115-0310/04 – Methodology of Guiding (MPČ)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of ManagementCredits3
Subject guarantorprof. RNDr. Arnošt Wahla, CSc.Subject version guarantorprof. RNDr. Arnošt Wahla, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2012/2013Year of cancellation2012/2013
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor
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WAH0001 prof. RNDr. Arnošt Wahla, CSc.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit 2+1

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

- to know the legal guides - entrepreneur obligations - to be able to develop a route tours and excursions, - Ability to establish a program for the client's leisure time for stays - cognitive, relaxation, therapeutic, - Making sense of the guide's information sources - to be able to apply the rules of speech. - to deal with financial issues while traveling - vouchers, checks, money rates, calculation of prices of tours, etc.

Teaching methods



The course provides basic information on the work of tourist guide or an animator of the program in tourist establishments. This is a comprehensive look at the tourist guide's work practices .

Compulsory literature:

HORNER, Susan a John SWARBROOKE. Business Travel and Tourism. Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann, 2001. ISBN 0 7506 43927. McLEAN, Donald and Daniel YODER. Issues in Recreation and Leisure: Ethical Decision Making. Champaign: Human Kinetics, 2005. ISBN 978-0736043991. VAR, Turgut and Clare GUNN. Tourism Planning: Basics, Concepts, Cases. 4th ed. New York: Routledge, 2002. ISBN 978-0415932691.

Recommended literature:

MARTINEZ, Homero. Dictionary for Air Travel and Tourism Activities: Over 7,100 terms on Airlines, Tourism, Hospitality, Cruises, Car Rentals, GDS, Geography, Climate, ... Business, Customs, and Organizations Subjects. Bloomington: IUniverse, 2008. ISBN 978-0595527090.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

case studies simulation


Other requirements

Communication skills, knowledge of psychology and sociology.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. TOURISM GUIDE Personality Guide. Category. Training (knowledge, skills). Profession guide 2. CIVIL AND PERSONALITY REQUIREMENTS FOR PERFORMANCE PROFESSION 3. EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS Acquired geographical, topographical, cartographic, destination knowledge Acquired knowledge about the tourism attractions Acquired knowledge of the tourism infrastructure Acquired knowledge about the culture and history 4. PREREQUISITES Skills Skills in searching and using information resources categories Ability to orient oneself in space and time Ability to organize Ability to communicate 5. GUIDE - CONTRACTOR PRODUCTS TRAVEL AGENCIES IN SPACE AND TIME Implementation of cognitive and residential products Implementation of products according to modes of transport 6. GUIDE - SOLVER SITUATIONS IN SPACE AND TIME 6.1 Addressing the situation of persons and the collective 6.2 Solving the situation with carriers, trading partners, deal with emergency situations

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2012/2013 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Exercises evaluation Credit 85 (85) 85 3
        Písemka Written test 85  85
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2012/2013 (B6208) Economics and Management P Czech Uherské Hradiště 1 Compulsory study plan

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