Study programmes / C-RD Regional Development / Project Proposal in Regional Development
Course code:RRNPRR
Course title in language of instruction:Návrh projektu regionálního rozvoje
Course title in Czech:Návrh projektu regionálního rozvoje
Course title in English:Project Proposal in Regional Development
Mode of completion and number of credits:Exam (3 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:full-time, 2/1; 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 continuing
Semester:SS 2018/2019 - FRDIS
Name of lecturer:Ing. Lucie Dolinová (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
doc. Ing. Pavel Máchal, CSc., prof.h.c. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Prerequisites:State Bachelor Exam
Aims of the course:Students will be theoretically prepared to develop a proposal of regional development project. Subsequently, students will be able to create the project proposal, possibly in cooperation with an external company engaged in regional development projects.
Course contents:
1.Project proposal structure according to an international standard of project management IPMA. (allowance 3/2)
a.Project and project management.
b.Project life cycle.
c.Methods and techniques of project management

2.Project proposal structure. (allowance 3/2)
a.Preparation of project concept.
b.Key activities and time schedule.
c.Project budget.

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to solve problems
-designing and managing projects
-skilled at utilizing and processing information

Specific competences:
-Ability to analyze the influence of environment on an organization development
-Ability to analyze the risks associated with the implementation of investment projects.
-Assess regional differences and opportunities.

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:Prepared the project abstract over two pages (A4).
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     lecture6 h12 h
     practice4 h0 h
     field work30 h0 h
     consultation10 h0 h
     report from excursion, tour, practical placement4 h0 h
     elaboration and execution of projects30 h52 h
     writing of seminar paper0 h20 h
Total84 h84 h

Basic reading list
  • DOLEŽAL, J. -- MÁCHAL, P. -- LACKO, B. et al. Projektový management podle IPMA. 2nd ed. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2012. 526 p. Expert. ISBN 978-80-247-4275-5.
  • MÁCHAL, P. -- KOPEČKOVÁ, M. -- PRESOVÁ, R. Světové standardy projektového řízení: pro malé a střední firmy : IPMA, PMI, PRINCE2. 1st ed. Praha: Grada, 2015. 138 p. Manažer. ISBN 978-80-247-5321-8.
  • MÁCHAL, P. Projektové řízení v environmentu. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně, 2009. 124 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-265-1.
  • TURNER, J R. Gower handbook of project management. 3rd ed. Aldershot, England: Gower, 847 p. ISBN 0-566-08138-5.