634-0942/02 – Economic Diagnostics of Industrial Enterprise (EDPP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Economics and Management in IndustryCredits10
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Iveta Vozňáková, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Iveta Vozňáková, Ph.D.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
BUH50 prof. Ing. Jana Buchtová, CSc.
VOZ47 doc. Ing. Iveta Vozňáková, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 20+0
Part-time Examination 20+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Economics diagnostics teaches the students to diagnose the economic situation of industrial enterprises, to analyse resource for economic analysis firms, to analyse economic problems in the company, to use analogies from other disciplines, to identify potential industrial enterprises, to know the value of the assets of industrial enterprises. Students will get acquainted with the issue of brownfields related to metallurgical production and their revitalization as a significant topic related to the socio-economic structure of industrial territories.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations
Project work


Business diagnostics and therapy as a tool to uncover key issues that can threaten the industry and cause a crisis. The purpose of the subject is to identify the problems of the industrial enterprise in a complex way, with all the connections. The identified problems may point to the possibility of a crisis. Based on the identified problems, the key issues and their causes are defined. Through analyses, recommendations are suggested to remove or eliminate causes of key business issues.

Compulsory literature:

MORRISON, M. Strategic Business Diagnostic Tools - Theory and Practice. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013. ISBN 978-1490541648. ROGERS, R. E. and J. Y. FONG. Organizational Assessment: Diagnosis and Intervention. Amherst: HRD Press, 2000. ISBN 0-87425-576-7. CUMMINGS, T. G. and C. G. WORLEY. Organization Development & Change. 9th ed., international student ed. Mason: South-Western Cengage Learning, 2009. ISBN 978-0-324-58053-2.

Recommended literature:

GARRISON, R. H., E. W. NOREEN and P. C. BREWER. Managerial accounting. New York: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., 2012. ISBN 9780078111006. LERBINGER, O. The Crisis Manager: Facing Disasters, Conflicts, and Failures. 2nd ed. Routledge, 2012. ISBN 978-0-415-89228-5. ROBERTS, J. The Modern Firm: Organizational Design for Performance and Growth. Oxford University Press, 2004.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

Elaboration of seminar work on a given topic.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. The purpose of diagnostics of industrial enterprises, tools and methods for diagnostics businesses. 2. Diagnosis effects of macro and micro environment of industrial enterprises. 3. Diagnosis of the internal environment of industrial enterprises. 4. Diagnosis of financial health. Diagnosis of current assets and fixed assets. 5. Use of economic diagnoses for strategic management. 6. The purpose of forensic audits. 7. The purpose of due diligence. 8. The value of the industrial company and the basic methods of business valuation. 9. Diagnosis of the strengths and weaknesses of the company. 10. Diagnostics business problems. 11. Diagnosis of corporate crises. 12. Diagnostics business potentials.

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
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Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2020/2021 (P0413D270001) Management of Industrial Systems P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2020/2021 (P0413D270001) Management of Industrial Systems K English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2019/2020 (P0413D270001) Management of Industrial Systems P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2019/2020 (P0413D270001) Management of Industrial Systems K English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan

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