Course syllabus OSCJ - Seminar in Foreign Language (FBE - Sklad PEF)

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Course code: OSCJ
Course title in language of instruction: Seminar in Foreign Language
Course title in Czech: Seminar in Foreign Language
Course title in English: Seminar in Foreign Language
Mode of completion and number of credits: Fulfillment of requirements (2 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: part-time, 16/0 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Language of instruction: English
Level of course: bachelor
Semester: -- item not defined --
Name of lecturer: doc. Ing. Pavel Žufan, Ph.D. (supervisor)
Prerequisites: (Language in Business - English or Language in Business - English or English 1 or English K 1)
Aims of the course:
The course introduces the students to the principles of terminology used in economic field. The course build the vocabulary, phrases a terms with appropriate understanding to economic texts and other form of communication.
Course contents:
1.Business simulation game (allowance 8/0)
a.Introduction to business simulation game
b.Introduction of Decision support system
c.4 simulation runs (one year)

2.Case studies in Management (allowance 8/0)
a.Nature of Operations
b.Managerial decision-making
c.Quality management
d.Project management

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-Ability to organize and plan ahead
-Ability to solve problems
-Communication in second language
-Interpersonal skills
-Professional knowledge
-Spirit of enterprise

Specific competences:
-Student is able to orientate oneself in a scientific text written in English
-Student is able to prepare and realize a presentation in English language
-Student is able to work with scientific databases
-Student knows the fundamental English terms describing economic situation of a business

Type of course unit: required
Year of study: Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement: There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules: -
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load):
Type of teaching methodCombined form
Direct teaching
     seminar12 h
     consultation2 h
     public presentation (oral)2 h
     elaboration and execution of projects12 h
     writing of seminar paper28 h
Total56 h
Assessment methods:
Credit awarded based on participation in business simulation and evaluation of the elaborated seminar project.
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQHARVARD, B P.Harvard Business Review
RQMCKINSEY, C.McKinsey Quarterly
RQIBM, I.IBM Institute for Business Value
RELOVE, C. -- MATHUR, N. -- REEVES, M.The Most Adaptive Companies 2012


Last modification made by doc. Ing. Pavel Žufan, Ph.D. on 08/26/2019.

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