120-0366/01 – Project and Grant Management A (PDMA)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of European IntegrationCredits5
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Michaela Staníčková, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Michaela Staníčková, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
MEL24 Ing. Lukáš Melecký, Ph.D.
STA579 doc. Ing. Michaela Staníčková, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2

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.

Teaching methods



The subject is devoted to the application of knowledge acquired in the subject of European regional policy and deepening of knowledge about principles and methods of project and subsidy management in the conditions of the Czech Republic and the EU. The aim of the course is to acquaint students with the application of project management in the development of regions, towns and municipalities, preparation and content of basic documents for the preparation and implementation of projects co-financed from national sources as well as from the European Structural and Investment Funds. Students will get a basic overview of the requirements for the preparation and creation of the application for support for projects co-financed from national and European sources.

Compulsory literature:

1. DINSMORE, Paul C. and Jeannette CABANIS-BREWIN. The AMA Handbook of Project Management. 4. edition. New York: American Management Association, 2014. 561 s. ISBN 978-0-8144-3339-3. 2. GIDO, J., J. CLEMENTS and B. ROSE. Successful Project Management. 7th edition. Boston (MA): CENGAGE Learning, 2017. 50 s. ISBN 978-1-337-11608-4. 3. PROJECT MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE (PMI). A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide). 6th edition. PMI: Project management Institute, 2017. 800 s. ISBN 978-1-628253-82-5.

Recommended literature:

1. HEAGNEY, Joseph. Fundamentals of Project Management. 4th Edition. New York: American Management Association, 2012. 202 s. ISBN 978-0-8144-1748-5. 2. ROMANO, Luca. Project Portfolio Management. Strategies for Effective Organizational Operations. Hershey (PA, USA): IGI Global, 2017. ISBN 978-1-522521-51-8. 3. WILSON, Randal. Mastering Risk and Procurement in Project Management. A Guide to Planning, Controlling and Resolving Unexpected Problems. New Jersey: Pearson Education, 2015. 256 s. ISBN 13 9-78-013383790-2.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Presentations in seminars.


E-Learning course is accessible in LMS Moodle system.

Další požadavky na studenta

Other requirements are not required.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Basic project management terminology - project management and change management, projects and operations, project classification, portfolio of projects, projects as a system, project management knowledge strain (PMBOK). 2. Life cycle of the project - phase of project life cycle, typology of project management processes, PDCA cycle. 3. Funding sources of project financing in the European Union - overview of grant sources / titles for financing projects from the European Structural and Investment Funds. 4. Grant sources of project financing in the Czech Republic - Overview of grant sources / titles for financing projects from public sources of the Czech Republic at the level of municipalities, towns, regions and state. 5. Grant life cycle and project path co-financed from the European Structural and Investment Funds - subsidy cycle from state administration perspective, subsidy cycle from applicant's point of view, project preparation and realization. 6. Project cycle management and project logic framework method - PCM method, logical framework of the project - analysis and plan, matrix of the logical framework of the project, project intervention logic, project evaluation. 7. Financial management of projects in EU and CR conditions - general criteria for projects financed from national and European sources, project budget, eligibility of expenditure, management of project changes, project risk management. 8. People and organizations in project management - organizational groupings in a project, organization in project management, project team, project manager. 9. Initialization of the project - initialization (initiation) of the project, main documents of the initialization phase, project selection, basic project document, project specification. 10. Project Planning - Project Planning Processes, Work Structure Structure (WBS), Organization Structure of the Project (OBS), Ratio Matrix (RAM), Project Timetable, Planning Resources in the Project. 11. Implementation of the project - start of the project implementation, management and communication in the project, procurement in the project, operational instructions and principles, project implementation control, quality management, project documentation, closure of the project. 12. Project control - control processes in the project, types of controls, control of public contracts. 13. Preparation of an application for support for projects co-financed by the European Structural and Cohesion Funds - Practical procedure for the preparation of the aid application - Case study. 14. Preparation of the application for support for projects co-financed from local, regional and national sources of the Czech Republic - practical procedure for preparation of the application for support - case study.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 35  18
        Examination Examination 65  33
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: Mandatory participation is not required.

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