MKV_VZVP Public Projects and Public Procurement

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Spring 2017
Extent and Intensity
0/0. 6 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
doc. Ing. Mgr. Jana Soukopová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Bc. David Póč (lecturer)
Ing. Michal Struk, Ph.D. (lecturer), doc. Ing. Mgr. Jana Soukopová, Ph.D. (deputy)
Mgr. Bc. David Póč (seminar tutor)
Ing. Jana Rozmarinová (seminar tutor)
doc. Ing. Mgr. Jana Soukopová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Ing. Michal Struk, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. Ing. Mgr. Jana Soukopová, Ph.D.
Department of Public Economics - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Contact Person: Jana Biskupová
Supplier department: Department of Public Economics - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Timetable
Sat 4. 3. 12:50–16:15 P201, Sat 25. 3. 12:50–16:15 P201, Sat 22. 4. 12:50–16:15 P201, Sat 13. 5. 12:50–16:15 P201
Prerequisites (in Czech)
! MKV_TMHV Evaluation Methods of Pub.Proj
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Public money should be spent in many cases on the base of the project approach. For this, understanding of project appraisal, project management methods and public procurement is crucial.

The objective of the course is to introduce the specifics of public projects, their design and evaluation. Specific attention is given to the public procurement and their legal framework and issues in the Czech Republic. At the end of the course, students are expected to:

• understand principles of project management and project evaluation/appraisal
• understand modern principles of public service delivery
• prepare simple public projects
• apply several mono-criteria as well as multi-criteria methods in order to evaluate public projects
• understand and interpret the Czech legal framework on public procurement
• improve their of teamwork skills
Syllabus
  • 4 tutorials focus on the following topics:

    1. Public projects and their design
  • 2. Project preparation, requirements of project management
  • 3. Methods for ex ante evaluation of public projects
  • 4. Methods for ex post evaluation of public projects
  • 5. Models of public services delivery and their potential and limitations
  • 6. Public Private Partnerships and its practice in the Czech Republic and other selected countries
  • 7. Public procurement – function and principles, current problems
  • 8. Public procurement process – legal framework in the Czech Republic and its future prospects

Literature
    required literature
  • OCHRANA, František. Hodnocení veřejných projektů a zakázek. 3., přeprac. vyd. Praha: ASPI, 2004. 195 s. ISBN 8073570335. info
  • GATTI, S. Project Finance in Theroy and Practice: Designing, Structuring, and Financing Private and Public Projects. Burlington: Academic Press, 2007, ISBN 978-0123736994
  • FOTR, Jiří and Ivan SOUČEK. Investiční rozhodování a řízení projektů : jak připravovat, financovat a hodnotit projekty, řídit jejich riziko a vytvářet portfolio projektů. První vydání. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2011. 408 stran. ISBN 9788024732930. info
  • ROSENAU, Milton D. Řízení projektů. 3. vyd. Brno: Computer Press, 2007. 344 pp. ISBN 978-80-251-1506-0. info
  • OCHRANA, František. Veřejné zakázky. Vyd. 1. Praha: Ekopress, 2004. 173 s. ISBN 8086119793. info
    recommended literature
  • MALIŠOVÁ, Iva and Ivan MALÝ. Hodnocení veřejných projektů : učební text pro studenty oboru veřejná ekonomika. 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 1997. 88 s. ISBN 8021015918. info
  • MAŇAS, Miroslav and Petr FIALA. Vícekriteriální rozhodování. Edited by Josef Jablonský. 1. vyd. Praha: Vysoká škola ekonomická v Praze, 1994. 316 s. ISBN 8070797487. info
  • VALACH, Josef. Investiční rozhodování a dlouhodobé financování. 2. přeprac. vyd. Praha: Ekopress, 2006. 465 s. ISBN 8086929019. info
  • OCHRANA, František. Manažerské metody ve veřejném sektoru : teorie, praxe a metodika uplatnění. Vyd. 1. Praha: Ekopress, 2002. 216 s. ISBN 8086119513. info
  • SPOERING, M., B., DEWULF, G.: Strategic Issues in Public-Private Partnerships, An International Perspective, Blackwell Publishing, UK, 2006, 1st edition. ISBN 1-4051-3475-0
  • JURČÍK, R. Zákon o veřejných zakázkách - komentář. Praha: C. H. Beck, 2010, ISBN 978-80-210-5409-7
  • SAVAS, E. S:: Privatization and public-private partnership, New York: Seven Bridges Press, 2000, ISBN 978-80-7400-329-5
  • OCHRANA, František. Veřejné výdajové programy, veřejné projekty a zakázky : jejich tvorba, hodnocení a kontrola. Vyd. 1. Praha: Wolters Kluwer Česká republika, 2011. 219 s. ISBN 9788073576448. info
  • ŘEŽUCHOVÁ, Markéta. Fenomén Public Private Partnerships a poskytování veřejných služeb (The Phenomenon of Public Private Partnerships and Public Service Delivering). Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2010. 176 pp. 1. vydání. ISBN 978-80-210-5409-7. info
  • BOARDMAN, Anthony E. Cost-benefit analysis : concepts and practice. 3rd ed. Upper Saddle River: Pearson Prentice Hall, 2006. xv, 560. ISBN 0131435833. info
Teaching methods
The course takes form of a lectures and seminars. In the lectures, students are acquainted with main issues of public procurement and Public Private Partnerships. During the seminars students have opportunity to develop certain topic and discuss problematic parts. Main part of student's work takes place at their homes - study of the basic literature.

The course is concluded with an oral exam. Students are eligible to take the oral exam provided that they fulfil given conditions:
1. they pass the first online test;
2. they pass the final online test successfully (a test is regarded as successful if at least 60% of answers are correct);
3. they write up seminar paper in a given extent and structure within the obligatory date.

Requirements (including the literature) are specified further in the interactive syllabus and the downloadable study plan before the semester starts.
Assessment methods
The course takes the form of lectures. The lectures (16 lessons) are divided into four parts. The main emphasis is put on self-study. The course is concluded with an oral exam. Students are eligible to take the oral exam provided that they fulfill given conditions:

1. they pass the first online test,
2. they pass the final on-line test successfully (a test is regarded as successful if at least 60% of answers are correct).
3. they write up seminar paper in a given extent and structure within the obligatory date.

Detailed information concerning the seminar work and the on-line test is available in the interactive syllabus of the course in the IS MU. Requirements (including the literature) are specified further in the interactive syllabus and the downloadable study plan before the semestr starts.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
General note: Předmět si nezapisují studenti, kteří již absolvovali předmět MKV_TMHV.
Information about innovation of course.
This course has been innovated under the project "Inovace studia ekonomických disciplín v souladu s požadavky znalostní ekonomiky (CZ.1.07/2.2.00/28.0227)" which is cofinanced by the European Social Fond and the national budget of the Czech Republic.

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Teacher's information
http://is.muni.cz/el/1433/test/s_zakazky/ode/055-Soukopova/index.html
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020.
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