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Company Management and Economics

Original title in Czech: Řízení a ekonomika podnikuFPAbbreviation: DSP-ŘEPAcad. year: 2019/2020

Programme: Economics and Management

Length of Study: 4 years

Accredited from: Accredited until: 1.11.2019

Profile

Doctoral education provides to the graduates with Master's degree in the field of company management and economics higher level of education deepening theoretical knowledge.
The aim of doctoral study branch is to teach methods of scientific work.

Key learning outcomes

A graduate of doctoral study is capable of independent scientific, research and directive work.
He is ready to tackle challenging conceptual, research and development problems in management and economics. He is able to carry out research, development and production independently in practice.
Graduate can find fulfilment as a creative worker at leading research centers, as a leader of research and development teams, as a research worker and teacher at universities. Graduates of this program may also occupy high positions in some of the larger institutions and companies that require the ability to work creatively and independently, to analyze complex problems and propose a new and original solutions.

Occupational profiles of graduates with examples

Graduates can find fulfilment as academic worker at economically oriented faculties, as a research worker in research organizations focused on economic and business research. Graduates will be able to focus on the economics of enterprise in all its contexts, a top company management, executive management, marketing, logistics in accordance with the approved program and course.

Entry requirements

Listed below are the minimum admission requirements:
" an appropriate Master's degree
" submission of an essay on the applicant's expected thesis topic,
" an approval by the expected supervisor,
" the passing of an entry exam,
" knowledge of the English or German language at level B1 or higher.

Supervisor

Issued topics of Doctoral Study Program

. round (applications submitted from to )

  1. A model of sustainable investments that takes into account the environmental, social and corporate governance factors

    The aim is to propose a model of sustainable investing that takes into account the environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) factors of the selected industry, and to implement and validate that model for the evaluation of sustainable investments. The methodology is based on modelling that includes ESG factors, risks and returns for an effective selection of sustainable investment options for investor decisions

    Tutor: Kocmanová Alena, prof. Ing., Ph.D.

  2. Application of modern mathematical procedures to analyze and manage a selected dynamic economic system with a delay

    Application of a new global method of construction of marginal problems for systems of ordinary differential equations with delayed arguments on selected economical dynamic model, analysis of model behavior in dependence on changes of input data, optimization of control

    Tutor: Půža Bedřich, doc. RNDr., CSc.

  3. Business Valuation

    The topic of doctoral dissertation thesis can be focused on any aspects related to valuation issues - business valuation, real estate, securities, intangible assets, valuation in insolvency, standardization of asset valuation. The theme can be taken in purely theoretical terms at the level of valuation methodology as well as in the form of an empirical study

    Tutor: Krabec Tomáš, doc. Ing., Ph.D., MBA

  4. Business valuation in selected business branch

    Approaches to firms’ valuation based on the estimation of the future firms’ cash flow are very sensitive to parameters of business branch. The aim of the thesis is to identificate the specifics of the chosen branch and incorporate them into the valuation models

    Tutor: Režňáková Mária, prof. Ing., CSc.

  5. Business valuation of start-ups

    It is difficult to estimate future developments and expected cash flow for start-ups. The aim of the thesis is to examine existing approaches of valuation and propose modifications suitable for valuation of start-ups

    Tutor: Režňáková Mária, prof. Ing., CSc.

  6. Competency models in the era of digitization and their use for improving the managerial work

    As an effective management tool in the context of nowadays changing business environment into the era of digitization appear digital competencies as an important part and tool for achieving desired work performance. The main aim of thesis is to define a relevant content of competency model for the era of digital transformation

    Tutor: Konečná Zdeňka, doc. Ing., Ph.D.

  7. Contemporary development financial derivatives and their use in financing business corporations

    The aim of this dissertation is analysis of contemporary developments financial derivatives and methods of their using in the business sector and suggest methods of possible practical use in financing of commercial corporations

    Tutor: Rejnuš Oldřich, prof. Ing., CSc.

  8. Contemporary evolution of stock markets and their importance in the economic management of trading companies

    The dissertation will deal with the current development of the stock markets focusing on the impacts that the current trends in the exchange trading bring to the individual companies

    Tutor: Rejnuš Oldřich, prof. Ing., CSc.

  9. CSR - change of management of industrial companies based on the new European strategy

    New EU directives store mandatory CSR reports for selected businesses. This requirement will need to be reflected in business management. The work should lead to a new model of managerial behavior.

