Course detail

Managerial Psychology

FP-mpKAcad. year: 2020/2021

The course focuses on relevant psychological knowledge necessary for efficient corporate management and increasing the efficiency of the company. Mastering and development of social and managerial as well as entrepreneurial skills are emphasized. Also dealt with is the practical application of acquired knowledge to management of individuals, teams and other organizational units.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will acquire relevant psychological knowledge and skills as required for a manager and entrepreneur from the following fields regarding ability to work and competences:
- health ability and competences
- professional ability and competences
- methodical ability and competences
- social ability and competences

Prerequisites

Knowledge of theory published in book: PAUKNEROVÁ, D. a kol. Psychologie pro ekonomy a manažery. Druhé, přepracované a aktualizované vydání. Praha: Grada 2006. ISBN 80-247-1706-9.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

FRANKOVÁ, E. Manažerská psychologie I. Studijní text pro studium předmětu v kombinované formě studia. Brno: FP VUT v Brně, 2005. (CS)
BEDRNOVÁ, E., NOVÝ, I. & kol. Psychologie a sociologie řízení. Praha: Management Press, 2002. 2. rozšířené vydání. ISBN 80-7261-064-3. (CS)
FRANKOVÁ, E. Manažerská psychologie. Brno: VUT,1996. ISBN 80-214-0752-2. (CS)
LUKÁŠOVÁ, R., NOVÝ, I. a kol. Organizační kultura. Od sdílených hodnot a cílů k vyšší výkonnosti podniku. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2004. ISBN 80-247-0648-2. (CS)
O´BRIANOVÁ, P.: Pozitivní řízení: asertivita pro manažery. Praha: Management Press, 2003. ISBN 80-7261-077-5. (CS)
PETERS, TJ., WATERMAN, R.H. Hledání dokonalosti. Praha: Svoboda-Libertas, 1993. ISBN 80-205-0313-7. (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lectures consist of an explanation of basic principles, problems and their solutions.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Completion of the course
Attendance at the lecture is not mandatory. To successfully complete the course, successful completion of the final written test at the end of the semester with a success rate of at least 60% is required. All materials to prepare for the test will be delivered to students in electronic form.

Completion of the course for students with individual study and completion of the course in distance form (applies only when objective external circumstances do not allow to implement the study program in accordance with the accreditation) is also successful completion of the final test with at least 60% success.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Introduction to the course.
Conception of the course. The enterprise as a social system. Categorizations of efficiency influencing factors. Formal and informal authority of a manager and entrepreneur. Substance and acquirement of power and influence.
2. Ability to work and competences of a manager and entrepreneur, their importance, connections and consequences. Methods of its recognition, preservation and development.
3. Health ability and competences of manager and entrepreneur, their importance, connections and consequences. Methods of its recognition, preservation and development.
4. Professional ability and competences of manager and entrepreneur, their importance, connections and consequences. Methods of its recognition, preservation and development.
5. Methodical ability and competences of manager and entrepreneur, their importance, connections and consequences. Methods of its recognition, preservation and development.
6. Social ability and competences of manager and entrepreneur, their importance, connections and consequences. Methods of its recognition, preservation and development.

Aims

The aim of the course is to provide students with psychological knowledge and skills practically applicable in the economic activities of managers and entrepreneurs. The course enables students to acquire and develop specific managerial and entrepreneurial skills especially in the field of: social communication, recognition and influencing of people, self-cognition and own personal development.

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

Attendance at lectures is recommended, attendance at lessons is recommended.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme MGR-KS Master's

    branch MGR-ŘEP-KS , 1. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme MGR-SRP-KS Master's, 1. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

16 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Guided consultation in combined form of studies

25 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer