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The aim of this course is to present the following topics: macroeconomic model of aggregated supply and demand, determining the level and growth of prices, as well as the scope of production, newer economic growth models with implications for growth policies, realistic business cycles, consumption, investment and unemployment, inflation and monetary policy, budget deficit and fiscal policy and coordination of economic policies within the EU.
This course covers the following topics: expected utility and risk aversion, mean-variance analysis, CAPM, arbitrage, and linear factor models, consumption-savings decision and state pricing, multiperiod discrete-time model of consumption and portfolio choice, multiperiod market equilibrium, asset pricing in continous time and aditional topics in asset pricing.
Objective of this course is to give the students knowledge about different contemporary approaches to business process management. The focus is on the business aspects and practical application.
The aim of the course is to develop knowledge of economic systems. To thoroughly understand the characteristics of different fundamental economic systems in a market economy, state-controlled economy, and mixed economy, to thoroughly understand the terms of market economy and state regulation, market failures and government intervention failures, comparison of the fundamental institutional systems of the USA, EU, Japan, and China.
Comparison of business systems and special aspects within organizations, values, and the way business is conducted in the USA, EU, and Asian economies and to develop the skill of applying theory in decision-making in business and economics in a modern world.
The aim of this course is mastering a conceptual framework and tools for analysis of local, regional and global consumers and the competence of applying these to marketing in hypercomeptitive global environments, understanding of pre- and post-purchase consumer behavior in culturally, socially and economically diverse markets and competence for marketing planning and implementation in the context of diverse stakeholders operating in the multi-cultural and global environment.
Aim of the course is to gain in-depth knowledge of the course Corporate finance 1. Knowledge is than extended to upper level classic and financial business themes.
The objective of the course is to explore the theoretical foundations of modern financial analysis and their practical use. The core of the course is counstructed around the EdwardsBell-Ohlson model, in particular the Residual Income Model and the Abnormal Earnings Growth Model and their separation into the operating and financing parts. We use several practical examples (updated regularly) to meet this objective. We explore several important areas of financial analysis as we go along: properties of financial analysts and their forecasts (bias, accuracy) and some properties of the financial reporting process (e.g., the influence of accounting conservatism, earnings management, etc.)
The aim of this course is to introduce students to modern methods of management of information resources. Present the trends in information technology and highlight the most promising areas of IT implementation. Make students ready to guide the development of information systems in the company to be in line with company business plans and on the other hand also to participate in the business planning so that the opportunities offered by the rapid development of IT are used.
The purpose of the course is to familiarise students with the characteristics of the firm’s external (i.e. economic environment, government and institutions) and internal environments (interactions with various firm constituencies).
Aims of this course are to develop knowledge about different concepts, modes and evaluations of competitiveness at firm, industry and country level, to develop competences of competition and comparative advantages analysis at different levels of measurement, to develop competences of critical thinking and creative upgrading of existing models and concepts of competitiveness, to develop knowledge about relations between competititveness and firm performance in international markets, to develop competences and skills of team work, individual research work and presentations and to develop competences of data collection and usage of existing sources, analytical tools and methods of reserach (seminar/project work).
This course emphasises a synthesis of economic theory, decision sciences and various fields of business administration studies. It examines how they interact with each other as a firm attempts to reach optimal managerial decisions in the face of constraints. How managerial decisions are actually made in the real world is given a special emphasis. The course will increase decision-making effectiveness by expanding and sharpening the analytical framework used by managers to make decisions.
The aim of this course is in mastering frameworks and tools for analysis of local, regional and global customers/stakeholders and the competence of applying these to marketing and sales, developing communication competences for managing marketing and sales in the context of diverse stakeholder groups operating in the multi-cultural global environment and understanding the various stages of customer purchasing and decision-making behavior and responses in culturally, socially and economically diverse markets.
The aim of this course is for students to get acquainted with the advanced microeconomics and to provide students with the knowledge about the topics that are necessary for other disciplines which are related to the advanced level microeconomics.
Introduction to mathematical concepts and methods needed to pursue economic analysis, in particular, to optimization methods.
The course deals with the role of managers in learning organisations, the planning function, organising function, leading function, the management of misbehaviour and workplace ethics.
