Course syllabus MANA - Management (FBE - WS 2013/2014)

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Course code: MANA
Course title in language of instruction: Management
Course title in Czech: Management
Course title in English: Management
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (5 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: full-time, 2/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction: English
Level of course: bachelor
Semester: WS 2013/2014
Name of lecturer: Ing. Sylvie Formánková, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, tutor)
doc. Ing. Helena Chládková, Ph.D. (examiner, supervisor)
Prerequisites: Business Economics I
Aims of the course:
The aim of the course is to provide students with the basic theoretical
knowledge of Management, to show them how to apply the basic managerial
methods and techniques of decision making in management and in organisational
development, organisation, leadership and in applying the managerial functions
Course contents:
1.Introduction to the theory of management (allowance 5/6)
a.Theory and techniques of management, evolution and application in practice
b.International and comparative management

2.Manager and managerial functions (allowance 2/0)
3.Environment of management (allowance 2/6)
a.External environment and its situation analysis
b.Internal environment and its situation analysis

4.Decision making in management&emdash;decision analysis (allowance 2/4)
5.Planning in management, personal and business plans (allowance 2/0)
6.Organising in management (allowance 4/2)
a.Organisational structure
b.Management structure
c.Organisational culture

7.Leadership in management (allowance 3/2)
a.Ways of leading people
b.Situational leadership and shared decision making

8.Control in management, control systems and kinds of control (allowance 2/0)
9.Strategic management (allowance 2/6)
a.Contents, tasks and process of strategic management
b.Types of strategies

10.Crisis management, causes of business crises and revitalisation of a company (allowance 2/0)
11.Management of organisational development (allowance 2/2)
Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to analyse and synthesize
-ability to make decisions
-ability to solve problems
-ability to understand foreign cultures and customes
-ability to work independently
-leadership skills
-skilled at utilizing and processing information
-work in team

Specific competences:
-Student can analyze external and internal environment of a company.
-Student can apply methods of managerial decision making.
-Student is able to lead the employees effectively.
-Student is able to work in a team.

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
     lecture28 h
     practice20 h
     seminar12 h
     project work5 h
     public presentation (oral)20 h
     preparation for exam30 h
     preparation for regular assessment10 h
     preparation of presentation5 h
     writing of seminar paper10 h
Total140 h
Assessment methods:
Students get the points during the semester and after recieveing appropriate amount of them they can accede to the written exam.
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQGRIFFIN, R.ManagementSouth-Western, USASouth Western, Cengage learing2012978-1-111-96971-4
REGURSKÁ, S. -- CHLÁDKOVÁ, H. -- VRÁNOVÁ, H."Activity Analysis" - One Of The Basic Tools Of Time Management978-80-225-2978-5
REGURSKÁ, S. -- ŠPERKOVÁ, R. -- VRÁNOVÁ, H.Decision making978-80-7392-062-3
REGURSKÁ, S. -- ŠPERKOVÁ, R. -- VRÁNOVÁ, H.SWOT analysis as a tool of environmental analysis of a fashion company978-80-7392-086-9
REPORTER, M E.Competitive advantage : creating and sustaining superior perforNew YorkFree Press20040-7432-6087-2
REPORTER, M E.Competitive strategy: techniques for analyzingindustries and competitorsNew YorkFree Press199807432-6088-0


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