    Tutor: Putnová Anna, doc. RNDr., Ph.D., MBA

  10. Determination of the key success factors for CI and how they are assessed using Tovek Application Tools

    The aim of this dissertation thesis will be determination of key success factors of CI as a modern tool of the strategic decision-making process in enterprises. The research will be conducted mainly on czeck companies. The acquired results will be subject of critical analysis on its plausibility on specific market in Czech Republic

    Tutor: Bartes František, doc. Ing., CSc.

  11. Economic aspects of cyber security

    The thesis deals with economic aspects of IS / IT security. The basis is the concept of cyber security not as an investment with the expected return, but as a cost of security measures that reduce the risk of asset risk by optimizing the cost of the organization

    Tutor: Smejkal Vladimír, prof. Ing., CSc.

  12. Effects of public contracts on the performance of enterprise

    The aim of thesis is to investigate the possible effects of public contracts on the performance of an enterprise in certain sectors of the Czech economy. Our initial consideration is whether public contract causes a deformation in the marketplace. Alongside the use of publically available secondary data is expected the use of primary data from surveys to be completed by enterprises in the chosen sector

    Tutor: Lajtkepová Eva, doc. Ing., Ph.D.

  13. External and Internal Determinants of of Venture Capitalists’ Exit Strategies

    The dissertation aims to investigate the determinants of venture capitalists´ exit strategies, particularly the interconnection between the kind of exit and timing. Studying the exit strategies of venture capitalists and their timing are essential in exploring the local venture capital investment and exit process and reveal the status quo of the Czech venture capital market compared with the rest of the EU

    Tutor: Zinecker Marek, doc. Ing., Ph.D.

  14. Financial risk management in company

    Dissertation will be focused on the issue of financial risk management in company

    Tutor: Rejnuš Oldřich, prof. Ing., CSc.

  15. Influence of microeconomic policy of the state to conduct companies

    The theme is focused on a critical analysis of the microeconomic tools and measures of state policy in relation to companies (market players), and firms respond to these measures. Specifically, it will be a solution to price regulation, the problems of externalities, public goods, or problems arising from asymmetric information

    Tutor: Škapa Stanislav, doc. Ing. et Ing., Ph.D.

  16. Innovation as a base for Industry 4.0

    Analysis of selected industrial enterprises, their innovation activities and design of the company management model for P 4.0

    Tutor: Putnová Anna, doc. RNDr., Ph.D., MBA

  17. Intelligence driven strategy of firm

    The goal is to design an intelligence-driven model of business strategy, to ensure that a higher level of competitiveness

    Tutor: Bartes František, doc. Ing., CSc.

  18. Management Control Systems in Industry 4.0

    The research focuses on digital age, respectively Industry 4.0 and its impact on management control systems, related essential changes as well as new possibilities of automatization and robotization in management control systems.

    Tutor: Žižlavský Ondřej, doc. Ing., Ph.D.

  19. Modelling in Project Management

    The research will focus on the analysis of current state of the projects modelling and on the design of model which are used as a tool for effective project management with the aim to increase their success

    Tutor: Doskočil Radek, doc. Ing., Ph.D., MSc

  20. Optimal management of one dynamic economic model with delays

    Application of a new global method of construction of marginal problems for systems of ordinary differential equations with delayed arguments on selected economical dynamic model, analysis of model behavior in dependence on changes of input data, optimization of control

    Tutor: Půža Bedřich, doc. RNDr., CSc.

  21. Optimization of enterprise control processes including cyber security rules

    Analysis of up to date processes introducing cyber security rules in enterprises varying in specialization, in size and in strategy significancy; analysis of an impact on expenses when security management system is implemented and searching of optimum methods for its introduction and management

    Tutor: Novotný Vít, doc. Ing., Ph.D.

  22. Organizational Culture Contributing to Digital Transformation in a Company

    Organizational culture as a system of patterns of behavior enables existence of a company in the environment in which it operates. The main goal of the dissertation thesis is to describe the content of digital culture, which contributes to the effective operation of the company in the era of digital transformation

    Tutor: Konečná Zdeňka, doc. Ing., Ph.D.

  23. Positive and negative impacts of the sustainability of products in small and medium-sized enterprises

    The aim is to propose a methodology of an approach that is based on the positive impacts (the so-called handprint) of products but also takes account of the negative environmental, social and economic impacts in a selected SME sector. The existing approaches focus only on the negative environmental impacts (the footprint) on individuals, organizations and even countries. Our handprint-oriented methodology will focus on the positive environmental, social and economic impacts associated with the product in SMEs in the Czech Republic. The methodology should lead to an innovative approach to the measurement and evaluation of the impact of products on sustainability for SMEs in the Czech Republic

    Tutor: Kocmanová Alena, prof. Ing., Ph.D.

