PAN147 Age management

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2018
Extent and Intensity
0/4/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. et Mgr. Klára Harvánková (lecturer)
Mgr. et Mgr. Zuzana Vařejková (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Petr Novotný, Ph.D.
Department of Educational Sciences - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Ivana Klusáková
Supplier department: Department of Educational Sciences - Faculty of Arts
each even Thursday 10:00–13:40 C42
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 15 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/15, only registered: 0/15, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/15
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Students will achieve knowledge of basements, principles, tools and possibilities of implemetnantion of age management. They will understand problems of population aging and related socio-economic and cultural aspects, situation in labor market in the Czech Republic, trends of working environment and measurement of working capacity through WAI. Students will be able to use the information trouht their own task and apply the knowledge and skills in practice. Students will have the opportunity to discuss with other students and lecturers at seminars and via e-learning forum.
  • 1.Basic principles of age management (aging, age, demographic situation in the Czech Republic) 2.Development of age management; age management in strategic documents 3.Generation in the labor market (strengths and weaknesses of individual generations and their expectations, employment of generations, examples of system projects in the Czech Republic) 4.Endangered groups in the labor market and their specifics - graduates, parents, 50+, seniors (current situation, measures and tools to support specific groups, prevention of unemployment) 5.Adaptation and preparation for old age; the concept of active and successful aging; end of working career; adaptation to the post-productive stage of life 6.Age management in the organization - management of the different age structure of the employees in the organization (personnel planning, recruitment and selection of employees, adaptation of employees, evaluation of employees, remuneration and care of employees, training and development of workers, reconciliation of profession and family, talent management; the benefits and risks of age management in the organization) 7.Psychological and personal aspects of age discrimination at various stages of professional life (stereotypes, ageism, diversity management) 8.Intergenerational sharing of knowledge in an organization; age management measures in the personnel system 9.Health and quality of life of older workers and possible measures (working environment, physical burden, mental load, work organization) 10.Work Ability Index (WAI) (work capacity support for different age groups) 11.„Towards Successful Seniority TM“ and use in different target groups 12.Examples of projects and good practice of age management in the Czech Republic and foreign countries. 13.Presentation of the final projects.
  • Ilmarinen, J. (2008). Ako si predĺžit aktívny život. Starutie a kvalita pracovného života v Európskej únii. Bratislava: Príroda.
  • Šimandlová, N., & Ferrarová, E. (2014). Stárnutí populace jako výzva. Age Management a postavení lidí 50+ ve společnosti a na trhu práce. Praha: Alternativa50+.
  • Novotný P. a kol. (2014). Jak rozumět stárnutí a jak na něj reagovat. Možnosti uplatnění Age managementu v České republice. Praha: AIVD.
  • Cimbálníková, L. a kol. (2012). Age Management pro práci s cílovou skupinou 50+. Metodická příručka. Praha: AIVD ČR.
  • Ilmarinen, J. (2009). Work Ability – a comprehensive concept for occupational health research and prevention. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health, 35(1), s. 1-5.
  • Novotný, P. (2009). Učení pro pracoviště. Prostor pro uplatnění konceptu workplace learning v českém prostředí. Brno: Masarykova univerzita.
  • Cimbálníková, L. a kol. (2011). Age Management. Komparativní analýza podmínek a přístupů využívaných v České republice a ve Finsku. Praha: AIVD ČR.
  • Rabušicová, M., Brücknerová, K., Kamanová, L., Novotný, P., Pevná K., & Vařejková, Z. (2016). Mezigenerační učení: Teorie, výzkum, praxe. Brno: Masarykova univerzita.
Teaching methods
lectures, seminars, discussion
Assessment methods
final project
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2017, Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020.
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