Economics & Sociology

ISSN: 2071-789X eISSN: 2306-3459 DOI: 10.14254/2071-789X
Index PUBMS: f5512f57-a601-11e7-8f0e-080027f4daa0
Article information
Title: Arising Need of Teachers to Actively Use Project Management Knowledge in Practice: the Case of the Czech Republic
Issue: Vol. 10, No 2, 2017
Published date: 06-2017 (print) / 06-2017 (online)
Journal: Economics & Sociology
ISSN: 2071-789X, eISSN: 2306-3459
Authors: Martin Januska
University of West Bohemia
Keywords: risk register, education development project, project management education, project management, risk management, teacher education
DOI: 10.14254/2071-789X.2017/10-2/11
Index PUBMS: d5413616-004d-11e8-94c4-fa163e5d4f72
Language: English
Pages: 153-164 (12)
JEL classification: G32, H52, O20
Website: http://www.economics-sociology.eu/?501,en_arising-need-of-teachers-to-actively-use-project-management-knowledge-in-practice-the-case-of-the-czech-republic
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Abstract

ABSTRACT. European Union subsidy policy gives schools the possibility to improve their budgets and fund various education development projects. Projects have to be carried out by teachers, which increases the need for education in the field of project management. To increase the efficiency and success rate of education development projects it is possible to use the risk register presented in this paper. This paper is based on a research project undertaken in the Czech Republic between 2012 and 2013. The main objective of the project was to increase the effectiveness of the realization of education development projects in regional education in the Czech Republic. A risk register is great tool to help inexperienced project managers avoid risks regardless of the methodology used for managing the project. This paper presents a risk register created especially for development education projects funded from public finance and which can be used during teachers’ education.

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