115-0386 – Management (MNGT)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Management
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Petra Horváthová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Subject version
Version codeYear of introductionYear of cancellationCredits
115-0386/01 2013/2014 4
115-0386/02 2019/2020 5
115-0386/03 2019/2020 5
115-0386/04 2019/2020 4

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

1. To identify basic ideas, opinions, principles, conceptions and theories relating to management area. 2. To characterize manager, his activities, roles and responsibilities. 2. To describe classical and modern schools of management. 3. To clarify the principle and main atributes of present management. 4. To list and to explain basic managerial functions - planning, decision-making, organizing, personnel management, leadership and motivation, control. 5. To clarify the use of psychological knowledge in management. 6. To clarify the principle, importance and function of strategic management. 7. To clarify the principle, importance and function of ethic and organizational culture.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations


The aim of the subject is to identify the basic concepts, ideas, principles and concepts relating to the field of management, to characterize a manager, his activities, roles and responsibilities, to describe the historical development of management, to explain all of managerial functions - planning, organizing, decision making, personnel management and leadership, motivation, control and communication, to clarify the application of psychological knowledge in management, to explain the nature, function and importance of ethics, corporate culture and strategic management.

Compulsory literature:

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 literature:

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.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.