Course syllabus RRPEKA - Business Economics in English (FRDIS - WS 2014/2015)

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Course code: RRPEKA
Course title in language of instruction: Business Economics in English
Course title in Czech: Business Economics in English
Course title in English: Business Economics in English
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (6 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: full-time, 2/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction: English
Level of course: bachelor
Semester: WS 2014/2015
Name of lecturer: Ing. Radka Redlichová, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
prof. Ing. Iva Živělová, CSc. (supervisor)
Prerequisites: not Business Economics
Aims of the course:
To provide complex explanation of business economics basis - mainly with the economic and financial system of the enterprise.
Course contents:
1.Introduction to the study (allowance 1/0)
2.Enterprise, entrepreneutrial activity, legal forms of enterprises (allowance 1/0)
3.Economic system of the enterprise (allowance 2/0)
4.Technical-economical relationships of the economic activity of the firm (allowance 4/0)
5.Financial base of the firm and its allocation in property (allowance 4/2)
6.Financial result of the economic activity of the firm (allowance 6/8)
7.Cash flow in the firm (allowance 2/4)
8.Risk in business (allowance 2/0)
9.Basis of investment decision-making of the firm (allowance 2/6)
10.Basis of analysis of economic development of the firm (allowance 2/4)
Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-Ability to analyse and synthesize
-Ability to organize and plan ahead
-Ability to solve problems
-Basic computing skills
-Capacity to adapt to new situations
-Resolve to succeed

Specific competences:
-Ability to actively influence company economic results
-Ability to carry out company’s economic analysis
-Ability to project solutions in the area of company economy

Type of course unit: optional
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
     lecture28 h
     practice28 h
     preparation for exam50 h
     preparation for regular assessment17 h
     preparation for regular testing10 h
     preparation of presentation15 h
     writing of seminar paper20 h
Total168 h
Assessment methods:
The exam is in written form. It examines student's theoretical knowledge and ability to apply this knowledge in form of practical examples. Students will be allowed to exam, if they attend classes, work actively and pass short test.
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQBAYE, M.Managerial Economics and Business StrategyNew YorkMcGraw - Hill2006
RQManagerial economicsAustraliaSouth-Western/Cengage Learning2009978-0-324-58831-6
RQThe new managerial economicsBostonHoughton Mifflin Co.0-395-82835-X


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