Course: Enterprising Economy

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Course title Enterprising Economy
Course code PEM/BKPEK
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 6
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • STELMACH Karel, Ing. Ph.D.
  • RYLKOVÁ Žaneta, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Characteristics of the company and the nature of the business. Business profile. 2. Morphology and typology of company. The life cycle of the firm and its phase. 3. Business objectives and functions (activities). Company organizational structure. The ownership structure of the company. 4. Purchasing business activity. 5. Manufacturing business activity (including service sector). 6. Sales activities of the company. 7. Human Resource Management. Activity of another department in the company. 8. Production factors and their classification. Consumption of production factors. The cost of the company. Criteria for classification of costs in the company. 9. Cost function. Use of the cost function in managerial decision making. 10. Outputs, income, revenues. 11. Costs, income, profit or loss in the break-even analysis. 12. Cost calculation, methods of cost calculations. Types of calculations. 13. Characteristics of specific business.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Interactive lecture, One-to-One tutorial, Skills demonstration, Students' self-study
  • unspecified - 6 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 6 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 40 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 122 hours per semester
Recommended literature
  • Boukal, P. Mikovcová, H. Scholleová H. Podniková ekonomika 1, Sbírka příkladů. Praha, 2005. ISBN 80-245-0679-3.
  • ČEMERKOVÁ, Š., J. ŠEBESTOVÁ a K. STELMACH. Nauka o podniku I.. Bratislava, 2016. ISBN 978-80-89553-43-3.
  • ČEMERKOVÁ, Š., J. ŠEBESTOVÁ a K. STELMACH. Nauka o podniku II.. Bratislava, 2016. ISBN 978-80-89553-44-0.
  • Chobotová, Monika. Podniková ekonomika v definicích a příkladech. Karviná, 2010. ISBN 978-80-7248-610-6.
  • Synek, Miloslav. Podniková ekinomika. Praha, 2010. ISBN 978-80-7400-336-3.
  • Tomek, Gustav. Řízení výroby a nákupu. Praha, 2007. ISBN 978-80-247-1479-0.
  • Wagnerová, Eva, Matusiková Lucja. Nauka o podniku. Karviná, 2004. ISBN 80-7248-243-2.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
School of Business Administration in Karvina Accounting and Taxes (15) Economy 1 Winter
School of Business Administration in Karvina Accounting and Taxes (12) Economy 1 Winter