Course syllabus MO - International Business (FRDIS - SS 2019/2020)Help

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Course title in Czech: International Business
Course title in English:
International Business
SS 2019/2020
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (6 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 2/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
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Course supervisor: Ing. Ivo Zdráhal, Ph.D.
Course supervising department:
Department of Regional and Business Economics (FRDIS)
Faculty of Regional Development and International Studies
Ing. Ivo Zdráhal, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The course discusses the main areas of international economic interactions, including primarily of international trade, but also of international financial relations, monetary systems, etc. The course approaches the issues in question from the perspective of international political economy, the emphasis is therefore paid to overlapping and mutual influencing of political and economic dimensions.
In the first part of the course, students will become familiar with the main theoretical approaches and relevant issues. Knowledge and understanding of basic facts will be tested in the mid-term exam. In the second part of the course, the topics of the lectures will be more practically oriented, with the goal of applying the theoretical knowledge to the real development, both historical and present.
Course content:
Introduction to international trade (allowance 2/2)
2.Theory of international trade (allowance 2/2)
3.Historical development of international trade (allowance 4/4)
4.System of world economy (allowance 2/2)
Foreign exchange rates (allowance 2/2)
6.External economic balance (allowance 2/2)
Trade barriers in international trade (allowance 2/2)
Economic aspects of international trade (allowance 2/2)
International organizations in international trade (allowance 2/2)
The EU trade policy (allowance 2/2)
The EU common market (allowance 2/2)
Risk in international trade (allowance 2/2)
Financial and technical tools of international trade (allowance 2/2)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
28 h
26 h
public presentation (oral)
2 h
preparation for exam
55 h
preparation for regular assessment
30 h
preparation of presentation27 h
168 h
Assessment methods:
A: 100 – 90 %
B: 89 – 80 %
C: 79 – 70 %
D: 69 – 65 %
E: 64 – 60 %
F: 59 – 0 %
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement typeDaily attendance
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Recomended reading and other learning resources:
HODULÁK, V. -- KRPEC, O. Evropa ve světové ekonomice - historická perspektiva. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2012. 414 p. ISBN 978-80-210-6146-0.
KRPEC, O. -- HODULÁK, V. Politická ekonomie mezinárodních vztahů. 1st ed. 359 p. Monografie ;. ISBN 978-80-210-5481-3.
OATLEY, T. International political economy. Pearson, 2014. 344 p. Pearson new international edition. ISBN 978-1-292-02696-1.

GILPIN, R. The Political Economy of International Relations. 1st ed. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1987. ISBN 0-691-02262-3.

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Course listed in previous semesters:
WS 2019/2020, SS 2018/2019, WS 2018/2019, WS 2017/2018, SS 2016/2017, WS 2015/2016 (and older)
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Last modification made by Bc. Vít Karber on 02/05/2020.

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