639-3007/03 – Modern Management Approaches (MM)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Quality ManagementCredits4
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Darja Noskievičová, CSc.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Darja Noskievičová, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2015/2016Year of cancellation2020/2021
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
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NOS35 prof. Ing. Darja Noskievičová, CSc.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Graded credit 2+2
Part-time Graded credit 6+6

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Student will be knowledgeable in the large variety of management approaches and methodical aspects; obtain knowledge about differences between particular managerial concepts; obtain detailed information about principles, methods and methodology of the implementation of the selected managerial approaches (Lean production, Six Sigma, Agile, Leagile approach). Student will be able to apply his knowledge for the innovative development of the managerial system of the manufacturing a nonmanufacturing organizations.

Teaching methods

Project work


The subject will offer the complex overview of the aspects of the application and methodology of the modern management and understanding of the importance of various managerial approaches and paradigms in the process of the innovative development of the management.

Compulsory literature:

PYZDEK, T. a P. KELLER. The Six Sigma Handbook. New York: McGraw Hill, 2014. 978-0-07-184053-2. BAKER, M. Digital transformation. Buckingham: Buckingham Business Press, 2014. ISBN 978-1500448486.

Recommended literature:

WANG, L. a S. C. L. KOH. Enterprise networks and logistics for agile manufacturing. Berlin: Springer, 2010. ISBN 978-1849962438. KULL, H. Mass customization: Opportunities, methods and challenges for manufacturers. New York: Apress, 2015. ISBN 978-1484210086.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

Elaboration of semestral project.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Basis of management. 2. Change management, crisis management. 3. Process Management, Outsourcing, BPR. 4. Quality management, environmental management, knowledge management, logistic management. 5. Category management, brand management. 6. Managerial methods – summary. 7. Six Sigma 8. Lean production. 9. Mass customization. 10. Agile management. 11. Integrated approaches. Leagile management. 12. Synergy in management. 13. Management of the value innovations. Strategy of innovation management. Innovation nets. 14. Management perspectives (crisis a transformation).

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2015/2016 Winter semester, validity until: 2020/2021 Summer semester)
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Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Graded credit Graded credit 100  51 3
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2017/2018 (N3922) Economics and Management of Industrial Systems (3902T062) Quality Management P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (N3922) Economics and Management of Industrial Systems (3902T062) Quality Management P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

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