Course syllabus RRMP - International Entrepreneurship (FRDIS - WS 2013/2014)

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Course code:
Course title in Czech:
International Entrepreneurship
Course title in English:
International Entrepreneurship
Semester: WS 2013/2014
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (4 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 2/0 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course:
Course type:
Type of delivery: usual
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction:
Course supervisor:
Course supervising department:
Faculty of Regional Development and International Studies
doc. Ing. Milan Palát, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
not International Entrepreneurship in English
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The course clarifies the role and functionning of international entrepreneurship in the global economy. The objective of this course is to provide the opportunity for broadening knowledge about how businesses activities, new relations and value creation take place on international markets. This course is an opportunity to become familiar with theoretical issues in international business strategy, getting in contact with practice via interactive pedagogical teaching methods - case studies, discussions, team work, preparation of projects, etc.
Course content:
International entrepreneurship introduction (allowance 2/0)
Global markets and trade (allowance 2/0)
International trade theory (allowance 2/0)
International entrepreneurship environment (allowance 4/0)
5.Strategy of international entrepreneurship (allowance 2/0)
6.Organization of international entrepreneurship (allowance 2/0)
International market entry (allowance 2/0)
8.Export and import negotiations (allowance 2/0)
Trade barriers (allowance 2/0)
International contract (allowance 2/0)
Risks and financial instruments (allowance 2/0)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
24 h
6 h
public presentation (oral)
2 h
preparation for exam
40 h
preparation of presentation
10 h
elaboration and execution of projects10 h
writing of seminar paper
20 h
112 h
Assessment methods:
Fulfillment of conditions for credit (obligatory attendance, seminar paper submission and its presentation upon request individually or in seminar groups. Written and oral exam. For participation in oral exam, written exam must be fulfilled at least 60 %. Total grade results from both parts of the exam (written and oral).
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
0 %
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
HISRICH, R. International Entrepreneurship: Starting, Developing, and Managing a Global Venture. London: SAGE Publications, 2012. 519 p. ISBN 978-1-45-221739-0.
LADOVÁ, J. -- VRECION, V. Mezinárodní obchod a podnikání. Zlín: Univerzita Tomáše Bati ve Zlíně, 2006. 127 p. ISBN 80-7318-511-3.

JOHN, R /. Global Business Strategy. 1st ed. London: Int.Thomson Publ., 1998. 8 p. ISBN 1-86152-352-1.
Globalization and international trade policies. Hackensack, NJ: World Scientific, 781 p. World scientific studies in international economics ;. ISBN 978-981-270-013-1.
FEENSTRA, R C. Advanced international trade : theory and evidence. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2004. 484 p. ISBN 0-691-11410-2.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study C-ITS-IDS International Development Studies, full-time form, initial period WS 2013/2014
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Last modification made by Bc. Vít Karber on 09/26/2013.

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