Study programmes / C-RD Regional Development / IT Project Management
Course code:RRITRP
Course title in language of instruction:Informační technologie pro řízení projektů
Course title in Czech:Informační technologie pro řízení projektů
Course title in English:IT Project Management
Mode of completion and number of credits:Exam (4 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:full-time, 2/1; part-time, 14/0
(full-time, hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week; part-time, lectures per period / seminars per period)
Language of instruction:Czech
Level of course:master
Semester:WS 2018/2019 - FRDIS
Name of lecturer:doc. Ing. Pavel Máchal, CSc., prof.h.c. (supervisor)
Prerequisites:State Bachelor Exam
Aims of the course:The course aims to familiarize students with the current state and future trends in IT and communications technology. The course will provide not only information about which software can be used for a specific area of project management, but also information how to manage with help of IT technologies documents of project and design.
Course contents:
1.Information system, its structure and its relation to the management system (allowance 2/1)
a.Getting to know the organization of studies
b.Introduction to treminology
c.Relationship between the information system and the management system

2.Enterprise Information Systems (allowance 2/1)
a.The basic components of ERP
b.Business Intelligence Tools
c.EIS Management Applications

3.CRM, CPM System, e-business support (allowance 2/1)
b.Business Performance Management using CPM
c.Types of e-business tools

4.SW team Assistant I (allowance 2/1)
a.Process description and visualization
b.Automation of processes
c.Document management (DMS)

5.SW Team Assistant II (allowance 2/1)
a.User reports
b.E-mail notifications
c.User management, roles and organizational structure

6.MS Project I (allowance 2/1)
a.Work with tasks
b.Gantt chart
c.Network diagram

7.MS Project II (allowance 2/1)
a.Working with resources
c.Assign resources

8.SW Risk Management I (allowance 2/1)
a.Work with incidents
b.Risk Management
c.Work with threats and countermeasures

9.SW Risk management II (allowance 2/1)
a.Evidence of identified incidents of the organization, the creation of a catalog of incidents that can be assigned to the responsible person in the administration
b.Evaluating the degree of significance and determining the priority of the incident according to the variable criteria
c.Announcement of the existence of new risks or changes in the risk monitoring of the responsible person
d.Set up, keep track of and record history of corrective actions to the list of actual risks and their impact on risk mitigation depending on their performance

10.SW Oracle Primavera I (allowance 2/1)
a.Prioritization of projects and optimization of resources according to project priority
b.Dynamic portfolio management of projects (eg analysis of the effects of the cancellation of the project or, on the contrary, the establishment of a priority project in the portfolio)
c.Working with project plans

11.SW Oracle Primavera II (allowance 2/1)
a.Strategic planning and resource optimization
b.Reporting and analysis for control and controlling
c.Evaluate the status of projects up to the level of project phases

12.Future trends in IT (allowance 2/1)
a.New issues in MS Project 2016
b.SaaS, IaaS
c.Cloud solutions

13.Conclusion and summary of the subject study, presentation of the semester project (allowance 2/1)

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to communicate with professionals in different field of study
-ability to work independently
-basic computing skills
-skilled at utilizing and processing information

Specific competences:
-Ability to formulate managerial problems as to the requirements for company information systems.
-Ability to identify and utilize suitable sources of information in defining problem solutions and support the proposed solutions.
-Skills of abstract thinking during the study of mathematical concepts and relations.

Type of course unit:required
Year of study:Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement:There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules:none
Assessment methods:Students must receive credit before passing their own exam. The credit consists of developing the specified project using Microsoft Project Manager in the group.
Written exam consists of 5 open questions and maximum 20 points for each answer.
Minimum number of percentage points for passing the test is 70.
A – 91 % – 100 %
B - 86 % – 90 %
C – 81 % – 85 %
D - 76 % – 80 %
E - 70 % - 75 %
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     lecture24 h14 h
     practice12 h0 h
     project work26 h0 h
     workshop4 h0 h
     public presentation (oral)2 h0 h
     preparation for exam34 h60 h
     preparation of presentation10 h0 h
     elaboration and execution of projects0 h38 h
Total112 h112 h

Basic reading list
  • GÁLA, L. -- POUR, J. -- ŠEDIVÁ, Z. Podniková informatika. 2nd ed. Praha: Grada, 2009. 496 p. Expert. ISBN 978-80-247-2615-1.
  • POUR, J. Architektury informačních systémů: v průmyslových a obchodních podnicích. 1st ed. Praha: Ekopress, 1997. 301 p. ISBN 80-86119-02-5.
  • NOVOTNÝ, O. -- POUR, J. -- SLÁNSKÝ, D. Business intelligence: jak využít bohatství ve vašich datech. 1st ed. Praha: Grada, 2005. 254 p. ISBN 80-247-1094-3.
Recommended reading list
  • GÁLA, L. -- POUR, J. -- TOMAN, P. Podniková informatika: počítačové aplikace v podnikové a mezipodnikové praxi, technologie informačních systémů, řízení a rozvoj podnikové informatiky. 1st ed. Praha: Grada, 2006. 482 p. Expert. ISBN 80-247-1278-4.
  • TURNEROVÁ, L. -- CHROMÝ, J. Informační technologie. 1st ed. Praha: Wolters Kluwer, 2014. 111 p. ISBN 978-80-7478-499-6.