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EU Project and Grant Management A

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Course Unit Code120-0553/02
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated5 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Choice-compulsory
Level of Course Unit *First Cycle
Year of Study *
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredWinter Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionEnglish
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
MEL24Ing. Lukáš Melecký, Ph.D.
STA579doc. Ing. Michaela Staníčková, Ph.D.
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 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.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
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.
Course Contents
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
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
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.
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 Reading:
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.
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.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Seminars, Project work
Assesment methods and criteria
Tasks are not Defined