Course: Regional Project Planning

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Course title Regional Project Planning
Course code KEN/KREPR
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Master
Year of study 2
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Prokešová Radka, Ing. Ph.D.
  • Škodová Parmová Dagmar, doc. Dr. Ing.
Course content
Lecture Topics: 1. Basics of project management. 2. Project life cycle. 3. Project preparation. 4. Project budget. 5. Regional policy and its impact on project preparation and management. 6. Legislative bases of regional programming. 7. Resources for project financing. 8. System of program documents of regional policy. 9. Principles of programming and designing. 10. Program documents preparation process. 11. Institutional support of regional policy. 12. Methodological approach to preparation and financial management of projects. 13. Monitoring and evaluation of projects. 14. Project management.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming)
  • Class attendance - 16 hours per semester
  • Preparation for classes - 28 hours per semester
  • Semestral paper - 42 hours per semester
  • Preparation for credit - 14 hours per semester
  • Preparation for exam - 28 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to acquaint with the principles of regional designing using methodical approaches and principles of the EU and to prepare project proposals corresponding to the approved program documentation. Principles of regional designing according to EU methodological approaches and principles. Preparation and processing of program documents (National Development Plan, Community Support Framework, Regional and Sectoral Operational Programs). Links between projects and program documents. Use of Structural Funds and EU Initiatives. Processing of analytical materials. Formulation of objectives, priorities and measures of projects. Project funding. Processing of financial plans. Methods of project monitoring and their overall evaluation.
The student will be able to elaborate a project including its financial assessment; will learn to negotiate with the relevant institutions, and will be able to vindicate his project.
The study subject Regional designing is conditioned by the subject Regional Management I.
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Assessment methods and criteria
Written examination

Credit Requirements: Individual study of literature, consultation and elaboration of project work (includes data collection, processing - analysis and synthesis of the problem, final evaluation, graphical and formal adjustment). Examination Requirements: Final written test, defense and presentation of the project.
Recommended literature
  • Štefánek, R. Projektové řízení pro začátečníky. Brno: Computer Press, 2011. ISBN 9788025128350.
  • Vilamová, Š. Čerpáme finanční zdroje Evropské unie: praktický průvodce. Praha : Grada, 2005. ISBN 80-247-1194-X.
  • Wokoun, R. Konkurenceschopnost regionů Evropské unie a České republiky. Ústí nad Labem: Univerzita Jana Evangelisty Purkyně v Ústí nad Labem, 2012. ISBN 978-80-7414-534-6.

Study plans that include the course
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