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CodeDegree Programme TitleStandard Length of Study
N6208Economics and Management2.0 years
Qualification AwardedMaster degree, Ing.
Level of QualificationSecond Cycle
Access to Further StudiesThe graduates may continue in a Third cycle
Graduation Requirements120 ECTS Credits, Final state examination, Diploma 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
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 higher education in Bachelor's degree programme.
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
Masters degree in Management study programme prefers a broad base of knowledge and skills. The selection of optional subjects allows profiling in economics and management of the business entity and in the field of the human resource management. Students will have the opportunity to gain and deepen their knowledge in various areas of management with knowledge strengthening within the field of strategic management processes, their design and implementation, financial management, analysis of business entities effect, marketing, accounting, law, computer technology, human resource management and also the professional discipline that deals with the corporate social.
Key Learning Outcomes
Key Lerning Outcomes are Expressed in following Structure: Knowledge, Skills, General competencies
to acquire and use the principles of strategic thinking, • to define the basic concepts, processes and strategic management activities, • to describe and analyze the economic system of a company, • to explore the causes of economic inefficiency of the business entity, • to characterize the nature of the systemic approach to the analysis of economic and management processes, • to understand the purpose and importance of human resource management in the organization, • to explain the human resources strategy, human resources processes and activities as well as the method of their management, • to argue the critical factors for the successful business, • to describe factors that influence organizational changes and the corporate communication, • to classify the types of business plans based on selected criteria, • to understand the importance of the career development, • to emphasize the importance of ethical and socially responsible behavior, • to explain the methods of logistics decision making, • to interpret modern micro-and macroeconomics at the intermediate level, • to analyze the causes, process and consequences of the crisis, • to understand the requirements of intercultural management.
to evaluate proposed strategies and decide about the optimal strategy, • to propose and to work out a plan of the implementation of the selected strategy based on the risk assessment and the effects of the chosen implementation, • to apply methods for the creation of the business entity functional goals, • to use a creative team approach to managing of work, • to solve human resources problem, • to manage selected social processes (management of changes, corporate communications, use of the managerial power), • to design planning models and to evaluate the financial impacts of proposed plans, • to draw up an individual career plan, • to argue solving of an ethical problem, • to design appropriate strategies of the approach to customers, • to apply mathematics and statistics for a deeper understanding of economics and relations in the management disciplines, • to set up a simple emergency plan, • to establish a research project.
General competencies:
individual presentation of own research and scientific subjects, • application of acquired knowledge into practice, • to gain confidence in own skills (assertive presentation, reasoning, evaluation methods, problem solving) • to use a holistic approach to management, • to manage own career, to understand the importance of continuing education in management, • to negotiate effectively with different people and groups.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates with Examples
Graduates of this study programme, thanks to wide knowledge base, will find employment in manufacturing and business organizations, as well as in non-manufacturing organizations, especially on the middle and upper hierarchy of management, after acquiring the necessary experience. They can assert themselves on economic and human resources functions and as professionals in other fields and departments (organizational and marketing departments, as well as divisions of logistics, quality, social responsibility). Graduates are successful as managers and experts in consulting and educational companies. They are also ready for a successful performance in multinational organizations on positions mentioned above.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Examination regulations, assesment and grading are described in the Study and Examination Rules.
Course block: Compulsory - all courses are compulsory.
Course block: Choice-compulsory - student has to choose at least one course from the list of courses.
Course block: Optional - student can choose any course from the list of courses.
IMPORTANT: Student has to select so many courses to reach 30 ECTS credits per semester. Rules in detail and convenient selection of courses can be consulted with the programmme director.
Bellow stated courses are assigned for the degree studies only. Students coming to VŠB-TUO for an exchange stay must select courses from the List of courses for exchange students.