PA180 Interim Project Business

Faculty of Informatics
Spring 2011
Extent and Intensity
0/0/16. 15 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
RNDr. Zdenko Staníček, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Silvie Petrová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Martin Kacvinský (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
prof. RNDr. Václav Matyáš, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Department of Computer Systems and Communications - Faculty of Informatics
Contact Person: RNDr. Zdenko Staníček, Ph.D.
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Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
At the end of the course students should be able to work on a junior level position in a service oriented company.
  • Business oriented or more research oriented alternative of interim project can be chosen.
  • This is the business oriented alternative.
  • It involves 5 months full time work/research in a business partner company operating in Service Science Management and Engineering field. According to faculty guarantor and business partner guarantor the student creates a technical report on the project.
  • The student is obliged to obtain all 15 credits from one partner. In case of change of the partner for the project the credits from the previous partner are not taken into account except the situation the faculty guarantor together with the guarantor of the new partner make an explicit decision that it is possible to take previous credits into account.
  • Student has a possibility to choose a business partner from a set of partners contracted by faculty for interim project accomplishment.
  • The 15 ECTS are obtained during one semester, i.e. 5 month, (recommended) work by chosen business partner 4 days in a week (with one day for technical report writing and consultations with faulty guarantor).
  • The regime is prescribed by the contract with particular partner and is chosen for benefit of both, the student and the partner.
  • Students will work on real customer projects obligatory connected with SSME.
  • Regular meetings on project progress have to be held by at least three persons: the student, the faculty guarantor, the business partner guarantor, and possibly a project or sub-project manager from the partner organization.
  • The project ends with student's public presentation of his/her results on faculty seminar.
  • Results of the project must be used in a way in student's master thesis.
  • The student is obliged to follow the Cooperation Terms and the Recommended process for students. Detailed information is available at the Interim Project section at the website
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Teaching methods
Internship within a business partner organization. Work on real-life projects with service orientation. Comparation of learned theory with practice. Feedback elaboration.
Assessment methods
A technical report on the project and a public presentation of results on a faculty seminar is required to obtain the colloquium.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
Information on completion of the course: Business: colloquium, 15 +1 ECTS
The course is taught each semester.
The course is taught: every week.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2009, Spring 2010, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Spring 2012, Autumn 2012, Spring 2013, Autumn 2013, Spring 2014, Autumn 2014, Spring 2015, Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2016, Spring 2017, Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, Autumn 2018, Spring 2019, Autumn 2019, Spring 2020.
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