Course detail

Company Practice Psychology

FAST-NZB014Acad. year: 2024/2025

The subject offer the basic orientation in practical soft skills used in companies, it raises the finding employment ability and graduate competitiveness. The subject continuously introduces to students the soft skills that lead the graduate effectively to carrier and personality growth.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.


Institute of Social Sciences (SPV)

Entry knowledge

Basic knowledge from psychology and sociology from secondary school (from subjects as Civics or Social sciences). Basic orientation in terminology from general psychology, sociology and social groups.

Rules for evaluation and completion of the course

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.


Orientation in an interpersonal communication (especially considering managment position), abilities in aplication knowledge and soft-skills in private and in profession life.
Student will be able to have insight on the human resource management problems.

Study aids

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

Rothmann, S. & Cooper, C. (2022). Work and Organizational Psychology. Taylor & Francis. 


M. W. Eysenck, & M. T. Keane, Cognitive psychology: A student’s handbook (8th ed.). Taylor & Francis Group.


Recommended reading

Not applicable.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme NPC-SIM Master's, 1. year of study, summer semester, compulsory-optional
  • Programme NPC-SIK Master's, 1. year of study, summer semester, compulsory-optional
  • Programme NPC-SIV Master's, 1. year of study, summer semester, compulsory-optional
  • Programme NPC-MI Master's, 1. year of study, summer semester, compulsory-optional
  • Programme NPC-GK Master's, 2. year of study, summer semester, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


1. Soft – skills, definition, use in practice, importance for competitiveness. Innovation and creativity, its support for own efficiency and creative activity increasing. 2. Assertiveness and attitude to others, assertiveness as relationships change possibility and cooperation with others, self – evaluation, respect to own personality, to others. 3. Communication, empathy, nonverbal reading, communication faults. 4. Dealing with problem communication partner types, its identification and its specific in communication. 5. Conflict and negotiation, dealing strategy considering the aim of dealing. 6. Own work results presentation to professional and general public. Work with public. 7. Social groups versus team, dynamics and team parts. 8. Working environment and related psychological aspects. Work environmental hygiene. 9. Problem dealing at work. Identification and solving for civil engineering environment. 10. Procrastination and Self – management as personality efficiency rising. 11. 4. and 5. generation time – management, efficiency a priority. 12. Stress, its physiology and relax techniques. Stress reduce. 13. Job interview, curriculum vitae and cover leter.