050-0921/04 – Safety planning (BPL)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Civil ProtectionCredits10
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Marek Smetana, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Marek Smetana, Ph.D.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2021/2022Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFBIIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
SME71 doc. Ing. Marek Smetana, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 20+0
Part-time Examination 20+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim of the course is to deepen knowledge in the field of processing and the contents of the plan in the field of accident and crisis management. The graduate will be able to define, logically justify and, if necessary, design the contents and logical structure of plans in the field. In addition, he will be able to connect the national level with the international level (EU, NATO).

Teaching methods

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Lessons are focused on broadening the knowledge of the area of non-military planning to ensure security. New procedures in the area of emergency planning, crisis planning, civil emergency planning, recovery planning, business continuity planning, and planning in the area of critical infrastructure protection are presented. In the area of critical infrastructure, attention is paid to critical elements, critical process and critical function. It is the case of study of system vulnerability, resilience and adaptability, criticality matrix. Decision support systems for critical infrastructure security, critical infrastructure continuity planning. Adequate attention is paid to security planning in the context of sustainable territorial development. Connections between non-military and military activities in planning to ensure territorial security on both the national and supranational levels (EU, NATO) are included as well.

Compulsory literature:

Ted G. Lewis: Critical Infrastructure protection in homeland security. Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, 2014. USA. ISBN: 978-1118817636.

Recommended literature:

Lopez, Javier, at all: Critical Infrastructure Protection. Springer; 2012 edition (March 27, 2012). 357 pages. ISBN: 978-3642289194 David A. McEntire: Disaster Response and Recovery. Wiley; 2 edition (December 15, 2014). 560 pages. ISBN: 978-1118673027

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Individual consultations on the studied issues, oral exam.


Other requirements

Processing of paper on the assigned topic.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

The course will contains the following blocks: Planning as a process, types of plans in the field of security; Categorization of security plans towards prevention, preparedness, response and recovery; Classification of plans by type (object, local, regional, national, transnational); Plans in the field of business and building processes - plans in the field of occupational health and safety; Plans in the field of technical and information security; Recovery planning; Specifics of planning in emergency planning zones (Seveso, nuclear power plants, floods); Critical infrastructure subjects - specifics for planning - type plans; Crisis preparedness plans of critical infrastructure entities; Trauma and pandemic plans; Security plans for public administration - needs and starting points of security planning, connection between organizations and public administration; International aspects of security planning (UN, NATO, EU); Security plans at the level of the Czech Republic - protected interests and relation to planning, strategic documents as a basis for setting planning goals; Defense planning; Territorial safety planning - emergency plans and plans of specific activities, crisis plans, selected type plans and their detailed contents; Economic aspects of security planning in the territory.

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2021/2022 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
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Examination Examination   3
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2024/2025 (P1032D020005) Fire Protection and Safety K English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2024/2025 (P1032D020005) Fire Protection and Safety P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2023/2024 (P1032D020005) Fire Protection and Safety K English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2023/2024 (P1032D020005) Fire Protection and Safety P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2022/2023 (P1032D020005) Fire Protection and Safety P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2022/2023 (P1032D020005) Fire Protection and Safety K English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan

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