Management and Leadership (Eng)
New cycle starts in October 2021
About Cambridge Business School
Cambridge Business School is a prestigious educational institution focused on providing business education in professional MBA programmes. The content of the programmes is based on the latest knowledge in the field of business education and the quality of the study is guaranteed by prestigious accreditation and membership of international association and by lecturers at a highly professional level with many years of experience.
Professional education programs at Cambridge Business School offer participants to expand their managerial knowledge and skills beyond higher education. The programmes are intended not only for entrepreneurs or members of higher management but for all who are interested in improving their knowledge and the expansion of their knowledge to the field of practical use.
Why Cambridge Business School
Cambridge Business School offers flexible form of study and therefore is adapted for very busy participants. Thanks to the flexible form of study the students can customize their own study plan according to their own time options. The lectures provided by Cambridge Business School are set up for student's easy access to studies while not losing their every-day work standards.
An important aspect is also the possibility of each student to enrich the lectures consulting their corporate affairs and problems directly in the lessons with lecturers. Cambridge Business School also allows their students to apply their newly acquired knowledge and information to their own working environment.
Our lecturers are experts, each dedicated to a specific area of the educational programme, and their goal is to help students to be able to effectively apply theoretical knowledge into practice. The lectures are based on real examples, real projects and case studies. The results and added values of this approach is the fulfilment of the main vision of the Cambridge Business School which is the transfer of theoretical knowledge into practical professional life.
Management and Leadership
Cambridge Business School brings the whole new concept of a flexible form of study of prestigious MBA degree and provides students with an extraordinary opportunity to study the Management and Leadership programme in English.
The MBA Management and Leadership program provides students with practical information from all the important areas of management that are necessary for the highly professional performance of their top manager position. Students will gain valuable knowledge of a various specialized management activities, including knowledge related to marketing communication, international business or commercial law. The program also provides students with knowledge to help them improve their communication skills, to learn how to lead and motivate teams, and to ensure personal development. The program composition makes it ideal for entrepreneurs, middle and senior management members, executives and anyone who is interested in following modern management trends and being able to effectively use it.
The course explains fundamental principles and practices related to business planning, organizing, leading and controlling. It offers an understanding of what management is all about and how management functions are performed. After completing the course, participants should be able to explain how to define goals, establish strategies and develop plans, how to develop an organizational structure and individual jobs, how to lead people toward the achievement of desired performance, or how to establish performance standards and monitor actual performance.
The aim of this module is to acquaint students with the issue of strategic thinking and management in today's turbulent world. The module includes topics such as: foresight in the work of a manager, analysis and synthesis, creativity, innovative thinking and thinking outside the box. The students will be trained in the field of strategic thinking and will be able to plan scenarios or create an early warning system for their company.
Leadership and Team Work
What distinguishes the successful teams from the unsuccessful ones? How can we define a PERFORM team? What affects team productivity and morality? What is the role of the leader in a team? The aim of the module is to inspire the students and encourage them in searching for the answers to these questions and last but not least to offer them techniques for working with their own team.
Financial Planning and Investment
The aim of this module is to acquaint listeners with the theory, principles and practical procedures of long-term financial management as they are applied in the conditions of investment and financing of enterprises in the Czech Republic. Students will become acquainted with basic determinants that affect the value of money over time, methods of evaluating investment projects and other important areas of investment decision-making.
The goal of this module is to acquaint students with the modern knowledge of personnel management and with different ways in which it is applied by Czech companies and by companies from all over the world. The aim of this module is also to define personnel work in the organization, to understand the position of personnel work in the organization management system, to define terms “personnel strategy” and “personnel policy” and to understand the relationship between them. Students will deal with strategic human resources management and the issues which internal and external conditions can change strategic human resources management.
Marketing and PR communication
The main theme of this module is to clarify the basic principles of marketing and PR communication considering the new communication trends of our time. The aim of this module is to explain the functioning of the marketing and PR principles in practice, where at the centre of the action are the customers and the marketing tries to reach out to them and to build a long-lasting and loyal relationship with them.
Project management and planning
The module Project Management and Planning develops a foundation of concepts and solutions that supports the planning, scheduling, controlling, resource allocation, and performance measurement activities required for successful completion of a project. This module examines project management in a variety of global business settings. Included are project management methodologies and processes as well as culture, team building, and behaviour management in a global context. Project management is examined as a set of best practices aimed at managing the total enterprise. Through a project management approach, corporate and organizational strategies are translated into project-level, value-adding elements of a company's project portfolio.
Legal Aspects of Entrepreneurship
The module Legal Aspects of Entrepreneurship offers an introduction to the most important legal issues related to entrepreneurship. The aim of this module is to provide to the students the knowledge and orientation in the legal environment and business related legal issued, in the field of both public and private law. The module focuses on commitment relations and labour law, responsibility of the entrepreneur and deeper understanding of the bankruptcy of the entrepreneur and insolvency proceedings.
