Security Management

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Course Unit Code545-0053/01
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated4 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Compulsory
Level of Course Unit *Second Cycle
Year of Study *First Year
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredSummer Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
VAN74doc. Ing. Michal Vaněk, Ph.D.
The course develops essential knowledge and skills in management. Lectures are focused especially on issue of project management and managerial economics in conception of integral security. The attention is also paid to personal and strategic management. The key task of the course insists in fulfilment of semester project engaged in technical-economic evaluation of security project on prefeasibility study base. During the performance of project tasks students acquire teamwork and communication skills.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
Students explain a role of staffing manager and the stages of work group formation. Student is able to characterize basic phases of the project and explain the content of project studies. Student is also capable to clarify the essential terms of managerial economy as well as strategy management. Student is able to manage working groups and to create a business meeting report. Students evaluate the proposed security measure economically and defend team work results.
Course Contents
1st Essential concepts of management
2nd Manager and selected areas of managerial work
3rd Meetings and principles of their leadership
4th Innovation Management in Brief
5th Managerial Economics: assets, capital
6th Managerial Economics: costs, revenues, profits, cash flow
7th Project management: basic concepts, project planning
8th Project Management: Project Implementation
9th Methods for evaluation of investment
10th Risk management work
11th Strategic planning and management: basic concepts and strategic analysis
12th Strategic planning and management: strategic alternatives
13th Communication and presentation skills manager.13th Managerial control functions: definition, classification review process, recommendations for the implementation of control activities, the trend of development control activities.
14th Communication and presentation skills of manager.
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
BELBIN, Meredith R. Management Teams. Why they succeed or fail. 3rd ed. Oxford : Elsevier Ltd., 2010. 193 s. ISBN 978 1 8561 7807 5.
NICHOLAS, John M.; HERMAN, Steyn. Project management for enginnering, business and technology. 4th ed. Abingdon, Oxon:Routledge, 2012. 675 s. ISBN 978-0-08-096704-2.
VANĚK, Michal. Management v hospodářské praxi. Ostrava: Vysoká škola báňská - Technická univerzita Ostrava, 2014. ISBN 978-80-248-3444-3.
DOLEŽAL, Jan. Projektový management: komplexně, prakticky a podle světových standardů. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2016. ISBN 978-80-247-5620-2.
Recommended Reading:
CERTO, Samuel, C. Modern Management. 9. vyd. New Jersy, USA: Prentice Hall, 2003. 595 p. ISBN 0-13-067089-8.
SYNEK, Miloslav. Manažerská ekonomika. 5. aktualiz. a dopl. vyd. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2011. ISBN 978-80-247-3494-1.
KEŘKOVSKÝ, Miroslav; VYKYPĚL, Oldřich. Strategické řízení : teorie pro praxi. 1. vydání. Praha : C. H. Beck, 2002. 172 s. ISBN 80-7179-578-X.
ZAHRÁDKOVÁ, E. Teambuilding – cesta k efektivní spolupráci. 1. vydání. Praha : Portál, s. r. o., 2005, 173 s. ISBN 80-7367-042-9.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Tutorials, Project work
Assesment methods and criteria
Task TitleTask TypeMaximum Number of Points
(Act. for Subtasks)
Minimum Number of Points for Task Passing
Exercises evaluation and ExaminationCredit and Examination100 (100)51
        Exercises evaluationCredit33 (33)17
                Final testWritten test33 17
        ExaminationExamination67 (67)34
                Techno-economic evaluation of security measuresSemestral project67 34