152-0506/02 – Business Administration (BA)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Business AdministrationCredits4
Subject guarantorIng. Jiří Franek, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Jiří Franek, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2018/2019Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor
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FRA135 Ing. Jiří Franek, 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

The goal of the subject is to introduce the theoretical background of business administration as well as practical findings about entrepreneurship. This subject is supported by e-learning course in LMS Moodle. Students are encouraged to also solve case studies and play a managerial simulation game. The goals of the subject are: 1. To learn the basic theoretical findings about entrepreneurship and business administration. 2. To understand the basic of current business environment and legal aspects of business in different countries. 3. To describe different entrepreneurial characteristics and nature of the entrepreneurship. 4. To assess the already known stage of practical training experience, evaluate main factors of change of the present stage and knowledge of a company´s economy and management. 5. To understand the process of new venture creation and problems of start-up companies. 6. To handle and understand the basics of the economic decision-making, leading and managing processes in the present company. 7. Understand the nature of entrepreneurship and company management through experience with the managerial simulation game.

Teaching methods

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Summary

The goal of the subject is to introduce the theoretical background of Business Administration as well as practical findings from the field of business. This subject is organized in LMS Moodle as form of E-learning. Students also solve case studies and play simulation game. Topics of lectures cover: Business Administration Background Nature of Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurial Characteristics The Business Environment Organizational Aspects of Business Starting and Developing Business Financial Resources Management Marketing Mix and Portfolio Analysis New Trends in Business

Compulsory literature:

BARRINGER, Bruce R. a R. Duane IRELAND. Entrepreneurship: successfully launching new ventures. Sixth edition. Harlow: Pearson, [2019]. ISBN 978-1-292-25533-0. GREENE, Francis J. Entrepreneurship: theory and practice. London: Red Globe Press, 2020. ISBN 978-1-137-58955-2. IRELAND DUANE R., HOSKISSON ROBERT E., HITT MICHAEL A. The management of strategy: concept. Mason: South-Western Cengage Learning, 2011. 405 p. ISBN 978-0-538-75321-0 . KURATKO, Donald F. Entrepreneurship: theory, process, practice. Tenth edition. Boston: Cengage Learning, [2017]. ISBN 978-1-305-57624-7.

Recommended literature:

NICKELS WILLIAM G., MCHUGH JAMES M., MCHUGH SUSAN M. Understanding business. New York: McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2010. 569 p. ISBN 978-0-07-131410-7. THOMAS, Christopher R. a S. Charles MAURICE. Managerial economics: foundations of business analysis and strategy. Twelfth edition. New York: McGraw-Hill Education, 2016. The McGraw-Hill economics series. ISBN 978-1-259-25107-8.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Elaboration and submission of 5 tasks related to topics (evaluation: 0-8 points for each task) + presentation of 1 to 3 tasks in a class. (For late submission only 50% of points can be awarded). Written or online test (min 31, max 60 points)

E-learning

Materials related to topics covered in lectures Lecture slides Submission of tasks (presentations) Online test (if necessary)

Other requirements

Participation on case studies, elaboration of tasks.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. To learn the basic theoretical findings about entrepreneurship and business administration. 2. To understand the basic of current business environment and legal aspects of business in different countries. 3. To describe different entrepreneurial characteristics and nature of the entrepreneurship. 4. To assess the already known stage of practical training experience, evaluate main factors of change of the present stage and knowledge of a company´s economy and management. 5. To understand the process of new venture creation and problems of start-up companies. 6. To handle and understand the basics of the economic decision-making, leading and managing processes in the present company. 7. Understand the nature of entrepreneurship and company management through experience with the managerial simulation game.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2018/2019 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Examination Examination 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: 80%

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