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

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Course code: RRMP
Course title in language of instruction: Mezinárodní podnikání
Course title in Czech: International Entrepreneurship
Course title in English: International Entrepreneurship
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (4 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: full-time, 2/0 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction: Czech
Level of course: master
Semester: WS 2013/2014
Name of lecturer: doc. Ing. Milan Palát, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Prerequisites: not International Entrepreneurship in English
Aims of the course:
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 contents:
1.International entrepreneurship introduction (allowance 2/0)
2.Global markets and trade (allowance 2/0)
3.International trade theory (allowance 2/0)
4.International entrepreneurship environment (allowance 4/0)
5.Strategy of international entrepreneurship (allowance 2/0)
6.Organization of international entrepreneurship (allowance 2/0)
7.International market entry (allowance 2/0)
8.Export and import negotiations (allowance 2/0)
9.Trade barriers (allowance 2/0)
10.International contract (allowance 2/0)
11.Risks and financial instruments (allowance 2/0)
Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to apply knowledge
-ability to understand foreign cultures and customes
-ability to work in international context
-ethical commitment

Specific competences:
-Ability to analyse int. entrepreneurial environment and to identify decisive development factors and tendencies in general and international context.
-Ability to carry out comprehensive analysis of the international entrepreneurship.
-Ability to communicate in foreign language using corresponding terminology.

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
     consultation6 h
     public presentation (oral)2 h
     preparation for exam40 h
     preparation of presentation10 h
     elaboration and execution of projects10 h
     writing of seminar paper20 h
Total112 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).
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQHISRICH, R.International Entrepreneurship: Starting, Developing, and Managing a Global VentureLondonSAGE Publications2012978-1-45-221739-0
RQLADOVÁ, J. -- VRECION, V.Mezinárodní obchod a podnikáníZlínUniverzita Tomáše Bati ve Zlíně200680-7318-511-3
REJOHN, R /.Global Business StrategyLondonInt.Thomson Publ.19981-86152-352-1
REGlobalization and international trade policiesHackensack, NJWorld Scientific978-981-270-013-1
REFEENSTRA, R C.Advanced international trade : theory and evidencePrincetonPrinceton University Press20040-691-11410-2


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