
7. Logical framework method (principle, benefits, definition of intent, objective, controllable outputs, key activities, objectively verifiable indicators, verification method and assumptions).
8. Project manager (characteristics, skills, competencies and responsibilities in a project).
9. Teamwork in the project (basic characteristics of the project team, team roles in the project, project team life stages).
10. Project phase (project initiation, project planning, project implementation and project completion).
11. Project risk management (risk definition, quantitative risk analysis, qualitative risk analysis, RIPRAN method).12.Post-project phase (project evaluation, evaluation of project benefits)
13. New trends in project management (the future of the project manager, agile methods and their use in projects, SCRUM).


13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer