Course: Economics and Enterprise Project Management

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Course title Economics and Enterprise Project Management
Course code UPEM/PFHP
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study 2
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
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
  • Pakosta Jaroslav, doc. Ing. CSc.
Course content
Introduction to project management. Planning of time and sources in the project, project management. Control of project processes, project evaluation. Financial decision making and projects financing. Rules of financing and optimal financial structure. Investment decision making and investment projects. Restructuralization projects as a specific type of projects. Sources of financing of investment projects - theoretical and practical fundaments. Internal and external sources of financing of investment projects. Business bonds as a source of financing of investment projects. Projects supported by the EU structural funds - specifics of financing and management. Feasibility study. Cost Benefit Analysis.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Skills training, Stimulating activities (simulation, games, drama)
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to acquaint the students with selected issues of the project management with a view to financial project management and teach them how to use modern methodical instruments in realization of the financial project management. Students will be able to solve selected project management issues in terms of the specificity of the project management in the public sector. Furthermore, they will understand the nature, advantages and disadvantages of alternative sources of the project financing and they will know how to choose and apply adequate methods of the project financing in consideration of the EU sources. They will also know ho to justify these methods in the discussion.
A student will obtain the necessary knowledge and management skills of the complexity of project-based company management . In addition to the field of principles, methods, procedures, techniques and programs supporting project management the student handles activities related to projects financing, management costs, economic requirements for efficiency and quality output. Furthermore, activities related to its project management processes at the time, coordination, communication, motivation and effective management of conflicts and risks.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination, Written examination, Home assignment evaluation, Student performance assessment

The examination is granted upon completion of the following conditions: attendance and activity at seminars, passing the written test, eventually oral examination.
Recommended literature
  • Fiala,P. Projektové řízení, modely, metody, analýzy. Praha: Professional Publishing, 2004..
  • Kol. A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge. Third Edition, (PMBOK Guide), PMI, PA: Newton Square, 2004.. Upper Sadle River: Prentice-Hall, 2001.
  • Máče,M. Finanční analýza investičních projektů. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2005..
  • Mooz,H.; Forsberg, K.; Cotterman,H. Communicating Project Management. New Persey: Wiley and Sons, 2003..
  • Pakosta,J. Obecné principy řízení projektů. Praha: EUPROLEK, 2007..
  • Rosenau,M., D. Řízení projektů. Brno: Computer Press, 2000..
  • SVOZILOVÁ, A.:. Projektový management. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2006.
  • Vilímová,Š. Jak získat finanční zdroje Evropské unie. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2004..

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