BKF_BAS2 Bachelor Thesis Seminar 2

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
doc. Ing. Jaroslav Sedláček, CSc. (lecturer)
prof. Ing. Oldřich Rejnuš, CSc. (seminar tutor)
Ing. Petr Valouch, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. Ing. Jaroslav Sedláček, CSc.
Department of Finance - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Contact Person: Iva Havlíčková
Supplier department: Department of Finance - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Prerequisites (in Czech)
BKF_BAS1 Bachelor Thesis Seminar 1
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The Bachelor thesis seminar is a necessary prerequisite for successful completion of the final Bachelor thesis by students finishing their bachelor-degree (distance) learning programmes. It is formally organised as group and individual consultations where students seek the definite thematic content of their bachelor thesis. The seminar aims to give students an overview of the content and formal requirements for a final Bachelor thesis. It is also meant to help students to formulate objectives of their Bachelor thesis, draw up hypotheses and select methods of solution to the chosen problem. At the end of the seminar, students will be: - prepared for a successful defence of the thesis.
Learning outcomes
Upon completion of the course the student will be able to:
write a bachelor's thesis in accordance with the content and formal requirements;
formulate the goals of the final bachelor thesis, process hypotheses and choose the methods of solving the chosen problem;
to participate in a successful defense of bachelor thesis.
  • 1. Importance to Bachelor Thesis, content and formal elements. How to use quotations, graphs and tables. Bachelor Thesis evaluation.
  • 2. Introduction to Bachelor Thesis, its formal elements. Setting objectives of Bachelor Thesis. Definition of problem areas as basic parts of Bachelor Thesis.
  • Choosing suitable methods depending on aims and subject of Bachelor Thesis. How to defend Bachelor Thesis. What to focus on.
  • 3. Individual work on setting objectives and structure of Bachelor Thesis, references and statement of references. At the end of this period the concept of Bachelor Thesis should be absolutely clear between student and tutor.
  • 4. Individual collection and processing of data, their classification and further consultations.
  • 5. Consultation of achieved results.
  • 6. Partial review of the first half of the thesis. Consultation of further progress in processing final thesis.
  • 7. Checking students’ ability to use literature correctly, further recommendation for completion of work.
  • 8. Check of achieved results.
  • 9. Preparation of practical section of Bachelor Thesis.
  • 10. Elaboration on practical section of Bachelor Thesis.
  • 11. Check of achieved results of Bachelor Thesis, tutor’s comments.
  • 12. Integrating tutor’s comments into Bachelor Thesis, ensuring that all the formal elements are included in the thesis.
  • 13. Final review of Bachelor Thesis. Tutor’s and opponent’s thesis reports, preparation for defence, consultation of reports.
    recommended literature
  • LÍZAL, Pavel. Zaměření a zpracování bakalářské práce. 2. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2008. Elportál. ISSN 1802-128X. URL info
  • Metodika tvorby bakalářské práce. Edited by Jan Jihlavec. Vyd. 1. Liberec: Technická univerzita v Liberci, 2010. 124, xxxii. ISBN 9788073726362. info
  • ZBÍRAL, Robert. Příručka psaní seminárních a jiných vysokoškolských odborných prací. Praha: Linde, 2009. 159 s. ISBN 9788072017799. info
Teaching methods
Theoretical preparation for processing, bachelor thesis and its defense. Teaching is in the form of consultations with the bachelor thesis supervisor.
Assessment methods
Bachelor thesis seminar takes the form of tutor’s consultations. Writing Bachelor Thesis and participation in consultations are evaluated as requirements fulfilled / not fufilled. Credits are awarded by the bachelor thesis supervisor and the condition for this awarding is the completion of the final version of the bachelor thesis.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: in blocks.
Note related to how often the course is taught: 4 hodiny.
General note: Student má povinnost na začátku semestru kontaktovat svého vedoucího práce a dohodnout s ním podmínky zpracování práce.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Autumn 2011, Spring 2012, Autumn 2012, Spring 2013, Autumn 2013, Spring 2014, Autumn 2014, Spring 2015, Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2016, Spring 2017, Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, Autumn 2018, Spring 2019, Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020, Spring 2021.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2020, recent)
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