PV236 Time Management and Effectiveness

Faculty of Informatics
Autumn 2012
Extent and Intensity
2/0/2. 2 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Ing. Michala Kozinová (lecturer), Mgr. Jitka Kitner (deputy)
Mgr. Jitka Kitner (assistant)
Guaranteed by
prof. RNDr. Luděk Matyska, CSc.
Department of Computer Systems and Communications - Faculty of Informatics
Supplier department: Department of Computer Systems and Communications - Faculty of Informatics
Wed 18:00–19:50 B410
PA180 Interim Project Business || PA186 Interim Project Research II || NOW ( PA180 Interim Project Business )|| NOW ( PA185 Interim Project Research I )|| NOW ( PA186 Interim Project Research II )
In parallel with PA180 or PA185/PA186 Interim Project (recommended) or after the completion of Interim Project
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 40 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/40, only registered: 0/40
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
At the end of the course, the students should be able to:
Actively keep in mind efficiency and effectiveness when dealing with day-to-day situations.
Use task lists, organize their time, and understand the way they prioritize.
Make responsive decisions.
Handle complex situations as a project.
Understand the importance of planning, contingency, and expectations management.
Run effective meetings with clear agenda, outcomes, commitments, owners, and deadlines.
Apply the principles of effective problem solving.
Respect the rules of effective communication.
Write concisely.
Confidently provide and accept feedback to prevent obstacles of cooperation.
Understand the basic principles of communication in crisis.
Handle the life under SLAs.
  • Efficiency and effectiveness
  • Prevention and Planning
  • Prioritization
  • Effective communication
  • Management of expectations
  • Effective meetings
  • Problem solving and Critical reasoning
Teaching methods
Workshops, class discussions, presentation, work on hands-on examples and real life situations, lectures, relevant book examples.
Assessment methods
Case studies will be required as an input for each lesson.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2011, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Autumn 2012, recent)
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