Course syllabus RRMAN - Management in Regional Development (FRDIS - SS 2013/2014)

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Course code: RRMAN
Course title in language of instruction: -- item not defined --
Course title in Czech: Management in Regional Development
Course title in English: Management in Regional Development
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (6 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: full-time, 2/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction: Czech
Level of course: bachelor
Semester: SS 2013/2014
Name of lecturer: prof. PhDr. Miroslav Foret, CSc. (supervisor)
Mgr. Petr Klusáček, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Mgr. Tomáš Krejčí (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Prerequisites: not Management in Regional Development in English
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 and regional development.
Course contents:
1.Principles of management (allowance 2/2)
2.History of management (allowance 2/2)
3.Organisation (allowance 2/2)
4.Managers and their competences (allowance 2/2)
5.Management of organisation (allowance 2/2)
6.Environment analysis (allowance 2/2)
7.Portfolio analysis (allowance 2/2)
8.Management information system (allowance 2/2)
9.Organisational culture, identity and image (allowance 2/2)
10.Managerial activities (allowance 2/2)
11.Managerial functions (allowance 2/2)
12.Managerial decision making (allowance 2/2)
13.Regional and public administration management (allowance 2/2)
14.Management in time of chaotics and turbulance (allowance 2/2)
15.Destination management and yield management (allowance 2/2)
Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to make decisions
-ability to organize and plan ahead
-ability to solve problems
-interpersonal skills
-resolve to succeed

Specific competences:
-Ability to actively utilize knowledge gained in the field of psychology and dealing with people
-Ability to analyze the influence of environment on an organization development
-Ability to understand the basic principles of organization management and operation

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
     practice6 h
     seminar24 h
     consultation2 h
     public presentation (oral)2 h
     preparation for exam35 h
     preparation for regular testing25 h
     preparation of presentation15 h
     writing of seminar paper35 h
Total168 h
Assessment methods:
Ongoing evaluation of the lectures and seminars (tutorials) is based on scoring system. Students have to achieve the specified limits of the minimum number of points (at least 50%), continuous work on a given project and the presentation of a chosen topic for obtain the assessment. The final exam composed of a written or even oral part. The written exam consists two open questions (1/3 points) and eight test, name of WH questions that are evaluated the remaining 2/3 points. The content of the final examination is not only themes presented in lectures, but also topics covered during the seminar. For successful completion of the course, a student have to obtain at least 50% points.
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQFORET, M. et al.Management v regionálním rozvojiMendelova univerzita v Brně2013978-80-7375-740-3
RQManagementPrahaVictoria Publishing199380-85605-45-7
RQDONNELLY, J H. -- IVANCEVICH, J M.Management80-7169-422-3
RQVODÁČEK, L. -- VODÁČKOVÁ, O.Management: Teorie a praxe pro 90. létaPrahaManagement Press199680-85943-19-0
RQDRUCKER, P F.Řízení v turbulentní doběPrahaManagement Press199480-85603-67-5
RQFundamentals of managementHomewoodIrwin19920-256-09790-9


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