Course detail

Motivation Tools

FSI-XTMAcad. year: 2019/2020

Subject MOTIVATION AND STIMULATION spreads present knowledge and skills of students in area of fluent people and their work power.
This course is especially: personality psychology, work and organizational psychology. Psychology in personnel management. The working group and team roles and powers. Manager. Time management, planning, delegation. Corporate culture. Psychology of Communication.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Possibility to get skills for example: staying and import of motivation in temperament of human, source of motivation, dynamic of motivation, motive compose , motives conflict and their result, models of motivation and their application for fluent people in economic work. Methods of motivation recognition and stimulation. Digest of stimulation and strategy their purpose use.
Possibility to get especially these skills: self motivation, personal marketing, target of stimulation, create commutation and positive control procedure and leading.


Recommended publications: FRANKOVÁ, E. Manažerská psychologie I. Studijní text pro studium předmětu v kombinované formě studia. Brno: FP VUT v Brně, 2005. PAUKNEROVÁ, D. a kol. Psychologie pro ekonomy a manažery. 2., přepracované a aktualizované vydání. Praha: Grada 2006. ISBN 80-247-1706-9. (případně místo Pauknerové, D. a kol. náhradní kniha PROVAZNÍK, V. a kol. Psychologie pro ekonomy a manažery. Praha:Grada Publishing, 2002).


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

BEDRNOVÁ, E. a kol. Duševní hygiena a sebeřízení pro vysokoškoláky a mladé manažery. Praha: Fortuna, 1999. ISBN 80-7168-681-6.
RYAN, Richard M. The Oxford handbook of human motivation. New York: Oxford University Press, 2 Revised edition. 2019. ISBN 9780190666453. (EN)
FRANKOVÁ, E. Manažerská psychologie. Brno: VUT,1996. ISBN 80-214-0752-2.
LUKÁŠOVÁ, R., NOVÝ, I. a kol. Organizační kultura. Od sdílených hodnot a cílů k vyšší výkonnosti podniku. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2004. ISBN 80-247-0648-2. (CS)
NAKONEČNÝ, M. Sociální psychologie.Praha: Academia, 1999. ISBN 80-200-0690-7.
PROVAZNÍK, V. a kol. Psychologie pro ekonomy a manažery. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2002. ISBN 80-247-0470-6. (CS)
BEDRNOVÁ, E., NOVÝ, I. & kol. Psychologie a sociologie řízení. Praha: Management Press, 2002. 2. rozšířené vydání. ISBN 80-7261-064-3. (CS)
PETERS, TJ. a WATERMAN, R.H. Hledání dokonalosti. Praha: Svoboda-Libertas, 1993. ISBN 80-205-0313-7. (CS)
FRANKOVÁ, E. Manažerská psychologie I. Studijní text pro studium předmětu v kombinované formě studia. Brno: FP VUT v Brně, 2005. (CS)
FRANKOVÁ, E. Komunikace v řízení. Brno: CERM, 2007. (CS)
TOHM, B. Motivation Techniques. Wiles Bondi & Assoc, 1991. ISBN-13: 978-9992026632. (EN)
STACEY, R. Tools and Techniques of Leadership and Management: Meeting the Challenge of Complexity. Routledge, 2012. 192 p. ISBN-13: 978-0415531184. (EN)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course is taught through lectures explaining the basic principles and theory of the discipline. Teaching is suplemented by practical laboratory work.Students can apply their knowledge in practical applications exercises.
According to the possibility of teaching can be organized lectures for students by practitioners and excursions to companies focused on activities related to the course content.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Participation on the practice. In the case of non-performance requirements, can be get alternate conditions.
Students have to make examination. Classification is graded on the ECTS grading scale: excellent (90-100 points), very good (80-89 points), good (70-79 points), favourable (60-69 points), satisfactory (50-59 points), unsatisfactory (0-49 points).

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.


The course aims to provide students with knowledge of basic psychological concept, principles and theories, especially from cognitive and social psychology, interpersonal communication, motivation and personality.
Presentation spreader knowledge of human motivation behavior and action people in economic work. Permit students spread manager skills in area of concrete procedure use to effective fluent of motivation and working action and at flat of personal, team and organization.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Present control is made in practice. Participation is necessary for credit.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme M2I-P Master's

    branch M-KSB , 1. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


Training choose methods and operation in form of case study and manager’s games.