PBM120 Social educational activity in nonincremental sector

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Ing. Jakub Pejcal (lecturer), doc. PhDr. Dana Knotová, Ph.D. (deputy)
doc. Ing. František Svoboda, Ph.D. (lecturer), Ing. Jakub Pejcal (deputy)
Guaranteed by
doc. Ing. František Svoboda, Ph.D.
Department of Educational Sciences - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Ivana Klusáková
Supplier department: Department of Educational Sciences - Faculty of Arts
each even Tuesday 16:00–17:40 C43
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 20 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 3/20, only registered: 0/20
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
This course explains special character in non-profit sector organisations, which is derived from types of their activity and methods of their funding, is presented through the following topics: causes of existence, typology of organisations, mission, functions, processes
complex economy - utility, performances, costs, receipts, calculations, prices, taxes; norms, provisions, limits, standards; budgeting, fundraising; investment, innovation, efficiency
management - planning, organising, control, personnel policy, leadership
external environment - marketing.
The subject matter of lectures is practised in seminars, and exemplified by concrete cases of different non-profit organisations. Prerequisites for studying the subject are Public Economics , Economics of the Public Sector and partly Corporate Economics (comparison of running a company in profit and non-profit sectors). Credit requirements: undertaking a management project in a selected non-profit organization.
Examination: oral presentation of the submitted project.
Learning outcomes
compare the differences in the functioning of different types of organizations describe the principles of the non-profit sector describe the principleswork with human resources and fundraising
  • 1 The basic info about the course. Specification of the position of the nonprofit sector within the national economy. Various approaches to this subject.
  • 2 Nonprofit sector history. Economic theories of the nonprofit sector.
  • 3 NPOs in the international perspective. Economic indicators, employment, regional patterns.
  • 4 Mission, goals and activities of the nonprofit sector.
  • 5 Foundations and endowement funds; legislative framework, perspectives.
  • 6 Public benefit corporations and church-run organizations.
  • 7 Nonprofit organizations financing. Government grant policy towards the nonprofit sector.
  • 8 Fundraising, grant proposals writing.
  • 9 Management, marketing and PR. Strategic planning of the NPOs.
  • 10 Acounting, taxing, auditing.
  • 11 Voluntary work within the nonprofit sector.
  • REKTOŘÍK, Jaroslav, Vladimír HYÁNEK, Ivan MALÝ and Jan ŠELEŠOVSKÝ. Ekonomika a řízení odvětví veřejného sektoru (The Economy and the Administration in a Public Sector). druhé aktualizované. Praha: Ekopress, s.r.o., 2007. 309 pp. Ekonomie. ISBN 978-80-86929-29-3. info
  • REKTOŘÍK, Jaroslav. Organizace neziskového sektoru. Základy ekonomiky, teorie a řízení. Druhé aktualizované vydání (Organizations of non profit sector. Basics of economy, theory and management. Second updated edition.). Druhé, aktualizované. Praha: Ekopress, s.r.o., 2007. 187 pp. ISBN 978-80-86929-25-5. info
  • ŠKARABELOVÁ, Simona. Když se řekne nezisková organizace (All about Non-Profit Organization). 1. vydání. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2002. 130 pp. Příručka. ISBN 80-210-3031-3. info
  • REKTOŘÍK, Jaroslav. Ekonomika veřejného sektoru. 1. vydání. Brno: MU, 1999. 220 s. ISBN 80-210-2045-8. info
Teaching methods
Lectures, class discussion, group projects.
Assessment methods
The course is concluded by the oral presentation of the submitted project. If student commits a prohibited act, such as usage of various forbidden tools, cribbing, taking out any part of the exam or any other cheating, teacher is allowed to interrupt an exam and to grade a student with F, FF or FFF according to the seriousness of the offence. Mentioned procedure relates to all the activities that are included to the final evaluation of the course (seminar work, essays, tests etc.).
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.

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