Course unit code:
N424Z26_4B
Course unit title:
Fundamentals of Business II
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture – 2 hours weekly (on-site method)
seminar – 3 hours weekly (on-site method)
Credits allocated:
5
Recommended semester:
Automation, Information Engineering and Management in Chemistry and Food Industry – bachelor (full-time, attendance method), 5. semester
Level of study:
1.
Prerequisites for registration:
none
Assesment methods:
Student teams implement own Business plan during the semester. They regularly present and evaluate partial results of their work. The sum of points for all presentations is 30. Students will successfully pass the presentations if they earn at least 16 points. At the end of the semester teams present their complete Business projects. The maximum number of points is 20. Students will pass the advocacy successfully if they earn at least 10 points. Students will get credits for the course if they successfully pass presentations during the semester and the final advocacy. Students are graded as follows: A 46-50 points, B 41-45 points, C 36-40, D 31-35 points, E 26-30 points.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Students will acquire practical skills in business through joining a college education program Povolanie Podnikateľ (in cooperation with Junior Achievement SR n.o.). Students joining this program will simulate the activity of a joint stock company, work under simulated legislative, but realistic economic conditions. Their purpose is to assess their own financial resources of shareholders and try out all aspects of business activity in practice. A part of this project is a possibility of consultation of managers.
Course contents:
Founding of the student association "Povolanie Podnikateľ"
selection of working positions in student company
Adjustment of the business plan
Subscription of stock, founding the student stock company
Preparation and provision of real business activity
– production and selling of products
- marketing
- management accounting
- employee management
- problem solving related to the student firm
Terminating the business activity,
general assembly, payment of investment and dividend to shareholders

Recommended or required reading:
Basic:
  • PLCHOVÁ, J. Základy podnikania. Bratislava: Vydavateľstvo STU, 2013. 100 p. ISBN 978-80-227-4112-5.
  • SAHLMAN, W. How to Write a Great Business Plan. Columbus, USA: McGraw Hill Education, 2008.
Language of instruction:
Slovak, English
Assessed students in total:
26

A 100 %

B 0 %

C 0 %

D 0 %

E 0 %

FX 0 %

Course supervisor:
doc. Dr. Ing. Milan Majerník
Last modification:
16. 1. 2018

Department:
Department of Management

AIS: 2018/2019   2017/2018  

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