VPLn8822 Analytical traineeship 1

Faculty of Social Studies
Spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/10/120. 10 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught online.
Mgr. Iveta Zelenková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Josef Horňáček, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Blanka Plasová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Iveta Zelenková, Ph.D.
Department of Social Policy and Social Work – Faculty of Social Studies
Timetable of Seminar Groups
VPLn8822/01: Sat 6. 3. 15:00–18:40 U35, Sat 17. 4. 9:00–14:40 U35, I. Zelenková
VPLn8822/02: Sat 6. 3. 15:00–18:40 U34, Sat 17. 4. 9:00–14:40 U34, J. Horňáček
VPLn8822/03: Sat 6. 3. 15:00–18:40 U43, Sat 17. 4. 9:00–14:40 U43, I. Zelenková
VPLn8822/04: Sat 6. 3. 15:00–18:40 U41, Sat 17. 4. 9:00–14:40 U41, J. Horňáček
Prerequisites (in Czech)
! VPL822 Analytical traineeship && ! NOWANY ( VPL822 Analytical traineeship , VPLn8825 Analytical traineeship 2 )
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
there are 9 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
OBJECTIVES: - to facilitate practical experience in the field of HR management and development in selected organizations to motivated and talented students;
- to provide students feedback on their first practical work experience in professional positions;
- to provide students methodological support during the process of confrontation of the practical problems with the theoretical concepts.
- to enable interconnection between theoretical and methododological work on diploma thesis of students and solving practical problems in HRM on the level of companies. This knowledge is used and utilitized by students during work on their diploma thesis.
- to provide employers/selected organizations chance to find and train new potential talents/emploees;
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course students will be able:
- to aplly so far gained theoretical knowledge in the field of human resource development and management in practical situations in organizations
- to identify and analyse the condition of human resource management practice and practical problems of the current human resource development and management practice, and critically reflect them with the regard to their theoretical explanation
- to be oriented in managerial roles and tasks of the personnel departments in organizations, to reflect them and be able to perform them in the future
- suggest and explain an adequate method of organizational research;
- plan data gathering in organizations, identify, reflect and solve possible difficulties during data gathering;
- to present and argue their suggestions and receive and give feedback
  • 1) Choosing organization.
  • 2) Conclusion of the contract.
  • 3) Internship.
  • 4) Active participation in seminars
  • 5) Filling worksheets.
  • 6) Submission of the report and evaluation from the supervisor.
  • Main topics:
  • - The role of the HR department in the organization;
  • - Recruitment and selection of new employees
  • - Benefits in the organization;
  • - Training and development in organizations
  • - Conflicts in the organization and their solution
  • - Organizational research
    recommended literature
  • Lubasová A., 2001. Personální analýza, plánování a strategie: čítanka pro kurz magisterského kombinovaného studia. Brno: MUNI.
  • JONES, G.R. 1988/2013. Organizational Theory, Design and Change. Harlow: Pearson Education Limited. 7th Edition.
  • Kubr, M. Poradenství pro podnikatele a manažery. Ženeva: ILO, 1986
  • The SAGE handbook of organizational research methods. Edited by David A. Buchanan - Alan Bryman. Los Angeles: SAGE. xxxvi, 738. ISBN 9781446200643. 2009. info
  • HRONÍK, František. Jak se nespálit podruhé : strategie a praxe výběrového řízení. Vyd. 1. V Brně: MotivPress. xi, 376. ISBN 9788025406984. 2007. info
  • HRONÍK, F. Rozvoj a vzdělávání pracovníků. Vyd. 1. Praha: Grada. 233 pp. ISBN 978-80-247-1457-8. 2007. info
  • ARMSTRONG, Michael Stuart. Řízení lidských zdrojů : nejnovější trendy a postupy. 10. vyd. Praha: Grada. 789 pp. ISBN 978-80-247-1407-3. 2007. info
Teaching methods
internship; group discussion and reflection of experiences; training of model situations; individual consultations written reflection of selected topics
Assessment methods
Submission of the report,
adoption worksheets on topics of group meetings,
verbal assessment of student performance on the internship by trainers in the organization
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2020, Spring 2022, Spring 2023, Spring 2024, Spring 2025.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2021, recent)
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