639-0913/07 – Process Management (MP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Quality ManagementCredits10
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Darja Noskievičová, CSc.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Darja Noskievičová, CSc.
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
NOS35 prof. Ing. Darja Noskievičová, CSc.
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

A student will get to know the present production management paradigms (including their historical context) and related modern management approaches to improvement and innovation processes. He will able to compare particular approaches and cope with the methodology of their practical application. Further he will learn how to apply selected methods of the multi-criteria decision-making..

Teaching methods

Individual consultations
Project work


Understanding the process approach principles is the main goal of this subject. The subject is mainly specialized in management systems such as JIT, KANBAN, MRPI, MRPII, OPT, DBR, lean principles and methods, Six Sigma approach, their integration and the digital transformation processes.

Compulsory literature:

HEINZER, J., B. RENDER a CH. MUNSON. Principles of Operations Management. New York: Pearson, 2017. ISBN 9780134130422. SCHERMERHORN J. R., a D. G. Introduction to Management. New York: J. Wiley, 2015. 978-1-118-95118-7. PYZDEK, T., KELLER, P.: The Six Sigma Handbook. New York: McGraw Hill, 2014. BAKER, M. Digital transformation. Buckingham: Buckingham Business Press, 2014. ISBN 978-1500448486.

Recommended literature:

ROSING, M., SCHEER, A. N., SCHEER, H. The Complete Business Process Handbook, Vol.1. Waltham: Elsevier, 2015. SINOR, J., FINGAR, P. Digital Transformation. Tampa, MA: Meghan-Kiffer Press, 2016.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

Elaboration of seminar work on selected topics (cca 15 - 20 pages) and its defence in the frame of the exam.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Theory of management and production paradigms: history and modern approaches. 2. Process approach. Performance measurements. 3. Principles and methods of lean manufacturing. 4. Principles of „Lean Six Sigma“, DFSS. TOC. 5. Kansei Engineering. 6. Basis of complex systems theory and its applications in the production management (chaos theory, nonlinear dynamic systems control). 7. Principles of behaviour of the living organisms and their application in the production management. 8. Agile a leagile approaches. 9. Digital transformation. 10. Change management (Schumpeter´s approach, innovation theory of Valenta, innovation theory of Gutenberg, strategy of innovation management by Vlček). 11. Risk management, resilience and sustainability of production systems. 12. Synergic effects in the production management 13. Intelligent non-.hierarchical manufacturing networks. 14. Selected methods of the multi-criteria decision-making.

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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