152-0494/03 – Advice for Managers and Entrepreneurs (PMP-A-K)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Business AdministrationCredits4
Subject guarantorIng. Blanka Poczatková, Ph.D., MBASubject version guarantorIng. Blanka Poczatková, Ph.D., MBA
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year3Semestersummer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2011/2012Year of cancellation2016/2017
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
POC20 Ing. Blanka Poczatková, Ph.D., MBA
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Part-time Credit and Examination 8+8

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

1. To know the basic theoretical findings about consultancy and a consultancy firm 2. To understand the basics and roles of the consultant and the consultancy firm 3. To appoint main and partial goals of consultancy 4. To assess the already known stage, evaluate main factors of change of the present stage and knowledge of consultancy, propose concrete procedures for effective developments of the consultancy firm 5. To handle and understand the basics of economic managing, economic decision making, leading and process controlling in the consultancy company 6. To apprise of the theory and consultancy experience in the Czech republic, apply theoretical findings to practical suggestions and recommendations of a fictive consultancy firm (in the semestral task)

Teaching methods

Lectures
Tutorials

Summary

The emphasis in this course is put on the support of entrepreneurship by means of professional consultancy for businessmen and managers. In tutorials students learn to be well versed in given problems through skilled discussion, written reports and seminar papers and learn to work with special literature as well i.e.: management consulting in perspective, the consulting process and potential, consulting in various areas of management, managing a consulting firm, developing management consultants and the consulting profession.

Compulsory literature:

- Kubr, M. Management Consulting. A guide to the profession. 3rd edit. International Labour Office. Geneva – ILO, 1997 - Prokopenko, J. – Kubr, M.: Management Development: A trainer’s Guide. 3rd edit. International Labour Office. Geneva – ILO, 1996 - Fudalinski, J. – Markiewicz, P.: Intangible Assets as a part of the competitive Potential of an Organization. 1st edit. Repronis, Ostrava, 2003 - Mikoláš, Z.: Entrepreneurship, Theses and Questions at the Beginning of the Third Millennium. 1st edit. Victoria, Krakow, 2002

Recommended literature:

According to the trainer's instructions.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

a) preparation of semester projects b) credit of exercise c) oral examination

E-learning

Written support of lecturers and trainees (including a list of current sources) + moodle.

Other requirements

treatment semester work and midterm test

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Curriculum:  The concept of advice for entrepreneurs and managers as a profession  Typology advice  consultancy business - culture and ethics  The basic techniques of consultant - communication and access to client  Verbal and nonverbal communication with the client  The issues of work organization advisor  interpretation to mastering five basic stages of the counseling process  specifics in selected segments of business and management  Consulting as a business process activities  consulting projects and the setting of fees  International factors Consultancy in Business and Management  Professional Growth Advisor  Current knowledge of counseling practice  Support and guidance for the enterprise

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2011/2012 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100  51
        Exercises evaluation Credit  
        Examination Examination  
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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