Modeling and simulation

The aim of the course is to get familiar with analytical and design models of business processes and their simulation. Moreover the course will provide basic detail insights into process modelling with the use of several diagrams like BPD, methodologies like Aris, languages like UML, and notations like BPMN 2.0, IDEF, EPC and Petri nets. Further, the students will be informed about the principles of economic systems modeling technique using software agents. The lectures will be focused on the practical use of software simulation framework MAREA, which was developed in cooperation with Silesian University in Opava and Danish company REA Technology, Copenhagen. Another used tools will be BIMP, Signavio and AnyLogic.

Business Process Management

The aim of the course is to introduce to students some basic notions from process management area, practical use of BPMN notation for designing as-is and to-be process models, and Business Process Management (BPM) life cycle. SW tools like Signavio, Appromore and Disco as a Process mining support are used in exercices. 

Information Systems

The aim of the course is to introduce to students the information process (data/information/knowledge), the task of information system (IS) for the desicion support of companies, the technologies of IS development, their architectures, lifecycle and last but not least their quality and security. Practical part of exercises is covered by a designing of a project implementation plan with elementary artefacts following the RUP methodology. 

Information Systems DesignInformation Systems Design

The aim of the course is to explain and exercise the principles of information systems design and implementation including main principles of team project management.

Corporate Information Support

The aim of the course is to introduce students with the possibilities of using information technology at all levels of managing the company, to show the process of developing the information system, its analysis and design and the need of interaction between author and user of the system. Students will learn the basic principles of operation and maintenance of the company information system based on modern information technology. They will become familiar with the architecture of the information systems, its evaluation, obtaining information from the business environment and with the use of computers to support decision-making.

Managerial Economics

The aim of the course is to come out from the knowledge of common business processes and to learn how to describe them, to numerate and to measure their performance by using financial and non-financial indicators, and to use modern management methods. The subject should lead the students to the use of practical analysis in the budgeting of company, to the rating of investment projects and assesment of innovations designs. 

Business Economics

The aim of the course is to increase and develop the general level of economic education, knowledge and methodological and practical skills of students in business practice.

Research projects

COST EU, CA18115 "Transnational Collaboration on Bullying, Migration and Integration at School Level", 2020 - 2023

Guaranted studying programs

Bachelor and Master degree program Economics and management, field of study Business economics and management in full-time and part-time form. Silesian University in Opava, School of Business Administration in Karvina, Czechia. 2020 - 2023  

Supervised disertation thesis

Ing. et. Ing. Michal Halaška. The use of process mining for management of business processes. Karvina: Silesian University in Opava, School of Business Administration, Czechia. 2016 - 2021

Ing. Dalibor Šimek. The implementation of process management workflow system in business area. Karvina: Silesian University in Opava, School of Business Administration, Czechia. 2016 - 2021


Ing. Věra Pelantová, Ph.D. The maintenance of processes in organisation. Habilitation thesis. Liberec: Technical University of Liberec, Faculty of Economics, Czechia, 2018

Habilitation commissions

Ing. Veronika Svatošová, Ph.D., Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Faculty of Management and Economics, 2021

Ing. Hana Štverková, Ph.D, MBA, LL.M.,  VSB-TU of Ostrava, Faculty of Economics, Czechia, 2021

Marta Starostka-Patyk, Ph.D., Silesian University in Opava, School of Business Administration, Czechia, 2019