bp2106 Communication skills

Faculty of Sports Studies
Spring 2015
Extent and Intensity
0/1. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: graded credit.
prof. PhDr. Michal Charvát, CSc. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Jana Stará, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Michal Charvát, CSc.
Department of Social Sciences and Sport Management – Faculty of Sports Studies
Supplier department: Department of Social Sciences and Sport Management – Faculty of Sports Studies
Timetable of Seminar Groups
bp2106/1: Tue 8:00–8:45 B11/311, M. Charvát, J. Stará
bp2106/2: Tue 9:40–10:25 E34/225 - seminární místnost, M. Charvát, J. Stará
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The main aim of the course is to acquaint students with contemporary approaches to human communication and their application to problems encountered in security sector and to concrete experience of individual students. Focus of the course is on discussion and practical exercises. After completing the course, students should be able to analyze communication situations they participate in and reflect their role in constitution of these situations.
  • Preparation for presentation
  • Feedback and critique
  • Verbal communication
  • Stress management
  • Voice training
  • Nonverbal communication
  • Visual communication
  • Good ppt presentation
  • First impression
  • The audience
  • Asking question
  • Interviw/exam
  • DEVITO, Joseph A. Základy mezilidské komunikace : 6. vydání. Translated by Jiří Rezek. 1. vyd. Praha: Grada. 502 s. ISBN 9788024720180. 2008. info
  • DEVITO, Joseph A. Základy mezilidské komunikace. Translated by Milan Bartůšek - Jiří Rezek. 1. vyd. Praha: Grada. 420 s. ISBN 8071699888. 2001. info
  • VYBÍRAL, Zbyněk. Psychologie lidské komunikace (Psychology of the Human Communication). Praha: Portál. 264 pp. ISBN 80-7178-291-2. 2000. info
  • WATZLAWICK, Paul. Všechno dobré je k něčemu zlé, aneb, Řešení paní Hekate. Translated by Zbyněk Vybíral, Illustrated by Miroslav Huptych. Vyd. 1. Hradec Králové: Konfrontace. 103 s. ISBN 80-901773-5-2. 1995. info
Teaching methods
practical presentation recorded on video, group discussion, feedback, self-reflective essay
Assessment methods
Oral presentation on chosen topic, written essay on the video record, received feedback and recommendation for future presentations
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Autumn 2014, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, spring 2021.
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