153-0402/02 – Economics of Non Profit Organisations (ENO)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Public EconomicsCredits4
Subject guarantorIng. Bc. Jiří Bečica, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. David Slavata, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementOptional
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2008/2009Year of cancellation2012/2013
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
BEC05 Ing. Bc. Jiří Bečica, Ph.D.
SLA31 Ing. David Slavata, Ph.D.
ROS06 Ing. Ivana Vaňková, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Part-time Credit and Examination 6+6

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

You will know  to classify and characterize legal forms of nonprofit organization in the Czech Republic;  to describe the theories of nonprofit organization; You will be able  to specify the criteria of nonprofit organization separation;  to define the basic principles of nonprofit organization management;  to distinguish the legal and economic aspects of state and non-state nonprofit organization functioning; You will gain  obtain the practical experience for analysis of nonprofit organization financial management.

Teaching methods



Subject deals mainly with principles of non profit organisations functioning. It explains their existence within the environment of national economy. Subject also explains important role of non profit organisations, that is the support of democratic principles of a country. Students are gradually introduced to the principles of the non profit sector, to the specifics of the non profit sector, to the division of fields of their functioning, sources of their financing. They learn about non profit organisations financial decision – making, management, marketing and fund rising.

Compulsory literature:

DENHARDT, Robert B., Janet Vinzant DENHARDT, Maria Pilar ARISTIGUETA a Kelly C. RAWLINGS. Managing human behavior in public and nonprofit organizations. Fifth edition. Thousand Oaks, California: SAGE, [2020]. ISBN 978-1-5063-8266-1.

Recommended literature:

BRYSON, John Moore. Strategic planning for public and nonprofit organizations: a guide to strengthening and sustaining organizational achievement. 4th ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, c2011. ISBN 978-0-470-39251-5. EVERS, Adalbert and Jean-Louis LA VILLE. The Third Sector in Europe. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2004. ISBN 1843764008.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

seminar work, work test


Other requirements



Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1.National Economics and its Principals of Financing 2. Non Profit Organisations and the Purpose in National Economics and Civil Society 3. The Theories of Non Profit Organisations 4. The Fundamentals of Non Profit Organisations 5. The Typology of Non Profit Organisations in CZ 6. Non Governmental Organisations 7. Governemntal Non Profit Organisations 8. The Legislative in Non Profit Organisations 9. The Management of Non Profit Organisations 10. The Marketing in Non Profit Organisations 11. Fundrising in Non Profit Organisations 12. Management in Non Profit Organisations 13. Financing of Non Profit Organisations 14. Finance Analysis of Non Profit Organisations

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51 3
        Exercises evaluation Credit 40 (40) 0 3
                Other task type Other task type 40  0 3
        Examination Examination 60 (60) 0 3
                Oral Oral examination 60  0 3
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeBranch/spec.Spec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2011/2012 (B6208) Economics and Management (6208R020) Business Economics (02) Business Economics K Czech Ostrava 3 Optional study plan
2010/2011 (B6208) Economics and Management (6208R020) Business Economics (02) Business Economics K Czech Ostrava 3 Optional study plan

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