Communication and Presentation
Communication and presentation skills are the essential soft skills for managers and leaders who wants to set up efficient and pleasant working environment for their employees. It is also about clear and „human“ working relationships and enjoyable company culture. The skill of communication gives the base for effective project leading, problem solving, preventing issues and for personal development. There is wide range of methods and rules defining this topic. This module reflects just the most important one.
Managerial and leadership skills
Content of the lecture is concentrated to managerial and leadership skills as a part of managerial competencies. Managerial and leadership skills as communication, motivation, conflict management and time management are explained based on examples of personal characteristics of employees. Module Managerial and leadership skills include topics of:
1. Management, organisation and managerial competencies.
2. Managerial competencies and leadership skills.
3. Personality of manager and employee
4. Work and motivation by employee personality.
5. Communication with employees and other managers.
6. Conflict management and negative problems as bossing, mobbing.
7. Effective time management, quality of life. Burnout syndrome
Course of Study
To successfully finish their studies, students must pass all 10 study modules which are divided into 2 semesters, meaning each semester consists of 5 modules. At the end of their studies students submit their final thesis which must be defended in front of a commission.
Students meet lectors from individual modules at seminars which are held twice a semester. At these seminars, lectors provide all information regarding individual modules and completion conditions.
The first seminar is held at the beginning of the academic year and includes the introduction to the courses and explanation of the first 2 modules. The second seminar is held in the first half of the semester and covers 3 remaining modules. Other 2 seminars are held in the second semester; the first seminar covers the first 3 modules and the second seminar remaining 2 modules. Students attend altogether 4 seminars.
One module represents 3 lessons (3x45 minutes).
The courses of the programme Management and Leadership are taught in English language. We also accept English language in all the written assignments.
Students will be provided all the necessary information and study materials through our study department. Students can also consult anything and anytime with our lectors using different means of communication – telephone, email, videoconference or in person.
Students meet the educational requirements by attending seminars, consulting with lectors and studying available materials.
Students must complete each assignment per each module. Assignments are consequently rated by the lector. It is not compulsory to attend seminars but strongly recommended.
The studies are completed after the final thesis is defended. The defence of the final thesis is in English.
ENG: PaedDr. Ing. Kateřina Bočková, Ph.D., MBA
Currently a project manager for sport events and many organizational projects. She focuses her practical, scientific research, pedagogical and publishing activities on the economic - managerial area with an emphasis on project management. She currently works as an assistant professor at the DTI University in Dubnice nad Váhom and holds the position of Deputy Head of the Department of Management and Economics, where she comes into contact with many educational, organizational and research projects.
She graduated from the Faculty of Civil Engineering at the Brno University of Technology, majoring in Economics and Construction Management. As part of her postgraduate studies at the same faculty, she focused on the study and application of project management. She transferred her practical experience to the MBA graduation of a professional training program focused on project management. She received her pedagogical education in the study program Teacher Training in Economic Subjects.
From 2002 to 2011 she was an assistant professor at the Faculty of Management and Economics of Tomas Bata University in Zlín. In the years 2004-2005 she lead there the Institute of Business Economics.
She is author of many articles and publications in the field of project management, as well as several important books. She lectures in bachelor's, master's and MBA accredited study programs at home and abroad and is a lecturer in Project Management in several training and educational facilities.
ENG: Ing. Yvona Charouzdová
Ing. Yvona Charouzdová is currently the director of Talent Management Center International and also leads important projects in the field of leadership and talent management. As a trainer, she specializes in workshops focused on improving the quality of human resources, leading specialized trainings focused on the strategic development of human resources, remuneration and intercultural management of companies. Coaches top managers with excellent results.
She gained work experience in the field of consulting, where her activities included finding top managers, middle management and specialists. Other activities were the management of top consulting projects in the field of human potential management development (development and implementation of evaluation and motivation systems, performance-based remuneration, management and personnel audits and organizational consulting). In the banking environment, she focused on the concept of educational projects, which she lectured on a pilot basis.
She studied at universities in Prague and Great Britain, then expanded her education at professionally oriented seminars in Germany, Austria, the Netherlands and Italy.
ENG: Ing. Jiří Mach, Ph.D.
He has extensive experience in teaching within the business and management economics and financial planning. He gained many years of experience during his work as a coordinator of interview networks dealing with management of the personnel agenda and training employees in the field of data collection and communication. He currently works as an assistant professor at the Department of Economics, Faculty of Business and Economics, CULS, Prague.
He specializes in business economics, commodity economics, investments and their financing, financial planning and risk analysis.
He is a graduate of the master's program in agricultural engineering and the doctoral program in business and sectoral economics at the Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague.
ENG: Mgr. Lenka Olšanská
Mgr. Lenka Olšanká is certified professional coach (Erickson College, 2006) and for the last 9 years she has been offering managerial, career and business coaching for individuals and teams.
