Study programmes / B-EPA Economic policy and administration / Managerial Psychology
Course code:MPS
Course title in language of instruction:Manažerská psychologie
Course title in Czech:Manažerská psychologie
Course title in English:Managerial Psychology
Mode of completion and number of credits:Exam (4 credits)
(One ECTS credit corresponds to 28 hours of workload for an average student.)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:Daily attendance: 2/1; Combined form: 16/0
(Daily attendance: hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week; Combined form: lectures per period / seminars per period)
Language of instruction:Czech
Level of course:bachelor
Semester:WS 2012/2013 - FBE
Name of lecturer:PhDr. Jana Dundelová, Ph.D. (supervisor)
Prerequisites: Sociology and Social Psychology
Aims of the course:The objective of the course is to make students acquainted with theoretical knowledge of a manager and with psychological pieces of knowledge, which can be used in work of a manager, leader and entrepreneur and to concentrate on application of thisknowledge in managerial work. The students should acquire concrete skills and social competence of a manager.
The course is also aimed to acquisition of knowledge of work communication skills, to get throught theory of conflicts and theirs solution, techniques of assertive behaviour and other managerial skills.
Course contents:
1.Introduction to Psychology for Managers (allowance 2/1)
2.Social communication (allowance 4/2)
a.Nonverbal communication
b.Verbal communication

3.Business psychology (allowance 4/2)
4.Coping with conflicts (allowance 4/2)
a.Types of conflicts
b.Conflicts strategy solution
c.Training of coping with conflicts

5.Group problems solution (allowance 4/2)
a.Individual and group problem solution
b.Nasa game

6.Assertiveness and its aplication (allowance 2/1)
a.Assertiveness laws
b.Assertiveness techniques
c.Training of assertiveness skills

7.Basic managerials skills (allowance 4/2)
a.Personality typology for managers
b.Test of managerials skills

8.Basics of mental hygiene (allowance 4/2)
a.Coping with working stress
b.Relaxation techniques
c.Time management

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to create new ideas (creativity)
-ability to make decisions
-ability to organize and plan ahead
-ability to solve problems
-ability to work in international context
-leadership skills
-work in team

Subject-specific competences:
-Students should be able to cope with coflict and other stress work situations.
-Students should be able to effectively motivate themselves as well as their future subordinates.
-Students schould be able to communicate effetively in intercultural work environment.
-Students schould be have knowledge in use of psychological methods for managerial work.

Type of course unit:compulsory
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:none
Assessment methods:Final written exam, active participation in skills training at seminars will be taken into account; students will write one essay (2 standard pages).
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     lecture28 h16 h
     seminar14 h0 h
     preparation for exam30 h50 h
     preparation of presentation10 h10 h
     elaboration and execution of projects16 h20 h
     writing of seminar paper14 h16 h
Total112 h112 h

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