Study programmes / B-PPR Plant Protection / The development of psychosocial skills
Course code:RPSD
Course title in language of instruction:Rozvoj psychosociálních dovedností
Course title in Czech:Rozvoj psychosociálních dovedností
Course title in English:The development of psychosocial skills
Mode of completion and number of credits:Fulfillment of requirements (2 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:full-time, 1/2
(full-time, hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction:Czech
Level of course:bachelor
Semester:SS 2018/2019 - FA
Name of lecturer:Ing. Marie Horáčková, Ph.D. (instructor)
Mgr. Dita Janderková, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Mgr. et Mgr. Lenka Kamanová, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor)
doc. PhDr. Dana Linhartová, CSc. (examiner, lecturer)
Mgr. Lenka Štěpánková (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Aims of the course:The aim of the course is to develop in students the skills and abilities necessary for psychosocial nature of their professional and career.
subjet of study
Course contents:
1.Human as a biological,apsychological and a social quality. (allowance 5/10)
a.The human psyche and its determination.
b.Diagnostics of own personality.
c.Diagnostics of other people.
d.The development of personality.

2.The person and social environment (allowance 5/10)
c.Stressful situations and overcome them
d.Healthy lifestyle

3.The human and a career. (allowance 4/8)
a.Job hunting.
b.Getting a job.
c.The interview during the selection process

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to analyse and synthesize
-ability to apply knowledge
-ability to comment on performance of others and to self-reflect
-ability to communicate with professionals in different field of study
-ability to make decisions
-ability to organize and plan ahead
-ability to solve problems
-ability to speak and write in mother tongue
-ability to work independently
-basic computing skills
-capacity to adapt to new situations
-capacity to learn
-general knowledge
-professional knowledge
-quality concept awareness
-resolve to succeed
-skilled at utilizing and processing information
-work in 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:Course credit. On the basis of an active approach of the student to the tasks and a 2 written essays.
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     lecture14 h
     practice28 h
     writing of seminar paper14 h
Total56 h

Basic reading list
  • LINHARTOVÁ, D. Vysokoškolská psychologie. Brno: MZLU, 2008. 151 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-172-2.
  • SIEGEL, Z. Jak úspěšně hledat a získat zaměstnání. Praha: Grada, 2005. 165 p. ISBN 80-247-1388-8.
  • SMÉKAL, V. Pozvání do psychologie osobnosti: člověk v zrcadlení [i.e. zrcadle] vědomí a jednání. 3rd ed. Brno: Barrister & Principal, 2009. 523 p. Studium. ISBN 978-80-87029-62-6.
  • JIŘINCOVÁ, B. Efektivní komunikace pro manažery. 1st ed. Praha: Grada, 2010. 138 p. Vedení lidí v praxi. ISBN 978-80-247-1708-1.
  • PAVLÍČKOVÁ, H. Manažerská psychologie. 1st ed. Ostrava: Key Publishing, 2008. 77 p. Ekonomie. ISBN 978-80-87071-79-3.
  • BLATNÝ, M. Psychologie osobnosti: hlavní témata, současné přístupy. Praha: Grada, 2010. 301 p. ISBN 978-80-247-3434-7.