Course syllabus OSEK - Specialized Seminary - Economics (FBE - WS 2020/2021)

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Course code:
Course title in Czech:
Specialized Seminary - Economics
Course title in English:
Specialized Seminary - Economics
WS 2020/2021
Mode of completion and number of credits: Fulfillment of requirements (2 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 0/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course:
Course type:
Type of delivery: usual
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Course supervisor: Ing. Bc. Martin Machay, Ph.D.
Course supervising department:
Department of Economics (FBE)
Faculty of Business and Economics
Ing. Bc. Martin Machay, Ph.D. (supervisor)
Prerequisites: (Language in Business - English or Language in Business - English or English 1 or English K 1 or English 1, EI) and Microeconomics I and Macroeconomics I
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The aim of the course is the introduction to English terminology used in the theory of economics. Students acquire an essential part of English terminology from the area of microeconomics, macroeconomics and economic policy. Mastering the terminology will enable students to resolve economic issues in English language.
Course content:
Economics as a Science; Market Mechanism; Supply and Demand (allowance 0/4)
Human Nature and Utility; Neuroeconomics (allowance 0/2)
3.Consumer; Preferences; Indifference Analysis; Individual Demand (allowance 0/2)
Entrepreneur; Firm; Market Structure; Supply (allowance 0/2)
Markets for Factors of Production; General Equilibrium (allowance 0/2)
6.Market Failures (allowance 0/2)
Unemployment (allowance 0/2)
Economic Growth (allowance 0/2)
9.Inflation; Money; Banking System (allowance 0/2)
10.AS-AD Model; Economic Policies (allowance 0/2)
The End of Growth (allowance 0/2)
The Resource Economics - The Resources Depletion (allowance 0/2)
Final Test (allowance 0/2)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
28 h
preparation for exam18 h
writing of seminar paper
10 h
56 h
Assessment methods:
Student will pass the course after collecting 16 points in a sum of three activities over the semester. First, activity in the classes - 13 points. Second, a one-page essay on an economic article related to the student's bachelor thesis - 7 points. Third, final test - 10 points.

This course cannot be studied during the study placement.
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
0 %
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
ŠEVELA, M. Microeconomics I : (introductory course). Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2012. 120 p. ISBN 978-80-7157-819-2.
ROZMAHEL, P. Macroeconomics. In Brno: Mendel University of Agriculture and Forestry, 2004. 135 p. ISBN 80-7157-817-7.

SCREPANTI, E. -- ZAMAGNI, S. -- FIELD, D. An outline of the history of economic thought. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2004. 441 p. ISBN 0-19-877455-9.
TISDELL, C A. -- HARTLEY, K. Microeconomic policy: a new perspective. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 457 p. ISBN 978-1-85278-561-1.
MACHAY, M. Specialized Seminary: Economics. Brno: Ústav ekonomie, 2018. 53 s. E-opora.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study B-EM-ME Economics and Management, full-time form, initial period SS 2017/2018
Field of study B-EPA-PA Public administration, full-time form, initial period WS 2018/2019
Field of study B-EM-ME Economics and Management, full-time form, initial period WS 2018/2019
Field of study B-EM-TM Trade management, full-time form, initial period WS 2018/2019
Field of study B-EM-SE Social economics, full-time form, initial period WS 2018/2019
Field of study B-EM-TM Tourism Management, full-time form, initial period WS 2018/2019
Field of study B-EPA-F Finances, full-time form, initial period WS 2018/2019
Course listed in previous semesters:
WS 2019/2020, WS 2018/2019, SS 2017/2018, WS 2017/2018, WS 2016/2017, WS 2015/2016 (and older)
Teaching place:

Last modification made by Ing. Jiří Gruber on 05/22/2020.

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