Course syllabus E15-0013-I - Economics of Enterprises (FEM - WS 2020/2021)

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Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Economics of Enterprises
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture3 hours weekly / 39 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
1 hour weekly / 13 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Business Economics - master (required), 1. semester
Business Economics - master (required), 1. semester
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods :
Within semester students will write 1 test per 30 points plus project for 10 points. Altogether 40 points for seminar and written examination will be 60 point. Max. 100 points. To achieve A is necessary to obtain min. 93 points, B min. 86 points, C min. 79 points, D min. 72 points and to achieve evaluation E min 64 points.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Economics of Enterprises will focus on an overview of basic economic theory applied to modern business decision-making.The course will include coverage of the major macroeconomic and microeconomic concepts that are important to managers' decisions making. The primary goal of the course is to develop in students a working knowledge and understanding of the economics that managers need to be effective in today's business world.
Course contents:
Course content includes issues of theories company, nature of the production function analysis of costs in the short and long term, sales of the company in different forms of competition, break even point analysis, operational, financial, and total leverage, profit maximization in different forms of competition, the determinants of capital structure of the company, the methodology economic efficiency and cash flow.
Recommended or required reading:
BIELIK, P. -- TURČEKOVÁ, N. Podnikové hospodárstvo. 1st ed. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2013. 414 p. ISBN 978-80-552-1028-5.
TURČEKOVÁ, N. -- SVETLANSKÁ, T. -- TAKÁCS, I. Selected chapters from business economics. 1st ed. Nitra : Slovak University of Agriculture, 2016. 100 p. ISBN 978-80-552-1477-1.

Bielik, P. a kol.: EKonomika podnikov. Nitra, 2002, ISBN 80-8069-069-3
Bielik, P. a kol.:Podnikovo-hospodarska teoria agrokomplexu. Nitra. 1998 ISBN 80-7137-529-2
BIELIK, P. Podnikové hospodárstvo. 3. vyd. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2011. 319 s. ISBN 978- 80-552-0587-8 (viaz.).
Kupkovič, M. a kol.: Podnikové hospodárstvo. Bratislava, 1996, ISBN 80-88848-21-0
Trefor Jones: The Business Economics and Managerial Decision Making, John Wiley and Sons Ltd, 2004. ISBN 10 0471486744

Language of instruction:
Slovak, English
Economics of Enterprises is lectured in winter semester
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 1475

11,6 %
13,0 %18,6 %
19,3 %
32,2 %
5,3 %
Name of lecturer(s): doc. Ing. Mgr. Ondrej Beňuš, PhD. (instructor)
Dr.h.c. prof. Ing. Peter Bielik, PhD. (examiner, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Ing. Tatiana Bullová, PhD. (instructor)
Ing. Zuzana Kapustová, PhD. (instructor)
prof.h.c. doc. Ing. Natália Turčeková, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Ing. Mária Urbánová, PhD. (instructor, lecturer)
Ing. Filip Valentíni (instructor)
Last modification:
22. 10. 2019
Supervisor: Dr.h.c. prof. Ing. Peter Bielik, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Iveta Kunová on 10/22/2019.

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