Course syllabus DMAA - Management (FBE - 2013/2014 - post-graduate studies)

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Course code: DMAA
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 (0 credits), Commissional exam (0 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: full-time, 0/0 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 0/0 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Language of instruction: English
Level of course: doctor
Semester: 2013/2014
Name of lecturer: prof. Ing. Zdeněk Pošvář, CSc. (examiner)
prof. Ing. Emil Svoboda, CSc. (examiner)
prof. Ing. Pavel Tomšík, CSc. (examiner)
doc. Ing. Pavel Žufan, Ph.D. (examiner, supervisor)
Prerequisites: none
Aims of the course:
Objective of the subject is to extend the basic theoretical knowledge of students in management, teach them to apply selected management methods and decision making techniques in organisational development, in organizing and leading people, and in executing managerial functions. The subject extends the overview and knowledge on development tendencies of management, issues of situation analysis of management environment (main factors, their past and expected development), management of change, relation or marketing and management. An integral part of the subject are the issues of Strategic management (its stages, strategy types and possibilities of their implementation), Operations management (managing operations including quality and inventory management, product design, lay-out issues), and Human resources management (recruitment, selection and allocation of employees, their motivation, training, evaluation and remuneration).
Course contents:
1.Development tendencies in the theory of management (allowance 1/0)
a.Newest development tendencies, their authors, and protagonists
b.New contents of production and operations management and human resource management
c.Management and time contest

2.Current approaches towards situation analysis of management environment (allowance 2/0)
a.Specification of main factors of external environment in CR, their current and expected development
b.Influences of international environment factors
c.Porter's approaches towards analysis of competition

3.Organisation of new type (allowance 2/0)
a.Management functions and Drucker's concept of managerial revolution and new type society
b.Functions, attributes and changes of organisations
c.Responsibility of organisations and management
d.Organisation of the future and its formation
e.Ethics and culture of organisation and management

4.Management of change and transformation management (allowance 2/0)
a.Contents, principals, and objectives of management of change
b.Process of change management
c.Types of changes
d.Models of change implementation
e.Management of change and transformation management
f.Transformation analysis and transformation changes

5.Management of crises and revitalisation of organisation (allowance 2/0)
a.Organisation life-cycle
b.Crisis of organisation
c.External, internal and structural causes of organisational crises
d.Relation of management towards crises
e.Solution of crises
f.Method of scenarios

6.Strategic management (allowance 2/0)
a.Contents and importance of strategic management
b.Process of strategic management and its stages
c.Types of strategies and their application

7.Operations management (allowance 3/0)
a.Contents and importance of operations management
b.Principles of operations planning and management.
c.Principles of managing inventory and quality.

8.Human resource management (allowance 2/0)
a.Contents and importance of HRM
b.Contents and importance of recruitment, selection and evaluation of employees
c.Motivation and rewarding

Learning outcomes and competences:
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Type of course unit: optional
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 attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     lecture16 h16 h
     preparation for exam224 h224 h
Total240 h240 h
Assessment methods:
Oral examination is a part of the Examination Board II, and the discussion comes from application aspects of particular management-related topics within the dissertations.
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQJOHNSON, G. -- SCHOLES, K.Exploring Corporate Strategy : text and casesHarlowPrentice Hall20020-273-65117-X
RQGRAHAM, H. -- BENNETT, R.Human Resources ManagementLondonPitman Publishing19920-7121-0844-0
RQManaging human resources. Productivity, quality of work life, profitsNew YorkMcGraw-Hill19920-07-010996-6
RQOrganizations: Behavior, Structures, ProcessesBostonMcGraw-Hill19970-256-19268-5
RQBusiness today: tne new world of businessFort WorthHarcourt College Publishers20010-03-031322-8
RQDECENZO, D A. -- ROBBINS, S P.Human resource managementNew YorkJohn Wiley & Sons19990-471-29989-8


Last modification made by doc. Ing. Pavel Žufan, Ph.D. on 07/12/2013.

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