Course detail

Managerial Skills

FAST-CV084Acad. year: 2018/2019

Group and team work in sequential teams are typical for industry branch as Building realization.
This Course deals with extensional leading and managing operations of workgroups in building engineering and follows progress and dynamics of the teamwork. Main aim of this course is to gain company manager knowledge and experience managing techniques, leading of working teams.

Department

Institute of Structural Economics and Management (EKR)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Understanding and getting knowledge about basic principles and relations in company management during building realization.
The quidance for application of basic managerial habits.
Basic conceptions of Leadership and Management.
The communication, decision making and control processes are trained.
Application of principles leadership and managing methods.

Prerequisites

The ability to understand, speak and write by given language. Basic orientation in organization of construction firm.

Co-requisites

Leadership and management of the group. Basics of project work from the creation to the closing report.

Recommended optional programme components

The advantage (not an obligation)is an experience with the real work of the people, in the company, leading of any group, children and young people, the group etc.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit, lessons, exercises, projects, presentations and the closing reports.
They are specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Active participation in exercises and the quality of teamwork is evaluated.
Knowledge of theory is proved in written test and the application by oral exam.
Written exam - series of question oriented in general knowledge and their application. Limits for each grade of evaluation will be set. The limit for oral exam approval is 50%.
Oral exam is the supplement to written exam. The objective of oral exam is to prove deeper understanding of the issue.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Function and importance of decision making in managerial work.
2. Human resources, building and recreating teams.
3. Principle of growth and change, paradigms and effectivness in teamwork.
4. Positive activity of manger in teamwork, range of influence and sphere of action, Frankl's model for of responsibility.
5. Leadership and management of coworkers, principles of personal leadership, Mission statement, focus of confirming roles and aims in team.
6. Unification of corporational priorities to worker's priorities. Managing, organising and planning of activities. Delegation of authorities and responsibility.
7. Interpersonal leadership, types of interpersonal interaction, supportive systems and processes for maximum effective cooperation.
8. Principles for optimal solution of working conflicts and fundamentals of effective negotiation.
9. Synergy as a principle of creative cooperation, diversity, creativity,it's techniques and innovation.
10. Today current questions of management and leadership.

Aims

Improving ability to manage the manager work in building engineering company from the point of view of leading and human resources management.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme N-P-E-SI (N) Master's

    branch R , 2. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme N-P-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch R , 2. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme N-K-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch R , 2. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. Function and importance of decision making in managerial work.
2. Human resources, building and recreating teams.
3. Principle of growth and change, paradigms and effectivness in teamwork.
4. Positive activity of manger in teamwork, range of influence and sphere of action, Frankl's model for of responsibility.
5. Leadership and management of coworkers, principles of personal leadership, Mission statement, focus of confirming roles and aims in team.
6. Unification of corporational priorities to worker's priorities. Managing, organising and planning of activities. Delegation of authorities and responsibility.
7. Interpersonal leadership, types of interpersonal interaction, supportive systems and processes for maximum effective cooperation.
8. Principles for optimal solution of working conflicts and fundamentals of effective negotiation.
9. Synergy as a principle of creative cooperation, diversity, creativity,it's techniques and innovation.
10. Today current questions of management and leadership.

Exercise

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. The Introduction to the exercises, the criterions for the projects and the teamwork system.
2.-9. The content of singles exercises is the work of every team on its own project, sequential realization or presentation and the feedback from the participants and the teacher.
10. The handover of the closing reports and the credits.