MPV_PRAX Internships

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Spring 2022
Extent and Intensity
0/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught in person.
Ing. Mirka Wildmannová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Ing. Mirka Wildmannová, Ph.D.
Department of Public Economics - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Contact Person: Jana Biskupová
Supplier department: Department of Public Economics - Faculty of Economics and Administration
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Enriching the knowledge from so-far passed courses of the theoretical framework with practical experience concerning activities of organizations and institutions focusing on fields defined in the respective study programs that students go through at the faculty. It should increase the success of students in their transition to practice as well as their successful functioning in the job market.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 40 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 1/40, only registered: 0/40
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The subject Special Working Experience is designed to provide supplemental findings to subjects already completed. It brings practical experience in the area of activities of organizations and institutions, conforming to the Public Economics field of study, which concentrates on the sphere of the public sector. The aim of the subject is to get students familiar with public administration, non-profit organizations, etc. In the environment of the given corporations, students try to find solutions to particular corporate problems including discussions with notable experts of the field. Through this process, the course intends to ensure the raise in the students’ success regarding the transition into the practice and their exercise in the labour market.
Learning outcomes
Student will be able to pass the subject PRAXE:
- identify and describe the structure of the organization where it practiced;
- to describe the activity he performed in the institution;
- describe other relatinship that related to his/her activity during the practice;
- to apply the theoretical knowledge he/she gained in the activities he /she did in practice;
- to be able to dermine which knowledge he/she used in the course of his/her practice;
- to dermine which acquired knowledge and skills were completely new to the student;
  • a) The length of Special Working Experience must be at least 3 weeks. It can be run continuously or on particular days within the semester, the exam period or during the holidays according to the conditions arranged between the faculty, company and student. The faculty is represented by the guarantor of Special Working Experience.
  • b) Students can also perform the Special Working Experience in their current occupation, as far as this occupation corresponds with students’ field of study. In this case, Special Working Experience must be approved by the guarantor in advance and a contract between the faculty, company and student must also be made.
  • c) Special Working Experience is recommended to be part of students’ diploma work preparation in the particular company.
  • d) Before entering the Special Working Experience students will be on-line instructed by the guarantor about the basic conditions for performing and finishing the Special Working Experience. During the semester is the guarantor avalible for students for the questions about Special Working Experience describing the course, results and contribution of Special Working Experience.
  • e) Performing Special Working Experience must not affect the participation of students in all other courses in the running semester.
    required literature
  • Příručka studenta. Podpora odborných praxí a stáží na ESF MU u budoucích zaměstnavatelů. Brno: ESF MU, 2011. On-line.
    recommended literature
  • REKTOŘÍK, Jaroslav. Důležitost zapojení studentů do řešení problémů praxe ("Importance of the students' engagement into the traineeships issues"). In Realizace spolupráce vysokých škol s odběratelskou sférou. První. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2007. p. 10-37, 27 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-4482-1. info
  • NAVRÁTIL, Pavel, Libor MUSIL, Jitka NAVRÁTILOVÁ and Monika ŠIŠLÁKOVÁ. Odborná praxe a supervize: hledání příkladů dobré praxe (Professional practice and student supervision: looking for examples of good practice). 2007. URL info
Teaching methods
The length of Special Working Experience must be at least 3 weeks. It can be run continuously or on particular days within the semester, the exam period or during the holidays according to the conditions arranged between the faculty, company and student.
Assessment methods
The subject is concluded with a credit. For obtaining the credit, students must hand in: The “Special Working Experience confirmation” filled in a due form with evaluation of an employee’s, who has been in charge of the working experience on behalf of the organization. The final report about the working experience development and its results in the form of a seminar work, where the student summarizes the particular working experience contribution to his/her own personal development, assesses acquired findings in relation to the theory and makes a total reflection of the working experience. Daily notes about the working experience development as a part of the “Special Working Experience confirmation”. One of the requirements for obtaining the credit is also his/her participation in the last seminar, where he/she presents his/her seminar work and fills in the questionnaires about the working experience (continuous questionnaire and questionnaire after finishing the working experience) available at Part of the questionnaire after finishing the working experience as well as part of the final report is also recommendation of at least two topics for a bachelor or diploma thesis, which can be carried out in the organization where the Special Working Experience has been done.
If students commit a prohibited act, such as using various forbidden tools, cribbing, taking out any part of the exam or any other cheating, the teacher is allowed to interrupt an exam and to grade a student with F, FF or FFF according to the seriousness of the offence. The mentioned procedure relates to all the activities that are included in the final evaluation of the course (seminar work, essays, tests etc.).
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught each semester.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2009, Spring 2010, Autumn 2010, Spring 2011, Autumn 2011, Spring 2012, Autumn 2012, Spring 2013, Autumn 2013, Spring 2014, Autumn 2014, Spring 2015, Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2016, Spring 2017, Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, Autumn 2018, Spring 2019, Autumn 2019, Spring 2020, Autumn 2020, Spring 2021, Autumn 2021, Autumn 2022, Spring 2023, Autumn 2023, Spring 2024.
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