154-0524/02 – Special seminar (SS)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of FinanceCredits3
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Aleš Kresta, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Aleš Kresta, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
CHY0034 Mgr. Ing. Lucie Chytilová, Ph.D.
CUL33 doc. Ing. Miroslav Čulík, Ph.D.
DVO0079 Ing. Hana Dvořáčková, Ph.D.
FUN01 Mgr. Taťána Funioková, Ph.D.
GUR022 Ing. Petr Gurný, Ph.D.
KRE330 doc. Ing. Aleš Kresta, Ph.D.
RAN03 Ing. Kateřina Krzikallová, Ph.D.
LIS10 Ing. Karolina Lisztwanová, Ph.D.
MAH11 prof. Ing. Martin Macháček, Ph.D. et Ph.D.
MEL044 doc. Ing. Aleš Melecký, Ph.D.
NOV33 Ing. Martina Novotná, Ph.D.
SED02 doc. Ing. Petr Seďa, Ph.D.
TIC02 prof. Ing. Tomáš Tichý, Ph.D.
ZME40 prof. Dr. Ing. Zdeněk Zmeškal
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit 0+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim of the course is: - to learn of possible topic to be solved, - to select and formulate the topic of the diploma thesis, - to formulate the aim of the diploma thesis, - to prepare syllabus of the diploma thesis.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations


The objective of the special seminar is provide the possible topics for diploma thesis, selection of the appropriate topic, formulation of the goal of the thesis and formulation of the structure of the topics. Selected problems and issues are studied, analyzed and discussed concerning the thesis. In addition, necessary information on quotation rules and how to work with literature is provided as well. In the course, the necessary requirements on how to proceed the diploma thesis, methodology, including formal requirements. Next, student is required to proceed part of the diploma thesis including verification on practical problem solution.

Compulsory literature:

BELL, Emma, Alan BRYMAN and Bill HARLEY. Business research methods. Fifth edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019. ISBN 978-0-19-880987-6. ČSN ISO 690 - Bibliografické citace. Zásady pro vypracování diplomové práce na EkF VŠB-TU Ostrava. Dostupné z: https://www.ekf.vsb.cz/export/sites/ekf/.content/galerie-dokumentu/legislativa/smernice/EkF_SME_12_002_F.pdf

Recommended literature:

The recommended literature is specific to the topic of the thesis. Individual titles of literature are indicated in the thesis assignment.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

Student proceeds part of the dissertation including verification on solution of practical problem.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Topic of the diploma thesis: - banking and insurance, - tax system, - tax theory and practice, - financial models and financial modelling, - financial management and deision-making, - financial markets, - managing of risk in banking and insurance, - fiscal theory and policy, - company´s financial performance assessment, - managing of financial institutions, - monetary policy, - international finance, - company valuation and acquisitions.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester, validity until: 2021/2022 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Credit Credit 85 (85) 85 2
        Jiný typ úlohy Other task type 85  85 2
        Přihlášení na seminář Other task type   2
Mandatory attendence participation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeBranch/spec.Spec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2024/2025 (N0412A050005) Finance P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2023/2024 (N0412A050005) Finance P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2022/2023 (N0412A050005) Finance P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2021/2022 (N0412A050005) Finance P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (N0412A050005) Finance P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (N0412A050005) Finance P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

Occurrence in special blocks

Block nameAcademic yearForm of studyStudy language YearWSType of blockBlock owner

Assessment of instruction

2022/2023 Summer