Course syllabus U15-0112-I - Economics and Management of Public Services (FESRD - SS 2019/2020)

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University: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty: Faculty of European Studies and Regional Development
Course unit code: U15-0112-I
Course unit title: Economics and Management of Public Services
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
seminar2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Credits: 4
Semester: Regional Development and Policies of the EU - master (elective), 2. semester
Regional Development and Policies of the EU - master (elective), 2. semester
Regional Development and Policies of the EU - master (elective), 2. semester
Rural Development and Development of Rural Tourism - master (elective), 2. semester
Rural Development and Development of Rural Tourism - master (elective), 2. semester
Rural Development and Development of Rural Tourism - master (elective), 2. semester
Level of study: 2.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods :
semester work max.30 points
active participation on lectures and exercises 10 points
written exam max. 60 points
The scale of the evaluation:
93 -100 points A (1.0)
86 to 92 points B (1.5)
79 to 85 points C (2.0)
72 to 78 points D (2.5)
64 to 71 points E (3.0)
63 and less FX (4.0)
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
The aim of the course is to become familiar with the issues of institutional, financial and legal provision of the public services, to clarify the system of implementation of the public policies in Slovakia and the EU's common policy.
Course contents:
The course deals with the economic substance of public services, the role of public services in the society and country, development of the public service sector, the specificities and classification of the services and with management and marketing of the public services.Basic understanding of selected sectors of public services is another subject of the course and this topic is broken down into following blocks: services of human development, services of the state public consumption and services of other sectors namely social services, employment services, education services, research and development services, health services, culture, defense services, the police and human rights protection system in Slovakia.
Recommended or required reading:
Recommended:
Balážová, E. and co: Benchmarking of public services provided by municipalities in V4 countries, SUA in Nitra, 2012, ISBN 978-80-552-0803-9
Benčo, J. - Kuvíková, H. a kol.:Ekonomika verejných služieb, UMB, Ekonomická fakulta v Banskej Bystrici, 2011 ISBN 978-80-557-0323-7
Cibáková, V. a kol.:Marketing služieb, IURA Edition, 2008
Cibáková, V. a kol.: Ekonomika verejného sektora, IURA Edition, 2012
Hanáčková, D. - Balážová, E.: Ekonomika a manažment verejných služieb, SPU v Nitre, 2014, ISBN 978-80-552-1285-2
Hanáčková, D.: Prednášky a cvičenia z predmetu Ekonomika a manažment verejných služieb, 2014
Majlingová, Ľ. a kol: Verejné služby, UMB Banská Bystrica, 2002 ISBN 80-8055-754-3
Zbierky zákonov

Language of instruction: Slovak, English
Notes:
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 426

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Name of lecturer(s): Ing. Michal Cifranič, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Ing. Denisa Hanáčková, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
doc. Ing. Loreta Schwarczová, PhD. (examiner, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Last modification: 4. 9. 2017
Supervisor: doc. Ing. Loreta Schwarczová, PhD. and programme supervisor


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

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