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In this course, students will learn about reasons for international trade, gains from free trade in the classic theory of international trade, gains from free trade in the neo-classic theory of international trade, gains from free trade in "new trade theories" and economic arguments for departing from free trade. They will gain knowledge about patterns of trade liberalisation, WTO and economic integration and of global world economy.
This course offers students knowledge about business communication and communication skills. They will learn about forms of business communication, cross-cultural communication and business etiquette.
In this course students will learn about definition and methodological approach for studying business environment of firms, methodology for analysing external environment of firms, competitiveness of locations, macroeconomic environment, microeconomic policy for competitiveness and technological environment. The course offers knowledge in competitiveness, organisation of markets in relationships between companies, international business environment, financial system, organization of a society, politics and economy, stakeholders and socialy and environmentaly responsive management and internal environment.
Students will learn that the consumer is a key to market success, study about consumers as individuals, buyers as decision makers, external influences in consumer behavior and consumer behavior, marketing and society.
The course introduces the role of corporate finance, the goal of the firm, stakeholders, time value of money, valuation of stocks and bonds, risk and return, the CAPM. Capital budgeting: cash flow estimation, cost of capital, risk, financial decisions: capital structure, leverage, payout policy, long-term financing decisions: common stock, long-term debt, lease and preferred stock financing, working capital: working capital policy and financing, cash cycle, cash and marketable securities, inventory, accounts receivable, accounts payable, short-term financing.
The subject includes: drivers for diversity management (demographic changes in developed world, other forces to extend one’s work life: increasing labor demand, the changing nature of work, financing retirement and the cost of social support programs, mass migrations and open labour market, gender diversity at workplace); drivers for diversity management on organizational level (am drivers on organizational level, gender issues, issues arising out of managing culturally diverse workforce); the am model: a systemic aproach towards older employees (changing mental models, human resource management in the light of older employees, knowledge management and succession management, health management (prevention and cure), managing working environment for employees of all ages, managing different generations at workplace); resolving gender issues at workplace (examples and effects of good practice (SLO, EU), integrated approach towards diversity management – the best practice); HRM in the light of culturally diverse workforce (making (cultural) diversity work, organizational communication regarding workplace diversity and inclusion)).
This course consists of chapters in History and evolution of the EU, International trade and the theory of comparative advantages, Microeconomic tools of economic integrations, Economic integration and preferential liberalisation, Effects of economic integration, Institutions and EU law; Principles of decision making in the EU, Criteria for the EU membership;
Slovenian accession to the EU, History of the EMU, European monetary union (EMU), Fiscal policy of the EU, Financial Framework of the EU, EU regional policy and funds and Current Slovenian economic problems and its position in the EU.
In this course students will gain knowledge in globalization, basics of international trade theory and glob. Students will understand and learn appreciation of glob, about future of glob, institutional framework of glob. Couse will cover global patterns of inequality, poverty, and economic development levels, multilateral trade liberalization and economic glob, economic glob. specifics, glob. of international flows, glob. and labour markets, economic glob. and development gaps. It will include and overview of potential national development strategy models, Slovenia in the global economy, some glob. challenges for small economies, Slovenia as the EU member, glob. and financial and economic crisis after 2008 and specifics of glob. in the EU.
This course covers the definitions of globalization, patterns, major issues, evolution of the global economy. Students will learn about globalization and its patterns, globalization in connection to services, inequality/poverty, convergence, growth and social implications of globalisation.
The aim of this course is to teach students about the demand and supply side, organisation, the health care market, its efficency and the role of Government in health care.
After the course International Marketing, students will have knowledge about global and local marketing challenges and trends, analytical approach to marketing: PEST analysis, international marketing research, international marketing information system, development of an international marketing strategy: market selection and entry mode, the concept of a marketing mix, standardization vs. adaptation in international marketing, cultural and ethical issues in marketing, including negotiations and regional aspects: marketing specifics in EU, South-eastern, ex-socialist, Asian and other markets.
In the course students will learn about business process, phases in the business process, business process resources, assets and liabilities in an organization, theoretical aspects of production and their relation to business practice in companies and other organizations, costs and their different classifications, pricing in organizations, performance of organizations and investments.
This course offers knowledge in fundamentals of management, functions of planning, organizing, leading and controlling. Students will learn through case studies of organizations in practice and role-modelling and trends recognition and trend-setting in contemporary management practice.
In this course students will study about channel design, segmentation for marketing channel design: service outputs, supply-side channel analysis, gap analysis, channel power, channel conflicts and coordination, channel implementation, retailing, e-channels and franchising, wholesaling, logistics and supply chain management, vertical integration and strategic alliances and legal constraints on marketing channel policies.
Studens will acquire marketing communications and integrated marketing communications process, advertising as a marketing communication tool and other tools of marketing communication, evaluation of the effectiveness and efficiency of marketing communication and marketing communications at the inter-organizational and international markets.
