Course syllabus MDKR - Management Discussion Club (FBE - SS 2018/2019)

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Course code:
Course title in Czech:
Management Discussion Club
Course title in English:
Management Discussion Club
SS 2018/2019
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Fulfillment of requirements (1 credit)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 0/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 0/28 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Level of course:
bachelor; master; master continuing; doctor
Course type:
Type of delivery:
usual, consulting
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction:
Course supervisor: Ing. Sylvie Formánková, Ph.D.
Course supervising department:
Ing. Jiří Duda, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Ing. Sylvie Formánková, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor, tutor)
JUDr. Hana Haluzová (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
JUDr. Andrea Hrdličková, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
doc. Ing. Helena Chládková, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Bc. Vít Janiš, BA (Hons), MSc., Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Ing. Radovan Kožíšek, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Ing. Renata Kučerová, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
doc. Ing. Ida Rašovská, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor)
Ing. Hana Stojanová, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor)
doc. Ing. Pavel Žufan, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Timetable in this semester:
Even week
Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The aim of the course is to develop the ability to discuss and argue current managerial topics both at the national and world level. Students will discuss topics, cases, questions of managerial practice, and their active involvement and argumentation will be emphasized.
Course content:
1.Current trends in management (allowance 0/2)
Key Competences of a Successful Manager.
Current trends in corporate strategies.

Current Trends in Human Resource Management (allowance 0/2)
Current Trends in Human Resource Management with a Y Generation Focus
b.Human Capital in Industry 4.0.
c.Developing flexible forms of work, flexicurity in labor relations, meaningful and non-burdensome employee protection

Current issues of corporate social responsibility (allowance 0/2)
4.Current issues of Crisis Management (allowance 0/2)
Current issues of Crisis Management.
Link of internal audit to risk management.

5.Tourism Management in the Czech Republic - Current Issues (allowance 0/2)
6.Optional topic chosen by students (allowance 0/2)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
Combined form
12 h
12 h
preparation for regular assessment
16 h
16 h
28 h
28 h
Assessment methods:
The course will be finished in the form of a student moderated discussion on the topic chosen by themselves. The students will demonstrate the ability to argue the topic. The result of the discussion will be an audiovisual record that will be published online.
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendanceCombined form
0 %
0 %
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
BLOWFIELD, M. -- MURRAY, A. Corporate responsibility. 2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 431 p. ISBN 978-0-19-958107-8.
CRANE, A. -- MATTEN, D. -- SPENCE, L J. Corporate social responsibility: readings and cases in a global context. 2nd ed. Oxon: Routledge, 2014. 596 p. ISBN 978-0-415-68324-1.
SKÝPALOVÁ, R. -- KUČEROVÁ, R. -- BLAŠKOVÁ, V. Development of the Corporate Social Responsibility Concept in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises. Prague Economic Papers: Quarterly Journal of Economic Theory and Policy. 2016. v. 25, no. 3, p. 287--303. ISSN 1210-0455. URL:
FORMÁNKOVÁ, S. -- HRDLIČKOVÁ, A. -- GRABEC, T. Perception of Corporate Social Responsibility of South Moravian Region by Enterprises. In Enterprise and Competitive Environment: Conference Proceedings. Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2017, p. 251--260. ISBN 978-80-7509-499-5. URL:
ŽUFAN, P. -- PYŠNÝ, T. Strategic Management in SMEs in Selected European Countries. In Internet of Things: IoT Infrastructures. Part II . New York: Springer New York, 2015, p. 38--42. ISBN 978-3-319-19742-5. URL:
ŽUFAN, P. Strategic management of czech SMEs and their economic performance. In Sborník z mezinárodní vědecké konference Znalosti pro tržní praxi 2015: Ženy - podnikatelky v minulosti a současnosti . Olomouc: Societas Scientiarum Olomucensis II., 2015, p. 1140--1147. ISBN 978-80-87533-12-3.
LIŠKOVÁ, S. -- TOMŠÍK, P. Competency-based approach to human resources management. Zemědělská ekonomika = Agricultural Economics. 2013. v. 59, no. 11, p. 496--504. ISSN 0139-570X. URL:
BONDAROUK, T. -- OLIVAS-LUJAN, M. Social Media in Human Resources Management. Bingley: Emerald, 2013. 299 p. ISBN 978-1-78190-901-0.
STOJANOVÁ, H. -- VIRGLEROVÁ, S. The Specifics of the Human Resource Management Strategy in Non-governmental Non-profit Organizations. In Aktuálne problémy podnikovej sféry 2017: Zborník vedeckých prác. Bratislava: EKONÓM, 2017, p. 969--979. ISBN 978-80-225-4422-1. URL:
PÍCHOVÁ, K. -- JANIŠ, V. -- DŘÍNOVSKÁ, E. -- LISICKÝ, A. Generation Y: attitudes to future employment. In PEFnet 2016. 2016: Mendel University in Brno, 2016, p. 43. ISBN 978-80-7509-445-2.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
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Course listed in previous semesters:
WS 2018/2019, SS 2017/2018 (and older)
Teaching place:

Last modification made by Ing. Jiří Gruber on 02/19/2019.

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