120-0553/02 – EU Project and Grant Management A (PDM)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of European IntegrationCredits5
Subject guarantorIng. Lukáš Melecký, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Lukáš Melecký, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2016/2017Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor
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. 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.

Teaching methods

Project work


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 Project Cycle Management and Logical Framework Approach. Students will learn about the requirements imposed in practice on creating a project sheet (fiche), analyzes of grant opportunities, feasibility studies, business plan, economic and financial analysis of the project, CBA analysis etc. Students learn the process of preparation and creation of project applications for projects co-financed by the Structural EU 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. A Guide to Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide), Fourth ed. PMI, 2008. ISBN 978-1933-86051-7. 3. European Commission. Project Cycle Management Guidelines. Volume 1. Brussels: EuropeAid Cooperation Office. March 2004. http:// europa.eu.int/comm/europeaid.

Recommended literature:

1. FOTR, Jiří a Ivan SOUČEK. Investiční rozhodování a řízení projektů. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2011. 408 s. ISBN 978-80-247-3293-0. 2. LEWIS, James P. Fundamentals of Project Management. 3. vyd. New York: AMACOM, 2007. 164 s. ISBN-13: 978-0-8144-0879-7. 3. Kerzner, H. Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling. 10th ed. London: Wiley, 2010, 1094 s. ISBN 978-0470-26870-3. 4. Hedeman, B. et al. Project Management Based on PRINCE2. 3rd edition. Van Haren, 2006, 252 s. ISBN 90-77212-83-3.

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.

Další požadavky na studenta

Other requirements are not required.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Introduction to the course 2. Projects as instruments of implementation strategies 3. Project Management Framework 4. Global approach to project management 5. Initialization of the project plan and analysis of grant opportunities 6. Triple Constraint Project Scheduling 7. Financial management in the projects of EU Structural Funds 8. Software environment for processing the project application in terms of the EU Structural Funds 9t.Feasibility studies and cost-benefit analysis in the projects of EU Structural Funds 10.Investment decision-making and efficiency projects 11. Absorption capacity of EU structural funds projects 12. Risk analysis and management in the projects of EU Structural Funds 13. Implementation of the project co-financed by EU structural funds 14. Monitoring, reporting and sustainability of the project in terms of the EU Structural Funds

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2016/2017 Winter semester)
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(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Examination Examination 100  51
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Incoming students - bachelor study 2019/2020 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 163 - International Office stu. block
Incoming students - bachelor study 2018/2019 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 163 - International Office stu. block
Incoming Students 2017/2018 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 163 - International Office stu. block
Incoming Students 2016/2017 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 163 - International Office stu. block