In Mathematics for Business and Economics students will gain knowledge about sets, relations, mappings, sequences and series, functions of one variable, functions of two and more variables, linear algebra, mathematics of finance and probability calculus.
This course offers knowledge about theory of demand and supply, theory of individual behavior, individual and market demand, production, costs, perfect competition, the firm in the economic theory, monopoly, monopolistically competitive markets, oligopoly and cartel, labor markets and capital markets and land markets.
In Operations Management students will learn about strategic role of operations, layout of facilities, operations planning and control system, forecasting, facilities decisions, aggregate planning, master production scheduling, independent demand inventory, materials requirements planning, shop floor scheduling and control and managing quality.
The aim of this course is for students to understand the users as the key factor of market success, to know the impact of psychological factors on users' behaviour, to get familiar with the decision making process, to know the impact of external factors on users' behaviour, to present the meaning of consumption and consumer care and to get familiar with topics such as consumption and protection of users.
The course describes marketing in the modern firm and main marketing concepts, customer value, satisfaction and loyalty, strategic marketing process and plan, challenges and adaptations of marketing in the 21st century, the marketing environment, the marketing research, forecasting and measuring demand, consumer behavior, target marketing - segmentation, targeting and positioning, product, service and other entities, product/entity life cycle and development of new products/entities, brands, price, marketing channels and marketing communications.
In this course, students will get to know the basics of C#.Net programming, data types and data access, decisions and loops, object-oriented programming, ASP-MVC, adding a Controller, a View, and a Model.
Students will understand project management issues: goals, models, project organisation, planning and supervising of project performance, be able to use PRINCE project model at the management of whole investment project life-cycle and be capable of taking governance or management role in an investment project. Students will be able to judge project results in term of their meaning and interprets influence of the data modification on the effects of calculations and of transparent project presentation, their goals and conditions for their achievement to the end users.
When completed this course, students will have knowledge in data sources and data collection, survey methods, descriptive statistics, probability and discrete distributions, normal distributions and Sampling distributions, confidence intervals, testing hypotheses about a population, testing differences in means and variances, analysis of variance, chi-square test, correlation and simple linear regression, multiple regression, regression model building and time series.
The course covers the following topics: introduction to strategic management, analysis of a company's general and industry environment, analysis of a company's resources, capabilities and knowledge, forecasting in a company, holistic (comprehensive) analysis, mission, vision and strategic objectives, corporate strategies, business strategies, functional strategies, strategy evaluation and choice, strategy implementation, strategic control and organization of strategic management.
The Law of Business Organisations and Business Law includes topics such as arbitration and alternative dispute resolution (ADR), company law, intellectual property rights, introduction to the law of obligation, contracts for the sale of goods, consumer protection and commercial paper.
After this course, students will know the basic management functions, will be able to manage various providers in the tourism sector, will know the future of tourism management. The course also includes illustrative examples from practice.
This course covers brief survey of Slovenian political history, the independent Slovenia and the South-Eastern Europe, the present political system, the economic structure, the main problems of the transition, privatisation, the reformed system of social security, health-care, education, the ethnic situation, the role of religion The harmonization with the European Acquis communautaire and the necessary changes in Slovenia, the national defence and NATO and Slovenian emigrants in the world.
This course offers knwledge of running business in the information era, e-business models (B2B, B2C, virtual organizatons), e-strategy (Supply Chain Management, Customer Relation Management, Product lifecycle Management), standards in e-business and IS support, mobile business, legal and ethical aspects of E-business and e-government.
Students will learn about the Entrepreneurial perspective: the nature and importance of entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship. The course includes the following topics: the individual entrepreneur, innovations and entrepreneurial opportunities, from the opportunity to the business plan: Developing solutions, prototyping, understanding your customer, market analysis. Business models, marketing plan, operations and R&D plan, organizational plan, assessment of risk. financial plan, funding of the new and young ventures, institutional support for entrepreneurship, legal aspects of setting up a business, entrepreneurial growth and harvesting.
After this course, the students will have knowledge about financial reports for different information users, role of accounting information for external users, regulative framework of financial reporting in Slovenia and the European Union, annual report, accounting measurement of income, assets and liabilities, financial statements, introduction to management accounting and managerial decision making, relevant accounting categories for decision making, cost volume profit analysis, full cost estimation, budgeting and control and short term and long term decisions evaluation.
Global Business Communications includes topics such as: the basics of business communication, persuasive communication: Psychological and social elements of communication, positive consequences of global environment, persuasive communication using different assertiveness techniques, cross-cultural communication, Business Etiquette, business negotiations, virtual meetings and effective cross-cultural communication.
The course Global Finance offers knowledge about concept of global finances, balance of payments, exchange rates and foreign exchange markets, international parity conditions, international monetary system, specific risks in international finance and management of these risks(exchange rate risk, country risk), instruments for financing international market and international capital flows (public and private).
