115-0594/02 – Small Business Management (SBM)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of ManagementCredits4
Subject guarantorIng. Marcela Papalová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Marcela Papalová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2014/2015Year of cancellation2020/2021
Intended for the facultiesFEI, FMT, EKFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
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PAP30 Ing. Marcela Papalová, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 2+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

1. Students be able to choose right legal entities. 2. They would have basic skills in operations, finance, marketing and human resource management during a starting of business. 3. Student would able to plan personal as well as external resources of their enterprises. 4. They would definite idea, clear vision of business. 5. Students get also the necessary know-how about wherewithal for accessing to business.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Individual consultations
Tutorials

Summary

The management of an enterprise nowadays faces completely new challenges. Traditional business administration concepts cannot cope with the ensuing demand for adaptation and adjustment. It is far more the case that change must be managed by introducing fundamentally new and far-reaching approaches for business restructuring. This applies particularly for small and medium-sized companies that are the growth motor of every economy. The special focus is of the course is on entrepreneurship, innovation, business plan.

Compulsory literature:

LIPMAN, Frederick D. Business exit strategies: family-owned and other business. Singapore: World Scientific, 2018. 144 s. ISBN 978-981-3233-21-8. MIKUŠOVÁ, Marie. Family business. SOET, vol. 30. Ostrava: VŠB-TU Ostrava, 2018. 256 s. ISBN 978-80-248-4222-6. ZELLWEGER, Thomas. Managing the family business: theory and practice. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2017. 527 s. ISBN 978-1-78347-069-3.

Recommended literature:

BARON, Josh a Rob LACHENAUER. Harvard Business Review Family Business Handbook: How to Build and Sustain a Successful, Enduring Enterprise (HBR Handbooks). Brighton, MA: Harvard Business Review, 2021. 320 s. ISBN 978-16-3369-904-5. DE MASSIS, Alfredo a Nadine KAMMERLANDER, ed. Handbook of qualitative research methods for family business. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2020. 439 s. ISBN 978-1-78811-644-2. HUBLER, Tom. The soul of family business: a practical guide to family business success and a loving family. Eden Prairie: Lilja Press, 2018. 213 s. ISBN 978-1-73204-000-7.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

semester project + test

E-learning

Other requirements

Basic knowledge of management.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1.Small and Medium-sized Entrepreneurship SME in EU. SBA in USA. Definition, criteria. 2.Legal Aspect of the Business Sole trader. Partnerships. Limited company. Unlimited company. Advantages and disadvantages. Other factors linked to incorporation. 3.Innovation and Small Business Small firms as innovators. Creativity of owners. The sources for innovative opportunity. Microtrends. 4.Preparing a Business Plan Content od business plan. Why, who, when , for whom. Criteria of business plan. The markets, customers and competition. The long-term plans of the business. 5.Business Name, Mission statement. Rule for creating names. Commercional register. Mission statement of well known enterprises. Intent of Mission statement. 6.Financing the Business Financial stability. Types of finance. 3 F Theory. Sources of finance. Strategic aspects of finance. 7.Managing the Business Entrepreneur, owner, manager – relationship. Manager and his role. Specific aspects of SMEs´ management.

Conditions for subject completion

Conditions for completion are defined only for particular subject version and form of study

Occurrence in study plans

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Occurrence in special blocks

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Incoming students - bachelor study 2020/2021 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 163 - International Office stu. block
Incoming students - bachelor study 2019/2020 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 163 - International Office stu. block
Incoming students - bachelor study 2018/2019 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 163 - International Office stu. block
Incoming Students 2017/2018 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 163 - International Office stu. block
Incoming Students 2016/2017 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 163 - International Office stu. block
Incoming Students 2015/2016 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 163 - International Office stu. block
Incoming Students 2014/2015 Full-time Czech Choice-compulsory 163 - International Office stu. block