Study programmes / B-EPA Economic policy and administration / Management
Course code:MAN
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; part-time, 16/0
(full-time, hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week; part-time, lectures per period / seminars per period)
Language of instruction:Czech
Level of course:bachelor
Semester:WS 2019/2020 - FBE
Name of lecturer:doc. Ing. Helena Chládková, Ph.D. (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 4/0)
a.Theory and techniques of management, evolution and application in practice
b.Techniques of management (Delegation of authority, MBO,Flexible Production and Labour Systems,Project Management,Quality Management, Lean Management, Benchmarking, Reengineering, Continuous Improvement.)

2.Manager and managerial functions (allowance 2/2)
a.Approach to the classification of managerial functions and roles
b.Competence, managerial competence models
c.Responsibility, Ethics

3.Environment of management (allowance 4/4)
a.The external environment, its classification and approaches to the analysis
b.Internal environment, its classification and approaches to the analysis

4.Decision making in management (allowance 2/2)
a.Decision analysis
b.Group (team) decision making

5.Planning in management, personal and business plans (allowance 2/0)
a.Organisational plans
b.Personal work-plans (Time management)

6.Organising in management (allowance 4/0)
a.Organisational structure
b.Management structure
c.Organisational culture

7.Leadership in management (allowance 2/2)
a.Leading Based on Personality and Behaviour of a Manager
b.Situational leadership
c.Transactional and Transformational Leading

8.Control in management, control systems and kinds of control (allowance 1/0)
9.Strategic management (allowance 1/0)
a.Contents, tasks and process of strategic management
b.Types of strategies

10.Business Plan (allowance 2/4)
b.Target (SMART)
c.Strategy (SWOT, market research, suppliers, competitors, employees, project risk)
d.Budget (founding, operating budget, cash flow)

11.Management of organisational development (allowance 2/0)
a.Management of Changes
b.Management of Crises

12.Management of Multinational Organisations (allowance 2/0)
a.Forms of entering to the international market
b.Intercultural diferences

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to analyse and synthesize
-ability to apply knowledge
-ability to make decisions
-ability to organize and plan ahead
-ability to solve problems
-ability to work in international context
-designing and managing projects
-leadership skills
-resolve to succeed
-spirit of enterprise

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:none
Assessment methods:The credit is necessary for completion of the course.
Students receive credit for the written work and at the seminars are evaluated their aktivity. Submission of the seminar paper is a necessary condition for obtaining a credit. The maximum number of points a student can get for a seminar paper is 15. Another 15 points can be earned for specific activities set by the instructor on ongoing workshops.Student receives credit for the achievement of at least 15 points. The final exam is written and should demonstrate the student's knowledge of the lecture curriculum. As part of the written examination will receive 5 questions and student can receive a maximum of 30 points. Successful completion of the exam, the student must obtain at least 15 points.Points for individual marks: A 54-60, B 48-53, C 42-47, D 36-41, E 30-35.
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     lecture28 h16 h
     practice14 h0 h
     consultation6 h15 h
     public presentation (oral)1 h0 h
     preparation for exam42 h65 h
     preparation for regular assessment11 h3 h
     preparation for regular testing20 h0 h
     preparation of presentation4 h6 h
     elaboration and execution of projects0 h35 h
     writing of seminar paper14 h0 h
Total140 h140 h

Basic reading list
  • BLAŽEK, L. Management Organizování, rozhodování, ovlivňování. 2nd ed. Praha: Grada Publishing, a.s., 2014. 224 p. ISBN 978-80-247-4429-2.
  • JANIŠOVÁ, D. -- KŘIVÁNEK, M. Velká kniha o řízení firmy:( praktické postupy pro úspěšný rozvoj). Praha: Grada, 2013. 394 p. ISBN 978-80-247-4337-0.
  • PLAMÍNEK, J. Vedení lidí, týmů a firem. Praha: Grada Publishing a.s., 2018. 208 p. ISBN 978-80-271-0629-5.
  • POŠVÁŘ, Z. -- CHLÁDKOVÁ, H. Management. 2nd ed. Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2014. 261 p. ISBN 978-80-7509-127-7.
Recommended reading list
  • FOTR, J. et al. Úspěšná realizace strategie a strategického plánu. 1st ed. Praha: Grada Publishing, a.s., 2017. 320 p. ISBN 978-80-271-0434-5.
  • CHAN KIM , W. -- MAUBORGNE, R. Blue Ocean Shift: Beyond Competing - Proven Steps to Inspire Confidence and Seize New Growth. 1st ed. Hardcover edition, 2017.
  • KELLER, K L. -- KOTLER, P. Marketing management. Praha: Grada, 2013. 816 p. ISBN 978-80-247-4150-5.
  • ROTHER, M. Systematickým vedením lidí k výjimečným výsledkům. 1st ed. Praha: Grada Publishing, a.s., 2017. 288 p. ISBN 978-80-271-0435-2.