PAM146 Towards Successful Seniority

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2025
Extent and Intensity
0/16/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. et Mgr. Klára Harvánková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. et Mgr. Zuzana Vařejková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Petr Hlaďo, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Petr Hlaďo, Ph.D.
Department of Educational Sciences – Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. et Mgr. Klára Harvánková, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Educational Sciences – Faculty of Arts
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 12 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/12, only registered: 0/12
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
To introduce participants to the principles of successful seniority, including practical training.
Learning outcomes
What participants will learn: • map and develop skills for managing your career • map their strengths and work with them in the field of career development • set personal goals for your future career (including in the context of lifelong learning) • develop the ability to manage change • identify ways to balance work and private life • how to prevent burnout and manage not only work-related stress • promote your own mental well-being and balance • create your own action plan for development
  • Part 1: Professional goals, strengths and weaknesses, work and leisure time Part 2: The importance of learning, promoting career development, coping with change Part 3: Working roles in the organization, workgroup, importance of social and personal networks and support for work performance Part 4: Mental and Occupational Wellbeing, Stress and Burnout Syndrome Signs, Action Plan
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  • • Katariina Salmela-Aro,Pertti Mutanen, Jukka Vuori. Promoting career preparedness and intrinsic work-goal motivation: RCT intervention. Journal of Vocational Behavior 80 (2012) 67–75
  • Rabušicová, M., Brücknerová, K., Kamanová, L., Novotný, P., Pevná K., & Vařejková, Z. (2016). Mezigenerační učení: Teorie, výzkum, praxe. Brno: Masarykova univerzita.
  • • Jukka Vuori, Salla Toppinen-Tanner, and Pertti Mutanen. Effects of Resource-Building Group Intervention on Career Managementand Mental Health in Work Organizations: Randomized Controlled Field Trial. Journal of Applied Psychology,2011 American Psycholo
Teaching methods
seminars, discussion
Assessment methods
final reflection
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: in blocks.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2020, Spring 2021, Spring 2022, Spring 2023, Spring 2024.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2025, recent)
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