Course syllabus U15-0047-B - Farm management (FESRD - WS 2019/2020)

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Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty: Faculty of European Studies and Regional Development
Course unit code: U15-0047-B
Course unit title: Farm management
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

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Level of study: 1., 2.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods :
seminar work
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
After completion of the subject the student is able to analyse effective decision making relative to farming activities and farming management. After completing the course student understands the management approaches applied in the farm.
Course contents:
Subject acquaints students with the objectives, organization, roles and responsibilities farms. The subject is the planning, management, organization, marketing and creating a stable environment for the proper functioning of ranching economy. Particular attention is paid to practical knowledge about the structure of farm holdings, their production schedule and economic recovery of inputs in the production process and the whole system of labor and material involvement farmer. Practical exercises will be conducted on selected farm holdings and the VPP SPU, Ltd., Kolíňany.
Recommended or required reading:
PALŠOVÁ, L. -- RUMANOVSKÁ, Ľ. Spoločná poľnohospodárska politika a jej realizácia v podmienkach Slovenskej republiky. 1st ed. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita v Nitre, 2010. 99 p. ISBN 978-80-552-0442-0.

Nuthall, P.L.2010. Farm business management. CABI, 1.vyd., 295s. ISBN:978-1-84593-667-9
Olson D.,Kent,2004.Farm Management,Principles and Strategies. Iowa: A Blackwell Publishing Company, 1 vyd., 429s. ISBN 0-8138-0418-3.
Roland D. Kay: Farm management. McGraw-Hill, Inc.,1986, 401 s., ISBN 0-07-033494-3
Sedlák,M.2009.Manažment.4.vyd.Bratislava:Iura edition.434s.ISBN 9788080782832

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Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 177

22,0 %
21,5 %
16,4 %16,4 %22,0 %
1,7 %
Name of lecturer(s):
doc. Ing. Štefan Buday, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
doc. Ing. Ľubica Rumanovská, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Last modification: 4. 9. 2017
doc. Ing. Ľubica Rumanovská, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Martin Mastík, PhD. on 09/04/2017.

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