120-0351/01 – Doing Business in the EU (PPEU)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of International Economic RelationsCredits4
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Karel Skokan, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Karel Skokan, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2011/2012Year of cancellation2012/2013
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
PIS030 Ing. Bc. Monika Mynarzová, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+1

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Upon successful and active completion of the course: -student will be able to: • closer specify the business environment in the European Union, • characterize the promotion of entrepreneurship in the European Union in the Czech Republic (including business support for small and medium-sized companies), • list and describe the forms of transnational companies, • define a socially responsible company, • understand the problems of the single internal market, - student will be able to: • make a business in the EU, • understand the issue of business support in the Czech Republic and in the European Union, - student receives: • guidance in the business environment in individual countries of the European Union, • an overview of aid within the European Union and the Czech Republic, • orientation to the functioning of the internal market, • picture of the activities of a socially responsible company.

Teaching methods



The subject should complete the student's knowledge of business and its support within the European Union. The course will introduce the business environment in selected countries of the European Union, considerable attention is devoted to promoting business within the European Union and the Czech Republic (the emphasis is also put on supporting small and medium enterprises). Another part of the course focuses on additional topics related to this topic - e.g. a form of multinational companies and business ethics, respectively. corporate social responsibility, the single internal market, etc. In the course is also mentioned one of the European Union policy, “Industry and Business“.

Compulsory literature:

1. WORLD BANK. Doing Business 2011.Making and Difference for Entrepreneurs. Washington: The World Bank, 2010. 258 s. ISBN 978-0-8213-7960-8.

Recommended literature:

1.BARTH, R.; WOLF, F. Corporate social responsibility in Europe: rhetoric and realities. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, 2009. 258 s. ISBN 978-1-84720-764-7.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Knowledge is only through exam control.


System Moodle.

Other requirements

Students prepare a seminar paper.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Introduction - entry into the subject. 2. Business environment and institutions. 3. Business and Industry - EU Policy. 4. Business support in the EU I 5. Business support in the EU II. 6. Business support in the CR I. 7. PBusiness support in the CR II. 8. Support of small and medium-sized companies 9. Forms of transnational companies. 10. Business ethics and corporate social responsibility. 11. Single market - free movement of goods, services. 12. Single market - free movement of persons, capital and payments. 13. Protection of industrial and intellectual property. 14. Questions consultation for the final exam.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2011/2012 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 35  18
        Examination Examination 65  33
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2011/2012 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210R004) European Integration (00) European Integration P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210R004) European Integration (01) European Integration P Czech Valašské Meziříčí 3 Compulsory study plan

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