Course detail

Theory of Management

FP-RtmDAcad. year: 2020/2021

To create preconditions for doctoral students to handle management theoretically. To take over possibilities of structuralisation, to understand individual approaches and their scientifical aplicability, to allow for environment necessary condition for real working.

The course is focused on restructuralisation of management by functions, elements, distribution of work. Structuralisation is provided by objects, theritory, customer.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will know modern approaches and aplications of management.


Knowledge of company management in scale of lectures Management I. and II., basic knowledge of economical sciences.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

DONNELLY,J., GIBSON, J.L., IVANCEVICH, J.M. Management, Praha: Grada Publishing, 1997, ISBN 80 -7169-422-3, 821 s. (CS)
DRUCKER, Peter, F. Výzvy managementu pro 21.století, Praha: Management Press, 2001, ISBN 80-7261.021X, s.187 (CS)
VODÁČEK, L., VODÁČKOVÁ, O. Moderní management v teorii a praxi. 1. vyd. Praha: Management Press, 2006. 296 s. ISBN 80-7261-143-7 (CS)
ŠMÍDA, F. Zavádění a rozvoj procesního řízení ve firmě. 1. vyd. Praha: Grada publishing, 2007. 300 s. ISBN 978-80-247-1679-4 (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods are: lecture, team and individual presentaions, managed discussion, worshops. Lectures of invited experts - "best practices".

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Theoretical knowledge of modern advanced management and its practical application, knowledge of lectured issues, knowledge of study text and recommended literature. Discussion for seminar work and passing the exam.
1. Written work 50 points
2. Exam 50 points
To achieve a successful completion of the course, students must earn at least 75 points.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Structuralisation of management by functions, elements and mechanism, distribution of work.
Structuralisation by object, theritory, customer.
Two types of human management approaches - interpersonal connections, behaviorism.
Production management, operations management.
System approach.
Contingency approach.
Change management.
Knowledge management.
Process management.


To create preconditions for doctoral students to understand and apply base od course and understand theoretical approaches to management gives possibility to create doctoral dissertation thesis.

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

Recommended visit of study meetings, preparation of assignment.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme DSP Doctoral

    branch DSP-ŘEP , 2. year of study, summer semester, 0 credits, compulsory

  • Programme DSP-KS Doctoral

    branch DSP-ŘEP-KS , 2. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory
    branch DSP-ŘEP-KS , 2. year of study, summer semester, 0 credits, compulsory

  • Programme DSP Doctoral

    branch DSP-ŘEP , 2. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



20 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer