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Course, academic year 2023/2024
Economic Aspects of Chemical Industry - M837003
Title: Ekonomické aspekty řízení chemického průmyslu
Guaranteed by: Department of Economics and Management (837)
Faculty: Central University Departments of UCT Prague
Actual: from 2020 to 2023
Semester: summer
Points: summer s.:2
E-Credits: summer s.:2
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:2/0, MC [HT]
Capacity: 25 / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Additional information:
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Souček Ivan Ing. Ph.D.
This subject contains the following additional online materials
Annotation -
Subject is oriented on recognition of the basic economic regularities in the chemical and refining industry. It is oriented mainly on understanding of strategic planning process, financial management and investment projects assessment. During course, 3 visit of enterprices of chemical sector will be visited in relation to course topics.
Last update: Kubová Petra (24.01.2018)
Aim of the course -

Students will be able to:

Identify inputs necessary for analysis of economic trends in the chemical industry

Understand impact of innovations on chemical companies development and their competitiveness

Understand relationship of return of investments and company effectiveness

Last update: Kubová Petra (24.01.2018)
Literature -

R: KISLINGEROVÁ, E. et al. Manažerské finance. 2. vyd. Praha: C.H. Beck, 2007

R: FOTR J., SOUČEK I. Investiční rozhodování a řízení projektů,Praha,Grada Publishing,2010,9788024732930

A: MOLNÁR Z. Competitive Intelligence,Praha,Oeconomica,2009,9788024516035

A: PORTER M. Konkurenční výhoda: Jak vytvořit a udržet si nadprůměrný výkon,Victoria Publishing,1993,8085605120

A: FOTR J., Vacík E., Souček I., Špaček M., Hájek St. Tvorba strategie a strategické plánování, Grada, 2012,9788024739854

A: FOTR J., SOUČEK I.,Tvorba a řízení portfolia projektů,Grada,Praha,2015

Last update: Kubová Petra (24.01.2018)
Learning resources -

Presentations sent to student's email address, site visits

Last update: Kubová Petra (24.01.2018)
Syllabus -

1.Introduction to course, discussion on current performance of the Czech Chemical Industry

2.Management of development and innovations

3.Assests management (capital investment and assets maintenance)

4.Financial management of the companies

5.Financial analysis of the companies

6.Operative planning in the chemical industry

7.Business Intelligence methods in chemical companies

8.Strategic planning and decision making in the chemical industry

9.Management of investment portfolio in the chemical industry and its optimization

10.Risk and crisis management

11.Key milestones of the Czech Chemical Industry development from the end of 80-ies 20th century

12.Actual topics of the competitiveness of the Czech chemical industry

13.Actual development of the European chemical industry


During the course, 3 visits of chemical companies to presented topics will be organized. Seminar work on financial analysis of the selected chemical company will be elaborated.

Last update: Souček Ivan (29.07.2019)
Entry requirements -

Expected knowledge:

  • basics of economics
  • basics of financial management
  • basics of accounting
Last update: Kubová Petra (24.01.2018)
Registration requirements

Enterprise Economics, Management of Enterprise Processes

Last update: Kubová Petra (24.01.2018)