Management of Science and Innovation (MSI)  semester-long elective course

TARGET GROUP: students of all faculties UK, 4-th and higher grades Mgr. programs + following Mgr. programs + Ph.D. programs. Academic staff and employees of Charles University have course accessible as part of lifelong learning.

CONTENT of lessons: 3 thematic blocks: Project preparation + Technology Transfer + Management skills. Topics include Innovation and VVI scene. Knowledge management and information analysis // Control system and assessment of science // Financial resources for the PRI in the Czech Republic and EU RDI projects // Preparation own PRI Project // Fundamentals of knowledge and technology transfer // Protection of intellectual property // Business model. Business plan. Spin-out // Preparation of own Business Plan // Team and Time Management // Project Management // Communication Skills Training.

FORM of teaching: hybrid. Presence-based is an introductory lecture (where student teams will also be created) and final communication skills training. Webinars are once a week according to schedule, text and video tutorials (Moodle UK).  Writings of own project, grant application, and business plan are based on teamwork.

TIME LOAD: 90 hours/semester.

CREDITS: 6 credits.

ENROLLMENT: two weeks before the start of the semester

ORGANISATION: Centre for Knowledge and Technology Transfer of Charles University (CPPT UK)

GUARANTOR: RNDr. Eugen Kvašňák, Ph.D. (

ORGANIZATION: Ing. Marie Katakalidisova,, T: +420 224 491 452, Bc. Petra Práglová,, T: +420 224 491 255