Sylabus předmětu DIS - Masters Thesis Seminar (FBE - WS 2020/2021)


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Course code: DIS
Course title in Czech:
Masters Thesis Seminar
Course title in English:
Masters Thesis Seminar
Semester: WS 2020/2021
Mode of completion and number of credits: Fulfillment of requirements (2 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, period A 2/0, period B 0/0 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 16/0 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Level of course:
master continuing
Course type:
optional
Type of delivery: usual
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
Yes
Language of instruction:
Czech, English
Course supervisor:
Course supervising department:
Deans Office of the Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE)
Faculty: Faculty of Business and Economics
Teachers:
Ing. Luděk Benada, Ph.D. (examiner)
prof. PhDr. Kamil Fuchs, CSc. (examiner)
Ing. Dita Henek Dlabolová, Ph.D. (instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
doc. Ing. Svatopluk Kapounek, Ph.D. (examiner)
doc. Ing. Lea Kubíčková, Ph.D. (examiner)
JUDr. Ing. Libor Kyncl, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Bc. Martin Machay, Ph.D. (instructor, lecturer)
Mgr. Hana Porkertová, Ph.D. (instructor, lecturer)
prof. Ing. Jana Stávková, CSc. (examiner)
doc. Ing. Patrik Svoboda, Ph.D. (examiner)
doc. Ing. Pavel Syrovátka, Ph.D. (examiner)
doc. Ing. Jana Turčínková, Ph.D. (examiner)
Prerequisites:
 
Timetable in this semester:
Day
From-tillRoom
Teacher
EntryFrequencyCapacity
Thursday
13.00-14.50Q26D. Henek Dlabolová, M. Machay, H. PorkertováLecture
Every week
30
Friday
18.00-18.50
Q03
Lecture
Occasionally170
 
Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
Within the course, student chooses thesis topic and finds a supervisor, and develops thesis proposal. The thesis supervisor prepares the thesis assignments, and submits it for approval to the head of the department and the study program supervisor.
During the lectures and exercises, students will get acquainted with the requirements for the master's thesis at FBE MENDELU and with the principles of academic writing.
Study outputs:
- the student understands the process of assigning the final thesis at FBE MENDELU
- the student knows the principles of conducting research
- the student understands the principles of academic writing
- the student understands the importance of proper work with literature
- the student is able to use literature and cite in his own text properly
 
Course content:
1.
Diploma thesis, topic selection and other formal steps, dean's rules for thesis, intent of the thesis (allowance 4/0)
2.
Specification of aim and methods in diploma thesis (allowance 2/0)
3.
Referencing in scientific outcomes, citation ethics (allowance 4/0)
4.
Formal layout of diploma thesis (allowance 4/0)
5.Important information is available at: www.pef.mendelu.cz/zaverecne-prace. (allowance 0/0)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
Combined form
lecture
14 h4 h
consultation
21 h
28 h
Choice of thesis topic and preparing thesis proposal
21 h24 h
Total
56 h
56 h
 
Assessment methods:
The student receives the preliminary completion for the approved assignment of the diploma thesis. The supervisor of the diploma thesis then assigns the credits at the end of the examination period ending the course for meeting the conditions set by him - typically related to preparing literature review, compilation of a suitable dataset, etc.

The course can be studied during an internship abroad - in such case, student has to agree with his supervisor on an appropriate way of communication and has to be careful about the deadlines (student signature is required on the assignment before the end of the teaching period of the semester).
 
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Combined form
Choice of thesis topic and preparing thesis proposal
100 %100 %
Total
100 %
100 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
PORKERTOVÁ, H. -- HENEK DLABOLOVÁ, D. -- MACHAY, M. Manuál studenta a učitele PEF.  [online]. 2020. URL: https://is.mendelu.cz/auth/dok_server/slozka.pl?ds=1;id=113655.
BAILEY, S. Academic writing: a handbook for international students. 2nd ed. London: Routledge, 2006. 260 p. ISBN 0-415-38419-2.
KRČÁL, M. -- TEPLÍKOVÁ, Z. Naučte (se) citovat. 1st ed. Blansko: Citace.com, 2014. 156 p. ISBN 978-80-260-6074-1.
SZOTKOWSKÁ LACKOVÁ, E. -- MIČKOVÁ, H. Bakalářská a diplomová práce je hra, aneb, 10 + 5 tipů, jak napsat závěrečnou práci rychle. efektivně a bez stresu. 1st ed. Písek: Genius Institut, s. r. o., 2019. 119 p. ISBN 978-80-270-5293-6.

Recommended:
HENDL, J. Kvalitativní výzkum: základní metody a aplikace. 1st ed. Praha: Portál, 2005. 407 p. ISBN 80-7367-040-2.
Dle tématu a doporučení vedoucího práce.
Vyhláška děkana a další oficiální předpisy dostupné na: www.pef.mendelu.cz/zaverecne-prace

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
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Course listed in previous semesters:
SS 2019/2020, WS 2019/2020, SS 2018/2019, WS 2018/2019, SS 2017/2018, WS 2017/2018 (and older)
Teaching place:
Brno


Last modification made by Ing. Jiří Gruber on 09/18/2020.

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