Course detail

Theory of Management

FP-tmDEAcad. year: 2020/2021

The course is designed so as to help students to find new, comprehensive solutions in management. The course offers the findings of current world trends in management, the ability to lead diversified teams of experts, and the knowledge from the area of social competences. Students are encouraged to link deep knowledge of the field with industrial practice.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Not applicable.

Prerequisites

Not applicable.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

DONNELLY, J., GIBSON, J. L., IVANCEVICH, J. M. Fundamentals of Management, Tenth Edition.The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., USA, 630 p., ISBN 0072457856.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

The course is completed by the oral defence of a written term paper. The assignment of the term paper is based on the topic of the dissertation; the students will be able to participate in the topic selection. In the course evaluation, up to 80 points will be awarded for the content of the written term paper, and up to 20 points for its presentation and defence.

The minimum requirement for passing the exam is 75 points.

Language of instruction

English

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

The course is designed so as to help students to find new, comprehensive solutions in management. The course offers the findings of current world trends in management, the ability to lead diversified teams of experts, and the knowledge from the area of social competences. Students are encouraged to link deep knowledge of the field with industrial practice.

The lectures will be divided into several thematic blocks:
I. Management perspectives for the 21st century
The history and the thought legacy of management; management in a shared economy; new requirements for management in the period of the 4th Industrial Revolution
II. Success criteria for a manager and an entrepreneur
Personal effectiveness, ethics of work, team leadership
III. Advanced management methods and their application
Risk management, project management, CSR, value management

The course objective is to strengthen and deepen the knowledge of management, advanced management methods and the ability to use this knowledge in one’s own scientific work. Each student will have the opportunity during the study to focus his/her written term paper on current research issues from the perspective of management he/she is dealing with.

Aims

The course objective is to strengthen and deepen the knowledge of management, advanced management methods and the ability to use this knowledge in one’s own scientific work. Each student will have the opportunity during the study to focus his/her written term paper on current research issues from the perspective of management he/she is dealing with.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme DSP-CME Doctoral, 2. year of study, summer semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional
  • Programme DSP-CME-KS Doctoral, 2. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional
  • Programme DSP-CME Doctoral, 2. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional
  • Programme DSP-CME-KS Doctoral, 2. year of study, summer semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit

 

Guided consultation in combined form of studies

10 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Guided consultation

10 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer