152-0906/02 – Organization and Management of Processes (OaŘP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Business AdministrationCredits10
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Pavla Macurová, CSc.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Pavla Macurová, CSc.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageGerman
Year of introduction2015/2016Year of cancellation2020/2021
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
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MAC40 doc. Ing. Pavla Macurová, CSc.
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Part-time Examination 28+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The goals of the subject are: - to define of criteria and metrics for analysis and improvement of processes and supply chains, - to master the critical view on processes and supply chains structure and performance, - to apply the methods for process- and supply chains analysis, - to identify the risks and potential for improvement of processes and supply chains, - to evaluate the propriety of various concepts concerning the processes and supply chains organization and control, - to design and evaluate the changes in arrangement and management of processes and supply chains towards their performance, agility and resilience improvement.

Teaching methods



The subject is focused on analysis, designing and management of processes and supply chains from point of views of quality, flexibility, resilience and effectiveness. It attends to concepts that strive to reach flows integration, coordination and synchronization, on measures for resilience and agility support and on methodoloty for measuring, diagnostics and improvement of supply chains performance. The parts of the subject are advanced methods for quality improvement in a wide sense, especially theory of constraints, value stream management and Six Sigma including supportive methods.

Compulsory literature:

MACUROVÁ, Pavla, Naděžda KLABUSAYOVÁ a Leo TVRDOŇ. Logistika. 2. upravené a doplněné vydání. Ostrava: VŠB-TU Ostrava, 2018. Series of economics textbooks, Faculty of Economics, VŠB-TU Ostrava, 2018, vol. 16. ISBN 978-80-248-4158-8. NENADÁL, Jaroslav. Management kvality pro 21. století. Praha: Management Press, 2018. ISBN 978-80-726-1561-2. PARMENTER, David. Key performance indicators: developing, implementing, and using winning KPIs. Fourth edition. Hoboken, New Jersey: Wiley, 2020. ISBN 978-1-119-62077-8. SLACK, Nigel a Alistair BRANDON-JONES. Operations and process management: principles and practice for strategic impact. Fifth edition. Harlow: Pearson, 2018. ISBN 978-1-292-17613-0.

Recommended literature:

ČSN ISO 31000 Management rizik - Směrnice. 2018. KŘIVÁNEK, Mirko. Dynamické vedení a řízení projektů: Systémovým myšlením k úspěšným projektům. Praha: Grada, 2019. ISBN 978-80-271-2644-6. HUGOS, Michael. Essentials of Supply Chain Management. 4th ed. Hoboken: Willey, 2018. ISBN 978-1119461104. VEBER, Jaromír. Digitalizace ekonomiky a společnosti: výhody, rizika, příležitosti. Praha: Management Press, 2018. ISBN 978-80-7261-554-4. WEELE, A. J. van. Purchasing and supply chain management. Seventh edition. Andover: Cengage, 2018. ISBN 978-1-4737-4944-3.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Oral examination.


Other requirements

Self study of additional materials.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. The structure, goals and performance metricst of process- and supply-chains. 2. Problems and risks of supply chains, negative chains effects. 3. Principles of process organization and control. Decision making about supply chains oering and capacity. 4. Application of theory of constraints in supply chains organizing and control. 5. Criteria and tools for process and supply chains analysis. 6. Concepts focused on integration, coordination and sychronization of flows. 7. Kinds of actions aimed on risks mitigation, resilience and agility in supplz chains. 8. Approaches to improvement of process- and supply chains performance. 9. Advanced techniques and tools for process organization, for qualitz management and time processing.

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2015/2016 Winter semester, validity until: 2020/2021 Summer semester)
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