Competences

Main programme objectives and competences

Main programme objectives:

- to provide graduates with quality knowledge and understanding of content in the extended field of administrative and business sciences, which, combined with the competences developed during the programme, will help ensure their immediate employability and will constitute a suitable starting point for further studies in the third cycle;
- to educate second cycle graduates with in-depth knowledge in interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary administrative science (economics, law, organisation, management, politics, sociology, informatics);
- to prepare the students for the successful and effective planning, organising, managing and controlling of the tasks in key process and management positions;
- to prepare second cycle graduates for solving the most difficult problems in public and business administration;
- to prepare second cycle graduates for research and development work and to allow them to acquire knowledge, research experience and competences for independent scientific research.

  • General competences:

- Ability to develop theoretical, methodical, and applicable findings.
- Ability to understand complex questions, problems, and issues.
- Capability of creative thinking and application of new findings.
- Capability of independent research work.
- Independently solving more demanding professional and scientific problems.
- Capability of analysis, synthesis, and evaluation.
- Capability of self-reflection and ethical conduct in intercultural environment.
- Ability to manage an interdisciplinary team.
- Managerial and organisational capabilities.
- Ability to act and make decisions independently.
- Networking and influencing abilities.
- Ability to use information and communication technology.
- Capability of public speaking.
- Ability to communicate verbally and in writing for professional needs in the native and at least one foreign language.
- Capability for lifelong learning in knowledge-based society.

  • Subject-specific competences:

- the ability to find joint solutions to difficult problems in the field of administrative theory and practice,
- the ability to adapt the practice to a specific administrative context,
- the development of knowledge and understanding of the interdisciplinary fields of administrative science,
- the ability to identify practical problems in the field of administrative science,
- the ability for independent research work and the in-depth understanding and use of quantitative and qualitative research methods,
- the ability to lead and coordinate interdisciplinary research and project teams in the field of administrative science,
- the ability to lead people,
- the ability to master the business systems in the public and private sector,
- the ability to justify presented solutions to the expert public,
- the capacity for independently solving difficult professional and scientific problems,
- the ability to reflect on the values of ethical work,
- the ability to promote new challenges in the field of HR development,
- knowledge and understanding of theory, scientific paradigms and field development,
- the ability to assess the consequences of regulatory measures on different levels of decision-making and the functioning of society,
- the ability to understand the multidimensional process of the e-administration development and functioning
- the ability to master the instruments, mechanisms and institutions of public finances for implementing the economic policy,
- the evaluation of differently organised public administrations in the EU and abroad,
- understanding and evaluating the difference in regulations, procedural arrangements, HR treatment, economic policies and the functioning of public services between different countries,
- understanding difficult procedural situations that arise during the decision-making processes in administrative matters,
- understanding the interdependence between economic events, social institutions and political decisions,
- the ability to make decisions on the societal and organisational level,
- the ability to recognise and master different types of integration processes, European institutions and policies,
- the ability to understand the functioning of national parliaments,
- the ability to understand European regional policy,
- the ability to master work, civil service and social relationships,
- the ability to understand the legal aspects of administrative functioning,
- the ability to master different methods and techniques of IT system development and implementation,
- understanding the informatisation of business processes,
- mastering strategic planning and leading,
- the ability to develop and use databases and data architectures within organisations,
- understanding and evaluating tax systems within EU,
- the ability to assess and master economic policies,
- the ability to assess the functioning of public services and legal aspects related to their functioning,
- understanding and evaluating international human rights protection,
- understanding difficult tax procedures.