Course: Business performance management

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Course title Business performance management
Course code UPEM/PHVP
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study 2
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Činčalová Simona, Ing.
  • Kožená Marcela, doc. Ing. Ph.D.
  • Stříteská Michaela, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
Strategies and objectives of the company. Methods for measuring the performance of the company. Method Balanced scorecards (BSC) and its application in the proceedings. Determination of sub-indicators in relation to corporate goals. Decomposition of corporate strategy and business objectives for each level of management. Determination of indicators in the various perspectives of BSC. Methodology for the implementation of BSC. Controlling. Quality systems measurement. Benchmarking and benchmark. Selected financial indicators. Rating companies, the indicators for determining the rating.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Skills training
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is methodically to use the measurement of the company performance with the accent on the application of Balanced scorecards method, which represents a set of instruments creating a dynamic integrated management system. Following the BSC characteristics other methods for assessing the company performance to characterize - controlling, methods and criteria used in quality systems, benchmarking, and more.
A student will be able to assess the performance of the company in a complex concept.
The knowledge of financial management and fundamental tools for business competitiveness increase at the graduate level is assumed.

Assessment methods and criteria
Home assignment evaluation

An attendance at seminars is compulsory. Drawing up an assignment test.
Recommended literature
  • HORVÁTH A PARTNERS:. Balanced scorecard v praxi. Praha: Profess Conculting, 2004. ISBN 80-7259-033-2.
  • KAPLAN, R.S., NORTON, D.P.:. Balanced scorecard: Strategický systém měření výkonnosti podniku. Praha: Management Press, 2007. ISBN 978-80-7261-177-5.
  • Mařík,M., Maříková,P. Moderní metody hodnocení výkonnosti a oceňování podniku. Praha: Ekopress, 2005.
  • ŠULÍK, M., VACÍK, E.:. Měření výkonnosti firem. Plzeň: Západočeská univerzita, 2004. ISBN 80-7043-258-6.
  • WAGNER, J:. Měření výkonnosti: jak měřit, vyhodnocovat a využívat informace o podnikové výkonnosti. Praha: Grada, 2009. ISBN 978-80-247-2924-4.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Economics and Administration Economics and Enterprise Management (2014) Economy 2 Winter
Faculty of Economics and Administration Economics and Enterprise Management (2015) Economy 2 Winter
Faculty of Economics and Administration Economics and Enterprise Management (2013) Economy 2 Winter