711-0528/03 – Soft skills II (SS)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Social SciencesCredits2
Subject guarantorMgr. Martina Schneiderová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorMgr. Martina Schneiderová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2020/2021Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
VYS06 Mgr. Markéta Janíková
MAT17 Mgr. Jana Matochová, Ph.D.
PAL04 Mgr. Libuše Páleníčková, Ph.D.
SCH0130 Mgr. Martina Schneiderová, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit 0+2
Part-time Credit 0+8

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

- Repeating the description of soft skills and their professional development opportunities - Creating a personal career plan - Development of an innovative skills (development of creativity) - Developing cooperative skills, identification of team roles - Identification and description of the manipulative conduct - Description of the assertive techniques and developing assertiveness skills - Basics of the negotiation, negotiation skills development

Teaching methods



The course is intended for students of the technical sciences and economy. It is focused on expanding the knowledge and soft skills - self-management, cooperative skills, assertive skills and negotiation.

Compulsory literature:

CALLAHAN, Mike. I Inc.: Career Planning and Personal Entrepreneurship. 2nd ed. Michigan: Cognella Academic Publishing, 2017. 266 s. ISBN 978-1-51651495-3. COETZEE, Melinde. Career Planning in the 21st Century: Strategies for Inventing a Successful Career in a Workplace Without Jobs. Cape Town: Juta and Company Ltd, 2006. 88 s. ISBN 978-0-7021-7174-1. FORSYTH, Patrick. Successful Time Management. London: Kogan Page Publishers, 2007. 152 s. ISBN 978-0-7494-4834-9. PARKER, Glenn. Team Leadership: 20 Proven Tools for Success. Amherst: HRD Press, Inc., 2009. 42 s. ISBN 978-1-59996182-8.

Recommended literature:

BONO, Edward de. The use of lateral thinking. 1st pub. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1972. 140 s. FLEMING, Peter. Negotiation Skills In A Week: Brilliant Negotiating In Seven Simple Steps. London: Hachette UK, 2012. 128 s. ISBN 144415897X. MORRIS, D. Peoplewatching: The Desmond Morris Guide to Body Language. London: Vintage, 2002. ISBN 0099429780. RYBACK, David. Putting emotional intelligence to work: Successful leadership is more than IQ. Boston: Butterworth-Heinemann, 1998. 233 s. ISBN 0750699566.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Creating a personal career plan based on self-diagnosis, analysis of trends and the situation on the labor market.



Other requirements

solving model situations and tasks


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Soft skills - repetition, diagnostics. 2. Personal career plan, diagnostics. 3. Development of innovative competencies (exercises for the development of creativity). 4. Teamwork. Role in the team. 5. Verbal and non-verbal influencing. 6. Maneuvering and manipulation - identification of manipulative behavior, argumentation. 7. Assertiveness. Assertive techniques (model situations). 8. Negotiation strategies - soft, hard and principled negotiations. 9. Negotiation process - phase, course, preparation for negotiations, time and strength in negotiations. 10. Negotiation tactics, team negotiations. 11. Competence models, profesiogram, labor market trends. 12. Personal SWOT analysis. 13. Work with goals - short-term, medium-term and long-term goals. 14. Presentation of career plan, feedback.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2023/2024 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Credit Credit   3
Mandatory attendence participation: - active participation in exercises - solving model situations - presentation of a personal career plan

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Conditions for subject completion and attendance at the exercises within ISP: - creating of assigned tasks (setting goals, time management, stress management strategy) - presentation of a personal career plan

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeBranch/spec.Spec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2024/2025 (N0532A330039) Geoinformatics K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2024/2025 (N0532A330039) Geoinformatics P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2023/2024 (N0532A330039) Geoinformatics K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2023/2024 (N0532A330039) Geoinformatics P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2022/2023 (N0532A330039) Geoinformatics P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2022/2023 (N0532A330039) Geoinformatics K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

Occurrence in special blocks

Block nameAcademic yearForm of studyStudy language YearWSType of blockBlock owner

Assessment of instruction

2023/2024 Winter