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


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Course code: RRIPAS
Course title in Czech:
Integration Processes of Agrarian Sector
Course title in English: Integration Processes of Agrarian Sector
Semester:
WS 2014/2015
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (4 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 4/0 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course: master; master continuing
Course type:
required
Type of delivery:
usual, consulting
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction:
Czech
Course supervisor:
Course supervising department:
Department of Regional and Business Economics (FRDIS)
Faculty:
Faculty of Regional Development and International Studies
Teachers:
prof. Ing. Věra Bečvářová, CSc. (supervisor)
doc. Ing. Ivana Blažková, Ph.D. (examiner, lecturer)
Ing. Barbora Daňková, Ph.D. (examiner, lecturer)
Prerequisites: SBZ
 
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
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 content:
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 activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
lecture
24 h
practice
10 h
seminar
14 h
consultation
6 h
workshop
4 h
public presentation (oral)
2 h
preparation for exam
38 h
preparation for regular assessment
10 h
preparation for regular testing15 h
preparation of presentation
15 h
writing of seminar paper
30 h
Total
168 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.
 
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Total0 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
BEČVÁŘOVÁ, V. -- TAMÁŠ, V. -- DUDOVÁ, B. -- ZDRÁHAL, I. Integrační procesy agrárního sektoru. Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2013. 136 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-763-2.
BEČVÁŘOVÁ, V. Podstata a ekonomické souvislosti formování agrobyznysu. 1st ed. Brno: MZLU v Brně, 2005. 68 p. ISBN 80-7157-911-4.
BEČVÁŘOVÁ, V. -- VINOHRADSKÝ, K. -- ZDRÁHAL, I. České zemědělství a vývoj cenového prostředí společného trhu EU. 1st ed. Brno: MZLU Brno, 2009. 70 p. Folia II, č.11. ISBN 978-80-7375-368-9.
BEČVÁŘOVÁ, V. Zemědělství v agrobyznysu. Základy agrární ekonomiky a politiky. Brno: MZLU, 2005. 62 p. ISBN 80-7157-891-6.
BLAŽKOVÁ, I. Vliv tržní struktury na tvorbu cen na parciálních trzích v rámci komoditních vertikál.  [CD-ROM]. In Mezinárodné vedecké dni 2008 "Konkurenceschopnosť a ekonomický rast: Európske a národné perspektívy". p. 100--106. ISBN 978-80-552-0061-3.
LECHANOVÁ, I. -- BEČVÁŘOVÁ, V. Možnosti využití analýzy cenové transmise pro posouzení vlivu tržní síly v potravinových vertikálách. 1st ed. Brno: PEF MZLU v Brně, 2006. 79 p. ISBN 80-86633-70-5.

Recommended:
BLAŽKOVÁ, I. Economic Performance Differentiation of the Processing Stage within the Commodity Chain. Zemědělská ekonomika = Agricultural Economics. 2010. v. 56, no. 1, p. 25--31. ISSN 0139-570X.
BEČVÁŘOVÁ, V. -- ZDRÁHAL, I. Rozvoj zemědělství a venkova v evropském modelu agrární politiky - formování strategie v kontextu změn prostředí. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2013. 132 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-771-7.
SVOBODOVÁ, E. -- BEČVÁŘOVÁ, V. -- VINOHRADSKÝ, K. Intenzivní a extenzivní využívání přírodních zdrojů zemědělství ČR. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2011. 136 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-579-9.
REJNUŠ, O. Teorie a praxe obchodování s cennými papíry. 3rd ed. Praha: Computer Press Praha, 2004. 258 p. ISBN 80-7226-571-7.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Track GRO Global Development, full-time form, initial period WS 2013/2014
 
Course listed in previous semesters:
Teaching place:
Brno


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