VPLn8822 Analytical traineeship 1

Faculty of Social Studies
Spring 2023
Extent and Intensity
0/10/100. 10 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
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 25. 2. 15:00–18:40 U35, Sat 18. 3. 9:00–14:40 U35, J. Horňáček, B. Plasová, I. Zelenková
VPLn8822/02: Sat 25. 2. 15:00–18:40 U34, Sat 18. 3. 9:00–14:40 U34, J. Horňáček, B. Plasová, I. Zelenková
VPLn8822/03: Sat 25. 2. 15:00–18:40 U43, Sat 18. 3. 9:00–14:40 U43
VPLn8822/04: Sat 25. 2. 15:00–18:40 U41, Sat 18. 3. 9:00–14:40 U41
Prerequisites (in Czech)
! NOWANY ( 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 an organisation and arranging an internship
  • 2) Performance of the internship
  • 3) Active participation in seminars
  • Seminar topics: - Objectives of HR policy and HR strategy and the role of the HR department in the organization / Objectives and strategies of public and social policy programs and the role of the department/division in the organization. - HR marketing and employer branding / promotion and employer branding in the public and non-profit sectors. - Staff planning, recruitment, selection, hiring, adaptation and dismissal / planning, decision-making and coordination in public and social policy. - Employee evaluation, compensation and benefits in organizations, employee training and development / evaluation of public and social policy programs. - Quality of work life and building a positive employee experience, conflict and stress in the workplace and its prevention and resolution / equal opportunities and equal access to social policy programmes.
    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
  • LUSSIER, Robert N. Management fundamentals : concepts, applications, skill development. 9e, international student ed. Los Angeles: Sage, 2021, xxxii, 666. ISBN 9781071808061. info
  • BĚLOHLÁVEK, František. Jak vybrat správného člověka na správné místo : úspěšný personální výběr. První vydání. Praha: Grada, 2016, 182 stran. ISBN 9788024757681. URL info
  • POTŮČEK, Martin. Veřejná politika. [Brno]: [Masarykova univerzita. Středisko pro pomoc studentům se specifickými nároky], 2016, 1 online. URL info
  • ARMSTRONG, Michael and Stephen TAYLOR. Řízení lidských zdrojů. Moderní pojetí a postupy. (Armstrong´s Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice). Praha: Grada, 2015. ISBN 978-80-247-5258-7. info
  • The SAGE handbook of organizational research methods. Edited by David A. Buchanan - Alan Bryman. Los Angeles: SAGE, 2009, xxxvi, 738. ISBN 9781446200643. info
  • HRONÍK, František. Jak se nespálit podruhé : strategie a praxe výběrového řízení. Vyd. 1. V Brně: MotivPress, 2007, xi, 376. ISBN 9788025406984. info
  • HRONÍK, F. Rozvoj a vzdělávání pracovníků. Vyd. 1. Praha: Grada, 2007, 233 pp. ISBN 978-80-247-1457-8. info
  • VESELÝ, Arnošt, Zuzana DRHOVÁ and Marta NACHTMANNOVÁ. Veřejná politika a proces její tvorby. Co je "policy" a jak vzniká. 1. vyd. Praha: CESES FSV UK, 2005, 43 s. 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 internship,
adoption worksheets on topics of group meetings,
verbal assessment of student performance on the internship by trainers in the organization,
presentation of the selected worksheet
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 2021, Spring 2022, Spring 2024, Spring 2025.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2023, recent)
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