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Management

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Course Unit Code115-0586/02
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated4 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Choice-compulsory
Level of Course Unit *First Cycle
Year of Study *
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredWinter Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionEnglish
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
HAS70doc. Ing. Petra Horváthová, Ph.D.
Summary
Basic information about problems of business management are shown in the
subject instruction. A short information about management development and
theoretical access is shown too.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
1. To identify basic ideas, opinions, principles, conceptions and theories relating to management area.
2. To characterize manager, his activities, roles and responsibilities.
3. To describe classical and modern schools of management.
4. To clarify the principle and main atributes of present management.
5. To list and to explain basic managerial functions - planning, decision-making,
organizing, personnel management, leadership and motivation, control.
6. To clarify the principle and function of strategic management, ethics, corporate culture and social responsibility.
7. To clarify the principle of multinational and comparative management.
Course Contents
1.Definition of management. Nature and purpose of management. Basic managerail functions – planning, decision-making, organizing, personnel management, leadership and motivation, control. Manager, his characteristics and skills, roles. Levels of managers.
2.Evolution of management – classical and modern schools of management, present management.
3.Planning. Nature of planning. Types of plans. Steps in planning. Planning process.
4.Decision-making. Desision-making process. Types of decisions. Decisions under certainty, uncertainty and risk conditions.
5.Organizing. Definition of organizing and organization. Types of organizations and organization structures.
6.Personnel management. Definition and specification of personnel activities, its organizing. Role of managers in personnel activities delivery.
7.Leadership and motivation. Definitions. Leadership behaviour and styles. Motivations and motivators, satisfaction. Motivation theories and techniques.
8.Control. Basic control process. Critical control points and standards. Fedback system, requirements for effective control.
9.Communication function in oprganizations. Communication process, its barriers and breakdowns. Effective communication.
10.Principle and function of strategic management. Strategic management process. Organization ´s mission and its goals. Strategic analysis of external and internal environment of organization. Strategy selection and implementation.
11.Business ethics and social responsibility. Ethics categories, terms and theories. Code of ethics. Business ethics implementation. Organizational culture, its definition, elements, types.
12.International and comparative management. Differencies in selected countries. Multinational corporations. Managerial function in international business.
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
HORVÁTHOVÁ, Petra a Marcela DAVIDOVÁ. Essentials of Management. 2nd. ed. Košice: TU of Košice, 2015. 209 s. ISBN 978-80-553-2262-9.
ROBBINS, Stephen P. a Mary K. COULTER. Management. 12th ed. Boston: Pearson, 2014. 720 s. ISBN 978-0133043600.
SCHERMERHORN, John R. a Daniel G. BACHRACH. Management. 13th ed. New York: Wiley, 2014. 566 s. ISBN 978-1-119-0339-43.
HORVÁTHOVÁ, Petra a Marcela DAVIDOVÁ. Essentials of Management. 2nd. ed. Košice: TU of Košice, 2015. 209 s. ISBN 978-80-553-2262-9.
ROBBINS, Stephen P. a Mary K. COULTER. Management. 12th ed. Boston: Pearson, 2014. 720 s. ISBN 978-0133043600.
SCHERMERHORN, John R. a Daniel G. BACHRACH. Management. 13th ed. New York: Wiley, 2014. 566 s. ISBN 978-1-119-0339-43.
Recommended Reading:
COLE, Gerald A. a Phil Kelly. Management Theory and Practice. 8th ed. Boston: Cengage Learning, 2015. 624 s. ISBN 9781408095270.
DAFT, Richard L. a Dorothy MARCIC. Understanding Management. 10th ed. Boston: Cengage Learning, 2017. 708 s. ISBN 978-1-305-50221-5.
GRIFFIN, Ricky W. Management. 12th ed. Mason: Cengage Learning, 2016. 706 s. ISBN 978-1-305-50129-4.

COLE, Gerald A. a Phil Kelly. Management Theory and Practice. 8th ed. Boston: Cengage Learning, 2015. 624 s. ISBN 9781408095270.
DAFT, Richard L. a Dorothy MARCIC. Understanding Management. 10th ed. Boston: Cengage Learning, 2017. 708 s. ISBN 978-1-305-50221-5.
GRIFFIN, Ricky W. Management. 12th ed. Mason: Cengage Learning, 2016. 706 s. ISBN 978-1-305-50129-4.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Individual consultations, Tutorials
Assesment methods and criteria
Tasks are not Defined