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Academic Master Study Programme

INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT

A unique study program that will prepare specialists with in-depth knowledge of project management, international cultural environment, brand management or intellectual capital management, which will provide them with the ability to initiate and manage international cultural projects of various scales.

Degree to be achieved: Academic Master of Social Sciences in Management and Administration.

Acreditation: Study programme will be available from February 2022.

Admission requirements:

Previous education:

  • Social Science Bachelor degree or second level professional higher education in economics or management.
  • Social Science Bachelor degree in other fields and at least 2 years experience in project management.
  • Bachelor′s degree in humanities and at least 2  years experience in project management.


Admission reguirements for foreign students are available HERE.

Aim and Learning outcomes

Aim of the Study programme:

  • To prepare specialists in international cultural project management with analytical and systemic thinking, whose knowledge and skills would allow managing international projects in cultural and related fields.

Learning outcomes of the Study programme:

Knowledge

  • Know international project management theories and approaches to cultural project planning and implementation.
  • Understand international cultural project funding and support mechanisms and submission procedures.
  • Able to design, manage and represent international cultural projects and their teams.

Skills

  • Able to apply project management’s latest knowledge and technologies in international project management.
  • Able to carry out research on the project management processes with projects of various levels and scope.
  • Able to provide arguments to discuss the international project management aspects.
  • Able to take responsibility for the results of working groups in various cultural projects and to carry out their analysis.
  • Able to organize work independently.

Competences

  • Able to formulate and critically analyze project branding, positioning and intellectual property rights issues.
  • Able to find solutions to problems identified in the projects or to unforeseen situations generating new ideas.
  • Able to manage different types of teams, considering ethical standards and different cultural specifics.

Period of studies

Full-time studies - 2 years

Study schedule is designed for employed students and those who have other important tasks during the day:

  • on-line video lectures according to study schedule from 18:30 to 20:30 twice a week (IMPORTANT: those are online lectures not records, thus professors and students can communicate, show different documents, answer questions etc.);
  • all lectures later could be watched as records until the end of the study course (very important to those who cannot attend lectures due to objective reasons or are late to lectures);
  • seminars, teamwork, discussions, consultations - on Saturdays according to study schedule from 09:00 to 17:00

Study courses

MANDATORY STUDY COURSES

  • Introduction in studies


BLOCK 1: PROJECT MANAGEMENT

  • International Project Management
  • Project Financing
  • Strategic and Change Management
  • Leadership and Personal Branding


BLOCK 2: RESEARCH AND ENVIROMENT

  • International Etiquette and Protocol
  • International Cultural Policy
  • International Law
  • Research Methods and Organization of Academic Work


COMPULSORY ELECTIVE STUDY COURSES

BLOCK 3: PROJECT BRANDING

  • Branding
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Brand Visual Development
  • Marketing Strategy and Competitive Positioning


BLOCK 4: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY IN INTERNATIONAL PROJECTS

  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Intellectual Capital Management
  • Intellectual Property Logistics
  • International Labour Law

 

  • Project paper
  • Labor, environmental and civil protection (If not completed at previous education levels


FINAL EXAM

  • Master Thesis

 

VACCINATION FOR FOREIGNERS

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