Mgr. Petr Vrzáček

Petr VRZÁČEK, senior lecturer

Head of the Department

Research Areas

  • Systemic, Strategic and Project Management

  • Communication and Management of Change


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Work Experience

  • Head of the Management and Supervision in Social and Health Care organizations department and the senior lecturer, who has been teaching at Faculty of Humanities of Charles University since 2002. His specialization includes systemic, strategic and project management, as well as communication and management of change. For several years he has been responsible for students’ managerial practices.

  • As a consultant and an advisor he cooperates with many Czech NGOs, most of them are registered as official social care providers.

  • 2015–2016: He was responsible for developing strategies of Czech Alzheimer Society regional focal points.

  • 2014–2015: He had been working as an external appraisal agent for Public Beneficial Organizations’ Association and as such being responsible for nomination of various Czech NGOs for the Reliable NGO certificate.

  • 2014: He prepared a baseline study for the Council of Government of Czech Republic for NGOs that help with formulation of the State NGOs’ policy for the years 2015 – 2020.

  • 2013: He designed methodology for selection of best managed Czech NGOs and since then he has been involved in annual selection process.

  • 10/2013–present: He participated in implementation of an Erasmus LLP financed international project, whose aim had been to develop and to pilot three joint modules strengthening competences of health and social care managers.

  • 2012: He had been evaluating transformation of Czech residential services for the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs.

  • 2009: He worked in a research team who benchmarked selected world-wide universities from top 200 and based on the findings formulated improvements in management of Czech universities.

  • 2006–present: He has worked as an EEA FM appraisal agent operating in countries such as Lithuania, Czech and Slovak Republic.

  • 2005–2007: He had been a member of one ESF operational program’s ex-ante evaluation team.

  • 2002–2005: He coordinated an ESF funded project targeting integration of inclusive education in Czech educational system.

  • 1999–2001: He had been a member of the team formulating the very first Czech White Paper on Education. His main task was to coordinate on-going evaluation of this Paper development process.

Publications (Eng)

  • VRZÁČEK, P., PAJKRT, P. Out-of-School Education and Use of Leisure Time, in: National Programme for the Development of Education in the Czech Republic, Tauris, Prague 2001, page 58.

  • VRZÁČEK, P. et al. Intercultural Education, in: Intercultural Education – a handbook not just for upper secondary teachers, Lidové noviny, Prague 2002, page 9.

  • VRZÁČEK, P., AGOSTINHO, M., HUOTARI, P., MÄNTYNEVA, M., HAVRDOVÁ, Z., Analyses of Needs and Resources, in: HAVRDOVÁ, Z., MATTHEWS-SMITH, G., HUOTARI, P., Developing Cross-Cultural Competencies in Health and Social Care Management, Lahti University of Applied Sciences, Part 20, 2016.

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