Course syllabus GRATP - Global and regional aspects of labour market (FRDIS - WS 2013/2014)

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Course code: GRATP
Course title in language of instruction: Globální a regionální aspekty trhu práce
Course title in Czech: Global and regional aspects of labour market
Course title in English: Global and regional aspects of labour market
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (4 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: full-time, 2/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction: Czech
Level of course: master; master continuing
Semester: WS 2013/2014
Name of lecturer: Mgr. Tomáš Krejčí (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
prof. Ing. Milan Palát, CSc. (supervisor)
Prerequisites: SBZ and not Global and regional aspects of labour market in English
Aims of the course:
At first, subject pay attention to basic terminology of labour market discussion as same as theoretical processes of labour market (LM) shaping. Second basic goal is to present students labour market impacts on society and current trends across the world. Students will get general view about LM legislation and institutions both in ČR and the world. Current trends will be represented during opening of LM in Europe.

Second part of the course put emphasis on the Czech LM, especially on the last thirty years - themes of this part will be concentrate on regional differences on LM, problematic groups of people on the LM and (last but not least) foreign migration in the Czech republic.
Course contents:
1.Labour market basic terminology, theoretical processes on the labour market (allowance 2/0)
2.Legislation and institutions on the labour market - world, Europe, Czech republic (allowance 2/0)
3.Current trends on the global labour market (allowance 3/1)
4.Labour market opening - free moving of labour force and capital (allowance 2/1)
5.Labour force and its structure - global vs. local difference (allowance 2/1)
6.Czech labour market and its development during last three decades (allowance 4/2)
7.Comparison of Czech and European labour markets - the perspective of basic indicators (allowance 4/2)
8.Regional labour markets in the Czech republic - causes and consequences of regional differentiation (allowance 4/2)
9.Foreign labour migration in the Czech republic and its comparison with european countries (allowance 3/1)
10.Problematic groups of employees on the labour market (allowance 2/2)
11.Employment policy in the Czech republic and its results (allowance 2/0)
Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to analyse and synthesize
-ability to apply knowledge
-ability to work independently
-skilled at utilizing and processing information

Specific competences:
-Ability to consider economic issues in regional context
-Analyze regional problems.
-Assess regional differences and possibilities to influence international inequalities
-Comparison and evaluation of regional indicators incl. proposals of solutions through regional politics tools

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 methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     lecture24 h
     practice12 h
     consultation6 h
     preparation for exam30 h
     writing of seminar paper40 h
Total112 h
Assessment methods:
Credit/seminar paper evaluation -- students will prepare 6 seminar papers -- three of them are based on data analysis and three on the GIS data processing. It is necessary to elaborate all required papers in good quality and "in time" to succeed with credits -- acquisition of credits is necessarily condition for participating on the final exam.

Exam -- is passed in written form, students will get at least 60 % points to succeed. Exam is composed of two parts -- theoretic knowledges and practical tasks.
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQMAREŠ, P. -- SIROVÁTKA, T.Trh práce, nezaměstnanost, sociální politika.BrnoMU v Brně200380-210-3048-8
RQJÍROVÁ, H.Trh práce a politika zaměstnanostiPrahaVŠE199980-7079-635-9
RQEmployer strategy and the labour marketOxfordOxford University Press19940-19-827894-2
RQBOERI, T. -- OURS, J C V.The economics of imperfect labor marketsPrincetonPrinceton University Press2008978-0-691-13735-3
REThe evaluation of active labour market policies: measures, public private partnerships and benchmarkingCheltenham, UKEdward Elgar978-1-84542-846-4
REŽIŽLAVSKÝ, M. -- WINKLER, J.Český trh práce a Evropská strategie zaměstnanostiBrnoMasyrykova univerzita, Fakulta sociálních studií200480-210-3565-X
REKOTÝNKOVÁ, M. -- NĚMEC, O.Lidské zdroje na trhu práceProfessional Publishing200380-86419-48-7


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