Course syllabus MAN - Management (FA - WS 2013/2014)

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Course code: MAN
Course title in language of instruction: -- item not defined --
Course title in Czech: Management
Course title in English: Management
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (6 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: full-time, 2/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction: Czech
Level of course: bachelor
Semester: WS 2013/2014
Name of lecturer: Ing. Jiří Duda, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
doc. Ing. Helena Chládková, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, tutor)
Ing. Renata Kučerová, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, tutor)
doc. Ing. Pavel Žufan, Ph.D. (supervisor)
Prerequisites: none
Aims of the course:
Aim of the subject is to provide students with the fundamental theoretical knowledge of management, teach them to apply main managerial methods and techniques of decision making in management and organisational development, organizing and leading people and performing managerial functions. Output knowledge thus include orientation in the development of the theory of management, knowledge of the methods of environment analysis, managerial functions and their contets. Student's skills are connected with basic application of particular methods of environment analysis and interpretation of achieved results including proposal of strategies, evaluation of the quality of organisational culture, motivation and control system. Students are competent to perform managerial functions on lower levels of management structure.
Course contents:
1.Introduction to the theory of management (allowance 5/2)
a.Theories and techniques of management, evolution and application in practice
b.International and comparative management

2.Manager and managerial functions (allowance 2/2)
3.Environment of management (allowance 4/4)
a.External environment and its situation analysis
b.Internal environment and its situation analysis

4.Decision making in management, decision analysis (allowance 2/4)
5.Fundamentals of planning in management, personal and business plans (allowance 2/0)
6.Organizing in management (allowance 4/2)
a.Organizational structure
b.Management structure
c.Organisational culture

7.Leadership in management (allowance 2/2)
a.Approaches to leading people
b.Situational leadership and shared decision making

8.Control in management, control systems and types of control (allowance 1/0)
9.Fundamentals of strategic management (allowance 2/4)
a.Contents, tasks and process of strategic management
b.Types of strategies

10.Introduction to managing crises, causes of business crises (allowance 2/0)
11.Fundamentals of human resources management (allowance 2/4)
Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to analyse and synthesize
-ability to apply knowledge
-ability to create new ideas (creativity)
-ability to make decisions
-ability to organize and plan ahead
-ability to solve problems
-capacity to adapt to new situations
-interpersonal skills
-quality concept awareness
-spirit of enterprise

Specific competences:
-analysis of entrepreneurial environment of agribusiness in regional and national conditions
-competence to select managerial tools leading to achievement of business objectives
-identification of proper information sources in scope of agribusiness
-interdisciplinary approach to conceptual decision making in the scope of junior management

Type of course unit: required
Year of study: Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement: There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules: -
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     lecture24 h
     practice2 h
     seminar20 h
     consultation2 h
     project work2 h
     public presentation (oral)2 h
     preparation for exam35 h
     preparation for regular testing20 h
     preparation of presentation15 h
     elaboration and execution of projects30 h
     writing of seminar paper16 h
Total168 h
Assessment methods:
Subject is finished with the final written examination. Student is classified based on points reached:
89 to 100 points - "A" (excellent)
77 to 88 points - "B" (very good plus)
65 to 76 points - "C" (very good)
53 to 64 points - "D" (good plus)
40 to 52 points - "E" (good)
Less than 40 points - "F" (failed).
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQBĚLOHLÁVEK, F. -- ŠULEŘ, O.ManagementBrnoComputer Press200680-251-0396-X
RQPOŠVÁŘ, Z. -- ERBES, J.Management I.BrnoMendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně2008978-80-7375-231-6
RQPOŠVÁŘ, Z. -- ŽUFAN, P. -- TOMŠÍK, P.MANAGEMENT II.BrnoMendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně2008978-80-7157-748-5
RQROBBINS, S P. -- COULTER, M K.ManagementPrahaGrada200480-247-0495-1
REARMSTRONG, M.Řízení lidských zdrojů: nejnovější trendy a postupyPrahaGrada2007978-80-247-1407-3
REFOTR, J. -- DĚDINA, J. -- HRŮZOVÁ, H.Manažerské rozhodování80-86119-69-6
REVEBER, J.Management: základy, moderní manažerské přístupy, výkonnost a prosperitaPrahaManagement Press2009978-80-7261-200-0
REJACKSON, T.Organizační chováníPrahaGrada199780-7169-296-4


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