157-0303/03 – Models and Modelling (MODMOD)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of System EngineeringCredits4
Subject guarantorIng. Blanka Bazsová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Blanka Bazsová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2010/2011Year of cancellation2012/2013
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
VRA31 Ing. Blanka Bazsová, Ph.D.
ZAP149 doc. Mgr. Ing. František Zapletal, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 1+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

• To define basic terms of dynamic systems modeling • To discuss the essence and application possibilities of dynamic modeling • To apply the tools by building, testing and applying dynamic simulation models • To solve practical problems using business models and SW products • To interpret and analyze gained results

Teaching methods



The subject offers the possibility of theoretical knowledge and practical skills when building, testing and applying dynamic simulation models and the systems of business models using relevant SW products.

Compulsory literature:

Behrens, Werner, Peter M.Hawranek. Manual for the Preparation of Industrial Feasibility Studies. UNIDO, Wienna 1991. INTERNET: aktuální stránky o systémové dynamice, např. MIT, HPS a Powersim.

Recommended literature:

Richardson, Bill a Roy Richardson. Business Planning. An Approach to Strategic Management. London: Pitman Publishing,1989.236 s. ISBN 0-273-03126-0 www.powersim.com

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Další požadavky na studenta



Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Basic terms of systems modelling. Dynamic systems models. 2. External environment of business. PEST analysis. 3. Strategic change. Strategic change success models 4. Resources, flows and information in the concept phase of strategic change, information resources. Graphic model. Computer based change model. 5. Modelling of economic processes. Economic system dynamics. Dynamic systems typology. Forrester’s approach. 6. Systems dynamics modelling software Powersim Constructor 2.5. 7. Business model EMA.PM. Function, structure, personal and organisational support. 8. Different business models and software presentation. 9. Case study of business modelling using EMA.PM software.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2010/2011 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 45 (45) 23
                Písemka Written test 23  9
                Projekt Project 22  14
        Examination Examination 55 (55) 28
                Test Written test 55  28
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2012/2013 (B6209) Systems Engineering and Informatics (6209R001) Applied Informatics (00) Applied Informatics P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (B6209) Systems Engineering and Informatics (6209R001) Applied Informatics (00) Applied Informatics P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (B6209) Systems Engineering and Informatics (6209R001) Applied Informatics (01) Applied Infomatics P Czech Valašské Meziříčí 2 Choice-compulsory study plan

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