The students will obtain the knowledge and skills for modern econometric analysis. They will be able to apply this knowledge to the investigation of economic processes, and also understand the econometric methods, approaches, ideas, results and conclusions met in the majority of economic and business books and articles. The students will understand essential differences between time series, cross-section data and panel data, and the specific econometric problems met when working with these types of data. The students should get the skills for construction and development of multiple regression models. The considered methods and models will be mastered practically on real economic data bases with modern econometric software.
Key objectives and competences of the course are thus the following:
The aim of this course is to prepare student for individual and group research work to support his/her (a) master thesis preparation process and (b) informed decision-making process in practice.
This course includes the following topics: team definition and team taxonomy, team organization: Team composition and teamwork context, team development and stages of team maturity, team characteristics, processes and emerging states: cognitive, affective and behavioral aspects, organizational and system embeddedness of contemporary teams, management of multi-team systems, featured teams: Virtual teams, Top management teams, New venture teams, emergence and team outcomes (performance) and characteristics of high performance teams.
Aims of the course are to repeat and upgrade the knowledge on tourism gained in the undergraduate studies, to learn about the importance of tourism for the global, national and regional economy, and to learn about the functioning of tourism market and the economic function of tourism, to acquaint students with theoretical concepts and their critiques, to acquaint with basic theoretical approaches to assessing the economic impacts of tourism and to train students to apply theoretical knowledge on practical cases.
The aims of this course are to revise and upgrade knowledge in the field of tourism from under graduate study level, get familiar with the concept and illustrations of tourism policy, develop of format and instruments of the tourism policy and its power, develop capabilities for shaping and practical employment of the tourism policy instruments on the cases from practice, with respect of the limitations from broader environment and qualify students to use theoretical knowledge on practical examples.
This course includes the following topics: the communication process, persuasive communication: Psychological and social elements of communication, communicating with coworkers (different tricky situations), persuasive communication using different assertiveness techniques, cross-cultural communication, business etiquett
business negotiations, communication within group of co-workers and effective presentations: Public speaking and presentations.
This course covers the following topics: short history of Central Asia, overview of Central Asian economies: key economic indicators, competitiveness and key challenges, business environments of Central Asian markets: similarities and differences, Central Asia and the world economy: foreign trade and FDIs, cultural differences, similarities and specifics of Central-Asian countries and cross-cultural comparisons with western culture, Central Asia’s business culture, etiquette and negotiations, marketing and consumers in Central Asia, sustainable development and key challenges and project presentations.
In the last decade corruption became an extremely important issue in development economics. Corruption is recognized as a major obstacle to the economic development as well as to making effective use of development aid in many undeveloped countries. Moreover, corruption is considered as a factor that negatively affects economic growth in developed countries .
The course intends to examine the reasons for corruption occurrence and its social, political and economic consequences. The course has three objectives. First, to consider a theoretical framework, forms and consequences of corruption for economic development. Secondly, to study domestic and foreign corrupt cases in order to examine specific forms of corruption and the difficulty in identifying phenomena and in obtaining and analyzing data. And thirdly, to examine best practices in detecting and preventing corruption worldwide.
Customer Relationship Management (CRM) is a contemporary business practice designed to put an enterprise into closer touch with its customers in order to learn more about them on an individual level and, on this basis, deliver greater value to each of them. It includes a set of approaches to understand the principles of acquisition, retention and growth of the value of consumer base, and influence customer behaviour via establishing meaningful communication with each customer. If implemented properly, CRM may become an invaluable source of sustainable competitive advantage, creating higher value for the customers, as well higher profits for the firm. Hence, CRM is much more than software or technology solution that helps track data and information about customers to enable better customer service. It is a business philosophy that has to permeate the entire organisation in order to produce results.
In this course the students will understand customer-cantered marketing approaches. They will get acquainted with methods and technics related to different types of CRM (strategic, operational and analytical) which, together with information technology, enable generating marketing intelligence and lead to effective and efficient management of relationship with customers.
The main objective of the course is to broaden and deepen the understanding and knowledge of the students about those economic policies of the EU that have direct and / indirect impact on activities of economic and other institutions on the intenral market of the EU. Based on this course, students will be able to understand the practical operation and theoretical logic of key EU economic policies. They will also be able to understand the division of responsibilities between the member states and the EU in determining the concept, implementation and monitoring the effects of EU economic policies.
