Course detail

Project Management

FSI-GPNAcad. year: 2023/2024

The course "Introduction to Project Management" is built up on the basic knowledge of enterprise management economics. Through examples from industry, the students become acquainted with the latest methods of project management.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.

Entry knowledge

The students are expected to be acquainted with the basics of economics.

Rules for evaluation and completion of the course

Course-unit credit is conditioned by 100% attendance at laboratory practicals and approved reports. Examination has a written and an oral part and tests student's knowledge and his/her ability to apply it in practice.
Seminars are compulsory, attendance is monitored. Absence can be compensated on agreement with the teacher.


The objective of the course is to convey the experiences with the latest practice in management of complex projects.
After completing the course, the students are able to systematically apply the methods of project management in order to accomplish the projects in due time with the planned outputs and costs.

Study aids

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

Sterrer, C., Winkler G.: Let your projects fly. Goldegg Verlag, 2006, ISBN 10 3- 901880-67-4
Dröschel W.; Wiemers M. (2000): Das V-Modell 97, Oldenbourg Verlag München Wien

Recommended reading

Patzak, G.; Rattay, G.: Projektmanagement, Leitfaden zum Management von Projekten, Projektportfolios und projektorientierten Unternehmen, LINDE international,Wien 2004, ISBN 3-7143-0003-1
Adamec, F. MS Project - řízení projektů Grada, Praha 1997
Dolanský, Měkota, Němec Projektový management Grada, Praha 1996
SAMUEL, M. Project Management in Practice. 4 edition. Wiley. 2010. 328 p. ISBN-13: 978-0470533017.
KERZNER, H. Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling. 10 edition. Wiley. 2009. 1120 p. ISBN-13: 978-0470278703


Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme N-VSR-P Master's, 1. year of study, winter semester, compulsory-optional
  • Programme N-VSY-P Master's, 2. year of study, winter semester, compulsory

  • Programme M2V-P Master's

    branch M-VSY , 2. year of study, winter semester, compulsory

  • Programme N-KSB-P Master's, 2. year of study, winter semester, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


1. Project management, delimitation and context of the project
2. Project planning, project task setting
3. Analysis of the project environment
4. Plan of the project results
5. Procedure model
6. Plan of project milestones, plan of resources, plan of costs
7. Risk analysis in the project
8. Basic types of project analyses
9. Project documentation
10. Check-up and control processes within the project
11. Process of the project setting (from idea to project setting)
12. Process of project start (from project setting to project handbook)
13. Process of project finish

Computer-assisted exercise

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


1. Case study I
2. Case study I
3. Case study I
4. Case study I
5. Case study II
6. Case study II
7. Case study II
8. Case study II
9. Case study III
10. Case study III
11. Case study III
12. Case study III
13. Semestral work handover, credit