639-3013/02 – Change Management (CM)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Quality ManagementCredits6
Subject guarantorIng. Mgr. Petra Halfarová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Mgr. Petra Halfarová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2015/2016Year of cancellation2019/2020
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
HAL37 Ing. Mgr. Petra Halfarová, Ph.D.
HOF0045 Ing. Zdenka Hofbruckerová, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 3+2
Part-time Credit and Examination 14+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

1. Understand and analyse reasons of strategic changes at organisation. 2. Apply selected methods of change management. 3. Desing approaches to value analysis. 4. Evaluate effectiveness and efficiency of organisation´s changes.

Teaching methods

Project work


The objective of this subject is to present information on possibilities of management of innovation processes in order to attain the prosperity of the enterprise. As a tool for this, the basics of innovation theory and change management is used. The background of a value management, such as information about the methods application possibilities for creation and innovation works solution build the core of topic. There are the effective tools of change management, systems and processes improvement. Management skills necessary for bringing out the changes as well as perquisite abilities of the team leaders are included in the chapters concerning the needs and possibilities of winning the company members for the needed changes. In this way the course attendants are being prepared for management of changes within the organisation necessary for securing the competitiveness of the enterprise.

Compulsory literature:

[1] GADD, Karen. TRIZ for engineers: enabling inventive problem solving. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley, 2011, xviii, 486 p. ISBN 978-047-0741-887. [2] RANTANEN, Kalevi a Ellen DOMB. Simplified TRIZ: new problem solving applications for engineers and manufacturing professionals. 2nd ed. New York: Auerbach Publications, c2008, xxi, 249 p. ISBN 14-200-6273-5. [3] PARK, Richard J. Value engineering: a plan for invention. Boca Raton, Fla: St. Lucie Press, c1999, xi, 340 p. ISBN 15-744-4235-X

Recommended literature:

[1] REVELLE, Jack B. Manufacturing handbook of best practices: an innovation, productivity, and quality focus. Boca Raton: St. Lucie Press, c2002, 435 p. ISBN 15-744-4300-3. [2] TIDD, Joseph a J BESSANT. Managing innovation: integrating technological, market, and organizational change. 4th ed. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, c2009, p. cm. ISBN 978-047-0998-106 [3] TROTT, Paul a J BESSANT. Innovation management and new product development: integrating technological, market, and organizational change. 5th ed. New York: Financial Times/Prentice Hall, c2012, xxviii, 620 p. ISBN 978-027-3736-561 [4] DAVILA, Tony, Marc J EPSTEIN a Robert SHELTON. Making innovation work: how to manage it, measure it, and profit from it. 5th ed. Upper Saddle River: Wharton School Publishing, c2006, xxvi, 334 s. ISBN 01-314-9786-3

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Test Presentation on a chosen topic Essay


stránky FMMI http://www.person.vsb.cz/archivcd/FMMI/CM/index.htm

Other requirements

Study of actual journal material.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Change management. Perception and the need for innovation. Basic concepts and context. The requirements of the business environment 2. Creating the Precondition for Innovation 3. Creativity - the nature, stage of the creative process, the elements of creative activity. Creative work in organizations. 4. Innovative Practice. Seven Sources for Innovative Opportunities. Finding the Context in Innovations. 5. System approach, cost-value analysis. The operating principle, the principle of defining the functions, rules for a functional description, and evaluation functions. 6. Introduction to the Challenge of Cost and Value Management 7. Concept of Value. Dimensions and Measures of Value. Value Management Terms. Overview of Value Management 8. Benefits of Value Management, Value Management Reviews 9. Change Control and Configuration Management 10. TRIZ - Tools for Creativity and Clever Solutions 11. WOIS - Contradiction oriented innovation strategy 12. Kotter's 8-Step Change Model

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2015/2016 Winter semester, validity until: 2019/2020 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
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Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 40  20
        Examination Examination 60  31 3
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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 2 Compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (N3922) Economics and Management of Industrial Systems (3902T062) Quality Management P English Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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