Course: Company Management

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Course title Company Management
Course code KMG/W0016
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 Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Povolná Lucie, Ing.
Course content
1. MANAGERS AND THE STUDY OF MANAGEMENT 2. MANAGERS AND THEIR ENVIRONMENTS I 3. MANAGERS AND THEIR ENVIRONMENTS II 4. FOUNDATIONS OF MANAGING WORK AND ORGANIZATIONS 5. DECISION MAKING MANAGEMENT 6. THE PLANNING FUNCTION 7. THE ORGANIZING FUNCTION 8. THE CONTROLLING FUNCTION 9. MANAGING PEOPLE IN ORGANIZATIONS I 10. MANAGING PEOPLE IN ORGANIZATIONS II - MOTIVATION 11. MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES FOR INCREASING MOTIVATION 12. MANAGING WORK GROUPS 13. LEADING PEOPLE IN ORGANIZATIONS 14. COMMUNICATION

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified, unspecified
  • unspecified - 26 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 26 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 26 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 26 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
This optional course is focused on the complex conception of management and its decision making process, planning, organizing and control. Moreover, even the main problems of human resources management within organizations (e.g.motivation, working in teams) are covered by this course.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: - describe human resource management process, including various techniques managers can use in evaluating employee performance - demonstrate practical knowledge of the functions of management - define leadership and explain the difference between managers and leaders - demonstrate a basic knowledge of the process and tools of strategic planning - understand classic and innovative strategy paradigms and how to formulate and implement them - know the critical alignment between business strategy and the success of the organization - demonstrate ability to use motivation in the organization, including the ability to use specific motivational procedures to effect changes in subordinate behavior
Prerequisites
Recommended prerequisites are: Corporate Economics and Company Management.

Assessment methods and criteria
unspecified
Continuous assessment, semestral project, written test, lectures attendance is mandatory (min. 75 %). In evaluation of semestral project and written test the student must reach 60 %. For Erasmus programme student there are the following grades: A: 92 100 % B: 84 91 % C: 76 83 % D: 68 75 % E: 60 67 % F: 0 59 %
Recommended literature
  • DAFT, R.L. et al. Management, South-Western Cengage Learning, Mason, USA, 2011, ISBN 13-978-0-538-47953-0.
  • DIWAN, P. Management Principles and Practices, Excel Books, 2002. ISBN 8174461256.
  • GRIFFIN, R.W. Management, South-Western Cengage Learning, Mason, USA, 2011, ISBN 13-978-1-4390-8099-3.
  • IRWIN, D. Managing and Employing People, Crest Publishing House, 2004. ISBN 8124204411.
  • LONGNECKER,J.G et al. Small Business Management, Thomson South-Western, Mason,USA, 2010, ISBN 978-0-324-578832-9.
  • MONKS,R.A.G. Theory and Problems of Operations Management,Tata McGraw-Hill, 2004, ISBN 0070588708.
  • STOKES,D. et al. Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship, South-Western Cengage Learning, Mason, USA, 2010, ISBN 978-1-4080-1799-9.


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