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ECTS Course Overview

Managerial Skills

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Course Unit Code115-0506/03
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 deliveredSummer 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
KAS348Ing. Kateřina Kashi, Ph.D.
The aim of this subject is to teach students to twelve managerial skills like interpersonal communication, presentation, stress managing, conflict solutions, affecting another people, managing change etc., which depend on personal skills developed by experience and training. They will try even several managerial advancements and activities as authority delegating, action plans of employees motivation, group efficiency influencing and synergic effect creation in the team etc. and they will be solved the company case studies (Ishikaw diagram, Pareto analyses, Brainstorming, Field of force, SMART goals, SPIN, techniques GROW, STEER etc.).
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
1.To describe and explain the 12 key managerial skills that are used, albeit in varying degrees, all managers regardless of hierarchical position in the organization, to discuss the managerial competences required to manage business processes and the involvement of people in their improvement.
2.To diagnose own capacity to cope with managerial skills, which includes this subject, to develop their own capacity so that student can aspire to be a manager in a company to apply the knowledge gained through education and self-study modules of recommended literature for solving case situations to mimic the behavior of managers that students can, through tutorials, observe on the videos, which will be screened to them, to address the case studies of management practice.
3.To get an overview of the theoretical knowledge of the content of basic social and managerial skills and techniques that can facilitate and accelerate management processes, tools of managerial work in the form of record sheets, recommendations that transform the skill to practical implementation, methodological instructions describing the steps in the way of acting manager the management of activities and leadership in the workplace.
Course Contents
- Managerial competence and roles
- Self-perception and perception others
- Supportive Communication
- Assertivity, listening
- Managing conflict
- Making decision, solving problem creatively
- Power and influence
- Empowering and delegating
- Motivation theory, using motivation theory in managerial work, motivating other
- Managerial style of leading people, leadership, coaching
- Managing teams
- Management change
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
JEFFREY, Magee. The managerial leadership Bible: learning the strategic, organizational, and tactical skills everyone needs today. 2nd ed. New Jersey: Pearson, 2015. 384 s. ISBN 978-0134097541.
RUE, Leslie W. et al. Management: skills and application. 14th ed. McGraw-Hill, 2013. 552 s. ISBN 978-00-7132-643-8.
WHETTEN, David A. a Kim S. CAMERON. Developing Management Skills. Boston: Pearson, 2016. 648 s. ISBN 978-0133127478.
MAXWELL, John C. The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership. 2nd ed. New York: Thomas Nelson. ISBN 978-0-785-289-357.
SENGE, Peter M. The fifth discipline: the art and practice of the learning organization. New York: Currency Doubleday, 1994. ISBN 0-385-26095-4.
TURNER, J. Rodney. The handbook of project-based management: leading strategic change in organizations. 3rd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, c2009. ISBN 978-0-07-154974-5.

Recommended Reading:
DRENTH, A. J. The 16 Personality Types: Profiles, Theory, & Type Development. New York: Drenth, 2017. 228 s. ISBN 978-0-9792-168-31.
DRUCKER, Peter F. The essential Drucker: selections from the management works of Peter F. Drucker. London: Routledge, 2014. 368 s. ISBN 978-0-7506-8506-1.
MUNTER, Mary a Lynn HAMILTON. Guide to managerial communication: effective business writing and speaking. 10th ed. Boston: Pearson, 2013. 300 s. ISBN 978-0132971331.
COLLINS, Jim. Good To Great : Why Some Companies Make The Leap and Others Don't. New York: Harper-Collins Publishers, 2001. ISBN 978-07-126-7609-0.
MAGRETTA, Joan. What Management Is: How It Works and Why It's Everyone's Business. New York: Free Press, 2012. ISBN 978-07-432-03-197.
MICHALKO, Michael. Thinkertoys: a handbook of creative-thinking techniques. 2nd ed. Berkeley: Ten Speed Press, c2006. ISBN 1-58008-773-6.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Tutorials
Assesment methods and criteria
Tasks are not Defined