Course syllabus MNGK - Business Management K (FA - WS 2013/2014)

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Course code: MNGK
Course title in language of instruction: Podnikový management K
Course title in Czech: Business Management K
Course title in English: Business Management K
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (5 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: part-time, 8/7 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Language of instruction: Czech
Level of course: master continuing
Semester: WS 2013/2014
Name of lecturer: Ing. Jiří Duda, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Prerequisites: Bachelor State Examination
Aims of the course:
To provide students with theoretical knowledge from the field of management, to develop their skills to use modern methods of management decision-making in various areas of business management (including strategic management, human resource management, and Time management).
Course contents:
1.Business Management (allowance 8/7)
a.Porter's model of industry analysis, PEST, SWOT analysis.
b.Formulation, implementation, and changes of business strategies, types of strategies.
c.Requirements on managerial work, roles of managers.
d.Decision-making methods in business management.
e.Business culture within an organisation, organizing in management.
f.Human resources management, legal aspects of recruiting and employee selection.
g.Managing crises.

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to analyse and synthesize
-ability to apply knowledge
-ability to comment on performance of others and to self-reflect
-ability to communicate with professionals in different field of study
-ability to create new ideas (creativity)
-ability to make decisions
-ability to organize and plan ahead
-ability to solve problems
-ability to work in interdisciplinary team
-ability to work in international context
-ability to work independently
-capacity to adapt to new situations
-capacity to learn
-communication in second language
-ethical commitment
-general knowledge
-interpersonal skills
-leadership skills
-professional knowledge
-quality concept awareness
-skilled at utilizing and processing information
-spirit of enterprise
-work in team

Specific competences:
-Competence of farm management problems
-Knowledge of crisis management
-Knowledge of subsidy policy
-Management of principles of medium-sized company

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 methodCombined form
Direct teaching
     lecture8 h
     practice7 h
     preparation for exam65 h
     preparation for regular assessment20 h
     elaboration and execution of projects40 h
Total140 h
Assessment methods:
Credit is awarded to students for successful processing of the selected project from the company (SWOT analysis). This study is also used for an oral examination in this subject. The exam is in oral form, first by discussion of the conclusions of the project prepared and submitted for credit,, followed by asking questions of the issues discussed in the lectures. Weight of both parts is 50%.
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQPOŠVÁŘ, Z. -- CHLÁDKOVÁ, H.ManagementBrnoMendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně2009978-80-7375-347-4
RQBĚLOHLÁVEK, F. -- ŠULEŘ, O.ManagementBrnoComputer Press200680-251-0396-X
REDUDA, J.Řízení lidských zdrojůOstravaKey Publishing2008978-80-87255-14-8
REKOONTZ, H. -- WEIHRICH, H.ManagementPrahaVictoria Publishing199380-85605-45-7


Last modification made by Ing. Michal Karhánek on 02/11/2014.

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