Course: Outdoor management training

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Course title Outdoor management training
Course code KTV/4075
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
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
  • Svatoš Vladimír, PaedDr.
  • Kovařík David, Mgr.
  • Kostínek Jiří, Mgr.
  • Mikanová Kateřina, Mgr.
Course content
Themes of the lectures and seminars: 1. History of outdoor management trainingu (OMT) 2. Today´s situarion in this issue - organizations which deal with OMT 3. Methods and principles used in OMT 4. Aims of OMT 5. Working team as a specifis social group, functional and team role 6. Possiblities of OMT to influence the roles in team, the position of manager and team leader 7. The usage of other profession in OMT (psychologist, personal consultant, etc.) 8. Suitable programme components in OMT 9. Programme offer, necessary components of the offer, content and form 10. Proceedure during offer concept of specific programme 11. Work with a client during specification of aims, content and conditions of the course. 12. Practical suggestion of a programme for specific company with specific aim.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified, unspecified, unspecified, unspecified
  • unspecified - 42 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 35 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 10 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 15 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Outdoor management training is an attractive and effective training method for building and cementing teams, development of managerial and professional competence, motivating individuals and teams and staff assessment. During the course students learn the basic techniques and strategies in the use of adventurous elements in preparation courses for managerial teams. The usability of this region is also for consultants, trainers and organizers of corporate events activities.
The students will be able to use gained knowledge and skills in the field of OMT.
To pass successfully the subject called Facilitation skills and group dynamics To have knowledge from pedagogy, psychology and from the subject called Experiential pedagogy.

Assessment methods and criteria
Attendance 75 %; credit test from taught issues, seminar project - programme offer.
Recommended literature
  • Zlatý fond her I, Prázdninová škola Lipnice. (2002). J. Janda (Ed.). Praha: Portál..
  • Zlatý fond her II, Prázdninová škola Lipnice. (2002). J. Hrkal & R. Hanuš (Eds.). 3. vydání. Praha: Portál.
  • Zlatý fond her III, Prázdninová škola Lipnice. (2007). D. Zounková (Ed.). Praha: Portál..
  • KROUWEL, B., GROODWEL, B. Management Development Outdoors, London: Kogan Page Ltd, 1994..
  • NEUMAN, J. Dobrodružné hry a cvičení v přírodě. Praha: Portál, 2007..
  • PLAMÍNEK, J. Vedení lidí, týmů a firem. Praha: Grada, 2005..
  • SVATOŠ.V., LEBEDA, L. Outdoor trénink pro manažery a firemní týmy. Praha: Grada, 2005..
  • ZAHRÁDKOVÁ, E. Teambuilding - cesta k efektivní spolupráci, Praha: Portál, 2005..

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 3 Summer