152-0448 – Diploma Seminar A (DipSem A-K)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Business Administration
Subject guarantordoc. Dr. Ing. Pavel Blecharz
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Subject version
Version codeYear of introductionYear of cancellationCredits
152-0448/01 2008/2009 2021/2022 2
152-0448/02 2019/2020 2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

1.To elaborate theoretical part of the diploma thesis. 2.Based on the study of literature to organize and cite theoretical knowledge. 3.To demonstrate knowledge of professional terminology, define concepts and describe relationships. 4.To interpret the theory related to the chosen diploma thesis topic.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations


Student prepares bachelor thesis on an assigned topic under the guidance of his/her supervisor. Due to the differentiation focus of diploma thesis topics and specific conditions of individual solutions; seminar takes place within individual consultation according to the student’s needs and stage of diploma thesis work. Students define the subject of the study, formulate the aim of the thesis and expected results of the thesis, determine applied methods and methodical procedures, form the structure of the thesis, the literature research is ongoing. The principles of the final thesis, the principles of citation and the citation issues are explained.

Compulsory literature:

Compulsory literature is individual by topic solved in diploma thesis. FOLTÝNEK, Tomáš. How to avoid plagiarism: student handbook. Praha: Charles university, Karolinum Press, 2020. ISBN 978-80-246-5025-8. FOLTÝNEK, Tomáš, Norman MEUSCHKE a Bela GIPP. Academic Plagiarism Detection: A Systematic Literature Review. ACM Computing Surveys. 2019, 52(6), 112:1-112:42. ISSN 0360-0300. KHAN, Zeenath R., Christopher HILL a Tomáš FOLTÝNEK, ed. Integrity in education for future happiness. Brno: Mendel University in Brno, 2020. ISBN 978-80-7509-771-2. Directive No. EkF_SME_12_002 of the Dean of the Faculty of Economics VSB-TUO on Guidelines for Graduate Theses.

Recommended literature:

Recommended literature is individual by topic solved in diploma thesis. GHAURI, Pervez N., Kjell GRØNHAUG a Roger STRANGE. Research methods in business studies. Fifth edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. ISBN 978-1-108-48674-3. REMLER, Dahlia K. a Gregg G. VAN RYZIN. Research methods in practice: strategies for description and causation. Third edition. Los Angeles: SAGE, 2022. ISBN 978-1-5443-1842-4. WALLIMAN, Nicholas. Research methods: the basics. Third edition. London: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2022. ISBN 978-0-367-69408-1.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.