Course: Fundamentals of Management

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Course title Fundamentals of Management
Course code KPM/9ZM
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Tutorial
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 6
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Pavlák Miroslav, Ing. Ph.D.
  • Egerová Dana, Doc. PaedDr. Ph.D.
  • Januška Martin, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
Introduction to management Manager profile Development of management Decision-making Planning Organizing Controlling Leading Strategic management Change management CSR, managerial ethics and organizational culture Specific forms of management Additional information for the students of the combined form of study is on the Courseware.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Interactive lecture, Lecture supplemented with a discussion, Discussion, Students' portfolio, Individual study, Self-study of literature, Practicum
  • unspecified - 25 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 60 hours per semester
  • Preparation for formative assessments (2-20) - 20 hours per semester
  • Undergraduate study programme term essay (20-40) - 40 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 10 hours per semester
professional knowledge
explain basic terms and categories concerning entreprise and individuals in the organisation
learning outcomes
Student is able to: - explain the importance of management in different types of organisations, - discuss current management approaches, - characterize the primary managerial roles and activities, - apply the theory to real situations.
teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
Interactive lecture
Self-study of literature
Individual study
assessment methods
Written exam
Seminar work
Recommended literature
  • Blažek, Ladislav. Management: organizování, rozhodování, ovlivňování. Praha:Grada, 2014. ISBN 978-80-247-4429-2.
  • Dědina, Jiří, Cejthamr, Václav. Management a organizační chování. Praha:Grada, 2005. ISBN 80-247-1300-4.
  • Donnelly, James H.; Gibson, James L.; Ivancevich, John M. Management. Praha : Grada Publishing, 1997. ISBN 80-7169-422-3.
  • Lukášová, Růžena. Organizační kultura a její změna. Praha:Grada, 2010. ISBN 978-80-247-4429-2.
  • Robbins, Stephen P.; Coulter, Mary. Management. 1. vyd. Praha : Grada, 2004. ISBN 80-247-0495-1.
  • Veber Jaromír a kol. Management:základy, moderní manažerské přístupy, vákonnost a prosperity. Praha:Management Press, 2011. ISBN 978-80-7261-200-0.
  • Vodáček, Leo, Vodáčková, Olga. Moderní management v teorii a praxi. Praha:Management Press, 2013. ISBN 978-80-7261-232-1.

Study plans that include the course
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