120-0513/01 – International Project Management (IPM)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of International Economic RelationsCredits5
Subject guarantorIng. Lukáš Melecký, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Lukáš Melecký, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2009/2010Year of cancellation2020/2021
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor, Follow-up Master
Instruction secured by
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MEL24 Ing. Lukáš Melecký, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 2+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

1. Describe the basic terminology of international project management 2. Clarify the basic principles and methods of project management in the global environment. 2. Describe the management phase of the international project. 3. To characterise the basic project management standards applied in the European Union and the US. 4. Explain the preparation and content of the essential documents for the preparation and implementation of international projects co-financed from public sources. 5. Interpret requirements for the structure of an international project in the context of management, communication and outsourcing.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations
Project work


The subject is devoted to the deepening of the knowledge gained in Project and grant management B on project management and subsidy management in a global international environment with a special focus on standardization and techniques applied to project management in the European Union and the USA. The aim of the course is to acquaint students with different approaches to managing international projects based on relevant techniques, standards and methods of project management.

Compulsory literature:

1. KERZNER, Harold. Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling. London: Wiley, 2017. 848 p. ISBN 978-1119165354. 2. PROJECT MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE. Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) and the Standard for Project Management. 7th edition. PMI: Project management Institute, 2021. 250 p. ISBN 9781628256642. 3. RICHARDSON, Gary L. and Brad M. JACKSON. Project Management Theory and Practice. Boca Raton, FL: Auerbach Publications, 2018. 636 p. ISBN 978-0815360711.

Recommended literature:

1. LESTER, Albert. Project Management, Planning and Control: Managing Engineering, Construction and Manufacturing Projects to PMI, APM and BSI Standards. 8th edition. Oxford (UK): Butterworth-Heinemann, 2021. 658 p. ISBN 978-012-824339-8. 2. INTERNATIONAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION. Individual Competence Baseline for Project Management. Amsterdam: IPMA, 2018. 212 p. ISBN 978-94-92338-16-7 (E-book). 3. WYSOCKI, Robert K. Effective Project Management: Traditional, Agile, Extreme, Hybrid. London: Wiley, 2019. 656 s. ISBN 978-1119562801.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

The corresponding task during the semester.


E-Learning course is accessible in CMS Moodle system.

Other requirements

Other requirements are not required.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Subject introduction 2. Introduction to projects and project management. Projects, programmes, manager and portfolios 3. International environment – globalization, sustainability, law and regulations 4. Context of international projects in terms of organizational strategy and culture 5. Business strategy and project management. Projects as tools for strategy implementation 6. International project management organizations and associations. Project management standards 7. Organisations in project management. Project organizational structures and culture 8. Project lifecycle and its phases. Project Management Body of Knowledge 9. Defining the international project. Project charter and project definition 10. Planning of international projects in the terms of time, cost and quality 11. Organizing international project. Implementing and controlling international projects 12. Management and leading of international projects. Global project leadership 13. EU Project Cycle Management and logical framework approach 14. Management of development projects in EU

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2009/2010 Winter semester, validity until: 2020/2021 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Examination Examination 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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