Course: Fundamentals of Management in Building Industry

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Course title Fundamentals of Management in Building Industry
Course code KPM/ZMS
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Tutorial
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
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
  • Januška Martin, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
1. The problem of management; People in organisation; 2. Management and managers; Development of control theory; 3 Planing; 4. Organising; 5. Leadership; 6. Controlling; 7. Risk management; 8. Change management; 9. Quality management; 10. Communication management; 11. Strategic management; 12. Avoiding crises; 13. Environmental management;

Learning activities and teaching methods
Students' portfolio, Individual study, Lecture, Practicum
  • Contact hours - 39 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 15 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 30 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report) (1-10) - 10 hours per semester
professional knowledge
- use of gained knowledge about the branch for understanding of managerial activities in building industry;
learning outcomes
Student can: - characterise basic managerial activities in building enterprise; - compare labour of managers in particular control levels in building plant; - describe managerial roles; - apply common principles of management in environment of Czech building plants.
teaching methods
Individual study
Students' portfolio
assessment methods
Oral exam
Seminar work
Individual presentation at a seminar
Recommended literature
  • Základy managementu stavebních podniků. ČVUT Praha.
  • Bělohlávek, František; Košťan, Pavol; Šuleř, Oldřich. Management. 1. vyd. Olomouc : Rubico, 2001. ISBN 80-85839-45-8.
  • Šuleř, Oldřich. Manažerské techniky III. 1. vyd. Olomouc : Rubico, 2003. ISBN 80-85839-87-3(3.
  • Šuleř, Oldřich. Manažerské techniky II. 1. vyd, dotisk. Olomouc : Rubico, 2003. ISBN 80-85839-87-3.
  • Šuleř, Oldřich. Manažerské techniky. 1. vyd, dotisk. Olomouc : Rubico, 2003. ISBN 80-85839-89-X.
  • Truneček, Jan. Management v informační společnosti : učební texty pro bakalářské studium. 1. vyd. Praha : VŠE, 1997. ISBN 80-7079-201-9.
  • UMLAUFOVÁ, M. Management a trendy jeho vývoje. ČSVTS, České Budějovice, 1990.
  • Veber, Jaromír. Management : základy, prosperita, globalizace. Vyd. 1. Praha : Management Press, 2000. ISBN 80-7261-029-5.
  • Vodáček, Leo; Vodáčková, Oľga. Management : teorie a praxe v informační společnosti. 4., rozš. vyd. Praha : Management Press, 2001. ISBN 80-7261-041-4.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Applied Sciences Building Structures (2010) Construction industry, geodesy and cartography 2 Winter