The purpuse of this course is to illustrate the whole history of economy since the beginning. The course includes topics such as: methodological aspects of the history of economic thought, the beginnings of economic thought, mercantilism, early classical authors, classical political economy, socialist economic thought, Marginalist revolution and the rise of neoclassical economics, institutionalism, theories of the business cycle, Keynesian revolution in economic theory, theories of imperfect competition, neoclassical synthesis, monetarism and the theory of rational expectations, New Keynesian and Post-Keynesian economics and new neoclassical synthesis.
Students will gain knowledge of analytical approaches, such as market, Pest, C and other analysis/methods. The focus of the course is the understanding of diffent levels and approaches of internationalization to Chinese market and Chinese international qrowth. The course also elaborates on entrance strategies and modes of internationalization on MNC/SMEs levels and introduce the institiutional view of Chinese international business development. The last part of the course is dedicated to marketing issues and specifics of consumer behaviour, focusing also on cultural issues and cross-cultural management.
This course covers the following topics: definition and goals of Human Resource Management, HR analytics and planning, job analysis and design, recruitment, selection & placement, training & development, performance management, employee relations, compensation - base pay, compensation - pay for performance, retention and downsizing, legal issues in employment relationship, international Human Resource Management, ethical issues in HRM and HR trends & challenges.
This course covers the following topics: business informatics and business competitiveness, information technology, business information systems, operational information systems, business intelligence solutions, e-business, business informatization, information resources management and information resources security.
This course covers the following topics: international business environment and its analysis, globalization and internationalization of firms, economic integrations and regional influences on international business, triggers and motives of doing international business, tariffs, trade barriers and trade flows, market entry modes and ways of doing business, risk and financing in international business, culture and international business, negotiations in international business, transportation, logistics and international supply chains and ethics and future challanges in international business.
This course will cover the following topics: Management operations particularities and organization of companies in international space, offensive and creative business strategies and policies, functional and process aspects of multinational operations, fast growing methods of international business, development entry strategies of companies for international markets, culture and ethics in the international business environment and expected development of multi-national management operations.
The course covers the following topics: statistical measurement, secondary data sources, primary data collection, data preparation and visualisation, relative numbers: structures, relative numbers: coefficients, relative numbers: simple indices, ranking and frequency distributions, measures of central tendency, relative numbers: aggregate indices and measures of variability and concentration.
In this course students will learn about basic economic institutions, macroeconomic processes and national income accounting, macroeconomic model of full employment, Three markets, AS/AD model, general equilibrium, macroeconomic model of unemployment, Keynesian model, IS/LM model, disequilibrium, money and banking system, fiscal system and politics, international markets, exchange rate mechanisms, economic problems and EU: economic growth and productivity, business cycles, unemployment, inflation, economic policy. Tolls and instruments and use economic reasoning.
The course covers the following topics: analysis of the current marketing situation, customer needs and buying processes, strengths and weaknesses of the current marketing mix elements, analyzing competitors, SWOT analysis, setting marketing objectives for each product/service, formulating positioning strategy for each product/service, required marketing programmes - the marketing mix, resources, timing and responsibilities and monitoring the marketing plan's implementation.
In this course students will gain knowledge about the role of marketing research and an overview of the marketing research process, defining the marketing research problem and developing an approach, research design formulation, basic research designs, exploratory research design, descriptive research design, Causal research design, measurement and scaling, questionnaire design, sampling, data collection, analysis and reporting, data preparation, basic data analysis, hypotheses testing, correlation and regression, report preparation and presentation and ethics in marketing research.
Students will be able to recognize and understand the role and importance of employees' behaviour, will be able to structure, maintain, control and predict employee's behaviour in contemporary organizations. They will know and be able to manage interconnecting action agents, affected organizational behaviour in contemporary organizations. They will have ability to use knowledge and skills of organizational behaviour in contemporary organizations. Students will learn active and critical evaluation and to reflect events of organizational behaviour in contemporary organization and gain critical evaluation skills and experiences of organizational behaviour in contemporary organization.
This course includes topics such as principles of accounting, principles of bookkeeping, accounting for basic economic categories, financial statements and financial statement analysis.
The aim of this course is to offer knowledge about planning sales promotions programs, selecting consumer-promotion tools, trade-promotion tools and sales force promotion tools, designing and executing sales promotion programs, integrating sales promotion with other marketing communications tools, evaluating sales promotion effectiveness and efficiency and legal and ethical issues in sales promotion.
After this course, students will have knowledge about services in the modern economy, understanding Service Processes, customer contact with a service company, service from the customers viewpoint, productivity and quality as the main challenge for a service company, managing relationships and building customer loyalty, complaint handling and service recovery, service positioning and new service development, core service and supplementary services, designing service delivery, price and other costs of services, marketing communication and integrating marketing with other management functions.
In this course students will study about public goods, political economy, the health system, social security system, income redistribution, the personal income tax, the corporate income tax, deficit finance, taxes on consumption and wealth, tax harmonisation in the EU and EU Budget.