bp2106 Communication skills

Faculty of Sports Studies
Spring 2016
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)
Mgr. Pavel Trochta (seminar tutor)
Olga Korvasová (assistant)
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
bp2106/01: Thu 25. 2. 9:00–10:00 B11/236, Thu 3. 3. 9:00–10:00 B11/236, Thu 10. 3. 9:00–10:00 B11/236, Thu 17. 3. 9:00–10:00 B11/236, Thu 24. 3. 9:00–10:00 B11/236, Thu 31. 3. 9:00–10:00 B11/236, Thu 7. 4. 9:00–10:00 B11/236, Thu 14. 4. 9:00–10:00 B11/236, Thu 21. 4. 9:00–10:00 B11/236, Thu 28. 4. 9:00–10:00 B11/236, M. Charvát
bp2106/02: Thu 15:30–16:15 B11/305, P. Trochta
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
there are 10 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
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.
  • Domains of human communication. Models of communication, transactional model of communication and its components. Principles of communication. Nonverbal communication. Communicational competence, assertivity, communication in stress situations, conflict management. Communication in groups - leadership, cooperation, group cohesion, group decision-making.
  • DEVITO, Joseph A. Základy mezilidské komunikace : 6. vydání. Translated by Jiří Rezek. 1. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2008. 502 s. ISBN 9788024720180. info
  • DEVITO, Joseph A. Základy mezilidské komunikace. Translated by Milan Bartůšek - Jiří Rezek. 1. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2001. 420 s. ISBN 8071699888. info
  • VYBÍRAL, Zbyněk. Psychologie lidské komunikace (Psychology of the Human Communication). Praha: Portál, 2000. 264 pp. ISBN 80-7178-291-2. 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, 1995. 103 s. ISBN 80-901773-5-2. info
Teaching methods
lectures, group discussion, group practice
Assessment methods
Individual or group project
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 2015, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, spring 2021.
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