226-0517/02 – Economics for Architects (EA)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of ArchitectureCredits4
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Martina Peřinková, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Martina Peřinková, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFASTIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
CES01 Ing. Jan Česelský, Ph.D., MBA
PER64 prof. Ing. Martina Peřinková, Ph.D.
STE0199 Ing. Kateřina Stejskalová, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 2+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The future architect will enter into practice with sufficient knowledge and skills from the economic field, which will enable him to actively work in design offices, construction companies, development companies, state administration and, last but not least, to act as a sole entrepreneur.

Teaching methods



The subject Economics for Architects aims to explain to students the investment processes and their relationships, their connection with the realization of buildings, their management and familiarization with the realization of the buildings from the point of view of the design office, including the provision of turnkey delivery. The graduate will be able to independently plan and organize his activities at the level of construction projects and the realization of buildings, including economic aspects. Furthermore, the graduate obtains general information about the business environment and business rules in the Czech Republic, including strategic business planning.

Compulsory literature:

Frková J. Malé a střední podnikání ČVUT Praha, 2004 (CS) Němec V., Projektový management Grada, 2002 (CS) Ševčík A., Bankovnictví I, ESF MU 2002 (CS) Matějka-Mokrý-Randula, Management projektů spojených s výstavbou. ČKAIT Praha, 2001 (CS) Porter M. E. Konkurenční strategie, Victoria publishing Praha 1994 (CS) Lipovská H., Moderní ekonomie, Grada 2017 (CS)

Recommended literature:

JACOBS, J. The Economy of Cities. NY: Vintage Books, 1970. JAGGAR, B, MORTON, R. Design and the Economics of Building. London: Taylor & Francis Ltd, 1995.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Active participation in lectures.


Other requirements

There are no further requirements for the student.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Investment processes and relationships, financing of investments 2. Project management 3. Business Principles, Types of Analysis, Business Plan 4. Tax systems and taxes 5. Fundamentals of cost accounting and accounting 6. Banks and finance, banking products and derivatives 7. Fundamentals of financial management of an enterprise

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Examination Examination 100  51 3
Mandatory attendence participation: Submission of seminar paper + oral exam.

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Conditions for subject completion and attendance at the exercises within ISP: Submission of seminar paper and oral exam.

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeBranch/spec.Spec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2023/2024 (N0731A010004) Architecture and Construction P English Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2022/2023 (N0731A010004) Architecture and Construction P English Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2021/2022 (N0731A010004) Architecture and Construction P English Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (N0731A010004) Architecture and Construction P English Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (N0731A010004) Architecture and Construction P English Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

Occurrence in special blocks

Block nameAcademic yearForm of studyStudy language YearWSType of blockBlock owner

Assessment of instruction

2022/2023 Summer