Course Details

Firm’s Management

Academic Year 2024/25

NVA069 course is part of 1 study plan

NPC-ARS / ARA Winter Semester 2nd year

Course Guarantor


Language of instruction



4 credits



Forms and criteria of assessment

course-unit credit and examination

Offered to foreign students

Not to offer

Course on BUT site


13 weeks, 2 hours/week, elective


1. Function and importance of decision making in achitectur and management work in a construction company

2. Principle of growth and change, effectivity, paradigm

3. Effective habits of leaders and managers

4. Positive activity, importance of self- awareness, range of influence and sphere of action, Frankl and model for freedom of choice

5. Leadership and management, principles of personal leadership, centre of intention, Mission statement, identification and confirming of individual roles and aims

6. Managing, planning, organisation and time management, priorities, delegation of authorities and responsibility

7. Human resources, creating and transformation of relationships, creating of teams 8. Increasing of organisation effectiveness through fellow workers, paradigms of interdependence

9. Principles of mutual advantage, interpersonal leadership, types of interpersonal interaction, dimension of win-win behaviour, supportive systems and processes

10. Fundamentals of effective communication, empathetic listening, understanding, principles of efficient presentation

11. Synergy as a principle of creative cooperation, appreciation of diversity, creativity, brainstorming, analysis of force field

12. Basic dimension of leaders personal development, equilibrium in force renewal, continuity of learning

13-14. Topical questions of nowadays management and leadership of personnels


13 weeks, 1 hours/week, compulsory


1. The Introduction to the exercises, the criterions for the projects and the teamwork system for architect and constructions managers.

2.–12. The content of singles exercises is the work of every team on its own project, sequential realization or presentation and the feedback from the participants and the teacher.

13. The handover of the closing reports and the credits.