120-0346 – Project management in EU (RPvEU)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of European Integration
Subject guarantorIng. Lukáš Melecký, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Subject version
Version codeYear of introductionYear of cancellationCredits
120-0346/01 2011/2012 2012/2013 5
120-0346/02 2011/2012 2012/2013 4

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

1. To describe the fundamentals of Project Management. 2. To describe the phases of project management. 3. To characterize the application of project management in the development of firms and regions. 4. To explain the development and contents of key documents for project implementation. 5. To interpret the requirements for structure of projects financed by EU structural funds.

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Summary

Projects and strategies in the devekopment of EU. Fundamentals of Project Management. Logical Framework Approach. The stages of project lifecycle. Initiation, Planning, Implementation and Conclusion of projects. Project Management in firms and in regional development. Key project management documents for project planning and implementation. The use of EU Structural funds for financing the projects.

Compulsory literature:

1. European Commission. Project Cycle Management Guidelines. Volume 1. Brussels: EuropeAid Cooperation Office. March 2004.

Recommended literature:

1. Kerzner, H. Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling. 10th ed. London: Wiley, 2010, 1094 s. ISBN 978-0470-26870-3. 2. Gray, C.F. Larson, E.W. Project Management. The Managerial Process. 4th Ed. New York: McGraw Hill, 2008, 589 s. ISBN 978-0-07-128751-7.

Prerequisities

Subject codeAbbreviationTitleRequirement
120-0310 RPEU EU Regional Policy Recommended

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.