The purpose of the course is to prepare the future managers for successful introduction of risk management into the strategic management function within the company. The course develops the methodology of risk management across several different risks that are present within various institutions (companies, banks, insurance companies, investment funds, and pension funds). The goal of the course is to equip the students for comprehensive evaluation of these risks in both the qualitative and quantitative way.
The aims of this course are to introduce to students environmental issues in tourism and the basics of environmental policy in the field of tourism, to provide background knowledge for ecological (and economic) behavior of individual entities of tourism industry: both at national and the enterprise level of operation and to emphasize the economic dimension.
The aims of this course are upgrading of the knowledge about financial institutions, as it was covered in other courses. Students are expected to become familiar with different types of risks important for financial intermediaries (e.g. interest rate risk, credit risk,…). The emphasis is on the risk aspects, that are more important from the point of view of financial intermediaries.
The aim of this course is to familiarize the students with the functioning of multinational firms, their specifics and their impact on competitors and host-country characteristics, comprehend the rigorous mathematical models of multinational firms in the context of trade models and to analyze the role multinational firms play in the age of globalization.
The subject includes: international financial environment (balance of payment, exchange rates, international monetary system); foreign exchange markets and international parity conditions (foreign exchange markets and their characteristics, international parity conditions); specific risks in international finance and their management (foreign exchange risks, political risks); international sources of equity capital (direct foreign investments, portfolio equity investments); international sources of debt capital (loans, bonds).
The objective of the course is to make students aware of the people-related challenges arising from the internationalization of business, and teach them HRM strategies, policies and practices, which multinational companies (MNCs) pursue to effectively address these issues.
Upon completion of the course the students will be able to:
The course also facilitates cross-cultural sensitivity, systemic thinking, context screening, and ethical behavior in international setting.
The aim of this course is for students to develop marketing knowledge about market/regional diversity (local,regional, global perspective), gain competence of understanding and developing market strategies, gain competence and knowledge of cultural and other diversity of markets and their influence on marketing strategy development (entrance, m.mix etc.)on regional level, develop competence of team work, presentation, competence of analyis, synthesis, problem solution and develop critical thinking.
The main objective is to present public finance issues at a more advanced level. In particular, this means a rigorous presentation of the theory of optimal taxation and to present some theoretical features of the personal income tax, corporate income tax, VAT and the expenditure tax.
Further, to present some theoretical features related to private insurance and social insurance. To present efficiency and equity issues in social protection systems.
To present some theoretical foundations for the analysis of income redistribution.
To present the 2001 GFS methodology and its definitions of public finance categories.
The aim of this course is to provide students with the knowledge about the relationship between strategic management and corporate governance, the theories about the sources of competitive advantage, the theory of growth strategies, the theory of retrenchment strategies, the role of environmental strategies and corporate social responsibility, selected topics on strategy implementation and strategic control, and the process of strategic management in non-profit organizations, to teach students how to use and critically evaluate the literature in the field of strategic management, link the acquired knowledge with current practical problems and enable them for further professional and research work in the field of strategic management and to help students actually understand the discussed theoretical concepts, methodological tools and practical examples, so that they can better implement them in practice and become, with some additional work experience, top experts in the field of strategic management.
The main objective is to present the development of tax harmonization in the EU, both in the field of indirect and direct taxation.
Further, to analyse the role of the ECJ in this harmonization process.
Additionally, to present the harmonization process in the social field.
The aims of this course are to know the importance of a holistic tourist offer that is formed in a tourist destination, to know the definitions and typology of tourist destinations, to know the subjects and factors active in tourist destinations, to know the methodology and design systems of tourist destinations, to know the organization and management of tourist destinations, to know the marketing of tourist destinations, to know the monitoring of competitiveness of tourist destinations and to know the examples of tourist destination managtouement.
This course covers the following topics: the process and challenges of globalization, different types of the generic MNC in line with the traditional Bartlett and Ghoshal typology of managerial mentalities of internationally active organizations, different strategies and strategic focuses of internationally active organizations in various types of markets, different organizational structures of internationally active organizations and link them to managerial implications, key management and leadership issues connected with internationally active organizations and importance of social and cultural contexts connected to internationally active organizations.