Study programmes / C-RD Regional Development / Law in Project Management
Course code:RRPRVP
Course title in language of instruction:Právo v řízení projektů
Course title in Czech:Právo v řízení projektů
Course title in English:Law in Project Management
Mode of completion and number of credits:Exam (3 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:full-time, 2/0; part-time, 12/0
(full-time, hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week; part-time, lectures per period / seminars per period)
Language of instruction:Czech
Level of course:master
Semester:WS 2018/2019 - FRDIS
Name of lecturer:Ing. Mgr. Martina Cirbusová, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Prerequisites:State Bachelor Exam
Aims of the course:To acquaint students with the general principles of the formation of primary and secondary legal regulations in the contemporary Czech legal code and with the use of legal standards in project management. To introduce the principles of interpretation and application of constitutional provisions and the legislative process, the function of law, civic, intellectual and organizational corporate law. The aim of the course is to teach students how to be well informed about the complex legal issues, how to search adequate laws and to apply legal standards in project management and to recognize unfair competitive practices of corporate managers.
Course contents:
1.Introduction to law (allowance 0/0)
a.Defining law
b.Segmenting law
c.The function of law

2.Legal areas (allowance 0/0)
a.Continental Europe Law
b.Anglo-American Law
c.American Law
d.Islamic Law
e.EU Law
f.Primary and secondary EU Community law and its relationship to the Czech law

3.Legislative process (allowance 0/0)
a.Stage of legislative initiatives
b.Stage of discussing the bill and vote on it
c.Stage of reconsidering the law
d.Stage of signing of the approved Act
e.Stage of publication of the approved Act

4.Interpretation and application of legal regulations (allowance 0/0)
a.Categories of interpretation of legal regulations: legal, authentic, applying body, the interpretation of the Constitutional Court, the interpretation of International Court, doctrinal interpretation.
b.The analogy used in the law

5.Legal regulations (allowance 0/0)
a.Definition of legal regulations
b.Types of legal regulations
c.The structure of legal regulations
d.Primary and secondary legal regulations
e.Legal personality
f.Legal acts

6.Legal relations (allowance 0/0)
a.Definition of legal relations
b.Subjects of legal relations
c.The content of legal relations
d.Objects of legal relations
e.Natural persons, corporate body, corporations
f.Legal facts

7.Property law (allowance 0/0)
a.Definition of property
b.Property classification in terms of law and ownership
c.Relative property rights

8.Liabilities from legal proceedings (allowance 0/0)
a.Purchase of tangible and intangible assets
b.Liabilities from labor-law relations
c.Liabilities from trade relations
d.Liabilities from order contract

9.License (allowance 0/0)
a.Exclusive and non-exclusive license, sub-license, reward of the license, the termination of the license, the license agreement publishing, exploitation of licenses in business practice, entities in the protection of licenses.
b.Intangible assets - meaning, types and applications.

10.Corporate legal regulations in business (allowance 0/0)
a.Definition of business
b.Business assets, business property
c.Legal proceedings on behalf of the company
d.Definition and meaning of corporate legal regulations - statues, statute, organizational rules, working rules, filing rules, shredding rules, Senior Manager writ, circular, circular per rollam.

11.Liabilities of offenses (allowance 0/0)
a.Compensation for material and non-material damage
b.The manner and extent of the compensation
c.The abuse and limit of competition
d.Competitive clause in contracts
e.Misleading advertising,misleading labeling of goods, free riding on the company reputation, comparative advertising.
f.Violation of trade secrets

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-designing and managing projects
-professional knowledge
-skilled at utilizing and processing information

Specific competences:
-Ability to solve problems creatively and with regard to broader perspectives.
-develop the application of EU legal norms within the Czech legal environment
-Orientation in European legal envirohnment from the viewpoint of managerial needs

Type of course unit:required
Year of study:Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement:There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules:none
Assessment methods:The credit will be obtained after successful acomplishing of a credit test. The exam is in form of writen test. To acomplish both credit test and exam 70 % level of successfulness is required.
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     lecture24 h12 h
     consultation6 h6 h
     preparation for exam20 h26 h
     preparation for regular assessment15 h21 h
     writing of seminar paper11 h11 h
Total76 h76 h

Basic reading list
  • Col. Nový občanský zákoník s aktualizovanou důvodovou zprávou a rejstříkem. 1st ed. Ostrava: Sagit, 2012. 1119 p. ISBN 978-80-7208-922-2.
  • Teorie práva. 3rd ed. Plzeň: Aleš Čeněk, 2004. 343 p. ISBN 80-86473-85-6.
  • BOGUSZAK, J. Teorie státu a práva: Vysokošk. učebnice pro právnické fak. Praha: Orbis, 1968. 518 p. Učebnice.
  • MALÝ, J. Obchod nehmotnými statky: patenty, vynálezy, know-how, ochranné známky. 1st ed. Praha: C.H. Beck, 2002. 257 p. ISBN 80-7179-320-5.