Course syllabus NOARP - Non-Profit Organizations and Development Aid (FRDIS - SS 2019/2020)Help


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Course code:
NOARP
Course title in Czech:
Non-Profit Organizations and Development Aid
Course title in English: Non-Profit Organizations and Development Aid
Semester:
SS 2019/2020
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (6 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 2/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course:
bachelor
Course type:
required
Type of delivery:
usual, consulting
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction:
Czech
Course supervisor:
Course supervising department:
Faculty:
Teachers:
doc. Ing. Jaroslava Rajchlová, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Prerequisites: not Non-Profit Organizations and Development Aid in English
 
Timetable in this semester:
Day
From-till
Room
Teacher
Entry
Frequency
Capacity
Tuesday
15.00-16.50
Aula (ČP II.)Lecture
Every week
190
Tuesday
17.00-18.50
Aula (ČP II.)
J. Rajchlová
Seminar
Every week
170
 
Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The aim of the subject is to make the students familiar with the non-governmental organisations and their role in the area of development cooperation. After finishing the subject the student should know the basic framework of functioning of non-governmental organisations on national and international level, including specific management, economic and financial practices used in this type of organisations.
 
Course content:
1.
Origins and purpose of NGO (allowance 1/1)
 
a.origin and development of NGO, history
b.
definition of NGO
c.
principles of NGO operations

2.
Typology of NGO (allowance 1/1)
 
a.
general typology
b.legal framework in Czech Republic
c.
examples of legal frameworks abroad

3.
NGO functioning (allowance 3/3)
 
a.
setting up and functioning of NGO
b.
management of NGO, human resource management
c.
NGO economics
d.
accounting in NGO

4.
Financing of NGO (allowance 2/2)
 
a.
special practices and approaches in financing - fundraising, sponsoring, donations
b.
philanthrophy

5.
Partnership and cooperation (allowance 1/1)
 
a.
principles of cooperations on all levels (local, regional, international)
b.
cooperation between NGO, networking, partnership and participation

6.
History of development cooperation and NGOs (allowance 1/1)
 
a.
history of development cooperation involving NGOs

7.
NGO development cooperation in the world (allowance 2/2)
 
a.
principles of development cooperation projects managed by NGOs
b.
prominent international development cooperation NGOs
c.international cooperation in development projects

8.
Future role of NGOs in development cooperation. (allowance 1/1)
 
a.
the role of NGOs in development cooperation
b.the NGO accountability towards the donors and aid recipients
c.
searching for more efficient models of development cooperation

Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
lecture
24 h
preparation for exam
86 h
preparation for regular testing
58 h
Total168 h
 
Assessment methods:
none
 
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Total0 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
REKTOŘÍK, J. et al. Organizace neziskového sektoru: základy ekonomiky, teorie a řízení. 2nd ed. Praha: Ekopress, 2007. 187 p. ISBN 978-80-86929-25-5.
EDWARDS, M. -- HULME, D. Making a difference : NGOs and development in a changing world. London: Earthscan, 2004. 240 p. ISBN 1-85383-144-1.
LEWIS, D. The management of non-governmental development organizations : an introduction. New York: Routledge, 2001. 242 p. Routledge studies in the management of voluntary and non-profit organizations. ISBN 0-415-20758-4.

Recommended:
EDWARDS, M. -- FOWLER, A. The Earthscan reader on NGO management. London: Earthscan, 2002. 464 p. ISBN 1-85383-847-0.
LINDENBERG, M. -- BRYANT, C. Going global : transforming relief and development NGOs. Bloomfield: Kumarian Press, 2001. 270 p. ISBN 1-56549-135-1.
SCHAAD, M. Neziskové organizace v ekonomické teorii : analýza vývoje a motivace bezplatných dobročinných aktivit. 1st ed. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 1998. 244 p. ISBN 80-210-1971-9.
NOVOTNÝ, J. et al. Ekonomika a řízení neziskových organizací: (zejména nevládních organizací). 1st ed. Praha: Oeconomica, 2004. 156 p. ISBN 80-245-0792-7.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Programme B-INTS International Territorial Studies, full-time form, initial period WS 2018/2019
Field of study B-ITS-IDSA International Development Studies, full-time form, initial period WS 2018/2019
 
Course listed in previous semesters:
SS 2018/2019, SS 2017/2018, SS 2016/2017, SS 2015/2016, SS 2014/2015, SS 2013/2014 (and older)
Teaching place: Brno


Last modification made by Bc. Vít Karber on 04/02/2020.

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