545-0178/01 – Management in Economic Practice I (MHPI)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Economics and Control SystemsCredits5
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Michal Vaněk, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Michal Vaněk, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2020/2021Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
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VAN74 doc. Ing. Michal Vaněk, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2
Part-time Credit and Examination 8+8

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The student obtains the deeply and extensive knowledge of management. The student learns to characterize project and individual phase of project management. The student learns also to formulate proposal of project in mineral economics field. Student will be able the proposal analyse and to evaluate from technical-economic and risk point of view. Student will be also knows to describe and to apply approaches of crisis management. In addition, student learns managerial approaches, techniques and teamwork and communication skills.

Teaching methods

Project work


The subject develops basic knowledge and skills in management. Interpretation focuses on project management, risk management in raw material field and selected managerial tools. Students are also acquainted with the select modern managerial approaches and techniques. Special attention is paid to leadership. The exercise deals with a project in which students learn teamwork and communication skills.

Compulsory literature:

AADAMS, Robin G. Modern management in the global mining industry. Bingley: Emerald Publishing, 2019. ISBN 978-1-78973-788-2. A guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge: (PMBOK guide). Sixth edition. Newtown Square, Pa: Project Management Institute, 2017. ISBN 978-1-62825-184-5. IMAI, Masaaki. Kaizen : The Key to Japan’s Competitive Success. 1st ed. London : McGRAW-HILL PUBLISHING COMPANY, 1986. 259 p. ISBN 0-07-554332-X. MUHLFEIT, Jan. Positive leader. London: PEARSON Education Limited, 2016. ISBN 9781292166155.

Recommended literature:

CERTO, Samuel C. Modern management: adding digital focus. 9th ed. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall. ISBN 0-13-067089-8. STAPENHURST, Tim. The benchmarking book. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2009. ISBN 978-0-7506-8905-2. TROTT, Paul. Innovation management and new product development. Harlow (UK) : Prentice Hall, 2005. 536 s. ISBN : 0-273-68643-7. HOLMES, Andrew. Risk management. Oxford: Capstone Publishing, 2002. 122s. ISBN 1-84112-341-2.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Seminar work, writing and oral examination


Pro e-learning je využíván univerzitní elektronický výukový systém Moodle (lms.vsb.cz).

Other requirements

Active participation in the semester project; elaboration of individual works (creation of mind map, determination of scales using Fuller triangle and Saaty method).


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1st Basic Terms of Management; Definition of Interest Area of Subject 2nd Selected Tools and Techniques of Managerial Practice 3rd Benchmarking of Mining Enterprise 4th Due Diligence of Mining Enterprise 5th Elaboration of Deposit Utilization Plans 6th Project Documentation for Deposit Utilization Plan 7th Introduction of Project Management 8th Project Management – Stage Initiating of Project and Stage Planning of Project 9th Project Management, Stage planning – Risk Management 10th Project Management, Stage planning – HR Management 11th Leadership 12th Implementing and Closing of Project 13th Management of Projects 14th Crisis management in the Mining Enterprise

Conditions for subject completion

Conditions for completion are defined only for particular subject version and form of study

Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2022/2023 (N0724A290011) Mineral Economics ŘP P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2022/2023 (N0724A290011) Mineral Economics ŘP K Czech Most 1 Compulsory study plan
2022/2023 (N0724A290011) Mineral Economics ŘP K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2021/2022 (N0724A290011) Mineral Economics ŘP P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2021/2022 (N0724A290011) Mineral Economics ŘP K Czech Most 1 Compulsory study plan
2021/2022 (N0724A290011) Mineral Economics ŘP K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

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