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Programmes' description and learning outcomes

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Business Management Finance Economics Public Economics and Administration

Business Management

Programme Description

Students will focus on the study of corporate economics and management and will apply both a holistic and atomistic approach. They will look in detail at various functions of a corporation especially those related to production, personnel, technology and science, business, economics and finance. The programme aims to equip students with a good understanding of the material, economic, organizational, informative and managerial aspects of processes taking place in a company and their mutual connections. As well as gaining theoretical knowledge students will also develop skills necessary for both executive and managerial functions. Course graduates will be equipped to hold various specialist positions within a company upon finishing their studies. These could include middle management positions or assistant positions to the top management as well as positions of analysts, corporate management system designers, advisers for economic and organizational affairs, etc.

Learning Outcomes

The programme graduates will:

  • master specialist terminology and language both in its written and oral form. Will excel at communication and team work and be trained to act appropriately in various social events and functions.
  • have excellent knowledge of English and one other modern language. Be able to make and deliver a presentation, engage in discussion using foreign languages, write specialist texts.
  • apply suitable tools of quantitative analysis when tackling tasks related to various areas of corporate economics. Be able to interpret the results correctly.
  • be able to explain advanced theoretical and methodological findings of general economic theory.
  • understand theoretical findings of the specialized disciplines related to corporate economics and management and apply these findings when handling model and practical situations.
  • be able to use their acquired knowledge in practice. Be able to analyze the economics and management of any company. Create projects in corporate management systems. Suggest and implement practical solutions in corporate economics and management.

Finance

Programme Description

Students in this field are prepared to work in various functions in financial instituions and monetary systems, corporation finance, financial accounting, auditing and taxes. The organization of the field enables the students to gain knowledge of monetary systems, financial markets and international finance, banking and insurance, corporate finance, accounting, auditing and taxation. Emphasis is placed on solving financial and monetary problems. Through optional courses it is possible for the students to expand their knowledge of the area of banking, bank management, bank accounting, financial analysis and plan, contractual relations in financial affairs, financial accounting of corporations and the insurance market. Course graduates will be equipped to work in various capacities in financial institutions, especially in banks, insurance companies and trusts, as stockbrokers or private financial investors, in finance and accounting departments of companies and institutions. They will hold higher managerial positions in financial divisions of banks, insurance companies or as financial and capital market analysts, controllers, etc.

Learning Outcomes

The programme graduates with the specialization Financial markets will:

  • understand and define basic terminology used in finance theory and practice
  • be able to calculate yield from financial investments and an impact of inflation on savings and financial investments
  • be able to describe and understand basic trends in financial markets
  • be able to choose suitable bank products for savings and credits

The programme graduates with the specialization Accounting will:

  • be able to explain accounting methods used in national and international business,
  • understand systems of valuation and taxation used in the Czech Republic and in the EU countries
  • understand auditing procedures used in international business
  • be able to develop financial analysis system for trading companies and financial institutions

Economics

Programme Description

The field of Economics emphasises, above all, a thorough knowledge of the current economic theory in its broader context. This field of study aims to produce graduates who are able to independently deal with diverse theoretical and applied economic problems while relying on their knowledge of modern theoretical economics and indispensable mathematical-statistical methods.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates may find employment in the area of economic theories and research as well as in commerce, financial sector, public administration, or economic journalism. They are also suitable candidates for analytic, scientific and research posts in central and commercial banks and in departments of government bodies that prepare and implement economic policy tools (e.g. Ministry of Finance or Czech National Bank). Thanks to their excellent knowledge of empiric work with data and economic modelling, graduates may find their career paths in statistical authorities and agencies, in companies that deal with finance and financial markets, analytical departments of public administration bodies, or in manufacturing and retail companies.

A very good knowledge of economics and mathematical methods allows graduates to study in economic doctoral programs, thus improving their qualification and enabling them to find jobs in private national and multinational companies, and in government or international economic/political institutions.

Public Economics and Administration

Programme Description

Public Economics and Administration field of study is designed for those who aim to understand relations between the private sector and public sector. Students are encouraged to learn critical thinking; they analyze problems, look for potential solutions and discuss the impact of the solutions. Graduates may find employment in the public, private or non-profit sectors.

Not only do students acquire a profound knowledge of the system of public finance and public administration, but they also study how to efficiently manage public funds both in the public revenue (tax system, tax and fees administration), and in public spending in diverse areas. Non-profit studies are also part of the program.

Graduates pursue their careers in managerial positions in regional and municipal administrative bodies, government ministries, government agencies, municipal companies, or European institutions. The structure of the study program also allows graduates to find jobs in the private sector or in managerial positions in the non-profit sector, where they work as directors, fundraisers, public relations or communications experts, project managers, or economists.

Learning Outcomes

The graduates will:

  • master specialist terminology and language both in its written and oral form. Will excel at communication and team work and be trained to act appropriately in various social events and functions.
  • have excellent knowledge of English and one other modern language. Be able to make and deliver a presentation, engage in discussion using foreign languages, write specialist texts.
  • apply suitable tools of quantitative analysis when tackling tasks related to various areas of public economics and finance. Be able to interpret the results correctly.
  • be able to explain advanced theoretical and methodological findings of general economic theory.
  • understand theoretical findings of the specialized disciplones related to public finance, public administration and non-profit studies and apply these findings when handling model and practical situations.
  • be able to use their acquired knowledge in practise. They will work in positions which require independent decision-making, initiative, and the ability to analyze and solve problems, formulate concepts, and plan, create and realize projects.

15.09.2016 ISCOBEMM 2016