Course: Fundamentals of management

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Course title Fundamentals of management
Course code KTV/4004
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
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
  • Vomáčková Helena, doc. Ing. CSc.
  • Kubišová Dagmar, Ing.
Course content
Themes: 1. Conception, function and division of management 2. Development of theories and models of management 3. Conception of ME - YOU - We in leading process 4. Decision making - principles, alternatives, risks 5. Planning, aims, priorities, strategies 6. Motivation of employess 7. Controlling, function of feed-back 8. Organizing and types of organizational structures 9. Leading and development of human resources 10. Communicaton - styles, forms, skills 11. Quality control, efficiency and effectivity 12. Evaluation and rewarding 13. Time management in directional position 14. Ethics of management, ethics code

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified, unspecified, unspecified
  • unspecified - 28 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 15 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 8 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 50 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim of the study-unit is to introduce students to the fundamentals of management as critical managerial activities and to equip students with knowledge of the general theory of management. The study-unit defines specifics of a management, introduces its theoretical models, principles, activities - their phases and forms and places them into context. It extends professional competencies and provides the opportunity for confrontation of theoretical knowledge and practical experience. It creates conditions for the perception of a value management process for determining causal and teleological context of awareness of symptoms and their impact management and familiar with selected techniques to cope with sutiations that can be retrieved on the part of the managing entity and as a managed object.
Student understands management terminology and can use it in specific context. Student knows about different kinds of management acitivities (e.g. in planning, decision making, organizing, motivation, controlling, communicating etc.) and can distinguish important coherency and is ready to analyse situation which can appear in leadin process. Student is also able to apply gained knowledge in practise and to react on different situations. Student knows how to plan, how to make decision, to motivate, to communicate and to evaluate.
Secondary knowledge in social science, basic presentation skills.

Assessment methods and criteria
Active cooperation during seminars (at least 80% of participation), passing the credit test (60% of success).
Recommended literature
  • ARMSTRON, M. Management a Leadership. Praha: Grada,2008..
  • FAERBER, Y., STOWE, CH. Vedení lidí v praxi. Praha: Grada, 2009.
  • FISCHER, S. Úvod do teorie managementu a operačního managementu. PF UJEP, Ústí n. L., 2007..
  • GRUBER, D. Time management. Efektivní hospodaření časem. Praha: Management Press, 2009..
  • CHRISTIAN, Z. Nejčastější chyby manažerů. Praha: Grada, 2006..
  • OBST, O. Základy obecného managementu. 1. vyd. Olomouc, 2006, 74 s..
  • Wisniewski, M. Metody manažerského rozhodování.. 1996.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Education Physical Education and Sport (A14) Physical education and sport 1 Winter