CIIRC Executive Academy

CIIRC Executive Academy

Boost your executive career with CIIRC Executive Academy

CIIRC CTU in cooperation with Thein brings you new opportunities in professional education and boosts your executive career.

The English program is suitable for executives and senior managers of large and medium-sized companies, and it covers areas critical for top managers decision-making: Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and their ethical use; Corporate Strategy, Finance and Governance; Industry 4.0 and Cybersecurity; Top management.

                                    • 12 education modules
                                    • 48 hours
                                    • Experienced lecturers from the biggest companies
                                    • Price: 80 000 CZK plus VAT
                                    • From September 20, 2023, until February 29, 2024

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The program is concluded with a final thesis and a certificate of completion.

For detailed information about the program, curriculum, and its content, please contact or fill out the contact form.



Module contents

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Robotics
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Cybersecurity and 5G Networks
  • Digital Strategy
  • Industry 4.0
  • Leadership
  • Machine Learning
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Ethical challenges of AI
  • Strategy
  • Top Management


Business Guarantor of the program

Tomáš Budník

Founder, Thein

Tomáš Budník is an experienced manager and founder of Thein Investment Group, which focuses on industry and digitalization. He manages two investment funds through which he develops and seeks innovation opportunities in engineering manufacturing, IT infrastructure and cyber security. The aim is to keep Czech know-how in Czech hands. He has worked in telecommunications for more than 25 years, from 2014 to 2017 he was CEO of O2 Czech Republic, during his tenure the infrastructure operator CETIN was established, O2 launched modern O2 TV services. In the following years until early 2020, he was PPF’s Chief Technology Officer for telecommunications and media in the CEE region.

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Academic guarantors of the program

Prof. Zuzana Dvořáková

Faculty of Biomedical Engineering CTU, Department of Cognitive Systems and Neurosciences CIIRC CTU

Zuzana Dvorakova graduated in Industrial Economics from the Prague University of Economics and Business, CR, and worked in HR management for the last 37 years. She is an expert in lecturing and researching HRM, labor relations, and lifelong learning. Zuzana utilizes a holistic approach to educating students towards innovative, creative teaching and open-minded attitudes to knowledge. She closely works with business. To be at the forefront of her specialization, she keeps up to date with the latest trends in digital literacy, using AI in learning and developing HR practices. She actively engages in a range of projects and conference events.

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Prof. Olga Štěpánková

Head of Biomedical Engineering and Assistive Technology Department CIIRC CTU

Olga Štěpánková is a researcher dedicated to artificial intelligence, data mining and their applications/impact on the society. She was awarded the title of full professor of technical cybernetics at the Czech Technical University in Prague (CTU) in 1998. During the years 2005 and 2015 she was responsible for the Master Study program Biomedical Engineering at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering. In 2016, she has joined CIIRC CTU, where she has been the head of the department Biomedical Engineering and Assistive Technology (BEAT). She is also the chairperson of the Czech Society for Cybernetics and Informatics.

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