157-0526/01 – Organizational designing (OPe)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Systems EngineeringCredits4
Subject guarantorIng. Blanka Bazsová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Blanka Bazsová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master, Bachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
VRA31 Ing. Blanka Bazsová, Ph.D.
CHY0034 Mgr. Ing. Lucie Chytilová, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit 2+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The goal of the subject is to discuss the methodological foundations, which relates to the organizational design, design organisation structure and evaluate organisation measures to identify organizational problems. Students gain required knowledge in area of creating organizational units, structure and approaches to the employee evaluation.

Teaching methods



Students will gain the necessary knowledge in the field of creating organizational positions, organizational structure and approaches to employee evaluation. The course focuses on the basics of organizational design, organizational diagnostics, design of effective organization and methods of designing organizational structure.

Compulsory literature:

PATTERSON, David A. a John L. HENNESSY. Computer organization and design: the hardware/software interface. ARM edition. Amsterdam: Elsevier, Morgan Kaufmann, 2017, 720 s. ISBN-13: 978-0123744937 ROBBINS, Stephen a JUDGE, Timothy. Organizational behaviour (What's New in Management). Boston: Pearson, 18 th Edition, 2019, 768 s. ISBN 13: 9780134729329. ROBBINS, Stephen a Mary COULTER. Management. 13th Edition, Boston: Pearson, 2016, ISBN 978-1-292-09020-7.

Recommended literature:

WAYNE, R. Mondy. Human Resource Management. 14 th Edition, Boston: Pearson, 2016, 432 s. ISBN 978-1-292-09437-3. GASPAR, Julian et al. Introduction to Business. 3rd Edition, USA:Academic Media Solutions, 2019. ISBN: 978-1-942041-98-6.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

The student must create a project on a given topic and submit it electronically to the LMS. A minimum of 50% participation is required.


Other requirements

The subject is concluded with a credit and an examination. The course credit is based on the composing and presentation of the project from discussed organization problems. The exam consists of two parts – written and oral.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Basic concepts and importance of organizational design. Methodological issues of organizational design, organizational approaches to design. 2. Models and software support of organizational design. Software products, describtion and structure. 3. Model and computer aided analysis of factors influencing the structuring of the organization, size, age, environment, strategy, technology, structure, globalization. 4. Formal organizational structures. Characteristics of each form, adventages, disadventages. 5. The objectives of organizational design. Approaches to the goals setting. 6. Structure of organizational design. Organizational design as a decision-making process. 7. Organizational diagnostics. Objectives, scope, foundation stages, methods. 8. Designing organizational positions. Specialization of labor, formalization of behavior, education and training. 9. Designing organizational units. Principles in their work, to determine their size. 10. Dimension delegating decision-making. Centralization, decentralization, delegation issues. 11. The dimensions of formalization. Organizational and management standards, their importance and creating. 12. Structural configuration. Simple organizational structure, machinery, professional bureaucracy, divisional form hybrids. 13. Human resources management and its relationship to the organization. Methods and approaches to the employee assessment. The importance of developing organizational measures. 14. Organizing processes. Methods and models of organizing processes. Model and computer aided analysis and design processes.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
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Min. number of points
Credit Credit 85  23
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: A minimum of 50% participation is required.

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