115-0369/03 – Diploma Seminar A (DPSA)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of ManagementCredits2
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Petra Horváthová, Ph.D., MBASubject version guarantorprof. Ing. Petra Horváthová, Ph.D., MBA
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
ADA144 Ing. Jarmil Adamec, Ph.D.
BAL112 doc. Ing. Jiří Balcar, Ph.D., MBA
HAS70 prof. Ing. Petra Horváthová, Ph.D., MBA
KAS348 Ing. Kateřina Kashi, Ph.D.
KLI0213 doc. PhDr. ThDr. Lucjan Klimsza, PhD.
KRA601 doc. Ing. Michal Krajňák, Ph.D.,MBA,LL.M.
BAR404 Ing. Terezie Krestová, Ph.D.
MAT073 Ing. Lucja Matusiková, Ph.D.
MIK90 doc. Ing. Marie Mikušová, Ph.D.
MAK011 Ing. Kateřina Mokrá, Ph.D.
NIE0058 PhDr. Lech Nierostek, Ph.D.
PAP30 Ing. Marcela Papalová, Ph.D.
ZEL089 Ing. Kateřina Stanovská, Ph.D.
VAL336 PhDr. Roman Vala, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit 0+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; MEUSCHKE, Norman a GIPP, Bela. Academic Plagiarism Detection: A Systematic Literature Review. ACM Computing Surveys. 2019, 52(6), 112:1-112:42. ISSN 0360-0300. KHAN, Zeenath R.; HILL, Christopher a FOLTÝNEK, Tomáš, 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.; GRØNHAUG, Kjell a STRANGE, Roger. Research methods in business studies. Fifth edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. ISBN 978-1-108-48674-3. REMLER, Dahlia K. a VAN RYZIN, Gregg G. Research methods in practice: strategies for description and causation. 3th ed. 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.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Consultation with the thesis supervisor. Elaboration of part of the thesis according to the requirements of the thesis supervisor. Diploma thesis assignment.


Other requirements

Students must demonstrate their ability to understand the fundamental issues of the course and meet the credit conditions.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Lectures are not part of the range of subject. Given the individual focus of undergraduate work and the specificity of the conditions individual consultation to the needs of individual students and stage of work on the diploma project is ongoing.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Credit Credit 85 (85) 85 2
        Jiný typ úlohy Other task type 85  85 2
Mandatory attendence participation: Compulsory individual consultations.

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Conditions for subject completion and attendance at the exercises within ISP: Compulsory individual consultations.

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2019/2020 (N0413A050014) Economics and Management (S02) Management P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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Assessment of instruction

2023/2024 Winter
2022/2023 Winter
2021/2022 Winter
2020/2021 Winter