Course: Urban and Regional Planning

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Course title Urban and Regional Planning
Course code KGE/PMRP
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 8
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Ježek Jiří, Doc. RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Planning theories. The planning and its social status, evolution of views on urban and regional planning in the 20th and 21st centuries. Urban planning versus development (strategic) planning. Basic planning models (integrated development planning versus incrementalism planning), the planning culture and spatial planning system in the Czech Republic and selected EU countries. Participatory planning. Ethics of spatial planning. 2. Planning methods and procedures. Analytical methods (measuring, indicators, analyzing the impacts), forecasting methods (planning under conditions of risk, forecasts and forecasting, Delphi method, scenario building, planning games), evaluation methods (preferential matrix, relevance tree, analysis of costs and benefits, risk analysis, SWOT analysis etc.), creative methods (brainstorming, mind mapping), communication, moderation and mediation methods and techniques, monitoring, assessment and evaluation methods. 3. The Planning methods and procedures in practice. Territorial and strategic planning at the local, regional, national and transnational (European) level.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion, Project-based instruction, Seminar
  • Team project (50/number of students) - 70 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 70 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 52 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report) (1-10) - 16 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
basic knowledge in regional development, regional policy, spatial planning (orientation)
professional skills
basic knowledge in regional development, regional policy, spatial planning (orientation)
general eligibility
N/A
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
theory and praxis cubic scheduling and most considerable analysis, planning, prognostic and evaluative method and routes, used in strategic (socio-economic) and spatial planning
professional skills
processing and organization of production strategic (conceptual) documents for needs municipality, cities and regions
general eligibility
N/A
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
Seminar
professional skills
Seminar
Task-based study method
Project-based instruction
Discussion
general eligibility
Seminar
Task-based study method
Discussion
assessment methods
professional knowledge
Combined exam
professional skills
Project
Group presentation at a seminar
Combined exam
general eligibility
Project
Group presentation at a seminar
Recommended literature
  • Archibugi, F. Planning Theory. From the Political Debate to the Methodological Reconstruction. Milano, 2008. ISBN 978-88-470-0695-9.
  • Boarchard, K. (ed.). Grundriss der Raumordnung und Raumentwicklung. Hannover, 2011. ISBN 978-3-88838-554-4.
  • Dietrich Fürst; Scholles, Frank. Handbuch Theorien und Methoden der Raum- und Umweltplanung / Dietrich Fürst, Frank Scholles (Hg.). 3., vollständig überarbeitete Aufl. Dortmund : Rohn, 2008. ISBN 978-3-939486-23-7.
  • Fainstein, S. S., Campbell, S. (ed.). Readings in Planning Theory. 3. vydání.. Singapore, 2012. ISBN 978-1-4443-3080-9.
  • Hall, Peter. Urban and Regional Planning. 4 th ed. London : Routledge, 2002. ISBN 0-415-21777-6.
  • Ježek, J. Strategické plánování obcí, měst a regionů. Vybrané problémy výzvy a možnosti řešení.. Praha, 2015. ISBN 978-80-7552-263-4.
  • Kuta, V.; Sedlecký, J., Endel, S. Urbanismus a teorie stavby měst. Vybrané kapitoly z urbanismu. Ostrava, 2012. ISBN 978-80-248-2820-6.
  • Maier, Karel. Územní plánování. 2. přeprac. vyd. Praha : Vydavatelství ČVUT, 2000. ISBN 80-01-02240-4.
  • Šilhánková, V.; Koutný, J.; Čablová, M. Urbanismus a územní plánování. Pardubice, 2010. ISBN 978-80-7395-310-2.
  • Veselý, Arnošt,; Nekola, Martin,; Drhová, Zuzana. Analýza a tvorba veřejných politik : přístupy, metody a praxe. Praha : Sociologické nakladatelství, 2007. ISBN 978-80-86429-75-5.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Political Science (17-1) Social sciences 2 Winter