She teaches others how to lead and manage teams, how to improve communication and resolve conflicts, how to coach and how to work together more effectively. She especially enjoys creating and teaching personal development programs.
For more than 11 years, she has been responsible for the company's results and people development in various managerial positions, especially in the areas of sales, customer service, marketing and logistics. She gained experience in managing strategic activities and developing relationships with business partners and state institutions. She was responsible for managing companie´s internal changes in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
In recent years, he is interested in change management at the individual and group level, cooperates with the international non-profit organization Initiatives of Change Intl and actively participates on conferences and workshops in Caux-Montreux, Switzerland.
She originally studied Biochemistry at the Faculty of Science of Charles University, then completed a thematic course in working with the body in psychotherapy and the educational program Therapeutic Pedagogy and Social-Art Therapy.
ENG: Ing. Jana Puhalová
Jana Puhalová, who has been awarded Lecturer of the Year 2011 by the Association of Adult Education Institutions (AIVD), has extensive experiences in team leadership, personnel development and setting up company processes.
She is a mentor and trainer in the field of leadership, personnel development and change management, as well related to communication skills.
Her specialization is in the field of train the trainer, i.e. the development of trainers/lecturers in the field of professional further education. It conducts lectures at professional conferences and focuses on process optimization and Lean management in general.
She graduated from Systems Engineering and Informatics at the Technical University of Liberec. Nowadays, she is working as an analyst and a project manager.
ENG: JUDr. Iva Podhorská, LL.M.
The lawyer dealing mainly with commercial law and securities law. During her practice, she has been working in leading law firms in the Czech Republic and abroad. She publishes and is the author of several professional articles, mainly in the field of commercial law.
Iva Podhorská is fluent in English and German. Since 2009 she has been a court interpreter for the German language.
She graduated from the Faculty of Law of Masaryk University in Brno and subsequently completed postgraduate studies at the Technical University of Dresden. In 2008, she defended a rigorous thesis at the Faculty of Law of Charles University, the topic "Recovery of unlawful state support from the point of view of Community law" and obtained the title of JUDr.
ENG: Ing. Martin Šikýř, Ph.D.
Martin Šikýř studied Information Management at the University of Economics in Prague, where he also received his Ph.D. in Business Economics and Management in 2010. From 2006 to 2013, he worked as an assistant and assistant professor at the Department of Personnel Management of the Faculty of Business Administration, University of Economics, Prague. Since 2013, he has worked as an assistant professor at the Department of Economics and Management of the College of Regional Development in Prague and at the Department of Management of the Masaryk Institute of Advanced Studies of the Czech Technical University in Prague. His duties include pedagogical, publishing and research activities. He authored and translated a couple of books and has published numerous scholarly articles. His research interests include management and human resource management.
ENG: Mgr. Tomáš Zdražil
During his studies at the Faculty of Multimedia Communications at Tomáš Baťa University in Zlín, he was involved in various projects focused on marketing communication in the media. After graduating in 2004, he joined the marketing department of DHL Express, which he has been in charge of since 2007.
In addition to marketing itself, DHL company is also responsible for internal and external communication, PR and projects aimed at SME customers and building a corporate culture among employees.
His main interests are travelling and sports.
Study MBA in English.
Beginning of October 2021
The submission of application is free of charge and does not take up more than 2 minutes
Price in EUR
|Studies||Price of study||Regular price|
|1 installment or more||3.490 EUR without VAT
4.223 EUR with VAT
|4.863 EUR without VAT
5.884 EUR with VAT
The price includes
processing of the application
interactive lectures in form of workshops with quality lecturers for each of the modules, including refreshments and lunch,
access to modern on-line educational platform during the period of studies,
complete study materials needed for the studies,
every student obtain access to online library with more than 5 200 online titles,
the possibility to change study programme up to 4 months after the initiation of study,
consultations and support of lecturers ,
diploma in English with bilingual supplement,
possibility to prolong studies up to additional 3 years,
thesis supervisor and opponent from our lecturer team + their review of final thesis
3 attempts to pass each module,
possibility to retake unsuccessful defence of final thesis,
access to school´s landing library ,
full administration support of our study department,
additional lectures and seminars on current topics,
alternative dates for missed classes,
personal approach, individual solutions of study matters
possibility to obtain international IES certification.
By graduation in our MBA programme you can obtain international certification IES.
The submission of application form is free of charge, you do not pay any handling fee.
It is possible to pay for the studies in EUR.
Possibility of installment payment
Students may pay the total price or spread payment into two installments. After individual request and agreement the payment can be spread into more installments. The maturity date is due in 14 days after signing the study contract, other installments follow according to agreed installment plan.
MBA studies are tax-deductible item that can be applied by the employer and entrepreneur as income for professional development in the income tax base. At the same time, it is an employee's income that is exempt under the Income Tax Act if the study is related to the employer's business.