Course detail

Information Support of Processes

FP-ippPAcad. year: 2019/2020

The course is focused on making students familiar with important processes on business areas, their analysis and design of effective support in information systems and using advanced technologies leading to digitalization of business processes.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will be able orientation of IT/ICT support of company processes. They will be able to creatively participate in automation and effective improvement of all business processes.


Successful completion of the course is conditional on the knowledge of planning and managing of manufacturing processes, basic knowledge of statistics and production systems analysis.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

BASL, J., BLAŽÍČEK, R.: Podnikové informační systémy. Podnik v informační společnosti. 2. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2007. 288 s. ISBN 978-80-247-2279-5. (CS)
ŘEPA, Václav. Podnikové procesy. Procesní řízení a modelování. 2.vyd. Praha: Grada, 2007. 281 s. ISBN 978-80-247-2252-8. (CS)
DLOUHÝ, M. a kol.: Simulace podnikových procesů. 2.vyd. Brno: Computer Press, 2011. 216 s. ISBN 978-80-251-3449-8. (CS)
GREGOR, M., MIČIETA, B., KOŠTURIAK, J., BUBENÍK, P., RŮŽIČKA, J.: Dynamické plánovanie a riadenie výroby. 1.vyd. Žilinská univerzita v Žiline, 2000. 284 s. ISBN 80-7100-607-6 (CS)
HAMMER, M., CHAMPY, J.: Reengineering – radikální proměna firmy. Manifest revoluce v podnikání. 3.vyd. Management Press, Praha 2000. 212 s. ISBN 80-7261-028-7. (CS)
Uživatelský manuál WITNESS. Lanner Group. (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course contains lectures that explain basic principles, problems and methodology of the discipline, and exercises that promote the practical knowledge of the subject presented in the lectures.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

The course-unit credit is awarded on condition of having attended practicals, presentation of semestr project and grading of credit test (min. 60 point).

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Introdution to processes in company, information strategy
Process modelling, tools and methodologies of business proces digitalization
Information support of product lifecycle management using advanced technologies
Support of process control at the operational level, robotization and automation
Integration of information systems
Digital factory
Intelligent factory

Practicals are focused to practical application of lectures topics, application of methodology of computer process suport, modelling of company processes using dynamic simulation.


The objective of course is to make students familiar with principles, analytical tools, modelling tools and managing of company processes. The course is also addresses the problem of support of company processes linked to information systems and technologies through their life cycle.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Attendance at specified lectures is compulsory, attendance of remaining lectures is not compulsory, but is recommended. Attendance at seminars is compulsory and controled. Absence from seminars can be compensated for consultations with the tutor.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme MGR Master's

    branch MGR-ŘEP , 2. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



13 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Computer-assisted exercise

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer