Course syllabus RRIPAS - Integration Processes of Agrarian Sector (FRDIS - WS 2014/2015)


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Course code: RRIPAS
Course title in language of instruction: Integrační procesy agrárního sektoru
Course title in Czech: Integration Processes of Agrarian Sector
Course title in English: Integration Processes of Agrarian Sector
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (4 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: full-time, 4/0 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction: Czech
Level of course: master; master continuing
Semester: WS 2014/2015
Name of lecturer: prof. Ing. Věra Bečvářová, CSc. (supervisor)
Ing. Ivana Blažková, Ph.D. (examiner, lecturer)
Ing. Barbora Daňková (examiner, lecturer)
Prerequisites: SBZ
 
Aims of the course:
The aim is to acquaint students with economic implications of globalization and integration processes in agrarian sector, with causes and impacts of agribusiness formation and their impact on the new model of agriculture in the framework of commodity verticals.
Acquire knowledge and apply methodological approaches to studying specific commodity chain dynamics in the development of regional and global agricultural markets.
 
Course contents:
1.Globalization and its impact on development in the agrarian sector (allowance 8/4)
 
a.Expressions of globalization in the agrarian sector
b.Specifics of agricultural production and foodstuffs consumption in shaping of agricultural markets, types of markets, entities, links, categories
c.Agribusiness - the basic theory, the demand and supply determined models

2.Economic context of integration of agriculture with other sector in the framework of agribusiness (allowance 12/16)
 
a.Forms and consequences of imperfect competition in agribusiness
b.Principle of commodity verticals and networks, market structure, approaches for expressions of market forces
c.Coordination of activities, the framework and the role of contracts: approaches in terms of ownership, transaction costs and sharing / reduction of risk

3.The application of commodity exchanges in agribusiness (allowance 4/4)
 
a.The role of commodity exchanges in agribusiness, specifics
b.World trade center, stock exchange contracts, pricing and value of contracts
c.Possibilities of trading of agricultural commodities, hedging against price changes

 
Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
 
-ability to apply knowledge
-ability to communicate with professionals in different field of study
-ability to create new ideas (creativity)
-ability to work in international context
-capacity to adapt to new situations

Specific competences:
 
-Ability to reflection of a new model of agriculture in a particular agribusiness enterprise activity.
-Eligibility to apply methodological approaches investigating commodity chains in the regional & global agricultural markets development dynamics.
-Interdisciplinary approach to conceptual decision making in the scope of junior and senior management.
-Knowledge of the causation of globalization and integration processes and their implications in the development of agriculture and agrarian sector.

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
     practice10 h
     seminar14 h
     consultation6 h
     workshop4 h
     public presentation (oral)2 h
Self-study
     preparation for exam38 h
     preparation for regular assessment10 h
     preparation for regular testing15 h
     preparation of presentation15 h
     writing of seminar paper30 h
Total168 h
 
Assessment methods:
The subject is terminated with verbal examination. Credit is given on the basis of student activity during tutorials, participation on discussions about particular topics and presentation of seminar paper. Students have to obtain the credit before examination.
 
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQBEČVÁŘOVÁ, V. -- TAMÁŠ, V. -- DUDOVÁ, B. -- ZDRÁHAL, I.Integrační procesy agrárního sektoruBrnoMendelova univerzita v Brně2013978-80-7375-763-2
RQBEČVÁŘOVÁ, V.Podstata a ekonomické souvislosti formování agrobyznysuBrnoMZLU v Brně200580-7157-911-4
RQBEČVÁŘOVÁ, V. -- VINOHRADSKÝ, K. -- ZDRÁHAL, I.České zemědělství a vývoj cenového prostředí společného trhu EUBrnoMZLU Brno2009978-80-7375-368-9
RQBEČVÁŘOVÁ, V.Zemědělství v agrobyznysu. Základy agrární ekonomiky a politikyBrnoMZLU200580-7157-891-6
RQBLAŽKOVÁ, I.Vliv tržní struktury na tvorbu cen na parciálních trzích v rámci komoditních vertikál978-80-552-0061-3
RQLECHANOVÁ, I. -- BEČVÁŘOVÁ, V.Možnosti využití analýzy cenové transmise pro posouzení vlivu tržní síly v potravinových vertikáláchBrnoPEF MZLU v Brně200680-86633-70-5
REBLAŽKOVÁ, I.Economic Performance Differentiation of the Processing Stage within the Commodity Chain2010ISSN 0139-570X
REBEČVÁŘOVÁ, V. -- ZDRÁHAL, I.Rozvoj zemědělství a venkova v evropském modelu agrární politiky - formování strategie v kontextu změn prostředíBrnoMendelova univerzita v Brně2013978-80-7375-771-7
RESVOBODOVÁ, E. -- BEČVÁŘOVÁ, V. -- VINOHRADSKÝ, K.Intenzivní a extenzivní využívání přírodních zdrojů zemědělství ČRBrnoMendelova univerzita v Brně2011978-80-7375-579-9
REREJNUŠ, O.Teorie a praxe obchodování s cennými papíryPrahaComputer Press Praha200480-7226-571-7

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