Course: Fundamentals of Management

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Course title Fundamentals of Management
Course code KPM/ZM
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 Compulsory, Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Nosková Marta, Ing. Ph.D.
  • Pavlák Miroslav, Ing. Ph.D.
  • Egerová Dana, Doc. PaedDr. Ph.D.
  • Jermář Milan, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
- Introduction to management - Manager profile - Development of management - Decision-making - Planning - Organizing - Controlling - Leading - Decision-making - Strategic management - Change management - 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
  • Preparation for formative assessments (2-20) - 17 hours per semester
  • Undergraduate study programme term essay (20-40) - 35 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 39 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report) (1-10) - 10 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 55 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
explain basic terms and categories concerning entreprise and individuals in the organisation
general eligibility
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learning outcomes
professional knowledge
Student will be able: - to understand the role of management and manager in current organizations; - to demonstrate knowledge of key management theories and thoughts; - to identify a explain basic functions of management; - to identify and describe various management roles in modern organisation; - to explain and apply selected managerial tools and techniques that can be used in in carrying out managerial functions and roles; - to describe the phases of change management and the role of the manager in the change proces.
professional skills
Student is able: to utilize the knowledge to solving case studies related to selected management scenarious; to apply selected managerial techniques and tools to develop solutions in the area of business environment; to apply gained knowledge to solve relevant managerial issues within both team and individual work.
general eligibility
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teaching methods
professional knowledge
Interactive lecture
Practicum
Self-study of literature
Individual study
Students' portfolio
Discussion
professional skills
Practicum
Task-based study method
Collaborative instruction
Self-study of literature
Skills demonstration
general eligibility
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
Task-based study method
Students' portfolio
Instruction based on dialogue
assessment methods
professional knowledge
Written exam
Test
Seminar work
Group presentation at a seminar
Continuous assessment
professional skills
Seminar work
Group presentation at a seminar
Individual presentation at a seminar
Continuous assessment
Skills demonstration during seminar
general eligibility
Individual presentation at a seminar
Group presentation at a seminar
Skills demonstration during practicum
Recommended literature
  • Blažek, Ladislav. Management: organizování, rozhodování, ovlivňování. Praha:Management Press, 2014. ISBN 978-80-247-4429-2.
  • Dědina, Jiří, Cejthamr, Václav. Management a organizační chování. Praha:Grada, 2010. ISBN 80-247-1300-4.
  • Donelly James H.,Gibson, James L.,Ivancevich, John M. Management. Praha:Grada, 1997. ISBN 978-80-7169-422-9.
  • Lukášová, Růžena. Organizační kultura a její změna. Praha:Grada, 2010. ISBN 978-80-247-2951-0.
  • Robbins, Stephen P.; Coulter, Mary. Management. 1. vyd. Praha : Grada, 2004. ISBN 80-247-0495-1.
  • Veber, Jaromír. Management : základy, moderní manažerské přístupy, výkonnost a prosperita. Praha : Management Press, 2009. 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
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Economics Project Management Systems (1) Economy 2 Summer
Faculty of Economics Information Systems Management (1) Economy 2 Summer
Faculty of Economics Retail Management (1) Economy 2 Summer
Faculty of Economics Business Economics and Management (2015) Economy 2 Summer
Faculty of Law Law (14) Law, legal and public administration proceeding - -
Faculty of Economics Business Economics and Management (2015) Economy 2 Summer
Faculty of Economics Information Systems Management (2015) Economy 2 Summer
Faculty of Law Law (15) Law, legal and public administration proceeding - -
Faculty of Law Law (13) Law, legal and public administration proceeding - -
Faculty of Law Law (16) Law, legal and public administration proceeding - -
Faculty of Economics Business Economics and Management (1) Economy 2 Summer
Faculty of Economics Business Economics and Management (2010) Economy 2 Summer
Faculty of Economics Retail Management (2015) Economy 2 Summer
Faculty of Economics Project Management Systems (2015) Economy 2 Summer
Faculty of Law Law (17) Law, legal and public administration proceeding - -
Faculty of Economics Information Systems Management (2017) Economy 2 Summer