Z4042 Geography of services

Faculty of Science
Autumn 2011
Extent and Intensity
1/1. 2 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Mgr. Ondřej Mulíček, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Lenka Žáková (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
prof. RNDr. Rudolf Brázdil, DrSc.
Department of Geography - Earth Sciences Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: Mgr. Ondřej Mulíček, Ph.D.
Tue 15:00–15:50 Z5,02004
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
Z4042/01: Tue 18:00–18:50 Z4,02028, L. Žáková
Z4042/02: Tue 16:00–16:50 Z5,02004, L. Žáková
Prerequisites (in Czech)
Z3090 Human Geography
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 50 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/50, only registered: 0/50
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
there are 19 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
Main objectives can be summarized as follows: to give the deeper geographic insight into the tertiary sector; to describe functional and spatial differentiation of services; to depict principle development trends at the regional, national or global scale.
  • 1. Geography of services - introduction, differentiation and principle trends within tertiary sector, position of services within the global and regional economy; 2. Production services - definition, principle trends, spatial pattern; 3. Telecommunication - trends, impacts to the development of tertiary sector; 4. Financial services - definition, principle trends, spatial pattern; 5. Logistics - definition, principle trends, spatial pattern; 6. Consumption services - position within tertiary sector; 7. Retail activities - definition, principle trends, spatial pattern.
  • monotematické vydání časopisu Professional Geographer (1995) 47, 1, Blackwell, Cambridge
  • SZCZYRBA, Zdeněk. Transformace struktur maloobchodní sítě České republiky : (regionálně geografická analýza s důrazem na Olomoucko). 2000. 145 s., 13. info
  • Services and metropolitan development : international perspectives. Edited by P. W. Daniels. London: Routledge, 1991. xxii, 331. ISBN 0415008522. info
Teaching methods
Teaching methods - lectures, class discussion, homeworks.
Assessment methods
Colloquium (oral) tests the ability of independent thinking within the subject.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2007 - for the purpose of the accreditation, Autumn 2010 - only for the accreditation, Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011 - acreditation, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Autumn 2011, recent)
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