634-4000/01 – Economic Diagnostics (ED)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Economics and Management in IndustryCredits5
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Iveta Vozňáková, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Iveta Vozňáková, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2020/2021Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
KUT064 Ing. Josef Kutáč, Ph.D.
SAF0033 Ing. Marek Šafránek
VOZ47 doc. Ing. Iveta Vozňáková, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+3

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Students will be able to: - Formulate basic principles of economic diagnosis. - Analyse resources for the economic analysis of industrial enterprise. - Describe the economic specifics of industrial enterprise. - Demonstrate knowledge of specific methods of the economic analysis of industrial enterprise and the valuation of the industrial enterprise. - Analyse economic data that can define the possibilities of effective development of industrial enterprise and identify economic problems in the company. - Describe the possibilities of developing an industrial enterprise corresponding to the concepts of sustainable development, circular economy, Industry 4.0 and other developmental concepts in line with the strategic development of the Czech Republic and the EU.

Teaching methods



Students will learn how to analyse economic processes in an enterprise by means of diagnostic thinking. They will be familiar with the problems of specific problems in industry, history of idnustry development in the Czech Republic, development of industrial zones and brownfields. They will learn to respond to the fundamental changes and development trends taking place in the Czech Republic and the world. They will also learn how to tackle the crisis of the business and redirect it to prosperity and how to tackle the business crisis.

Compulsory literature:

MORRISON, M. Strategic Business Diagnostic Tools - Theory and Practice. HLS Publishing Solutions, 2013. ISBN 9781490541648. 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:

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 the semester project.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. The analysis of economic processes in an industrial enterprise, diagnostic thinking - part of the systemic, value, competitive, crisis and potential thinking, analogy with medicine. 2. Tools and methods of corporate diagnostics in an industrial enterprise. 3. Economic diagnostics as part of the company diagnostics. 4. Strategic analysis of an industrial enterprise. 5. Information for the economic diagnostics of an industrial enterprise. 6. Analysis of the financial statements of an industrial enterprise. 7. The financial health of an industrial company - financial analysis. 8. Analysis of the financial structure of an industrial enterprise. 9. Optimal structure of the corporate capital of an industrial enterprise. 10. Creditworthiness of an industrial company and mapping potential. 11. Analysis of problematic areas in an industrial enterprise, crisis development in the enterprise. 12. Analysis of the threat of insolvency and bankruptcy. 13. Valuation of an industrial enterprise property, valuation philosophy, methods and procedures. 14. Valuation of an industrial enterprise, methods and procedures. 15. The issue of industrial brownfields, development trends in industry.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2020/2021 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 30  15
        Examination Examination 70  35
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: 80% attendance at seminars.

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2021/2022 (N0413A270002) Quolity Management and Control of Industrial Systems (S02) Economics and Management in Industry EPP P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (N0413A270002) Quolity Management and Control of Industrial Systems (S02) Economics and Management in Industry EPP P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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