  24. Possibilities for measuring and evaluating social enterprise

    The aim of thesis is to propose a model for measuring and evaluating performance for the conditions of selected social enterprises. Social enterprises provide a significant part of social services, despite being in many cases managed somewhat haphazardly. The student tries to apply and modify approaches to measuring and evaluating performance used in the private sector for the conditions of selected social enterprises.

    Tutor: Lajtkepová Eva, doc. Ing., Ph.D.

  25. Possibilities of development of independent traditional trade in the Czech Republic

    The current figures for the development of Czech trade in recent years confirm the permanently unfavorable trend of the disappearance of the smallest, especially rural, shops. In both foreign and domestic literature, research has emerged in the field of alternative opportunities for traditional independent trade

    Tutor: Šimberová Iveta, doc. PhDr., Ph.D.

  26. Selection of the corporate policies in accordance with IFRS and its impact on the relevance of the accounting information

    Apart from the standard treatment of accounting transactions, the IFRS provides for allowed alternative treatments and application of the professional judgment. The thesis is focused on the selection patterns used by the enterprises and their impact on the relevance of the accounting

    Tutor: Tumpach Miloš, prof. Ing., Ph.D.

  27. Small Business Dynamism with Releationship to the Dynamism of Business Environment

    Research will characterize organisational structure, strategic posture a entrepreneurial practice of small companies in stabile and in dynamic external environment. Research outputs verify postulate, that environmental dynamism influence organisational structure of small companies and influence relation between organisational structure and strategic posture of small company

    Tutor: Koráb Vojtěch, prof. Ing., Dr., MBA

  28. Sociological, political and ecological aspects of macroeconomical analysis

    Modern complex macroeconomical studies are based on integration of different formal tools developed by outside traditional economics.  These formal tools are based on information non-intensive quantifiers. The relevant models will be developed for forecasting and decision making

    Tutor: Dohnal Mirko, prof. Ing., DrSc.

  29. Strategic development of brand

    Concepts of brand development have been created for traditional competitive environment. Contemporary trends of development of competition require modification of both theoretical concepts and their implementation

    Tutor: Zich Robert, doc. Ing., Ph.D.

  30. Strategic development of competitiveness on the base of multi-industry co-operation and network based approach

    Trends of development of multi-industry co-operation and entrepreneurial networks open potential for identification of new principles of customer value creation systems. Strategic competitiveness development, based on such value, requires revision of theoretical base and new practical methods

    Tutor: Zich Robert, doc. Ing., Ph.D.

  31. The Assessment System of the Company's Economic Indicators and their Information Support

    Nowadays information technology assists in all spheres of functioning society. The ability of availability to have the right information at the right time influences the possibility of prompt and proper decision-making process leading to the "success" of the company. The aim of the dissertation thesis is an identification of the system which evaluates relevant economic indicators of companies, analysis, assessment of information support and proposal of the most suitable system of information support.

    Tutor: Bartoš Vojtěch, doc. Ing., Ph.D.

  32. The impact of fiscal and monetary expansion in corporate stocks and bonds

    The dissertation will examine the impact of fiscal and monetary expansion on corporate equities and bonds in terms of corporate finance

    Tutor: Rejnuš Oldřich, prof. Ing., CSc.

  33. The use of intelligence analysis to enhance business competitiveness

    Proper use of intelligence analysis increases the added value of processed information. This creates a better basis for the creation of corporate strategy

    Tutor: Bartes František, doc. Ing., CSc.

  34. The Use of Soft Computing Methods as a Support for Decision Making Processes in Business

    The use of soft computing methods and its applications as a support for decision making processes in business managemet

    Tutor: Dostál Petr, prof. Ing., CSc.

  35. Tools and methods of pricing of the company in imperfectly competitive market

    The theme focuses on the critical analysis tools and pricing strategies of firms in the pricing on imperfectly competitive market, including price discrimination

    Tutor: Škapa Stanislav, doc. Ing. et Ing., Ph.D.

  36. Using blockchain technology for secure and trusted work with documents in your business

    Blockchain technology is suitable for trusted document storage, eventually any records in a decentralized manner. It will also be necessary to look at the risks and legal aspects related to business-related legislation, including accounting and tax regulations

    Tutor: Smejkal Vladimír, prof. Ing., CSc.

  37. Using of AI Tools (f.e. experts systems) in the Cyber Security Process of Firm

    The analysis of current cyber security of firm. The cyber security support model of production and non - production firm with using of AI tools.

