115-0386 – Management (MNGT)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Management
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Petra Horváthová, Ph.D., MBA
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Subject version
Version codeYear of introductionYear of cancellationCredits
115-0386/01 2013/2014 2020/2021 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:

BODDY, David. Management. Harlow: Pearson, 2020. IBN 978-1-292-27181-1. HORVÁTHOVÁ, Petra a Andrea ČOPÍKOVÁ. Human Resource Management. Ostrava: VŠB-TU Ostrava, 2017. 240 s. ISBN 978-80-248-4103-8. LUSSIER, Robert N. Management Fundamentals. Concepts, Applications, and Skill Development. 8th ed. USA: Sage Publishing, 2019. ISBN 9781544331331.

Recommended literature:

ARMSTRONG, Michael. Armstrong´s Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice. 14th ed. New York: Kogan Page, 2017. 779 s. ISBN 9780749474119. NORTHOUSE, Peter G. Leadership: theory and practice. 9th ed. Los Angeles: SAGE, 2021. 600 s. ISBN 978-1-07-184091-7. TAYLOR, Stephen. Resourcing and talent management. 7th ed. London: Kogan Page, 2019. 493 s. ISBN 978-0-7494-8385-2.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.