Course: Corporate Management

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Course title Corporate Management
Course code KMG/APOMA
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Kovářová Kateřina, doc. Ing. Ph.D.
  • Zábranská Alena, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Firm management 2. The development of management theory 3. Management in centrally planned and free-market economies 4. Transition from a centrally planned economy to a free-market economy 5. Principles of management 6. Organizing and coordinating 7. Manager as a leader 8. Management styles 9. Planning 10. Human resource management 11. Leadership and coaching 12. Decision making 13. Communication 14. Management control

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified
  • unspecified - 45 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 16 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 70 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The course makes students acquainted with the principles of management under the conditions of globalization. It deals especially with the issues and problems connected with planning processes, organization, management of people, communication and control. Special attention is paid to decision making processes, also in conditions of uncertainty and risks. A part of the course is also devoted to informational systems in managerial work, management of changes and principles of strategic management. In the second part, globalization and its influence on the economy and management are discussed.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: - express key concepts and theories related to management - analyze different industries and make objective strategic decisions based on established management theories - evaluate traditional and contemporary management theories, along with practical applications to develop a strategic plan to improve organizational efficiency - have a basic knowledge of human resource management - understand social responsibilities of business managers - understand and apply effective small group behaviour strategies
Recommended prerequisite: Corporate Economics

Assessment methods and criteria
Progress assessment, written test, oral exam, for our part-time students their attendance at lectures is not considered compulsory. To pass the final written test, students must score at least 75%.
Recommended literature
  • ARMSTRONG, M. Personální management, Grada, Praha 1999.
  • BLAŽEK, L. Management - Organizování, rozhodování, ovlivňování, Grada, Praha, 2011, ISBN 978-80-247-3275-6.
  • CEJTHAMR,V., DĚDINA,J. Management a organizační chování, Grada, Praha, 2010, ISBN 978-80-247-3348-7.
  • DĚDINA,J.,ODCHÁZEL,J. Management a moderní organizování firmy, Grada, Praha, 2007, ISBN 978-80-247-2149-1.
  • Drucker, F.P. To nejdůležitější z Druckera, Management Press, Praha, 2002.
  • HAMMER, M. Agenda 21 - Co musí každý podnik udělat pro úspěch v 21. století, Management Press, Praha 2002.
  • MATSUMOTO, K. Participativní management, Grada, Praha 1997.
  • SRPOVÁ, J. A KOL. Sbírka příkladů a případových studií z managementu, VŠE Praha 2002.
  • STÝBLO, J. Lidský kapitál v nové ekonomice, Professional Publishing, Praha 2001.
  • TRUNEČEK, J. Management v informační společnosti. 1. vyd. Praha: VŠE, 1998. 223 s..
  • Veber, J.:. Management - Základy, prosperita, globalizace, Management Press, Praha 2004.
  • VODÁČEK, L. - VODÁČKOVÁ, O. Moderní management v teorii a praxi. Management Press. Praha 2001.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Social and Economic Studies Financial management (A) Economy 2 Winter
Faculty of Social and Economic Studies Regional Development (D) Economy 2 Winter
Faculty of Social and Economic Studies Financial management (B) Economy 2 Winter
Faculty of Social and Economic Studies Business Administration and Management (B) Economy 2 Winter