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Course, academic year 2021/2022
Management of Science and Innovation 1 - TVOL0002
Title: Management of Science and Innovation 1
Guaranteed by: Centre for Knowledge and Technology Transfer (71-CPPT)
Faculty: Centre for Knowledge and Technology Transfer
Actual: from 2021
Semester: both
Points: 6
E-Credits: 6
Examination process:
Hours per week, examination: 13/0 C [weeks/semester]
Capacity: winter:unknown / unknown (60)
summer:unknown / unknown (60)
Min. number of students: 5
Virtual mobility / capacity: yes / unlimited
Key competences: entrepreneurship, 4EU+ Flagship 3, social engagement
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: distance
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester
Guarantor: RNDr. Eugen Kvašňák, Ph.D.
Incompatibility : TVOL0001
Is incompatible with: TVOL0001
Annotation -
Last update: Bc. Petra Práglová (18.01.2022)
ONLINE elective course. - Are you interested in science and innovations? - Would you like to learn how to manage projects and succeed? - Do you want to know how to protect your ideas and how to prepare a business plan in order to see your ideas applied in a daily life? - Apply for a practical course Management of Science and Innovation (MSI). The course is brought to you by Knowledge and Technology Transfer Office of Charles University – CPPT UK. MSI1 is one-semester long, online course, all in English with 6 credits rewarding the students successfully completing it. What can you expect? You will: - get practical skills; - prepare your own project in teams; - meet with leading experts in each field; - get a basic overview of project management, time management, legislative minimum, etc.; - work on your soft skills during the training of communication skills. Learn more about our MSI course on our website ORGANIZED BY: Centre for Knowledge and Technology Transfer of Charles University (CPPT UK) GUARANTOR: RNDr. Eugen Kvašňák, PhD. CONTACT: Bc. Petra Práglová,, T: +420 224 491 255
Aim of the course -
Last update: Bc. Petra Práglová (18.01.2022)

Introduce you to:

  • the basics of science and innovation management;
  • the innovation ecosystem of Charles University; 
  • how to bring your scientific results into practice;
  • the teamwork on scientific project.

After the course you should be able to:

  • prepare a project application including financial resources,
  • protect your ideas and know-how, and to implement them into a business plan,
  • present your project to investors.

The aim of the course is to provide uniform training in science management, project management and technology transfer issues.

Course completion requirements -
Last update: Bc. Petra Práglová (18.01.2022)

Completion of MSI:

  • Getting 6 points for active participation at webinars;
  • Getting 6 points for tests with pass grade;
  • Getting 2 points for teamwork = to prepare your own real or fictitious project, to apply for a grant, to prepare a business plan and to deliver a pitch presentation in students teams made up of 3-5 participants;
  • Feedback.

Participants who have successfully completed the subject are awarded with 6 credits and digital badge.

Teaching methods -
Last update: Bc. Petra Práglová (18.01.2022)

The form of teaching is distant learning - webinars (in MS Teams, usually on Tuesday at 16:00-17:30), study texts and videos in MOOC UK.

Syllabus -
Last update: Bc. Petra Práglová (18.01.2022)

The course consists of 13 modules that cover 3 thematic blocks:


Topics of the individual teaching modules are:

1. Introduction. Development of teams (distant learning)

2. System of science management and evaluation (distant learning)

3. Financial sources for science, research and innovation in the Czech Republic and EU (distant learning)

4. Preparation of research and innovation projects (distant learning)

5. Preparation of own RDI project (distant learning)

6. Basics of knowledge and technology transfer (distant learning)

7. Protection of intellectual property in RDI (distant learning)

8. Business model. Business plan. Spin-out (distant learning)

9. Preparation of own business plan (distant learning)

10. Communication skills (distant learning)

11. Time management (distant learning)

12. Project management (distant learning)

13. Training of communication skills (distant learning)

Registration requirements -
Last update: Bc. Petra Práglová (18.01.2022)

The course primarily aims at students of the 4th year and higher of Master and PhD programmes of all faculties as well as at academic workers with the ambition to lead scientific or innovation projects.

Ph.D. students and UK staff apply by sending an email to

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