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Rudiments of Project Management

ZPR Acad. year 2005/2006 Summer semester 3 credits

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One of the features of the post-modern age is a decrease in significance of permanent institutions and a dramatic increase in activities, concrete and limited in time, called "projects". The ability to articulate the project parametres , to elaborate and successfully complete the project, is one of the main qualifications of a good manager.
A social science course consed to Programme in persuance of the Rector's Decision 03/2004.

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Language of instruction

Czech

Completion

Credit

Time span

26 hrs lectures

Assessment points

Lecturer

Subject specific learning outcomes and competences

Ability to work out a project, to find ways of resource acquisition, and to complete the project.

Learning objectives

Acquisition of rudiments of project management.

Prerequisite kwnowledge and skills

No prerequisity knowledge is called for.

Study literature

The students will be recommended a selection of articles from economic journals.

Syllabus of lectures

  • Definition, aim, goals and principles of project management.
  • Basic terms of project management.
  • Individual phases of projects.
  • Methods for network analysis.
  • Logical framework method.
  • Team work method.
  • Significance of computer support

Exam prerequisites

  • 70% attendance at lectures.
  • A written essay on an economic topic.

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