115-0311/03 – Managerial Skills (MD)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of ManagementCredits4
Subject guarantorMgr. Jan Kovács, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorMgr. Jan Kovács, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2011/2012Year of cancellation2012/2013
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
KOV03 Mgr. Jan Kovács, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+1

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The purpose of this subject is to help management students develop the skills necessary to cultivate and implement good ideas in organizations. Our subject has three learning objectives: understand the sense of management skill in managerial job, explain and describe 12 managerial skills aggregate to 5 group skills, which are critical to management success, through of the seminars (by testing, skills video, solving of casess, disccusion etc.) develop your skills.

Teaching methods



The aim of this subject is to teach students to twelve managerial skills like interpersonal communication, presentation, stress managing, conflict solutions, affecting another people, managing change etc., which depend on personal skills developed by experience and training. They will try even several managerial advancements and activities as authority delegating, action plans of employees motivation, group efficiency influencing and synergic effect creation in the team etc. and they will be solved the company case studies (Ishikaw diagram, Pareto analyses, Brainstorming, Field of force, SMART goals, SPIN, techniques GROW, STEER etc.).

Compulsory literature:

BALDWIN, Thimothy, BOMMER, William a Robert RUBIN. Developing Management Skills: What Great Managers Know and Do. Boston: McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2008. ISBN 978-007-7225-957. GUPTA, Samuel S. Managerial Skills: Explorations in Practical Knowledge. New Delphi: Global India Publications, 2008. ISBN 81-907-2114-3. REES, David a Christine PORTER. Skills of Management. 6th ed. London: Cengage Learning, 2008. ISBN 18-448-0645.

Recommended literature:

HUNSAKER, Philip. L. Training in Management Skills. 6th ed. Upper Saddle River, N. J.: Prentice Hall, 2001. ISBN 01-395-5014-3. WHETTEN, David A. a Kim S. CAMERON. Developing Management Skills. 5th ed. Upper Sadle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2002. ISBN 0-13-091408-8.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

Basic knowledge of management.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Framework syllabus of lectures: - Managerial competence and roles - Self- perception and perception others - Supportive Communication - Assertivity, listening - Managing conflict - Making decision, solving problem creatively - Power and influence - Empowering and delegating - Motivation theory, using motivation theory in managerial work, motivating other - Managerial style of leading people, leadership, coaching - Managing teams - Management change

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2011/2012 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 35  18
        Examination Examination 65  33 3
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeBranch/spec.Spec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2012/2013 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T040) Regional Development (00) Regional Development P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2012/2013 (N6209) Systems Engineering and Informatics (1802T001) Applied Informatics P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T095) Economics and Law in Journalism P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (N6209) Systems Engineering and Informatics (1802T001) Applied Informatics P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan

Occurrence in special blocks

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Assessment of instruction

2012/2013 Summer