Course: Regional Management 2

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Course title Regional Management 2
Course code KRM/KREM2
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Master
Year of study 1
Semester Summer
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
  • Pělucha Martin, doc. Ing. Ph.D.
  • Škodová Parmová Dagmar, doc. Dr. Ing.
Course content
Lecture Topics: 1. Introduction. 2. Regional management and territorial development. 3. Methodology of regional development. 4. Main aspects of the creation of the European integration process in the context of the development of regional policy, regional disparities and geopolitical development. 5. Programming in the context of the system of strategic documents of the Czech Republic and the EU. 6. Development programs of municipalities, cities and regions. 7. Spatial planning. 8. Territorial relations of towns and villages and specifics of their development management. 9. Forms of cooperation of municipalities. 10. Selected areas of regional policy interest.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), E-learning
  • Preparation for classes - 40 hours per semester
  • Preparation for credit - 28 hours per semester
  • Class attendance - 16 hours per semester
  • Semestral paper - 28 hours per semester
  • Preparation for exam - 28 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to explain concepts related to regional management and to analyze relations and management tools for reducing interregional differences in the Czech Republic and the EU. Application of management basics and management theories to regional management. Management tools to reduce interregional differences. Systems of evaluation of socio-economic, natural, demographic and other conditions of regions. Management methods affecting the exploitation of the region's potential and future use of EU structural funds. Principles of regional policy in the Czech Republic. Regional Management Legislation. Regional management tools for reducing interregional differences in the EU
The objective of the study subject is to give the students a basic theoretical and practical approaches for the management of the economic and social development of the regions.
Knowledge of the subjects REM, REPR.
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Assessment methods and criteria
Written examination

Credit Requirements: Active presentation of seminary work during exercises and 80% attendance at seminaries must be fulfilled. Examination Requirements: During the examination, the student demonstrates knowledge of regional management and the functioning of EU cohesion policy at both the program and project level.
Recommended literature
  • Zákon č.183/2006 Sb. o územním plánování a stavebním řádu. 2006.
  • Blažek, J., Uhlíř, D. Teorie regionálního rozvoje: nástin, kritika, implikace. Praha : Univerzita Karlova v Praze. Karolinum, 2011. ISBN 978-80-246-1974-3.
  • Kouřilová, J., Květoň, V., Pělucha, M., Wokoun, R. Synergie vztahu město-venkov. Praha : Alfa Nakladatelství, 2012. ISBN 978-80-87197-44-8.
  • Pělucha, M. Theory and Reality of Rural and Urban Perspectives in the Context of Territorial Cohesion and Regional Development in the Czech Republic. New York, 2016. ISBN 978-1-63485-083-4.
  • Wokoun, R., Malinovský, J. a kol. Regionální rozvoj : Východiska regionálního rozvoje, regionální politika, teorie, strategie a programování. Praha : . Linde, a. s., 2010. ISBN 978-80-7201-699-0.
  • Wokoun, R., Mates, P., Kadeřábková, L. Základy regionálních věd a veřejné správy. Plzeň : Aleš Čeněk, 2011. ISBN 978-80-7380-304-9.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Economics Study plan (Version): Structural Policy of the EU and Rural Development (3) Category: Economy 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Summer