Department of Tourism and Marketing

The Department of Tourism and Marketing has been operating at the Institute of Technology and Business in České Budějovice since April 2014. It currently provides for the teaching of four significant specializations within the field of – Marketing, Business Enterprise, Tourism and Chinese markets for the bachelor level of study of Business Economics. Concept of specialization is based on the requirements of employers and long-term intention of Institute of Technology and Business in České Budějovice. When delivering undergraduate program and various specializations, emphasis is placed on linking theoretical knowledge with practical application in solving specific problems, case studies, student projects, etc. That is why the cooperation with real businesses is established.

The head of the department is Ing. Roman Švec, Ph.D.


Department of Management

Department of management with its content focus and range of activities is one of profiled departments of the Faculty of Corporate Strategy at the Institute of Technology and Business in České Budějovice (hereinafter referred to as ITB). It ensures pedagogical and publishing activities in management disciplines in Bachelor´s and Master´s full-time and part-time study programmes at the Faculty of Corporate Strategy as well as at other ITB faculties. It also participates in ensuring instruction in BBA and MBA study programmes. The Department ensures and guarantees compulsory and elective courses with a focus on business administration, human resources management, strategic management, change management, innovation management, regional science and regional policy, business process management, risk management, crisis management, innovations and business processes changes,  employee training, organizational culture and behaviour, employees management, intercultural management, state and public administration organization and project.

The head of the department is prof. Ing. Jan Váchal, CSc.


Department of Foreign Languages

The Department of Foreign Languages mainly teaches foreign languages and has been a fundamental part of VŠTE from its very beginning. The department provides language education for all current study programmes at VŠTE with both economical and technical specializations. It also provides personnel for related language courses for the Lifelong Education Centre. Its team is made up of a group of qualified and experienced workers who are continually expanding their education. Several native speakers also work for the department. The department also actively participates in the creative and project activities of the school. It does so by actively cooperating with other departments and sections, not only of its alma mater, but of other domestic and foreign universities as well.

The head of the department is PhDr. Jan Gregor, Ph.D.


Department of Economics

The Department of Economics was founded on July 1, 2015, replacing the former department known as Department of Economics and Management which was split into two seperate departments. The main activity of the Department of Economics is to provide instruction (teaching) and creative activities in the field of economics, accounting and business economics. The Head of the Department of Economics is Ing. Marek Vokoun, Ph.D..

Pedagogical activities:

The main objective of the Department of Economics (KE) in the educational activity is to provide students with necessary theoretical basis of economic knowledge, emphasis on issues that significantly contribute to the employability of graduates in the labor market. In the educational process, the Department of Economics will focus on theoretical foundations for applied economics discipline and teaching of applied economic subjects. The main subjects taught include Business Economics, Economic Theory, which covers previously taught Microeconomics and Macroeconomics, Investment Management, Inventory Management, Financial Accounting, Administration and Corporate Information Systems. When teaching, modern tools of education support will be used, such as audiovisual aids or graphical and mathematical models. The learning process will be often enriched by lectures of external experts.

The newly accredited Business Administration within the study program Economics and Management should to ensure that graduates thoroughly know all the primary and secondary functions of the company and will be subsequently specialized in a business position in a selected company by them.

Research activity:

In the scientific field research of the Department of Economics will focus on the following issues: economic stability of businesses or regions, cost management and economic performance of enterprises, effective use of production factors, the labor market in the region, the Czech Republic in comparison with the foreign market.

The Department of Economics will seek involvement in the operational program Research, Development and Education (OP VVV), which will include programming period 2014-2020 and where it can draw funds from the EU Structural Funds (center investments in micro-region center optimization of procurement processes of the company, center administration building).

The head of the department is Ing. Marek Vokoun, Ph.D.