Course Details

Project Management

Academic Year 2022/23

NVA028 course is part of 1 study plan

NPC-SIR Winter Semester 1st year

In the subject students familiarize the history and present of project management. Attention is payed to projects connected with construction. Life cycle of project is divided into particular phases that are ensured from the organizational aspects and their run is planned. There are explained techniques of planning with orientation on network analysis for time, resource, cost and financial planning. Part of education is also the area of risk management in construction. Students will familiarize themselves with the procedures and the use of the results of statistical surveys in the construction industry.

Course Guarantor

Ing. Martin Nový, CSc.

Institute

Institute of Structural Economics and Management

Objective

Usage of general knowledge and skills from the area of project management and assumption of specific methods in preparation and realization of buildings.

Knowledge

Knowledge and skills from the area of project management and assumption of specific methods in preparation and realization of buildings.

Syllabus

1. Introduction to project management – historic evolution, current conception, suitable use, subject and content, fundamental terms.
2. Project connected with construction, construction as subject of construction project, participants of construction process, construction code.
3. Pre-investment phase of project, initiation, goals setting, feasibility study, logical frame method.
4. Evaluation of project proposal, planning, structuring of construction project, structuring of construction object.
5. Work organization of project, construction project participants, kinds of project management, personnel provision.
6. System of construction project planning, historic development, types, actualizations and levels of project plans, techniques of project planning, terminal planning.
7. Network analysis, CPM, PERT method, Gantt chart, planning of sources, planning of sources outputs, sources histogram, cost planning, financial planning.
8. Financing of project, proposal prices of project works, relations between participants of project.
9. Function of statistics, basic terms, statistical classification and registers, inflation, price statistics.
10. Risks and changes management, risks engineering, project risks management.

Prerequisites

Common knowledge of construction production in the Czech Republic, legislative processes connected with construction, documentation of construction projects, technology of construction production and basics of network analysis, basic knowledge in the area of financing, prices and management in civil engineering.

Language of instruction

Czech

Credits

5 credits

Semester

winter

Forms and criteria of assessment

course-unit credit and examination

Specification of controlled instruction, the form of instruction, and the form of compensation of the absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Offered to foreign students

Not to offer

Course on BUT site

https://www.vut.cz/en/students/courses/detail/254145

Lecture

13 weeks, 2 hours/week, elective

Syllabus

1. Introduction to project management – historic evolution, current conception, suitable use, subject and content, fundamental terms.

2. Project connected with construction, construction as subject of construction project, participants of construction process, construction code.

3. Pre-investment phase of project, initiation, goals setting, feasibility study, logical frame method.

4. Evaluation of project proposal, planning, structuring of construction project, structuring of construction object.

5. Work organization of project, construction project participants, kinds of project management, personnel provision.

6. System of construction project planning, historic development, types, actualizations and levels of project plans, techniques of project planning, terminal planning.

7. Network analysis, CPM, PERT method, Gantt chart, planning of sources, planning of sources outputs, sources histogram, cost planning, financial planning.

8. Financing of project, proposal prices of project works, relations between participants of project.

9. Function of statistics, basic terms, statistical classification and registers, inflation, price statistics.

10. Risks and changes management, risks engineering, project risks management.

Exercise

13 weeks, 2 hours/week, compulsory

Syllabus

1. Program of teaching, instruction and guidance, allocation of topics of semestral work.

2. Course of the construction project, development of the flowchart.

3. 1st task - Schedule of the contract as the basis for the tender.

4. Correction and completion the 1st task.

5. 2nd task - Structural plan of the construction project and its cost valuation.

6. Correction and completion the 2nd task.

7. 3rd task – Processing of the organigram and functional diagram of a particular building.

8. 4th task - Processing and analysis of a overview timetable of a specific construction for the rough phases of planning and realization.

9. Correction and completion the 4th task - Schedule of material resources deployment, cost plan, financial plan of the contract. Submission of semester work.

10. Submission of all processed documents in an envelope. Credit.