Course syllabus MOBA - International Trade (FBE - WS 2020/2021)

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Course code:
Course title in Czech:
International Trade
Course title in English:
International Trade
Semester: WS 2020/2021
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (5 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 2/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course:
master continuing
Course type:
Type of delivery: usual
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction:
Course supervisor:
doc. Ing. Lea Kubíčková, Ph.D.
Course supervising department:
Department of Marketing and Trade (FBE)
Teachers: Ing. Patrik Kubát (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
doc. Ing. Lea Kubíčková, Ph.D. (supervisor)
Ing. Marek Záboj, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
To explain the importance of international trade, the role of international, economical and political institutions in the process of development of trade relationships and principles of international trading policy. Increase student's knowledge of the concepts and tools of foreign trade policy. To acquaint students with the legal aspects of doing business in foreign markets, the specifics of international transport, specific characteristics of the instruments for financing foreign trade transactions and with the risks of international trading.
Course content:
The International trade and world economics (allowance 4/2)
Theories of international trade (allowance 4/2)
International trade policy (allowance 6/2)
International trade policy and its impacts on trading subjects
Barriers to international trade, promotion of exports
Importance and position of international trade institutions
Bilateral and multilateral tools of international trade

4.Aspects of foreign-trade operations (allowance 10/6)
Introduction to the international private and public law
b.International trade law
Contractual relations in international trade
Financial, insurance and logistic operations in international trade
Customs operation

Common trade policy of the EC (allowance 4/2)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
28 h
14 h
2 h
project work
15 h
public presentation (oral)
1 h
preparation for exam35 h
preparation for regular assessment22 h
preparation of presentation
5 h
writing of seminar paper
18 h
140 h
Assessment methods:
Condition of credit is processing of credit test (20 points), seminar paper (15 points) and obtaining a positive evaluation. Seminar papers are processed by groups of three students and presentation of the paper (5 points). Students who receive a negative evaluation have to rework the seminar paper. Otherwise, students do not receive credit. There is also a possibility to gain 10 points for active approach on the classes. The examination consists of a written and alternatively an oral part. Student may receive a maximum of 50 points for written examination. To pass the written part of the exam the student must obtain at least 30 points. Student who obtained 70 to 100 points in total is graduated. A student who successfully passed the written part of the exam, but gained less than 70 points, must complete oral examination.
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
0 %
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
KRUGMAN, P R. -- OBSTFELD, M. International economics: theory and policy. 8th ed. Boston: Pearson Addison-Wesley, 2009. 706 p. ISBN 978-0-321-49304-0.
GRIFFIN, R W. -- PUSTAY, M W. International business : A Managerial Perspective. 2nd ed. Reading: Addison Wesley, 1998. 32 p. ISBN 0-201-85767-7.
PALÁT, M. -- PEPRNÝ, A. -- TWEREFOU, D K. International trade. 1st ed. Brno: Mendel University in Brno, 2013. 155 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-814-1.

KENEN, P. The International Economy. Cambridge: CUP, 2000. 610 p. ISBN 0-521-64435-6.
OLIVA, M. -- RÍVERA-BATIZ, L. International Trade. Oxford: OUP, 2004. 712 p. ISBN 0-19-829711-4.
BRANCH, A. Export practice and Management. London: Thomson, 1997. 458 p. ISBN 0-412-41530-5.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study C-EMAJ-MEEN Business Economics and Management, full-time form, initial period SS 2018/2019
Field of study C-EMAJ-MEEN Business Economics and Management, part-time form, initial period WS 2019/2020
Field of study C-EMAJ-MEEN Business Economics and Management, full-time form, initial period WS 2019/2020
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Last modification made by Ing. Jiří Gruber on 05/25/2020.

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