    Tutor: Rais Karel, prof. Ing., CSc., MBA, dr. h. c.

  38. Utilization of Selected Approaches to Corporate Performance Improvement in the Czech Republic

    Company performance management is considered to be very extensive, complicated and, in relationship to company itself, significantly sensitive sphere of company management what opens great possibilities for further research and its focus. The aim of the thesis is to research and investigate current approaches to corporate performance improvement, the possibility of their application in the Czech Republic and to create a model specific for a selected economic branch.

    Tutor: Bartoš Vojtěch, doc. Ing., Ph.D.

1. round (applications submitted from 15.12.2018 to 26.04.2019)

  1. Business Models Sustainable Innovation

    Many authors define business models innovation from the sustainability point of view, but key aspect of all of the expert opinions is that business model is understood as extending beyond the entity of the company, its customers and shareholders, and also including value capture for key stakeholders. The aim is to design methodology for sustainable innovation of the business model through the prototype design of a suitable model for sustainable innovation in selected markets

    Tutor: Šimberová Iveta, doc. PhDr., Ph.D.

  2. Business valuation: Approaches to the terminal value estimation

    The aim of the thesis is to examine the current models of determining the terminal value and to propose modifications of value estimation for the specific situation

    Tutor: Režňáková Mária, prof. Ing., CSc.

  3. Customer Experience / User Experience Concepts and their application

    Customer Experience and User Experience concepts are currently among key factors of market competitiveness and good business results of the companies, primarily those that are active on B2C markets. Important is also relation to digitization and application of digital forms of communication

    Tutor: Chlebovský Vít, doc. Ing., Ph.D.

  4. Digital Forms of Marketing Communication

    Focus on cocepts of development and application of the modern forms of digital marketing communication, that has increasing role within process of digitization of the economy. Important are also factors of relations to the traditional forms of marketing communication and factors of data and user security in virtual environment

    Tutor: Chlebovský Vít, doc. Ing., Ph.D.

  5. Digital Transformation and its Impact on Organizational Behaviour.

    Digital technologies are transforming the dynamics of the workforce within enterprises. The main aim of the dissertation thesis will be identification and mapping the implications of technologies on Organizational Behavior.

    Tutor: Konečná Zdeňka, doc. Ing., Ph.D.

  6. Enterprise Entry into the Capital Market via IPO

    Research deals with financial and non-financial factors of enterprise entry into the capital market in the form of IPO.

    Tutor: Meluzín Tomáš, doc. Ing., Ph.D.

  7. Entrepreneurial Orientation of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

    On the authority of empirical research in selected sectors to create an model of entrepreneurial orientation of Czech small and medium-sized enterprises. Method PLS will be used for processing

    Tutor: Koráb Vojtěch, prof. Ing., Dr., MBA

  8. Globalization and its impact on marketing

    Research of the globalization and its impact on marketing. Thesis should include a definition of terms in marketing and globalization itself, aspects of globalization and its influence on the world, entry of the company to the global market. Part of the thesis is an analysis of marketing strategies and trends in selected companies operating globally. The output of the survey is marketing strategy and competitive struggle for companies that are not global, but want to be.

    Tutor: Chlebovský Vít, doc. Ing., Ph.D.

  9. IPOs in Central and Eastern Europe and Interconnections to Main European Markets

    The main goal of the project is to identify local external IPO determinants focusing on a comparison between CEE emerging and Western European well-developed markets after 2004

    Tutor: Meluzín Tomáš, doc. Ing., Ph.D.

  10. Knowledge Management in the Industry Age 4.0

    The research will focus on the analysis of current state of knowledge management and on the design of knowledge management model respecting the conditions of Industry 4.0.

    Tutor: Doskočil Radek, doc. Ing., Ph.D., MSc

  11. Management Control Systems in Innovation

    The substance of the research is to analyse management control systems utilization within innovation activities, design and verify metrics for particular stages of management control system called Innovation Scorecard

    Tutor: Žižlavský Ondřej, doc. Ing., Ph.D.

  12. Marketing within Industry 4.0

    Research focused on marketing concepts changes related to business digitizaztion trends. Primary focus on production enterprices on both B2B and B2C markets. Research focused on concepts using product customisations.

    Tutor: Chlebovský Vít, doc. Ing., Ph.D.

  13. Measuring the influence of process management of production systems on performance in industrial enterprises expressed by the circulation economy in the value chain

    Change of business management to process-controlled organizations and their influence in building an increasing level of competitive position. A competitive environment requires a change in the near future. For small and medium-sized enterprises, focus on performance measurement in production systems using process management. To divide the focus of production systems into different types, thereby linking to process activities and their performance in the value chain using the circulating economy

    Tutor: Jurová Marie, prof. Ing., CSc.

