Course syllabus E15-0065-B - Environment Management (FEM - WS 2019/2020)

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University: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Course unit code: E15-0065-B
Course unit title:
Environment Management
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Environmental Economics and Management - bachelor (required), 5. semester
Business Management - bachelor (elective), 5. semester
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods :
During the semester will be given two written tests each for 10 points, preparation and presentation of the seminar essay for 10 points and the final examination for 60 points For achievement of the evaluation at level A is required to gain minimum (93 points, for evaluation B at least 86 points, for assessment C at least 79 point, for assessment D at least 72 points and for assessment E, at least 64 points.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
The student will understand the general principles of the environmental management; he/she will be familiar with complexity and relatedness of the subject. He/she will learn to understand inevitable relations for sustainable management of natural resources and will be able to deal with databases, which provide information how to treat the environmental resources, how to utilize them and provide information about their development trends. The students will be also familiar with institutions which are empowered in Slovak Republic to manage and coordinate the sustainable management of the natural resources.
Course contents:
The subject’s meaning its mission and functions. The basic humankind’s needs (food, wearing, accommodation, work, education). The most significant challenges for mankind in relation to sustainable management of natural resources. The resolution of food security and safety in Slovakia and in the world. Sustainable land management.The crop production’s systems and their sustainable utilization. The animal production’ systems and their sustainable management. The sustainable management of water resources. Climate change and mitigation of its negative impacts on agricultural production. The rural infrastructure. Development of services for ecosystems in agriculture and the farmers ‘role at their protection. The ethical approaches to the environmental management.
Recommended or required reading:
Kolektív autorov, 2018. Rozvojové vzdelávanie. Témy a metódy III.Nadácia Pontis, Bratislava,2018.str. 211.ISBN:978-80-89895-10-6
KOLLÁR. V. - BROKEŠ P. - PIATRIK M.- RUIZ J.M. - OSANNA P.H.: Budovanie a certifikácia systému environmentálneho manažmentu. Bratislava: STU. 2001, 111 str. ISBN 80-968449-4-6
ZELENÝ, J. – JADUDOVÁ, J. – RAKOVSKÁ, E. 2010. Environmentálna politika a manažérstvo organizácií. 1 diel : Environmentálna politika, manažérstvo a spoločenská zodpovednosť. Banská Bystrica : FPV UMB, 2010. 180 s. ISBN 978-80-8083-972-7.
ZELENÝ, J. – ŠUDÝ, M. 2010. Environmentálna politika a manažérstvo organizácií. 2 diel : Environmentálne a integrované manažérstvo. Banská Bystrica : FPV UMB, 2010. 182 s. ISBN 978-80-8083-973-4.

Language of instruction: Slovak
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 23

26,1 %
47,8 %
21,7 %
4,4 %
0 %
0 %
Name of lecturer(s): Dr.h.c. doc. Ing. Mária Kadlečíková, CSc. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
doc. Ing. Zuzana Kapsdorferová, PhD. (person responsible for course)
Ing. Petronela Švikruhová, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Last modification:
6. 8. 2019
doc. Ing. Zuzana Kapsdorferová, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Iveta Kunová on 08/06/2019.

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