Integral Management and Enterprise Development

SubjectIntegral Management and Enterprise Development
Semester2nd semester (spring)
TypeRequired
ECTS8 ECTS
Study programme:Business studies (Master)
Primary language:Slovene
Introduction
The course will be carried out in the Slovene language and is an obligatory course in accordance with an officially approved curriculum of the Master's Degree Program in Business Sciences.
 
Preconditions
Students must have sufficient knowledge of the Slovene language so that they can communicate with lecturers and other students, follow the lectures and understand the study materials.
 
Goals
  • To understand the basics of the holistic approach to the managerial function.
  • Describe the impact of external and internal factors on managerial decisions in companies.
 Competencies
  • To acquire problem solving skills based on quantitative and qualitative information.
  • To develop the ability to foresee situations and anticipate events as well as being able to recognize and interpret an economic situation within a specific context.
  • To develop decision-making skills.
  • To acquire skills for independent learning.
  • To be able to express ones' ideas and formulate arguments in a logical and coherent way, both verbally and in written form.
  • To be able to create arguments which are conducive to critical and self-critical thinking.
  • To develop skills for adapting to new situations.
  • To acquire mechanisms that facilitate the adoption of ethical commitments.
  • To be able to analyse business-related behaviour and decisions and evaluate them from an economic, social and ethical point of view.
  • To acquire the ability to put knowledge into practice.
  • To be able to develop abilities for interpersonal relationships and teamwork.
  • To know the commercial function of a company and understand its objectives.
  • To be able to understand and use basic management concepts and principles.
Learning outcomes
After passing the exam, the student will understand approaches to design an effective and comprehensive managerial function.

Syllabus
  • Market-based management
  • Managing the company (based on the case of Jack Welch)
  • Selected topics in the field of personnel economics
  • Selected topics in the field of management theory and strategic management
  • Management processes
  • Goal Planning (MBO)
  • Leadership-motivation of colleagues
  • Management-communication
  • Controlling (BSC)
Teaching and learning activities
  • Teacher explanations
  • Discussions and debate
  • Personal and group exercises
Evaluation systems and criteria
  • Evaluation system consists of: seminar work (30% of the weight) and a written exam (70% of the weight).
  • Regardless of the calculation taking into account the individual weights, first the written exam must have the positive evaluation.
Teaching and learning material
  • Lazear, Edward; Gibbs, Michael. Personnel economics for management. John Wiley & Sons, 2007.
  • Welch, Jack. Winning. HarperCollins, 2005.
  • Daft, Richard F.. Management. Cengage Learning, 2009.
  • Drucker, Peter; Maciariello, Joseph A.. Management, revised edition HarperBusiness, 2008.
  • Berne, Eric. Katero igro igraš. Sinesis, 2012.
  • Kaplan, Robert S.; Norton, David P.. The balanced scorecard. HBR press, 1996.
Office hours
  • Before and after the lectures
  • By agreement

Lecturer:

Vaupot, Zoran
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