  14. Methodology for finding weaknesses in the use of information systems in company processes

    The aim of the thesis is to create a methodology for finding weaknesses in IS deployment in business processes aimed at improving the current state

    Tutor: Koch Miloš, doc. Ing., CSc.

  15. Methods of assessing the effectiveness of information systems in company processes

    The aim of the thesis is to find suitable tools for evaluating the effectiveness of IS in business processes and to create a method that would allow to find weaknesses in the use of the IS

    Tutor: Koch Miloš, doc. Ing., CSc.

  16. Research on marketing strategies and communication of universities (or selected faculties) and their effectiveness in comparison with companies

    Research on marketing in high education. Thesis should include a definition of the most important terms such as marketing, its trends, education, universities, and so on. Part of the dissertation thesis should be analysis of marketing strategy at selected universities. Part of the thesis will be research on marketing strategies that have the greatest influence on students selection of university. The output of the thesis will be a marketing strategy proposal

    Tutor: Chlebovský Vít, doc. Ing., Ph.D.

  17. Scenarios for Application Industry 4.0 in manufacturing and logistics processes based on automation, robotics and smart enterprise

    Long-term experience in logistics from around the world show that good transportation network and sophisticated logistics processes setting helps to conserve and enhance the efficiency of the industry. Logistics is one of the pillars of the economy as a separate sector, without which the production process would not exist. Optimization of logistics networks is part of the competition and becomes the advantage as part of a healthy business competition applications, automation, robotics, and thus the smart enterprise

    Tutor: Jurová Marie, prof. Ing., CSc.

  18. Social Media Roles in Corporate Marketing

    Focus on concepts of development and application of the modern Social Media marketing tools. Important are also factors of relations to the traditional forms of marketing communication and factors of data and user security in virtual environment

    Tutor: Chlebovský Vít, doc. Ing., Ph.D.

  19. The specifics of the Economic Management of the Family Business

    Research is focused on the identification of the specifics and the proposal of a model for the economic management of the family business

    Tutor: Meluzín Tomáš, doc. Ing., Ph.D.


Course structure diagram with ECTS credits

1. year of study, winter semester
AbbreviationTitleL.Cr.Com.Compl.Hod. rozsahGr.Op.
mvpDMethodology of Scientific Work cs0CompulsoryDrExS - 20yes
1. year of study, summer semester
AbbreviationTitleL.Cr.Com.Compl.Hod. rozsahGr.Op.
merDModern Methods in Economic Decision-makingcs0CompulsoryDrExS - 20yes
1. year of study, both semester
AbbreviationTitleL.Cr.Com.Compl.Hod. rozsahGr.Op.
tevDTheory of Economic Sciencescs0CompulsoryDrExS - 20 / S - 20yes
tevDTheory of Economic Sciencescs0CompulsoryDrExS - 20 / S - 20yes
2. year of study, both semester
AbbreviationTitleL.Cr.Com.Compl.Hod. rozsahGr.Op.
RtmDTheory of Managementcs0CompulsoryDrExS - 20 / S - 20yes
RtmDTheory of Managementcs0CompulsoryDrExS - 20 / S - 20yes
RfmDFinancial Management of the Corporatecs0Compulsory-optionalDrExS - 20 / S - 201yes
RfmDFinancial Management of the Corporatecs0Compulsory-optionalDrExS - 20 / S - 201yes
RiktDInformation and Communication Technologiescs0Compulsory-optionalDrExS - 20 / S - 201yes
RiktDInformation and Communication Technologiescs0Compulsory-optionalDrExS - 20 / S - 201yes
RplsDProduction and Logistic Systemscs0Compulsory-optionalDrExS - 20 / S - 201yes
RplsDProduction and Logistic Systemscs0Compulsory-optionalDrExS - 20 / S - 201yes
RftDTheory of Financial Marketscs0Compulsory-optionalDrExS - 20 / S - 201yes
RftDTheory of Financial Marketscs0Compulsory-optionalDrExS - 20 / S - 201yes
RtmarDTheory of Marketingcs0Compulsory-optionalDrExS - 20 / S - 201yes
RtmarDTheory of Marketingcs0Compulsory-optionalDrExS - 20 / S - 201yes
All the groups of optional courses
Gr. Min. courses Courses
1 1 RfmD, RiktD, RplsD, RftD, RtmarD