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General information:
Name:
Contemporary management: new trends, challenges and concepts
Course of study:
2017/2018
Code:
ZIE-2-009-s
Faculty of:
Management
Study level:
Second-cycle studies
Specialty:
-
Field of study:
Information Technology and Econometrics
Semester:
0
Profile of education:
Academic (A)
Lecture language:
English
Form and type of study:
Full-time studies
Course homepage:
 
Responsible teacher:
prof. nadzw. dr hab. inż. Kozarkiewicz Alina (akozarki@zarz.agh.edu.pl)
Academic teachers:
dr Kusa Rafał (rkusa@zarz.agh.edu.pl)
prof. nadzw. dr hab. inż. Kozarkiewicz Alina (akozarki@zarz.agh.edu.pl)
Module summary

The main aim of this course is to identify and discuss the influence of technological, social and economic changes on the functioning and performance of contemporary organizations.

Description of learning outcomes for module
MLO code Student after module completion has the knowledge/ knows how to/is able to Connections with FLO Method of learning outcomes verification (form of completion)
Skills
M_U001 Student is able to identify new trends and assess their influence on organizations’ performance IE2A_U08 Essay
M_U002 Student is able to recommend, present and support the implementation of selected new concepts of management IE2A_U06 Presentation
Knowledge
M_W001 Student acquires extended knowledge concerning the influence of new trends and phenomena in socio-economic and technological environment on the development of new systems of management IE2A_W01 Test results
M_W002 Student gains understanding of the importance of new management concepts as well as rules of their implementation in management systems of various organizations IE2A_W02, IE2A_W11 Test results
FLO matrix in relation to forms of classes
MLO code Student after module completion has the knowledge/ knows how to/is able to Form of classes
Lecture
Audit. classes
Lab. classes
Project classes
Conv. seminar
Seminar classes
Pract. classes
Zaj. terenowe
Zaj. warsztatowe
Others
E-learning
Skills
M_U001 Student is able to identify new trends and assess their influence on organizations’ performance - + - - - - - - - - -
M_U002 Student is able to recommend, present and support the implementation of selected new concepts of management - + - - - - - - - - -
Knowledge
M_W001 Student acquires extended knowledge concerning the influence of new trends and phenomena in socio-economic and technological environment on the development of new systems of management + - - - - - - - - - -
M_W002 Student gains understanding of the importance of new management concepts as well as rules of their implementation in management systems of various organizations + - - - - - - - - - -
Module content
Lectures:

Lectures will cover the following topics:
Introduction to modern management and entrepreneurship – from start-ups and new
ventures to multinational corporations
Society, ethics and social responsibility as contemporary challenges
Demographic challenges and managing diversity
Technological development and innovation management
Balancing artificial intelligence (AI) and human creativity in organizations
Contemporary tools in decision making
New concepts in management, their roots and evolution.

Auditorium classes:

The classes will give students experience in the following areas of contemporary management:
New trends in organizations’ environment – managerial perspective
Role of assets, organizational capabilities and competences
Human capital in organization: expectations and requirements
Possible organizations’ responses to contemporary challenges
Selected new concepts of management for XXI century organizations
Designing and implementing new managerial tools

Student workload (ECTS credits balance)
Student activity form Student workload
Summary student workload 150 h
Module ECTS credits 5 ECTS
Participation in lectures 30 h
Participation in auditorium classes 30 h
Preparation of a report, presentation, written work, etc. 30 h
Preparation for classes 30 h
Realization of independently performed tasks 30 h
Additional information
Method of calculating the final grade:

The final grade is calculated as the average of the positive marks from the test, essay and prepared presentation. In the case of receiving a negative grade in the first and subsequent dates, the grade is calculated as the average of all the grades obtained so far.

Prerequisites and additional requirements:

No additional requirements

Recommended literature and teaching resources:

Certo S., Certo S. T., Modern management. Concepts and skills, Pearson, New York, 2016.
Dawson P., Andriopoulos C., Managing change, creativity and innovation, Sage, 2014.
De Wit B., Meyer R., Strategy synthesis: Resolving strategy paradoxes to create competitive
advantage, South-West Cengage Learning EMEA, 2010.
Johnson G., Whittington R., Scholes K., Fundamentals of strategy. Pearson Education Ltd., Prentice Hall 2012.
Osterwalder A., Pigneur Y., Business model generation, John Wiley & Sons, 2010.
Osterwalder A., Pigneur Y., Bernarda G., Smith A., Value proposition design, John Wiley & Sons, 2014.

Scientific publications of module course instructors related to the topic of the module:

Kozarkiewicz A., Łada M. Strategic management accounting as a source of information for value-driven project management, Journal of Economics, Business and Management, 2014 vol. 2 no. 3, s. 186–190.
Kozarkiewicz A., Kabalska A., Management of creative projects: challenges and paradoxes PM World Journal, 2017 vol. 6 iss. 7, s. 1–15.
Kozarkiewicz A., Creativity in numbers and words: the analysis of divergence in creative project perception, Journal of Economics and Management, 2018 vol. 32(2), s. 60–74.
Kozarkiewicz A., Kabalska A., Kolektywne i indywidualne kompetencje analityczne jako współczesne fundamenty rozwoju organizacji, Zeszyty Naukowe, Politechnika Śląska. Organizacja i Zarządzanie, 2018 z. 118, s. 305-316.

Additional information:

Form of verification of learning outcomes:
Passing one tests,
Writing one essay on a given topic.
Preparing the presentation using the acquired skills.

Conditions for participation in classes:
Lectures are not obligatory.
Auditorium exercises are compulsory.
The conditions of making up (mode and method) are set by the teacher.

Assessment:
Grading, in the case of receiving a negative mark in the statutory period, is calculated as the average of all the grades obtained so far.
The other general conditions for participation and credits for the module are set out in the Study Regulations.