Semester 1 schedule

Fall 2022

Business English course

A preparatory 50-hour Business English course (optional) is focused on the content and terminology of the American courses. It is be organized in two subsequent runs: 18. – 21. 8. 2022 and 25. – 28. 8. 2022 (50 hours in total).

Semester 1: 2022/2023

Management and Organizational Behavior - MBAD 651


The module provides a comprehensive view of the most important parts representing behavior of an organization. The subject of the analysis is the company from the point of view of scientific behavior methodology. In summary, it provides students with following knowledge: development of intergroup relationships, motivation research, leadership analysis, organizational change, etc. Students will learn about modern understanding and application of management including development context and ability to lead employees, time management, teamwork, process and project management and application of selected management models.

Ethical, Legal and Social Environment of the Firm - MBAD 646


The course focuses on social and ethical issues that shape modern corporations. It also includes an understanding of the basic terminology of ethics and their theories, the application of ethical principles in various problem areas (eg misleading advertising, human rights, international trade, etc.). Students will know a modern approach to business with a focus on social and ethical spheres. They will acquire basic skills for solving ethical dilemmas. They will be able to participate in the creation and application of current tools to improve business ethics in a company or institution. They will be guided to be able to speak in front of an audience and know the rules of etiquette.

Risk Management - MBAD 647


The aim of the module is to acquaint students with traditional and basic methods of risk management of a company with emphasis on the presentation of new methods of risk reduction, especially in the strategic decision-making. They will learn classic principles of modeling company's change processes, on the basis of which they will be able to actively manage standard change company processes with respect to risk factors. Students will also be able to manage standard change processes of strategies (both business and functional) of individual SBU companies. The course will be supplemented by a number of specific examples from managerial practice of Czech and foreign companies.

Note: The modules marked in orange are taught by professors from the USA.



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Ing. Klára Jarchovská
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Kristýna Buťáková
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