Institute: Vállalkozásmenedzsment Intézet (1084 Budapest, Tavaszmezõ u. 15-17.) Credit: 5
Type of classes: Nappali Language: angol Semester: 2019/20/1
Level: Mechatronikai mérnök MSc szak angol nyelven; Mérnök informatika MSc angol nyelvû ;
Responsible Teacher: Dr. habil. Velencei Jolán Teacher(s): Dr. habil. Velencei Jolán (1-666-5214);
Consultations (total/week): Heti Lectures: 2 Practice lectures: 2 Labs: 0 Consultations: 0
Type of Exam: vizsga
Aim of the subject: The manager is someone responsible for a whole organisation or some part of it. We are now over-managed and under-led in corporations. There are two
rival conception of contemporary approach to managing. First one is based on analytical mind-set (slow thinking) and the second one is based on
intuitive mind-set (fast). Contemporary managers use both of them. Their roles are determinate by equilibrium between the two mentioned mind-set.
Analytical approach is well known, but intuitive approach is less known. In this course we point out intuitive mind-set of contemporary managers.
The aim of the course is to:
 understand managerial thinking process
 be able to apply some models in different situation
 recognized smart tools for support managerial thinking processes
Requirements during the semester
(homeworks, essays,
excercises, teamworks,
part and final
oral/written exam etc.):
Teamwork, Presentations, Essay and Final oral exam from the regarded topics
Week of
Topics of lectures/practices
1. Introduction and identification of the main topics
2. Paradigm shift in business
Future of works: thinking together
3. The most powerful management thinkers
4. The most powerful management thinkers
Modelling intuitive mind-set of managers in complex situation
5. Chaotic ecosystem - case study analysing
6. Smart decision support, using a Knowledge-based System tool
7. Building and presenting Knowledge-bases
8. Building and presenting Knowledge-bases
9. New generation of digital native managers
10. The meaning of “Do it yourself” (DIY) – case study analysing
11. Concept-mapping activities to understand the relations between the main topics
12. Concept-mapping activities to understand the relations between the main topics
13. Students’ presentations and discussion about recommended articles by management thinkers
14. Wrapping it up and taking it home
final oral exam
Type of evaluation,
repetition, calculation
of grade, etc.
Grade: Final grade is determined according to the total number of points that the student accumulates during the semester and the final oral exam.
final oral exam: 20 points
working during the semester (Every student’s presentation and draft must be uploaded to the Moodle LMS): 20 points
(max. 40 points)
0-20 points: fail (1); 21-25 points: weak (2); 26-30 points: fair (3); 31-35 points: good (4); 36-40 points: excellent (5)
Type of evaluation,
repetition, calculation
of grade, etc.
oral exam
Compulsory literature: Articles and power point slides uploaded on the Moodle LMS
Suggested literature: Henry Mintzberg: Managing. Berreth-Koehler Publishers, 2009.
Methods of
quality assurance
of the subject :
The course supervisor will ensure that the purpose, content, timing of the subject and the way in which the subject is taught is in line with the
curriculum and the training requirements.