115-0347/01 – Methods and Technics in Management (MaTM)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of ManagementCredits3
Subject guarantorIng. Marcela Papalová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Marcela Papalová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2009/2010Year of cancellation2011/2012
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor, Follow-up Master
Instruction secured by
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PAP30 Ing. Marcela Papalová, 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

1.To get an overview of the methods and techniques in management. 2.To be able to distinquish different techniques from knowledge, procedures and functions. 3.To describe the methods and techniques most commonly used in management. 4.To clarify the nature of the individual techniques. 5.To practically apply selected techniques. 6.To assess barriers to the use of selected techniques.

Teaching methods



The aim of subject is to clarify the systematic and analytical methods and techniques to improve the performance of organizations in various business fields. It is used generalized experience of successful business management in parallel with the theoretical knowledge. Next aim - besides the acquisition of theoretical knowledge - is the practical skills of selected management methods and techniques. The aim from the students´point of view is to gain a survey of the management techniques, to clarify the background of the methods and techniques, to practically apply selected techniques and assess barriers of techniques application.

Compulsory literature:

CHEVALLIER, Arnaud. Strategic thinking in complex problem solving. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 289 s. ISBN 978-0190463908. JOHNSON, Gerry, Richard WHITTINGTON a Kevan SCHOLES. Exploring strategy. 11th ed. New York: Pearson, 2017. 828 s. ISBN 978-1292145129. PROCTOR, Tony. Creative problem solving for managers. 4th ed. Abingdon: Routledge, 2013. 384 s. ISBN 978-0-415-71402-0.

Recommended literature:

BARTUSKOVA Terezie, Marcela PAPALOVÁ, Aleš KRESTA. Selection of a Forecasting method: Analytical Hierarchy Proces Approach. Scientific Papers of the University of Pardubice. Series D. Pardubice: University of Pardubice, 2015, 22 (34), 17-28. ISSN 1211-555X. DURST, Susanne, Serdal TEMEL a Helio Aisenberg FERENHOF. Open innovation and knowledge management in small and medium enterprises. New Jersey: World Scientific, 2018. 244 p. ISBN 9789813233584. SCHWEITZER, Fiona a Joseph TIDD. Innovation heroes: understanding customers as a valuable innovation resource. New Jersey: World Scientific, 2018. 308 p. ISBN 978-1-78634-536-3.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Další požadavky na studenta


Subject codeAbbreviationTitleRequirement
115-0386 MNGT Management Recommended


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Management and its functions, preparing instruments for realising of these functions 2. Analysis of notions: method and technique 3. Value analysis as the technique of management 4. Decision making and problem solving process, types of decision making problems 5. Search, choice and definition of problems (phase of preliminary diagnosis) 6. Evaluation of possible solutions and choice of problem solution 8. Phase of searching for solutions: - process of creative thinking - heuristic techniques 9. Prognostic methods 10. Methods of management by: - objectives - delegating authorisations - tasks - results - participation 11. Solving a problem (example)

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2009/2010 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 30  16
        Examination Examination 70  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2011/2012 (B6208) Economics and Management (6208R037) Management (00) Management P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (N6208) Economics and Management (6208T101) Sports Management P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (B6208) Economics and Management (6208R037) Management (00) Management P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (B6208) Economics and Management (6208R037) Management (00) Management P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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