152-0500/02 – Business Economics A (BE A)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Business AdministrationCredits5
Subject guarantorIng. Hana Štverková, Ph.D.,MBA,LL.M.Subject version guarantorIng. Hana Štverková, Ph.D.,MBA,LL.M.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year1Semesterwinter
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2015/2016Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor, Follow-up Master
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STV02 Ing. Hana Štverková, Ph.D.,MBA,LL.M.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

It`s cross-sectional subject which provides basic theoretical knowledge about business economics. Students obtain knowledge about foundation, development, operation and termination of a business. Students acquaint with individual business activities as well. The economic aspect of the issues is emphasized and the accent is put on acquirement of the specialized terminology. Students further extend their knowledge in special subjects in the following courses.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Seminars
Individual consultations
Tutorials

Summary

It`s cross-sectional subject which provides basic theoretical knowledge about business economics. Students obtain knowledge about foundation, development, operation and termination of a business. Students acquaint with individual business activities as well. The economic aspect of the issues is emphasized and the accent is put on acquirement of the specialized terminology. Students further extend their knowledge in special subjects in the following courses.

Compulsory literature:

1. KAŠÍK, Josef. Fundamentals of business economics. 1. vyd. Ostrava: VŠB-TU Ostrava, 2013, viii, 118 s. ISBN 978-80-248-3160-2. 2. KURATKO, Donald F. Entrepreneurship: theory, process, practice. Mason: South-Western Cengage Learning, 2009. 3. NEEDLE, David. Business in context: an introduction to business and its environment. Andover: South-Western Cengage Learning, 2010.

Recommended literature:

1.LAWRENCE M. Akwetey. Business administration for students and managers. Bloomington: Trafford, 2011. ISBN 9781426917769. 2.FANDEL, Günter. Modern concepts of the theory of the firm: managing enterprises of the new economy. Berlin: Springer, 2004. 3.McHugh, S., Nickels, W., McHugh, J. Understanding Business. New York: Mc Graw-Hill/Irwin, 2010. 978-0-07-735546-3 4.PALEPU, Krishna G. et al. Business Analysis and Valuation: Text and Cases. London: Thomson, 2007. 5.STEINGOLD, Fred S. Legal guide for starting & running a small business. Berkeley: Nolo, 2009 6.BRIDGE, Simon and K. ONeill. Understanding Enterprise, Entrepreneurship and Small Business. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012 ISBN 9781137104281.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

Student should have a basic knowledge of business economics.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

The content of the lectures: 1. Business economics in context: and basic business objectives and functions 2. Types of enterprises and organizations, the business environment and surroundings 3. Business life cycle 4. Asset and capital structure of a business 5. Business efficiency - revenues, expenses 6. Financial business management 7. Types of business organizational structures 8. Marketing in business context 9. Product pricing methods 10. Introduction to human resource 11. Specifics of SMEs 12. Business strategy 13. Production and operations management 14. Successful business development: new guidelines and trends

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2017/2018 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 40  21
        Examination Examination 60  30
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: 80%

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