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Business Administration

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Course Unit Code152-0506/02
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated4 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Choice-compulsory
Level of Course Unit *First Cycle
Year of Study *
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredWinter Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionEnglish
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
FRA135Ing. Jiří Franek, Ph.D.
Summary
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
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.
Course Contents
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.
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
DONALD F. KURATKO Entrepreneurship: theory, process, practice. Mason: South-Western Cengage Learning, 2009. 544 p. ISBN 978-0-324-59091-3.
HISRICH, ROBERT D., PETERS, MICHAEL P., SHEPHERD, DEAN A. Entrepreneurship. McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2006. 648 p. ISBN 9780073210568.
NEEDLE, D. Business in Context: An Introduction to Business and Its Environment. Thomson, 2004. 646 p. ISBN 9781861529923.
DONALD F. KURATKO Entrepreneurship: theory, process, practice. Mason: South-Western Cengage Learning, 2009. 544 p. ISBN 978-0-324-59091-3.
HISRICH, ROBERT D., PETERS, MICHAEL P., SHEPHERD, DEAN A. Entrepreneurship. McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2006. 648 p. ISBN 9780073210568.
NEEDLE, D. Business in Context: An Introduction to Business and Its Environment. Thomson, 2004. 646 p. ISBN 9781861529923.
Recommended Reading:
APPLEBY, ROBERT C. Modern Business Administration. Financal Times Management, 1994. 512 p. ISBN-13: 978-0273602828.
IRELAND, D., HOSKISSON, R., HITT, M. The Management of Strategy.South-Western CENGAGE Learning, 2009. ISBN 978-0-538-75321-0.
WHEELEN THOMAS L., HUNGER DAVID J. Strategic management and business policy: toward global sustainability Upper Saddle River: Pearson Education, 2012. 911 p. ISBN 978-0-13-257020-6.
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.
APPLEBY, ROBERT C. Modern Business Administration. Financal Times Management, 1994. 512 p. ISBN-13: 978-0273602828.
IRELAND, D., HOSKISSON, R., HITT, M. The Management of Strategy.South-Western CENGAGE Learning, 2009. ISBN 978-0-538-75321-0.
WHEELEN THOMAS L., HUNGER DAVID J. Strategic management and business policy: toward global sustainability Upper Saddle River: Pearson Education, 2012. 911 p. ISBN 978-0-13-257020-6.
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.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Tutorials
Assesment methods and criteria
Tasks are not Defined