Study programmes / B-EPA Economic policy and administration / Management Skills
Course code:ME
Course title in language of instruction:Manažerské dovednosti
Course title in Czech:Manažerské dovednosti
Course title in English:Management Skills
Mode of completion and number of credits:Exam (4 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:full-time, 1/2; 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:Ing. Sylvie Formánková, Ph.D. (supervisor)
Prerequisites:Management or (Control Technology or now Control Technology)
Aims of the course:The aim of this course is to offer the basic theroetical knowledge and practical skills from management aimed to modern managerial techniques and managers skills. The scope of seminars is practical training of chosen managerial skills, study case presentation with the use of interactive teaching methods and modern didactician techniques.
Course contents:
1.Communication skills (allowance 2/6)
a.Telefon using, titles
b.Using the business card, invitation card
c.Masmedila communication

2.Time management (allowance 2/2)
3.Presentation skills (allowance 2/6)
4.Teamwork (allowance 1/2)
5.Leadership (allowance 1/2)
6.Negotiation skills (allowance 2/4)
a.Strategies, taktics, methods

7.Manage meetings (allowance 2/4)
8.Coaching (allowance 2/2)

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to understand foreign cultures and customes
-capacity to adapt to new situations
-ethical commitment
-leadership skills

Specific competences:
-Student can use basic points of verbal and nonverbal communication.
-Student is able to present a paper.
-Student knows basic principles of managerial etiquette.
-The student is able to work in a team and become a coach.

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 student will pass the test from theoretical knowledge and then the written exam follows. He is supposed to use the knowledge of the subject in practical cases and apply them.
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     lecture12 h16 h
     practice18 h0 h
     seminar4 h0 h
     consultation2 h0 h
     project work2 h0 h
     public presentation (oral)2 h2 h
     preparation for exam48 h70 h
     preparation of presentation10 h10 h
     elaboration and execution of projects14 h14 h
Total112 h112 h

Basic reading list
  • KOTRBA, T. Učebnice manažerské komunikace a dovednosti: distanční studijní opora. Znojmo: Soukromá vysoká škola ekonomická, 2009. 247 p. ISBN 978-80-87314-02-9.
Recommended reading list
  • PAYNE, V. Teambuilding workshop: trénink týmových dovedností. 1st ed. Brno: Computer Press, 339 p. Business books. ISBN 978-80-251-1588-6.
  • BUCHTOVÁ, B. Rétorika: vážnost mluveného slova. 2nd ed. Praha: Grada, 2010. 231 p. Psyché. ISBN 978-80-247-3031-8.
  • HEINRICHS, J. Rétorika pro každého: co nás mohou Aristoteles, Lincoln a Homer Simpson naučit o přesvědčování. 1st ed. Brno: Computer Press, 2009. 359 p. ISBN 978-80-251-2693-6.
  • PLAMÍNEK, J. Konflikty a vyjednávání: umění vyhrávat, aniž by někdo prohrál. 2nd ed. Praha: Grada, 2009. 136 p. Poradce pro praxi. ISBN 978-80-247-2944-2.
  • PLAMÍNEK, J. Tajemství motivace. Praha: Grada, 2010. 128 p. ISBN 978-80-247-3447-7.
  • CLAYTON, P. Řeč těla: čtěte gesta, mluvte svými pohyby. 1st ed. Praha: Ottovo nakladatelství - Cesty, 2004. 168 p. ISBN 80-7181-117-3.