Course syllabus E15-0015-B - Economics for non-economists (FEM - SS 2018/2019)

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Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Economics for non-economists
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
seminar2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Machinery Trading and Business - bachelor (required), 2. semester
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods :
final written test, oral exam
seminar paper
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Student will obtain knowledge of the basic principles of economic thinking. Studet obtain an overview of the macroeconomic background, basic relationships and bonds in firm´s decision-making about the optimal quantity of production, the possibilities of economic evaluation of the firm. Student acquires skills in the creation of a business plan, cost calculation and price creation.
Course contents:
Introduction to subjects of economics, fiscal and monetary policy, inflation and unemployment, economic growth and economic fluctuations, market demand and market supply, production of the firm, company costs, price creation, economic assessment of the activity of the enterprise, investment and entrepreneurship, business plan
Recommended or required reading:
ÁRENDÁŠ, M. -- ŠŤASTNÁ, A. -- LÖRINCOVÁ, E. -- GERGEĽ, M. -- ZENTKOVÁ, I. Základy ekonómie. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 1997. 393 p. ISBN 80-967842-7-7.
BIELIK, P. -- TURČEKOVÁ, N. Podnikové hospodárstvo. 1st ed. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2013. 414 p. ISBN 978-80-552-1028-5.
ZENTKOVÁ, I. Základy mikroekonómie: učebné texty pre dištančné štúdium. 2nd ed. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2005. 148 p. Trendy v poľnohospodárstve ;. ISBN 80-8069-472-9.

 Mankiw, G. N., Principles of Economics, Cengage Learning, Canada, 5th. ed., 2009, ISBN 13:978 0 324 58997 9
 MANKIW, G.N., Zásady ekonómie, GRADA, 1999, ISBN 80 7169 891 1.

Language of instruction: Slovak
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 95

7,4 %
12,6 %
23,2 %
29,5 %
27,3 %
0 %
Name of lecturer(s):
Ing. Magdaléna Laurová, CSc. (instructor)
doc. Ing. Iveta Zentková, CSc. (examiner, lecturer, person responsible for course, tutor)
Last modification:
4. 9. 2017
doc. Ing. Iveta Zentková, CSc. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Iveta Kunová on 09/04/2017.

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