Course syllabus RRFRS - Development Cooperation Funding (FRDIS - SS 2019/2020)Help

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Course code:
Course title in Czech:
Development Cooperation Funding
Course title in English:
Development Cooperation Funding
SS 2019/2020
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (6 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes: full-time, 4/0 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course:
Course type: optional
Type of delivery:
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction: Czech
Course supervisor: doc. Ing. Jaroslava Rajchlová, Ph.D.
Course supervising department:
Faculty of Regional Development and International Studies
Teachers: doc. Ing. Jaroslava Rajchlová, Ph.D. (supervisor)
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The aim is to familiarize students with the structure and sources of financing for development cooperation, whether it is a source of transnational, national and private. After completing the course the student should know the basic framework for financing development cooperation in the world, know the main institutions and donors distributing funds at all levels. Students also learn about the issues related to the efficiency and effectiveness of development cooperation funding and different views, often contradictory, the solution efficiency of this issue.
In detail, students will be familiar especially with the most common forms of development cooperation funding from the perspective of the donor for the assessment of applications for funding, control, financial audit, monitoring and evaluation.
Course content:
The structure of financing for development cooperation (allowance 4/4)
Sources of Financing for Development Cooperation (allowance 4/4)
Forms of financing for development cooperation (allowance 2/2)
Donors and international financial institutions (allowance 4/4)
The efficiency and effectiveness of development cooperation funding (allowance 4/4)
Models of funding (allowance 4/4)
Grants from the perspective of the donor management, control ex post, ex ante) (allowance 4/4)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
lecture26 h
practice13 h
13 h
project work
12 h
public presentation (oral)
2 h
preparation for exam
40 h
preparation for regular assessment
10 h
preparation of presentation12 h
elaboration and execution of projects
40 h
168 h
Assessment methods:
Preparation of semestral work aimed at financing development cooperation. The work will be evaluated by a maximum of 40 points. Written exam consisting of open questions rated up to 60 points. Both items will be added together to form the overall mark.
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
0 %
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
COLLIER, C. -- COLLIER, N. Construction funding: the process of real estate development, appraisal, and finance. Hoboken: John Wiley, 1974. 532 p. ISBN 04-700-3731-8.
Financial development and economic growth: explaining the links. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004. 221 p. ISBN 1-4039-2066-4.
LINDENBERG, M. -- BRYANT, C. Going global : transforming relief and development NGOs. Bloomfield: Kumarian Press, 2001. 270 p. ISBN 1-56549-136-X.
Public/private finance and development: methodology, deal structuring, developer solicitation. New York: Wiley, 287 p. ISBN 0-471-333670.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
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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)
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Last modification made by Bc. Vít Karber on 02/25/2020.

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