Information on degree programmes

CodeDegree Programme TitleStandard Length of Study
B6208Economics and Management3.0 years
Qualification AwardedBachelor degree, Bc.
Level of QualificationFirst Cycle
Access to Further StudiesThe graduates may continue in a Second cycle
Graduation Requirements180 ECTS Credits, Final state examination, Bachelor thesis
Mode of StudyFull-time
Programme Director or EquivalentPersonal IDName
KAU40doc. Ing. Lenka Kauerová, CSc.
Course Structure Diagram with ECTS Credits1. year / Winter semester1. year / Summer semester
30 ECTS Credits30 ECTS Credits
2. year / Winter semester2. year / Summer semester
30 ECTS Credits30 ECTS Credits
3. year / Winter semester3. year / Summer semester
30 ECTS Credits30 ECTS Credits
Specific Admission Requirements
Specific admission requirements are determined by the Dean of the faculty. For more information please click here.
Specific Arrangements for the Recognition of Prior Learning
Informal learning - max. 60% of credits gained in prior lifelong learning can be recognized, as determined by the Dean of the Faculty.
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Qualification Requirements:
Finished secondary education with secondary school-leaving exam.
Regulations:
The Czech educational system is regulated by the Higher Education Act (Act 111/1998). Studies at VŠB-TUO are regulated by the Statute of VŠB – Technical University of Ostrava.
Profile of the Programme
The bachelor study enables to gain the expertise and skills focused on understanding and leading of managerial positions and processes in organizations; mainly in profit ones but also in non-profit organizations. The graduate will gain knowledge of microeconomics and macroeconomics, mathematics, law and marketing that are taught within the Economics and management study programme. Specific subjects of the Management study programme are focused on the field of operational economy proceedings and analysis of its effectiveness connected to accounting, taxes and financing, human resources processes, including the remuneration. The graduate will gain also deeper knowledge in the field of production management, pricing strategy, logistics and questions of sociological, psychological and socio-psychological knowledge applied in management activities. The attention is also paid to the management of small and middle-sized companies and to the acquirement of relevant managerial skills.
Key Learning Outcomes
Key Lerning Outcomes are Expressed in following Structure: Knowledge, Skills, General competencies
Knowledge:
to gain knowledge of the management theory, • to acquire the basic management principles, • to explain how the actual development of management influence current managerial practices, • to define the content of basic economic categories and the behaviour model of different types of economical subjects, • to characterize methods and procedures of the production system, • to classify, analyze and optimize costs, • to describe the company's income and to identify factors that influence them, • to explain what the social potential of the organization is and to define activities that managers involve within its development, • to describe the job performance management cycle, • to identify factors and tasks that influence the remuneration process in an organization, • to summarize the specifics of small business, • to organize and understand the demands on managers of small and middle-sized company, • to clarify concepts, principles and objectives of logistics, • to gain active knowledge of one world language.
Skills:
to diagnose own possibilities of managerial skills coping, • to deal with conflict situations, • to show presentation skills, • to apply an appropriate leadership style in working groups and teams, • to select suitable techniques for decision making and goals setting, • to identify appropriate methods for consumption standards determining in the company, • to optimize production costs, • to describe the preparation of the business plan and the budget, • to evaluate the termination of business activities, which would be the most appropriate in a given situation, • to diagnose the social, economic and managerial problems and to select realistic measures for its solutions, • to develop and apply technology survey, the questionnaire and interview, • to prepare and apply survey techniques, mainly the questionnaire and interview, • to develop skills for work on the PC.
General competencies:
to transfer the acquired knowledge and skills for practical management problems solving, • to organize and coordinate the team to solve a given task, • to analyze and compare the solutions to problems in order to choose optimal solutions based on economic, personal, managerial and substantive criteria, • to identify problems of the managerial practice, • to develop study skills and interest in the studied subject
Occupational Profiles of Graduates with Examples
Graduates of this study programme will find jobs in manufacturing, business and engineering organizations, as well as in non-manufacturing organizations, usually at the elementary level of management. They are ready on the execution of professional management positions as staff specialists at various departments of the company. Graduates of the bachelor program will acquire basic economic knowledge and managerial skills that are needed for their own business. Graduates of the bachelor study also find jobs in counselling and educational activities in the field of management, either as professionals or managers.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Examination regulations, assesment and grading are described in the Study and Examination Rules.
Degree Branches
CodeDegree Branch TitleLanguage of Instruction
6208R174European Business StudiesEnglish