152-0494/01 – Advice for Managers and Entrepreneurs (PMP-A-K)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Business AdministrationCredits3
Subject guarantorIng. Blanka Poczatková, Ph.D.,MBA,LL.M.Subject version guarantorIng. Blanka Poczatková, Ph.D.,MBA,LL.M.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2006/2007Year of cancellation2012/2013
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
POC20 Ing. Blanka Poczatková, Ph.D.,MBA,LL.M.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Part-time Credit and Examination 8+8

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

1. To know the basic theoretical findings about consultancy and a consultancy firm 2. To understand the basics and roles of the consultant and the consultancy firm 3. To appoint main and partial goals of consultancy 4. To assess the already known stage, evaluate main factors of change of the present stage and knowledge of consultancy, propose concrete procedures for effective developments of the consultancy firm 5. To handle and understand the basics of economic managing, economic decision making, leading and process controlling in the consultancy company 6. To apprise of the theory and consultancy experience in the Czech republic, apply theoretical findings to practical suggestions and recommendations of a fictive consultancy firm (in the semestral task)

Teaching methods



The emphasis in this course is put on the support of entrepreneurship by means of professional consultancy for businessmen and managers. In tutorials students learn to be well versed in given problems through skilled discussion, written reports and seminar papers and learn to work with special literature as well i.e.: management consulting in perspective, the consulting process and potential, consulting in various areas of management, managing a consulting firm, developing management consultants and the consulting profession.

Compulsory literature:

- Kubr, M. Management Consulting. A guide to the profession. 3rd edit. International Labour Office. Geneva – ILO, 1997 - Prokopenko, J. – Kubr, M.: Management Development: A trainer’s Guide. 3rd edit. International Labour Office. Geneva – ILO, 1996 - Fudalinski, J. – Markiewicz, P.: Intangible Assets as a part of the competitive Potential of an Organization. 1st edit. Repronis, Ostrava, 2003 - Mikoláš, Z.: Entrepreneurship, Theses and Questions at the Beginning of the Third Millennium. 1st edit. Victoria, Krakow, 2002

Recommended literature:

According to the trainer's instructions.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements



Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Know the basic theoretical and legislative knowledge. 2. Understand the nature, role and functions. 3. Identify the main targets. 4. Rate knowing state practice, to appreciate the main factors change the status quo and the knowledge, to propose specific procedures. 5. Grasp and understand the nature of the owner of consulter, economic decision-making, leadership and management in consltancy. 6. Familiar with the theory and practice consultar, to apply the theoretical knowledge into practical proposals and recommendations fictitious consulting company (the semester work)

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 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 (100) 51 3
        Examination Examination 60  15 3
        Exercises evaluation Credit 40  20 3
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2010/2011 (B6208) Economics and Management (6208R020) Business Economics (02) Business Economics K Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (B6208) Economics and Management (6208R020) Business Economics (02) Business Economics K Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2007/2008 (B6208) Economics and Management (6208R020) Business Economics (02) Business Economics K Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan

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