152-0441/01 – Managerial Business Diagnostics and Therapeutics A (MDGTPA)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Business AdministrationCredits3
Subject guarantorIng. Josef Kašík, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Josef Kašík, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2008/2009Year of cancellation2011/2012
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
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KAS20 Ing. Josef Kašík, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Part-time Credit 6+6

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

1) Classify and structure a business and other organizations for the purpose of their diagnosing. 2) Setting a system on a business incl. its decomposition to partial subsystems. 3) Analyze and evaluate business financial health. 4) Valuing a business using various methods. 5) Apply Balanced Scorecard Method and EFQM model incl. synthesis and overall evaluation. 6) Diagnose and assess the value of entrepreneurial nets and clusters.

Teaching methods



This subject explains the foundations of diagnostic thinking in five areas of global business diagnostics i.e. business as a system, financial health and business value, strengths and weaknesses, problems and crises and opportunities and potentials. Chosen methods and practices of making diagnostics are explained. After finishing the subject students will be able of analytical, synthetical and assessment thinking in the areas mentioned above.

Compulsory literature:

BLAHA,Z.S.; JINDŘICHOVSKÁ,I. Jak posoudit zdraví firmy. Praha: 2. vyd., Management Press, 1996. DAIGNE,J.F. Ozdravná opatření v podniku. Praha: HZ 1996. KAŠÍK,J. A KOL. Metody a techniky diagnostikování podniku. Ostrava: Akademie J. A. Komenského, 1996. KAŠÍK,J.; MICHALKO,M. Podniková diagnostika. Ostrava: Tandem, 1998. MAŘÍK, M. a kol. Metody oceňování podniku. Proces ocenění, základní metody a postupy. 2. vydání. Praha: Ekopress, 2007. WOEHE,G. Úvod do podnikového hospodářství. Praha: C.H. Beck 1995.

Recommended literature:

HARRISON, MICHAEL I.; SHIROM, A. Organizational diagnosis and assessment: Bridging theory and practice. Sage Publications, Inc 1998. ISBN 0-8039-5511-1 paperback WEISBORD, M. R. Organizational Diagnosis. Perseus Books, 1978. ISBN 0-201-08357-4. ROLF, R. Organizational Assessment: Diagnosis and Intervention (Paperback). HRD Press 2000. ISBN 0-87425-576-7. HOWARD, A. Diagnosis for Organizational Change: Methods and Models. The Guilford Press, 1991, 256 p. ISBN 0-89862-480-0. THOMPSON, M.; MIMICK, R. Business Diagnostics: The Canadian Edition 2nd Edition. Trafford Publishing 2006. ISBN 1552127648. KATZ D.; KAHN R.L. The Social Psychology of Organizations. Wiley; 2 edition 1978. ISBN 0471023558.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

There are no other requirements for students.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1) Business diagnostics and therapeutics – introduction, terminology 2) Business diagnostics and therapeutics – history 3) Business as an object of diagnostics – classification and structure 4) Business as a system 5) Business financial health 6) Business value

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2008/2009 Summer semester, validity until: 2011/2012 Summer semester)
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Exercises evaluation Credit 90  48 2
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2010/2011 (N6208) Economics and Management (6208T020) Business Economics (02) Business Economics K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (N6208) Economics and Management (6208T020) Business Economics (02) Business Economics K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (N6208) Economics and Management (6208T020) Business Economics (02) Business Economics K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

Occurrence in special blocks

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Assessment of instruction

2010/2011 Winter
2009/2010 Winter