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CodeDegree Programme TitleStandard Length of Study
N0413A050014Economics 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
HAS70prof. Ing. Petra Horváthová, Ph.D., MBA
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 VSB-TUO are regulated by the Statute of VSB – Technical University of Ostrava.
Profile of the Programme
The aim of the Economics and Management field of study is to prepare professionals with a wide profile in the field of economics, management and law, both for the business sphere and for other types of organizations. Graduates are profiled in a comprehensive way to be able to perform independent economic and management activities related to the establishment, operation and development of an organization. A common basis for the formation of the graduate's expertise is knowledge of economics, law, economics and business management, strategic management, and mathematical and statistical methods. This foundation is further developed in the specialized subjects of individual specializations. In cooperation with the practice, theoretical knowledge during the course of study is applied to situations from a real environment. The Economics and Management field of study has three specializations: Business Economics, Management, Economics and Law in Business.
Key Learning Outcomes
Key Lerning Outcomes are Expressed in following Structure: Knowledge, Skills, General competencies
The main aim of the study is to acquire knowledge in the following areas: - economic and financial management, - business diagnostics and its performance, - management of large corporations, - logistics management including supply chain management, - quality control, - consultancy in the field of economy and business management, - different forms of business including international environment, - setting up, managing and developing your own business in a digitized environment, - innovation management in an enterprise, - managerial decision-making methods, - strategic management, - Human Resource Management, - trends in management, - business ethics and corporate social responsibility, - crisis management, - organizational behavior, - legislation regulating business, - financial law, capital market law, - tax law, both substantive and procedural, - intellectual property rights, - the insurance policy of commercial insurance in business practice, - EU law and international trade law, - business of foreign entities in the Czech Republic.
- qualified decision-making in the area of economic and financial management of an enterprise, - identifying, analyzing and solving business problems, - business process planning and management, - solving managerial decision-making tasks, - establishment and management of the business, - performing business diagnostics and uncovering the potential for improvement, - applying quality improvement and logistics procedures and methods, - evaluation of investment projects, - understanding the principles of strategic management and strategic decision making, - performing strategic analysis and developing strategic plans, - understanding the personnel strategy, the personnel processes and activities and the way they are implemented, - evaluating the effectiveness of a systematic approach to work with human resources, - orientation in current trends in management, - understanding the requirements and specifics of intercultural management, - Human resources management in multinational companies with regard to the cultural environment of employees, - orientation in sources of ethical thinking and tools of business ethics and social responsibility of organization and measures for institutionalization of ethics in organizations, - understanding ethical issues and their interrelations within the business ethics at the global, corporate and individual level, - understanding individual behavior and behavior in groups that affect the organization's goals, - developing a crisis plan as part of the prevention of crisis situations in an enterprise, - the application of business law, - identifying the factual, economic and legal status of the problem in practice, - analyzing the problem and applying legal/economic solutions to it, including defining threats and opportunities, using the legal/economic tools that best respond to them, - understanding legal texts and legal proceedings, - creating legal action, using appropriate legal terminology, - assessing the resulting obligations and drawing practical recommendations in the commitment law, - orientation in the issues of three levels of relations in the field of international trade, - understanding the continuity of EU regulation in relation to individual entrepreneurs, - orientation in international business transactions, - analyzing the insurance program, the insurance contract and the insurance conditions, - evaluation of the offered insurance products in terms of their risk and feasibility, - processing of basic submissions to tax administration bodies, orientation in the tax system, - conducting comprehensive analytical and conceptual work on consumer protection in the financial market, - orientation in the protection of personal data, - analyzing the protection of business secrets and know-how.
General competencies:
- applying the acquired expertise and skills to practice, - gaining self-confidence (assertive presentation, logical reasoning, process evaluation, problem solving, independent decision making, coordination), - planning, supporting and managing the acquisition of the other expertise, skills and competencies of others and team members, - managing your own career and the career of other team members, - effective bargaining with different people and groups, - an independent solution to the ethical problem, - clear and convincing communication and presentation to experts and the wider public of their own expert opinions, - use of expertise, skills and general competence in at least one foreign language.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates with Examples
In general, the graduates of the Economics and Management field of study will be prepared for the work of independent specialists - specialists, for the performance of senior and middle management positions. Typical job positions: - economist in the corporate sphere, non-profit organizations and municipalities, - manager of economic, accounting, operational, financial, legal and personnel departments, - manager and quality specialist, - manager and logistics specialist, - business manager, - office and administration manager, - foreign trade manager, - regional manager, - HR generalist, - HR manager, - HR consultant, - HR business partner, - senior consultant in organization, economics and enterprise management, - a controlling and reporting specialist, - a member of a corporate body, a procurator, - insolvency administrator, executor, auditor, tax advisor, insurance intermediary, - specialist in insurance, - customs agent, - internal auditor specialist, - financial market regulator specialist or state financial control specialist on the financial market, - independent entrepreneur.
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
S01Business AdministrationCzech
S03Economics and Law in BusinessCzech