120-0354 – EU Project and Grant Management B (PDM EU B)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of European Integration
Subject guarantorIng. Lukáš Melecký, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Subject version
Version codeYear of introductionYear of cancellationCredits
120-0354/01 2012/2013 5
120-0354/02 2013/2014 5

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 European Structural and Investment Funds.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Seminars
Project work

Summary

The course is devoted to deepen knowledge on the theoretical framework of the principles and applications of project management methodology, focusing on the conditions of the grant management in the EU. The aim of the course is to acquaint students with approaches to project management in terms of the EU on the basis of methodologies of Project Cycle Management, Logical Framework Approach and Cost-benefit Analysis. Students will learn about the requirements imposed in practice on creating a project proposal, analyzes of grant opportunities, feasibility studies, business plan, financial analysis and CBA of the project. Students learn the process of preparation and creation of project applications for projects co-financed by the European Structural and Investment Funds in all phases of the project cycle.

Compulsory literature:

1. DINSMORE, Paul C. a Jeannette CABANIS-BREWIN. The AMA Handbook of Project Management. 3. vyd. New York: American Management Association, 2010. 505 s. ISBN 978-0-8144-1542-9. 2. PROJECT MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE (PMI). A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide). 5. vyd. PMI: Project management Institute, 2013. 493 s. ISBN 978-1-935589-67-9.

Recommended literature:

1. KANDA, Arun. Project Management: a Life Cycle Approach. New Delhi: PHI Learning Private Limited, 2011. 226 p. ISBN 978-81-203-4173-9. 2. KERZNER, H. Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling. 10th ed. London: Wiley, 2010, 1094 p. ISBN 978-0470-26870-3. 3. LEWIS, James P. Fundamentals of Project Management. 3rd ed. New York: AMACOM, 2007. 164 p. ISBN-13: 978-0-8144-0879-7.

Prerequisities

Subject codeAbbreviationTitleRequirement
118-0325 RRP Regional Development Project Management Recommended
120-0310 RPEU EU Regional Policy Recommended
120-0350 PSEU EU Cohesion policy Recommended

Co-requisities

Subject codeAbbreviationTitle
118-0310 VPT Leading of Project Teams