Course: Managerial Skills

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Course title Managerial Skills
Course code KMG/W0004
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction English
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Kindl Stanislav, Ing. MBA
Course content
1. Qualifications and competences essential for managers and their work, life-long learning. 2. Team work. Meaning, manager's role - Belbin test incl. evaluation. 3. Self-analysis. SWOT analysis, manager's qualities, skills and traits. 4. Behaviour. Ten Commandments of assertive communication. Managing and leading styles. Manipulative practices, myths. 5. Time management. Planning, scheduling, tools applied in operating activities. 6. Work-life balance. Preventing stress. Workload regulation. 7. Efficient meetings. Agenda preparation. Common mistakes. 8. Transactional analysis. Effective verbal communication incl. phone calls. 9. Written communication. Editing and styling of formal correspondence. Business letter and/or cover letter writing. 10. Nonverbal communication. Its meaning and importance. 11. Self-presentation, sample try-outs. 12. Job interview. Preparation, most common questions, sample interview.

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Recommended literature
  • Basu, A., L. Faust. Umění úspěšné komunikace.
  • KHELEROVÁ, V. Komunikační a obchodní dovednosti manažera. Praha: Grada, 2006.
  • Knoblauch, J. a kol. Time management.
  • PLAMÍNEK, J. Sebepoznání, sebeřízení a stres. Praha: Grada, 2013. ISBN 978-80-247-4751-4.
  • Plamínek, J. Vedení lidí, týmů a firem, 4. vyd..
  • Plamínek, J. Vedení porad, 2. vyd..
  • Whetten, D., K. Cameron. Developing Management Skills.

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