Course: Management and managing skills

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Course title Management and managing skills
Course code KPEG/SVAK3
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 2
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Fanta Ivan, Ing. Mgr. Bc. MBA
Course content
1. Management, manager 2. Managerial ethics - manager code 3. Power, responsibility, competence of manager 4. Communication - crisis, crisis management¨ 5. Presentation - principles 6. Negotiation, team, team cooperation 7. Planning - targets 8. Leadership, motivation 9. Management of change 10. Time management 11. Intercultural management

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing)
Learning outcomes
The content of the course develops quality, interpersonal and social skills of students, leads them to the understanding of modern management and self-management methods. Students will deepen their knowledge and improve their skills of a healthy lifestyle and overcoming problems caused by workload. They learn to use methods of planning, decision making, leadership, motivation and controlling necessary not only for adoption of adequate decisions but also for improving performance and work efficiency. Lectures will be based on principles of general psychology, personality psychology and applied psychology. The theory will be complemented by practical training leading to the development of psychosocial skills.
The students, who have completed any course of studies in the frame of the Security-Legal Specialization, will acquire a wide range of knowledge primarily in the set of problems concerning the protection of health, life and property. They will be able to orient in the rules of law of the Czech Republic and they will be able to use the acquired knowledge in various spheres and levels of public administration.
Prerequisites
Not required

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment

Seminar paper.
Recommended literature
  • BEDRNOVÁ, E., NOVÝ, I.:. Psychologie a sociologie řízení. Praha: Management Press, 1998, s. 46 - 289, 461 - 545.
  • BLAŽEK, L.:. Management. Praha: Grada, 2011.
  • CAJTHAMER, V., DĚDINA, J.:. Management a organizační chování. 2. přepracováné vydání. Praha: Grada, 2012.
  • DONELLY, J., H., GIBBSON, J., L., IVANCEVICH, J., M.:. Management. Praha: Grada, 2012.
  • HURST, B.:. Encyklopedie komunikačních technik. Praha: Grada, 1994.
  • KHELEROVÁ, V.:. Komunikační dovednosti manažera. Praha: Grada, 1995.
  • PLAMÍNEK, J.:. Řešení konfliktů a umění rozhodovat. Praha: Argo, 1994.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Social Pedagogy (1) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Social Pedagogy (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Summer