Management in Organization

General Information
Marcin Strzelecki
Number of Hours: 
Wednesday 9:45 - 11:15
Course Description: 

Classes #1

Course introduction. An outline of the basic issues. Providing general information about course participation, with Focus on passing criteria, completion of which ends in positive course evaluation.

Classes #2

Introduction to a modern based company. Typical department divisions, network relations along with full RACI model. 


Getting to know most typical nomenclature, roles & responsibilities different field company cells – marking similarities and differences along with pros and cons for discussed set up.  

Classes #3

Bringing job to the market. Transition process explanations along with most used methodologies.  Roles of the Project Management in the light of job movement. Planning and assessing job tasks – providing working knowledge of tools and nomenclature. Getting familiar with basics of ITIL, Waterfall, Agile, Scrum, PMP, Prince2 project methodologies. 

Classes #4 

Measuring success – „how good looks like”. Introduction to Key Performance Indicators and Balanced Scorecards. Understanding the foundations for performance measurement, most typical tools, methodologies, role and importance. 

Classes #5

Raising up the talent – management tools for building engagement in organization. Raising up self-development plans.

Explanation of the role of a leader within personal and career path development. Building up a successful career ladder – possibilities, limitations, desired outcomes. Roles of department leaders’ vs HR representatives. 

Classes #6 

Stakeholders and customers (internal/external). Understanding the company culture.

Roadmap for mapping out the key stakeholders; assessing a stakeholder in general. Differences and similarities between stakeholders and internal/external customers. Introducing most common ways of managing and cooperating with stakeholders/customers for mutual value creation. 

Classes #7

Legal and para-legal documentation – introduction to SLA’s, SoWs’, NDAs’

Understanding the base documentation sanctioning the company’s workflow and RACI. Highlighting the core principles, main assets, and differences between those. 

Classes #8

Chosen aspects of polish labor law – introduction to particular labor law paragraphs in terms of most common situation based on employee vs employee level, employee vs employer lever. Rights and obligations of employer and employee in day to day cooperation. 

Classes #9

Keeping up with the trends – understanding the industry, market changes, global threats and challenges, competition, and generation differences in building up success factors into organization. Closer view on current statistics and main business shifts. 

Classes #10, #11

Budgeting – introduction of business budget creation. Explanation of key factors, key business expectations. 

Understanding of P&L, type of costs for budget creation and other expenditures.

Student division into groups and providing the case study for project creation. 

Classes # 12, #13 and #14

Open panels – project presentation.

Classes #15

Course summary. Final score provision.

Evaluation & Completion: 

Allowed absences: 2 ( absences exceeding the allowed amount must be passed on additional consultation – in two week time)

Non-passed absenteeism on consultations will decrease the final degree by 0,5 note. Low attendance can lead to failing the course. 

Passing principles: 

Project completion

Students will be divided into groups in the course of all classes; will be responsible for creating from scratch a full operational budget plan for “their departments” and defending the digits on open panels

Class activity

Class activity can result in upbringing a final score/note for an individual student upon the base note coming from the project rating. Each 3 pluses will upbring the final note by 0,5. 


In case of lack of project completion – oral exam on last classes (class #15)

Basic Literature: 

Project Management Institute, “A guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide)”

Adam Vardy, “Scrum!: The Ultimate Begginers Guide to Mastering Scrim To Boost Productivity & beat Deadlines (ITIL, ITSM, Project Management, Computer Programming, ITIL Foundations, Prince2)”

Frances Hesselbein, Marshall Goldsmith, “The Organization of the Future 2: Visions, Strategies, and Insights on Managing in a New Era (J-B Leader to Leader Institute PF Drucker Foundation)”, 

John Seely Brown, Stephen Denning, Katalina Groh, Laurence Prusak, “Storytelling in Organizations Why Storytelling Is Transforming 21st Century Organizations and Management”