Title:

Project Management

Code:MPR
Ac.Year:2017/2018
Term:Summer
Curriculums:
ProgrammeBranchYearDuty
IT-MSC-2MBI-Elective
IT-MSC-2MBS-Elective
IT-MSC-2MGM-Elective
IT-MSC-2MIN-Elective
IT-MSC-2MIS1stCompulsory
IT-MSC-2MMI1stCompulsory
IT-MSC-2MMM-Elective
IT-MSC-2MPV-Elective
IT-MSC-2MSK-Elective
Language:Czech
Public info:http://www.fit.vutbr.cz/study/courses/MPR/public/
Private info:http://www.fit.vutbr.cz/study/courses/MPR/private/
Credits:5
Completion:accreditation+exam (written)
Type of
instruction:
Hour/semLecturesSem. ExercisesLab. exercisesComp. exercisesOther
Hours:2640220
 ExaminationTestsExercisesLaboratoriesOther
Points:5600440
Guarantee:Kreslíková Jitka, doc. RNDr., CSc., DIFS
Lecturer:Kreslíková Jitka, doc. RNDr., CSc., DIFS
Instructor:Kreslíková Jitka, doc. RNDr., CSc., DIFS
Květoňová Šárka, Ing., Ph.D., DIFS
Trchalík Roman, Mgr., Ph.D., DIFS
Faculty:Faculty of Information Technology BUT
Department:Department of Information Systems FIT BUT
Substitute for:
Project Management of Computer-Based Systems (RPS), DIFS
Schedule:
DayLessonWeekRoomStartEndLect.Gr.St.G.EndG.
WedlecturelecturesE11211:0012:501MIT14 MIS14 MIS
WedlecturelecturesE11211:0012:501MIT15 MMI15 MMI
WedlecturelecturesE11211:0012:502MITxxxx
WedexerciselecturesE11213:0013:501MIT14 MIS14 MIS
WedexerciselecturesE11213:0013:501MIT15 MMI15 MMI
WedexerciselecturesE11213:0013:502MITxxxx
 
Learning objectives:
  To get view about principles, purpose, role and other aspects of process management in IT projects. To understand relation of process management to project management and to Total Quality Management. To create definite conception about the needs of successful project management. To be come acquainted with software product metrics. To be come acquainted with basic standards and norms of project management. To be come acquainted with the methods of measurement quality process, with techniques of process management implementation and with the basic standards and norms of process management.
Description:
  Project life cycle. Project management knowledge areas. Process oriented organization. Project management processes. Basic terms of process management. The relation of process management to project management and to total quality management. Application of processes in project management. Project and process management software support. Norms and current standards in project and process management.
Knowledge and skills required for the course:
  
  • Basic knowledge of the software engineering methods.
  • Knowledge of higher mathematics.
Subject specific learning outcomes and competences:
  Student will be able: to develop project management plans, to identify monitor and control mechanisms for IT projects, to allocate and re-allocate project resources. Student will understand the relationships between process management and project management. Student will become acquainted with the project and product process assessments and will be able to understand processes improvement techniques.
Generic learning outcomes and competences:
  
  • Student learns terminology in Czech and English language.
  • Student learns to participate and manage on the project as a member of big team.
  • Student learns to document, present and defend the results of the small project.
Syllabus of lectures:
 
  1. Introduction. Basic terms. The project management framework.
  2. Using principles of process approach to project management.
  3. The project management knowledge areas.
  4. Project definition process.
  5. Project planning processes.
  6. Project organization processes.
  7. Project execute processes.
  8. Project control processes.
  9. Project closure process.
  10. Principles of process improvement.
  11. Methods and progress in project management. Critical chain scheduling.
  12. Norms and the current standards in project and process management.
  13. Project management software support.
Syllabus of numerical exercises:
 
  1. Introduction to MS Project software.
  2. Estimate costs, determine budget and control costs of project.
Syllabus of computer exercises:
 
  1. Team project plan developing in MS Project software.
Syllabus - others, projects and individual work of students:
 
  1. Students will work in teams (up to 10 students per team) will analyze a real-life problem and implement a solution as a managed project.
  2. Students keep record of process metrics. Milestones are continuously checked.
Fundamental literature:
 
  • Schwalbe, K.: Information Technology Project Management, Thomson Course Technology, 2006, 720 s., ISBN 13 978-0-619-21526-2.
  • Schulte, P.: Complex IT Project Management, AUERBACH PUBLICATION, 2004, 314 p., ISBN 0-8493-1932-3.
  • A Guide To The Project Management Body Of Knowledge, Fifth Edition, Project Management Institute, 2013, ISBN 978-1-935589-67-9.
  • Rosemann, M.: Process Management, Springer - Verlag, 2003, 337 p., ISBN 3-540-43499-2.
  • Dyba, T.: Process Improvement in Practice: A Handbook for IT Companies
    Kluwer Academic, 2004, 113 p., ISBN 1-4020-7869-2.
  • Munson, C.: Software Engineering Measurement, AUERBACH PUBLICATION, 2003, 443 p., ISBN 0-8493-1503-4.
  • Goldratt, E.M.: Critical Chain, AFNOR, 2002, 265 p., ISBN 2-1246-5613-9.
  • Hallows, J.: Information Systems Project Management, AMACON, 2005, 288 p., ISBN 0-8144-7273-7.
Study literature:
 
  • Kerzner, H.: Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling, 9th ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2006, ISBN 13 978-0-471-74187-9.
  • Vose, D.: Risk Analysis A Quantitative Guide Wiley, 2008, 735 p., ISBN-0: 0470512849, ISBN-3: 978-0470512845.
Controlled instruction:
  Two evaluated home assignments. Checked attendance at computer class. Evaluated team project with defence. Final written examination.
Progress assessment:
  Two evaluated home assignments evaluated 10 points together. Team project -30 points. Computer class 4 points. Final examination - 56 points. Continuous checking of the project solution by the supervisor.
Exam prerequisites:
  Student has to hand both home assignments, attend at computer practice, to hand project (to get minimum of 1 point for all home assignments, computer class and project) and has to get at least 20 of the points from the home assignments, computer class and project.