115-95953/01 – Prevention and Crisis Management in the Organization (PCMO)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of ManagementCredits10
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Marie Mikušová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Marie Mikušová, Ph.D.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2018/2019Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
MIK90 doc. Ing. Marie Mikušová, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 28+0
Part-time Examination 28+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim of the course is to provide crisis management as a sum of management activities focused on broad issues ranging from risk assessment to planning, organizing to implementation and control of activities carried out in connection with the prevention and resolution of the crisis situation. Achieved skills and competencies: Analysis: to identify the signals of the crises to evaluate the requirements for a crisis manager to analyse the causes, course and incidences of the crises Synthesis: to generalize the procedure of crisis solutions to assemble a simple crisis plan to categorize the type of a crises Evaluation: to measure the ways of risk diversification to evaluate the impacts on the enterprise stability to recommend a simple crisis strategy

Teaching methods

Lectures
Individual consultations

Summary

After completing the course the student will get an idea of what the business crisis and their management are and what they need to master. The subject focuses on economics crisis - from their typology, symptoms, management principles, revitalization process, prevention principles. The student will be able to evaluate the crisis vulnerability of the enterprise, to create an early warning system, to create a simple crisis plan, to propose the composition of the crisis team and the ways of its training, to apply the key points of the company's recovery strategy.

Compulsory literature:

MIKUŠOVÁ, Marie. Crisis Management. SOET, vol. 27. Ostrava: VŠB-TU Ostrava, 2017. ISBN 978-80-248-4101-4. PHILPOTT, Don. Emergency preparedness: a safety planning guide for people, property, and business continuity. 2nd edition. Lanham: Bernan Press, 2016. ISBN 978-1-59888-792-1. PURSIAINEN, Christer. The crisis management cycle. London: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2018. ISBN 978-1-138-64387-1.

Recommended literature:

PENUEL, K. Bradley, Matthew STATLER a Ryan HAGEN, ed. Encyclopedia of crisis management. Volume one. Thousand Oaks: Sage reference, c2013. ISBN 978-14522-2612-5. PENUEL, K. Bradley, Matthew STATLER a Ryan HAGEN, ed. Encyclopedia of crisis management. Volume two. Thousand Oaks: Sage reference, c2013. ISBN 978-14522-2612-5. VANVACTOR, Jerry D., ed. Crisis management: a leadership perspective. New York: Nova Science Publishers, 2016. Business economics in a rapidly-changing world. ISBN 978-1-63483-395-0.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

written work, combined exam

E-learning

Other requirements

Advanced knowledge in management and economics. Seminar work.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Crisis typology, algorithm of development and solution of the crisis situation in the enterprise. 2. Preparation for crisis - conditions, approaches. 3. Detection of the company's vulnerability (threat). 4. Crisis management subprocesses (prevention, implementation, post-crisis activity). 5. Crisis management strategies. Revitalization strategy and its elements. 6. Elements: Early Warning System, Crisis Plan. 7. Preparation of Crisis Manager. 8. Crisis management (tools, remedies, resources). 9. Crisis communication. 10. Creating an enterprise crisis management system (procedure, principles) 11. Risk management.

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2018/2019 Winter semester)
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