Course: Enterprise in a Regional Environment

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Course title Enterprise in a Regional Environment
Course code UPEM/KPR
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 3
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Mandysová Ivana, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
Theoretical analysis of the location concepts. Technology and location behavior. Spatial and social aspects of corporate networks. New industry and new growth centers. Innovative environment. Polarization theory - the basic features. Sector polarization. Innovation concept - characteristics of the innovation process. Spatial differences in innovations. Business and social structure and innovation. The influence of internal and external conditions on business environment. Business environment and rationality.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Methods of individual activities
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to provide knowledge of the space theories as a summary of disciplines devoted to the study of spatial phenomena, processes and relationships in terms of status and operations in the region. Included is the characteristic of spatial economic arrangement with respect to localization, innovation, spatial networks, social and business structure. The influence of external and internal factors in the environment for business.
Students will be able to use various information and phenomena relating to the issue of the region and operate in the region.
Prerequisites
unspecified

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination, Written examination, Home assignment evaluation

The assignment is granted upon completion of the following conditions: completion and presentation of the seminar paper. Examination granting is conditioned by passing the final written or oral test.
Recommended literature
  • Blažek, Jiří. Teorie regionálního rozvoje : nástin, kritika, klasifikace. Praha: Karolinum, 2002. ISBN 80-246-0384-5.
  • Hoover, E.,M., Giarrantani, F. An Introduction to Regional Economics. New York: Aucklend, 1999.
  • MAIER, G., TÖDTLING, F.:. Regionálna a urbanistická ekonomika. Bratislava: Elita, 1997.
  • MAIER, G., TÖDTLING, F.:. Regionální a urbanistická ekonomika. Bratislava: Elita, 1998.
  • Matoušková, Z. a kol.:. Regionální a municipální ekonomika. Praha, 2000.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Economics and Administration Economics and Operation in Enterprises (2014) Economy 3 Winter
Faculty of Economics and Administration Economics and Operation in Enterprises (2016) Economy 3 Winter
Faculty of Economics and Administration Economics and Operation in Enterprises (2013) Economy 3 Winter