152-0507/01 – Business Administration (BE)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Business AdministrationCredits5
Subject guarantordoc. Dr. Ing. Pavel BlecharzSubject version guarantordoc. Dr. Ing. Pavel Blecharz
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
BLE50 doc. Dr. Ing. Pavel Blecharz
FRA135 Ing. Jiří Franek, Ph.D.
STV02 Ing. Hana Štverková, Ph.D.,MBA,LL.M.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences


Teaching methods



It`s cross-sectional subject which provides basic theoretical knowledge about business economics. Students obtain knowledge about foundation, development, operation and termination of a business. Students acquaint with individual business activities as well. The economic aspect of the issues is emphasized and the accent is put on acquirement of the specialized terminology. Students further extend their knowledge in special subjects in the following courses.

Compulsory literature:

KAŠÍK, J., J. PETERKOVÁ and Z. WOZNIAKOVÁ. Fundamentals of business economics. Ostrava: VŠB-TU Ostrava, 2013, viii. ISBN 978-80-248-3160-2. KURATKO, D. F. Entrepreneurship: Theory, Process, and Practice. 9th ed. Mason, USA: South-Western College Pub, 2013. ISBN 978-1-285-05175-8. NICKELS, W. G., J. M. McHUGH and S. M. McHUGH. Understanding Business. 9th ed. New York, McGraw-Hill, 2010. ISBN 978-0-07-735546-3.

Recommended literature:

BRIDGE, Simon and K. ONEILL. Understanding Enterprise, Entrepreneurship and Small Business. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. ISBN 978-11-371-0428-1. ŠTVERKOVÁ, Hana. The SMEs competitiveness & service quality evaluating not only in the CZ. Saarbrücken, Germany: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, 2013. ISBN 978-3-659-47457-6.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

Credit - compulsory attendance + credit test Exam - written


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

It is a cross-curricular course that provides students with basic theoretical knowledge of business economics. Students will learn about the establishment, creation, functioning and cancelling of a company, get acquainted with business value-creation processes and with measuring the efficiency and performance of business activities. Main topics (syllabus) of lectures: 1. Introduction to business economics. 2. Typology of companies and companies. 3. Business surroundings and business environment. 4. Business life cycle and its phase. 5. Capital and property structure of the company. 6. Economic efficiency of the company and its basic category. 7. Organization and organizational structure of the company. 8. Strategic business management. 9. Financial management. 10. Production activity of the company. 11. Purchasing Management. 12. Sales and marketing. 13. Personnel management. 14. Modern trends in corporate governance and entry of companies into foreign markets.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 30  16
        Examination Examination 70  36
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: Seminars - 80 percent.

Show history

Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2020/2021 (B0311A050005) Applied Economics (S01) Economic Development P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (B0412A050006) Finance P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B0311A050005) Applied Economics (S01) Economic Development P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B0412A050006) Finance P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

Occurrence in special blocks

Block nameAcademic yearForm of studyStudy language YearWSType of blockBlock owner