PhD in Company Management and Economics

Brno University of Technology

Program Description

PhD in Company Management and Economics

Brno University of Technology

Company Management and Economics

Abbreviation: DSP-ŘEP-E

Length of Study: 4 years

Programme: Economics and Management

Faculty: Faculty of Business and Management

Academic year: 2017/2018

Accredited until: 1.11.2019

Profile of the branch:

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.

The graduate can find fulfillment 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 new and original solutions.

Occupational profiles of graduates with examples:

Graduates can find fulfillment as an 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.

Branch supervisor: prof. Ing. Vojtěch Koráb, Dr., MBA

Issued topics of Doctoral Study Program:

Business Models Sustainable Innovation

Many authors define business models innovation from the sustainability point of view, but a 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.

Leadership: New approach of leading in Digital Era.

Digital leaders are willing to explore how information technology can be used to help an organization become more responsive to customer needs and changing business requirements. Tutor: Konečná Zdeňka, doc. Ing., Ph.D.

Macroeconomic and Institutional Determinants of Interdependence among Venture Capital Markets of Visegrad Countries.

The dissertation aims to investigate interdependences among most important European venture capital markets and the markets of Visegrad countries. The identification of linkages among markets, analysis of changes in the strength of these dependencies is necessary for effective macroeconomic and institutional governance. Tutor: Zinecker Marek, doc. Ing., Ph.D.

Marketing Management of the Companies based on the Sustainability

Nowadays company behavior on the target markets seems to be more and more influenced by the area of the sustainable development concept. A thesis should be oriented to the newest theoretical knowledge of this area in marketing management framework of business entrepreneurship. The aim is to develop practical approaches to the area of the “green” marketing. Tutor: Šimberová Iveta, doc. PhDr., Ph.D.

Political Stability as an Important Factor of Large-Scale Investments

Political stabilities are variables which are very difficult to quantify and measure. However, a broad spectrum of aspects related to any political stability is very important from the point of view of an investor. Methods of artificial intelligence will be used to quantify important impacts of political stabilities on large-scale investments. Tutor: Dohnal Mirko, prof. Ing., DrSc.

Strategic development of brand

Concepts of brand development have been created for the traditional competitive environment. Contemporary trends in the development of competition require new approaches respecting growing impact of online business activities of companies. Tutor: Zich Robert, doc. Ing., Ph.D.

Strategic marketing tools utilization in the process of creation of a company sustainable advantage

Strategic marketing tools are an inevitable part of a company management - and their perfect deployment is one of the preconditions for maintaining their sustainable advantage. The goal of this study is an analysis of strategic marketing tools and proposals for their effective utilization in management. Tutor: Chalupský Vladimír, doc. Ing., CSc., MBA

The Use of Artificial Intelligence as a Support for Decision Making Processes in Enterprise Control.

The use of artificial intelligence and its applications as a support for decision making processes in enterprise controls to increase the quality and speed of decision. Tutor: Dostál Petr, prof. Ing., CSC.

Tools and methods for pricing of natural monopolies

The theme focuses on the critical analysis tools and in particular, monopolistic pricing strategies, respectively. oligopolistic firms operating in sectors which are natural or high barriers to entry. Tutor: Škapa Stanislav, doc. Ing. et Ing., Ph.D.

Valuation of Innovative Companies

Approaches to firms’ valuation based on the estimation of the future firms’ cash flow are very sensitive to the estimation of parameters of company growth. The aim of the thesis is to explore current approaches to firm valuation and suggest a modification of methods used for estimation of the future development of innovative firms. Tutor: Režňáková Mária, prof. Ing., CSC.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated March 12, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Sept. 2019
4 years
Full time
1,850 EUR
1,850 EUR/ 1st year, 1,500 EUR/ 2nd year, 1,000 EUR / 3rd year
Czech Republic - Brno, South Moravian Region
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