Study program / study programs: Information systems

Type and level of studies: Undergraduate applied studies


Status: Mandatory

ECTS credits: 8


Course objective

The objective in teaching this subject is to introduce the first-year students to the basics concepts in organizational sciences, and to ensure that they acquire knowledge about business system organization that will provide a solid basis for later comprehension of the detailed studies of individual aspects of business systems in courses that they will attend in later years.

Course outcome

The students will learn the fundamentals and principles of Max Weber’s bureaucratic organization, the concepts of behavioral theory, motivation factors, the basic elements and principles of organization design, and the impact of strategy on business system organization. They will learn the definition, functions and dimensions of organizational structure, how to determine and analyze tasks in a company, the criteria for the division of work and departmentalization, the delegation of authority, formalization, the process of process design and the importance of the human factor, the impact of organizational culture, the approaches to designing the performance appraisal and reward process, as well as organizational structure analysis and research and the principles of e-business design in an organization.

Course content

  Theoretical teaching:

  • The development of organizational sciences
  • Defining the concept of organization; its social range and importance
  • The principles of organization; methods, techniques, means and instruments
  • Different approaches and classifications of organizational theories
  • Situational approach in the development of organizational theories
  • Business system organization and other types of organization
  • Managing the operations of large, small and medium-sized business
  • The organization of the work process in production and other branches
  • Company’s production capacity, calculation, harmonization
  • Productivity, definition, factors, importance of work productivity
  • Organizing, structuring an organization, setting its course and planning the work processes
  • The dimensions of organizational structure
  • Typical models of organizational structure
  • Contemporary models of organizational structure
  • The basic institutional forms of organization