152-0495/04 – Business of SME (PMSF-K)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Business AdministrationCredits4
Subject guarantorIng. Hana Štverková, Ph.D.,MBA,LL.M.Subject version guarantorIng. Hana Štverková, Ph.D.,MBA,LL.M.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2017/2018Year of cancellation2020/2021
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
KUB305 Ing. Andrea Kolková, Ph.D.
KRI13 Ing. Pavlína Křibíková, Ph.D.,MBA,LL.M.
STV02 Ing. Hana Štverková, Ph.D.,MBA,LL.M.
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. Knows the basic theoretical and legislative knowledge of the SME 2. Understand the nature, role and functions of SMEs 3. Identify the main targets SMEs 4. Rate knowing state practice, to appreciate the main factors change the status quo and the knowledge of SMEs, to propose specific procedures for the effective development of MSF 5. Grasp and understand the nature of the owner of MSF, economic decision-making, leadership and management in MSF 6. Familiar with the theory and practice MSF, to apply the theoretical knowledge into practical proposals and recommendations fictitious company (semester work)

Teaching methods

Project work


The course builds on knowledge gained from a wide range of economic subjects and develops formal knowledge about the basic business skills in the theoretical and practical level. Lectures are focused to expand knowledge about entrepreneurship and business methodology. The exercises are focused on understanding and developing individual skills. Teaching aims to manage core business approaches and methods in practice.

Compulsory literature:

BRIDGE, Simon a Ken O'NEILL. Understanding enterprise: entrepreneurs & small business. Fifth edition. London: Palgrave, 2018. ISBN 978-1-137-58454-0. SVOBODOVÁ, Ivana a Michal ANDERA. Od nápadu k podnikatelskému plánu: Jak hledat a rozvíjet podnikatelské příležitosti. Praha: Grada, 2017. 227 s. ISBN 80-271-04076. ŠTVERKOVÁ, Hana. Konkurenceschopný malý a střední podnik. Uherské Hradiště: Vědecké nakladatelství Fakulty veřejnosprávních a ekonomických studií v Uherském Hradišti Vysoká škola Jagiellońská v Toruni, 2021. 170 s. ISBN 978-80-88328-12-4.

Recommended literature:

SRPOVÁ, Jitka. Začínáme podnikat: s případovými studiemi začínajících podnikatelů. Praha: Grada, 2020. ISBN 978-80-271-1528-0. ŠAFROVÁ DRÁŠILOVÁ, Alena. Základy úspěšného podnikání: průvodce začínajícího podnikatele. Praha: Grada, 2019. ISBN 978-80-271-1160-2. TOREN, Adam a Matthew TOREN. Jak založit vlastní podnik: staň se podnikatelem!. Přeložil Tomáš POKORNÝ. Praha: Svojtka & Co, 2018. Pro (ne)chápavé. ISBN 978-80-256-2217-9.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

Evaluation of acquired knowledge to verify ongoing compliance with a written test (about half of the semester) and Writing an essay: 10 pages - a business plan.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

- The position and role of small and medium-sized enterprises in the company / MSP / - Speeches globalization and membership in the EU in SMEs and SME typology - Business philosophy, identity and integrity of small and medium enterprises / MSF / - Business Plan - Basics of operating economy MSF - MSF and its relations with the bank, incl. support for SMEs in the context of membership of the Czech Republic in the EU - Family Business - MSF and synergistic business (networks, clusters, alliances, amoebas, consortia, etc.) - Transforming a small business - Entrepreneurship, leadership and competitiveness - World of entrepreneurship and women (generate policy specific business women, etc.) - Current issue

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2017/2018 Winter semester, validity until: 2020/2021 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 40  21
        Examination Examination 60  30 3
Mandatory attendence participation: 80%

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Occurrence in study plans

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2018/2019 (B6208) Economics and Management (6208R020) Business Economics K Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (B6208) Economics and Management (6208R020) Business Economics K Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan

Occurrence in special blocks

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Assessment of instruction

2019/2020 Winter
2018/2019 Winter
2017/2018 Winter