Study programmes / C-SE System engineering and informatics / Information Systems (Designing)
Course code:ISP
Course title in language of instruction:Informační systémy (projektování)
Course title in Czech:Informační systémy (projektování)
Course title in English:Information Systems (Designing)
Mode of completion and number of credits:Exam (6 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:full-time, 2/3
(full-time, hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction:Czech
Level of course:master continuing
Semester:WS 2018/2019 - FBE
Name of lecturer:RNDr. Zuzana Priščáková, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, tutor)
doc. Ing. Ivana Rábová, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor, tutor)
Prerequisites:Final Bachelor Exam
Aims of the course:The goal is to gain basic knowledge in information systems projecting, formalization, usage of logical models for modeling and simulation of IS project, relations to analysis of existing information system. Students gain knowledge about project management and business process modelling approach.
Course contents:
1.Introduction in subject, terminology (allowance 2/0)
a.Object analysis and synthesis.
b.Structure of UML and dynamics diagrams of UML.
c.Importance of project management in information systems area.

2.Requirement engineering in information systems area. (allowance 4/0)
a.Definition, specification, classification of information systems requirements and theirs format.
b.Requirement documentation and administration.

3.Information system deployment project and life cycle of project. (allowance 6/0)
a.The fundamental pronciples of project management (goal, time, cost, quality of product).
b.Projects phase.
c.The projects proceeding and control.

4.Business processes (allowance 4/4)
a.Definition and classification of business processes.
b.Business process modelling and notations.
c.Petri nets.

5.Projects management and risks (allowance 4/6)
a.Definition and classification of risks of project generally.
b.Risks in IS projects.
c.Analysis and computations in IS risks area.

6.Projects management of IS and estimations (allowance 6/4)
a.Goal of projects estimation.
b.Method of function points and COCOMO.

7.Quality of information system (allowance 2/2)
8.Project of concrete information system (allowance 0/26)

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to analyse and synthesize
-ability to apply knowledge
-ability to work in interdisciplinary team
-ability to work independently
-designing and managing projects
-work in team

Specific competences:
-Ability of estimation of time and cost in project
-Ability to analyse, design and implement software applications
-responsibility to project management in the IS/ICT field
-Student is able to do information modeling of problem domains by means of an advance object methodology.
-Student is able to vizualize the business process

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:The project of implementation of IS in business and its presentation are conditions for receiving to exam. Written exam is in the range of 8 comlex question with time limit of 45 minutes (minimum is 22 points from total number 40 of points). The oral exam is available in some cases.
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     lecture28 h
     practice24 h
     project work15 h
     public presentation (oral)3 h
     preparation for exam50 h
     preparation for regular testing22 h
     preparation of presentation6 h
     elaboration and execution of projects20 h
Total168 h

Basic reading list
  • ARLOW, J. -- NEUSTADT, I. UML 2 a unifikovaný proces vývoje aplikací: objektově orientovaná analýza a návrh prakticky. 2nd ed. Brno: Computer Press, 2007. 567 p. ISBN 978-80-251-1503-9.
  • ROSENAU, M D. Řízení projektů. 3rd ed. Brno: Computer Press, 2007. 344 p. Praxe manažera. ISBN 978-80-251-1506-0.
Recommended reading list
  • ARLOW, J. -- NEUSTADT, I. UML 2.0 and the unified process: practical object-oriented analysis and design. Boston: Addison-Wesley, 2005. 592 p.
  • ERIKSSON, H. -- PENKER, M. Business Modeling with UML : Business Patterns at Work. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2000. 19 p. ISBN 0-471-29551-5.
  • RUMBAUGH, J. -- JACOBSON, I. -- BOOCH, G. The Unified Modeling Language Reference Manual. 1st ed. Reading: Addison Wesley Longman, 1999. 17 p. ISBN 0-201-30998-X.
  • SMEJKAL, V. -- RAIS, K. Řízení rizik: ve firmách a jiných organizacích. 3rd ed. Praha: Grada, 2010. 354 p. Expert. ISBN 978-80-247-3051-6.
  • WIEGERS, K E. Požadavky na software. 1st ed. Brno: Computer Press, 2008. 448 p. ISBN 978-80-251-1877-1.