152-0461/01 – Managerial Business Diagnostics and Therapeutics B (MDGTP B)

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
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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 and Examination 6+6

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

1) Identify, analyze and assess main factors in the diagnostics of business environment. 2) Identify, analyze and assess business strengths and weaknesses. 3) Apply useful analogies from technical diagnostics. 4) Reveal, classify, assess and solve business problems. 5) Analyze and utilize business potential. 6) Classify and diagnose business production factors.

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. The subject also deals with a diagnosis of particular production factors and enterprise functions. Selected methods utilizable for enterprise diagnostics are presented on particular examples. Some possible preventive and subsequent therapy procedures are discussed. 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:

NENADÁL, J. Měření v systémech managementu jakosti. 2. dopl. vyd. Praha: Management Press, 2004. THOMPSON, M.; MIMICK, R. Business Diagnostics: The Canadian Edition. 2nd Edition. Trafford Publishing, 2006.

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:

Diagnostic of business environment Diagnostics of business strengths and weaknesses Business problems – definition, classfification, methods Risk and Crisis management – types of crises, approaches to crises Business potentials and World Class Company Diagnostic of production factors

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2010/2011 Summer semester, validity until: 2011/2012 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100  51
        Exercises evaluation Credit  
        Examination Examination   3
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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 Summer
2009/2010 Summer