Faculty of Information Technology, BUT

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Business Management

IPMA Acad. year 2011/2012 Winter semester 5 credits

Corporate Management is an introductory course intended to provide basic knowledge of management, its methods, structure and methods. It is is focused on specification of individual trading companies. The course deals especially with the following topics: knowledge of the principle, goals and structuralization of management. Requirements laid on managers, his expected qualities and role. Structuralization of management according to the functions and elements. Detailed explanation of individual elements. Planning, organisation, stimulation and control. Decision-making process.
An introductory course intended to provide a basic knowledge of management, its methods, structure and intent. The course is also focused on specification of individual trading companies. The course focuses especially on the following topics: knowledge of principle, goals and structuralization of management. Requirements laid on managers, his expected qualities and role. Structuralization of management according to the functions and elements. Detailed explanation of individual elements. Planning, organization, stimulation and control. Decision making process.

Guarantor

Language of instruction

Czech

Completion

Credit+Examination (written+oral)

Time span

26 hrs lectures, 26 hrs exercises

Assessment points

100 exam

Lecturer

Instructor

Subject specific learning outcomes and competences

Students will have a clear idea of modern approaches to and application of management in terms of its individual parts: organisation, stimulation and control.

Learning objectives

The main objective of the course is to provide students with knowledge of fundamentals of marketing, its terms, content, structuralization and methods.

Prerequisite kwnowledge and skills

Knowledge acquired on rudiments of a corporate economics, functions of company, its economics and results.

Study literature

  • Weihrich,H. - Koontz,H. : Management. Praha, Victoria Publishing 1993. 659 s. ISBN 80-85605-45-7
  • Robbins, S.P. - Coulter M.: Management. Praha, Grada Publishing, 2004. 600s. ISBN 80-247-0495-1
  • Donnelly, J.H. - Gibson, J.L. - Ivancevich, J.M.: Management. Praha, Grada Publishing, 1997. 821s. ISBN 80-7169-422-3

Syllabus of lectures

  1. Introduction to management.
  2. Properties of businessman, requirements, personal limits.
    Management, aims, function, elements, definitions, position, structure.
  3. Strategy, planning, basic elements of management.
  4. Investment subjects, licence.
  5. Public commercial organisation.
  6. Limited partnership company.
  7. Investment subject: limited company.
  8. Investment subject: joint stock company.
  9. Organising - organisation structure, principles of establishing, typology. Structure, demonstration of used structure.
  10. Stimulation.
  11. Motivation: reasons, types, applications.
  12. Control, controlling - meaning, ways, applications.
  13. Methods and tools of management.

Syllabus of numerical exercises

  1. Introduction to management. Properties of businessman, requirements, personal limits.
  2. Management, aims, function, elements, definitions, position, structure.
  3. Strategy, planning, basic elements of management.
  4. Organising - Investment subjects, licence.
  5. Organising - Investment subjects, public commercial organisation, limited partnership company.
  6. Organising - investment subject: limited company.
  7. Organising - investment subject: joint stock company.
  8. Organising - organisation structure, principles of establishing, typology.
  9. Organising - organisation structure, demonstration of used structure.
  10. Stimulation, motivation - reasons, types, applications.
  11. Control, controlling - meaning, ways, applications.
  12. Methods and tools of management.
  13. Decision-making process, types and objectifying of the process.

Controlled instruction

Active participation in seminars regarding presented topics, participation in discussion, quality. Presentation of semester work on given topic, knowledge test.
Attendance at lessons and exercises 13x 4 hours 52 hours.
Continuous preparation for seminars (individual study of literature)
Case study solution.
Semester work elaboration.
Preparation for final exam.
Final exam and discussion over semester work.
In case of excused absence from seminars, the teacher can set an additional condition if appropriate, usually elaboration of partial written task.

Exam prerequisites

To fulfil conditions for seminar activities.

Course inclusion in study plans

  • Programme IT-BC-3, field BIT, any year of study, Elective
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