Course: Managerial Skills

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Course title Managerial Skills
Course code KMG/X0004
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
  • Povolná Lucie, Ing.
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.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified, unspecified
Learning outcomes
This course is aimed at development of essential managerial skills, which primarily involves self-knowledge including an ability to distinct between innate and acquired characteristics. In this course, students will identify themselves with their qualities and traits leading to realization of their strengths and weaknesses. They will learn how to manage their work and to balance it with personal life. This course also encourages students to communicate efficiently in both ways; i.e. verbally [written and spoken] and non-verbally, and it provides them support to manage their job interview.
The student will be able to: recognize his strengths and weaknesses identify their roles in a team manage their work communicate more efficiently
Marketing course passing.

Assessment methods and criteria
Continuous assessment during the lessons. Semestral project Lectures attendance is mandatory (min. 75 %)
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.

Study plans that include the course
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