Business Management

Completion:accreditation+exam (written&verbal)
Type of
Hour/semLecturesSem. ExercisesLab. exercisesComp. exercisesOther
Guarantee:Putnová Anna, doc. RNDr., Ph.D., MBA, IM
Lecturer:Veselý Josef, Ing., CSc., FBM
Instructor:Novák Petr, Ing., Ph.D., FBM
Faculty:Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Communication BUT
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Learning objectives:
  The objective of the course is to provide students with knowledge of fundamentals of management, its terms, content, structuralization and methods.
  Achiving knowledges of the term management. Core of the topic is structuralization of management according to the functions. Detailed explanation of individual functions. Planning, organisation, leadership and control.
Knowledge and skills required for the course:
  Basic knowledge acquired on rudiments of a corporate economics, functions of company, its economics and results.
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: Planning, organisation, stimulation and control.
Generic learning outcomes and competences:
  Students will have a clear idea of modern approaches in management and its functions of planning, organising, leadership and control.
Syllabus of lectures:
  1. What is management.
  2. Planning.
  3. Organizing.
  4. Leadership.
  5. Control.
  6. System approach.
  7. Management of innovations.
  8. Process approach.
  9. Decision making.
  10. Change management.
  11. Risk management
Syllabus of numerical exercises:
 The contents of the seminar exercises is to practice recited around topics, processing and presentation of seminary work and case studies (individually and as a group).
Study literature:
  • Weihrich, H., Koontz, H.: Management. Praha, Victoria Publishing 1993. 659 s., ISBN 80-85605-45-7 (in Czech)
  • Gerber, M.E.: Podnikatelský mýtus: Proč většina malých firem do roka zkrachuje a co proti tomu dělat. Praha, Management Press, 2004. 223 s., ISBN 80-7261-092-9 (in Czech)
  • Robbins, S.P., Coulter M.: Management. Praha, Grada Publishing, 2004. 600 s., ISBN 80-247-0495-1 (in Czech)
  • Donnelly, J.H., Gibson, J.L., Ivancevich, J.M.: Management. Praha, Grada Publishing, 1997. 821 s., ISBN 80-7169-422-3 (in Czech)
Controlled instruction:
  Check the results of term paper, the results of solution of case studies, the results of the processing and presentation topics, check the results of the knowledge test.
In the case of excused absence from seminars on exercise, the teacher can set additional condition if appropriate, usually elaboration of partial written task.
Progress assessment:
  During the semester, the individual activities of the seminar exercises are evaluated by a point system, which is updated each semester by the types of tasks. Students have the opportunity to earn points for:
  • Individual term project,
  • team presentation on the actual topic,
  • processing questions from the case studies,
  • test,
  • correction or additional individual project.

Examination Requirements:
Knowledge of subject matter and its practical applications. Form of examination is written, oral examination depends on the result of the written test. The final evaluation is classified according to ECTS.

Exam prerequisites:
  For obtaining the credit, it is required successful processing of semester paper at a predetermined time and active participation in seminar exercises and subsequent discussion.