BKH_EKOR Corporate economics

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
26/0/0. 8 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught online.
Teacher(s)
doc. Ing. Bc. Petr Suchánek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Ing. Petr Mikuš, Ph.D. (assistant)
Guaranteed by
doc. Ing. Bc. Petr Suchánek, Ph.D.
Department of Corporate Economy - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Contact Person: Vlasta Radová
Supplier department: Department of Corporate Economy - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Timetable
Fri 16. 10. 16:00–19:50 P102, Sat 14. 11. 12:00–15:50 P103, Sat 12. 12. 16:00–19:50 P106
Prerequisites
The course is intended for the second year students of Faculty of Economics and Administration. The course is intended for the first year full-time students of Faculty of natural sciences, field of study - analytical chemist - chemical laboratory manager. The course is intended for the first grade full-time students of Faculty of natural sciences, field of study - physics and management. The course is designed for full-time students of the Faculty of Science - field of study - mathematics-economics.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The course of Corporate economics is an introductory and relatively independent part of teaching fundamentals of business economics. Students get acquainted with the construction of a company. It clarifies the objectives of a company, classification of corporate production factors and their mutual relations. It focuses on general issues of corporate economics and economic events in the enterprise, regardless of the affiliation to a particular field or industry, and its profit or non-profit orientation. Along with the follow-up course of Corporate Economy II, where basic business functions and activities are taught, it provides a comprehensive view of a company. The main objective of the course is to obtain basic theoretical and practical knowledge of construction of a company. At the end fo the course the student should be able to:
- clarify the subject matter and methods of analyzing and a segmentation in business economics
- interpret the structure of corporate production factors, their relationships and structure
- Identify different types and forms of companies
- Understand the causes and forms of business association
- Analyze development of a company and to describe individual stages of its life cycle

The knowledge gained in this course is further developed in the course of Corporate Economy 2, where topics such as business activities and functions are taught. Altogether, these two courses provide a comprehensive view of a company.
Learning outcomes
At the end fo the course the student should be able to:
- clarify the subject matter and methods of analyzing and a segmentation in business economics
- interpret the structure of corporate production factors, their relationships and structure
- Identify different types and forms of companies
- Understand the causes and forms of business association
- Analyze development of a company and to describe individual stages of its life cycle

The knowledge gained in this course is further developed in the course of Business Econimics, where topics such as business activities and functions are taught. Altogether, these two courses provide a comprehensive view of a company.
Syllabus
  • 1) Organization as a part of national economy and the subject of corporate economy

  • 2) Life cycle of organization

  • 3) Legal forms of organizations

  • 4) Sole traders and small and middle-sized organizations

  • 5) Production factors in organization

  • 6) System of organization goals, tools and management principles

  • 7) Planning and decission-making in organization

  • 8) Organisation and control of a organization

  • 9) Remuneration and human labour performance

  • 10) Long-term tangible assets and material as production factors of organization

  • 11) Functions of organization

  • 12) Business associations

Literature
    required literature
  • SUCHÁNEK, Petr and David ŠPAČEK. Ekonomika organizací (Corporate economics). 1st ed. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2010. 153 pp. 1. info
  • WÖHE, Günter and Eva KISLINGEROVÁ. Úvod do podnikového hospodářství. Translated by Zuzana Maňasová. 2. přeprac. a dopl. vyd. Praha: C.H. Beck, 2007. xxix, 928. ISBN 9788071798972. info
    recommended literature
  • NOVOTNÝ, Jiří. Nauka o podniku- výstavba podniku. 1st ed. Plzeň: Aleš Čeněk, s.r.o., 2007. 213 pp. ISBN 978-80-7380-071-0. info
  • SYNEK, Miloslav and Eva KISLINGEROVÁ. Podniková ekonomika. 6. přeprac. a dopl. vyd. V Praze: C.H. Beck, 2015. xxviii, 52. ISBN 9788074002748. info
  • NOVOTNÝ, Jiří and Petr SUCHÁNEK. Nauka o podniku I (The Business Economics I). 1st ed. Brno: MU ESF Brno, 2004. 164 pp. 1. ISBN 80-210-3333-9. info
Teaching methods
Education proceeds as lectures, that are teoretical preparing of students in the framework of discussed issues (according syllabus). This teoretical preparing is applied in the frameworkm of POTs, where students solve praktical examples (problems) concrete company according to respective problem issue, that students sort out. The topic of the POT have not to be completely identical with the discussed topic. Students learn to solve choice problem from organization practises and they gain practises skills too.
Assessment methods
Conditions of successful completion of the course: elaboration of an POT and successfully passed mid-term on-line tests (limit 60% for each test).


Examination: one-choice test, 20 questions. 12 points (60%) is the minimum number of points for a pass.
Any copying, keeping a record of tests or carrying the tests out, using forbidden aids including any communication devices or any other breach of objectivity of the exam is regarded as a failure to meet the obligations of the subject and as a serious breach of study regulations. As a consequence, the teacher grades the student with "F" and the dean is allowed to initiate a disciplinary action, which might lead to the termination of the studies.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: tutorial 12 hodin.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019.
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