Course: Industry Regional Analysis

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Course title Industry Regional Analysis
Course code URBV/PORA
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Kraftová Ivana, doc. Ing. CSc.
Course content
The division of labor (Smith) and teleological concept of the structure of the economy (Englis). Sector (industry)classification - statistical, purpose built. Historical development of sectoral and industry structure of the world, continents, teh ČR. Localization factors and evaluation of concentration and specialization of industries. Regional impacts by type of industry. Analysis of the selected branch, according to Porter's five forces model, its regional impacts. (Primary, secondary, tertiary, quartiary sector, the interaction of private and public sectors, traditional and network industries, industrial market structure; selected industries.) Sectoral innovation and competitiveness. Prediction of ?ndustry development as a means of saturation current and future needs.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Skills training
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Learning outcomes
The goal is to acquire knowledge on the sectoral (industry) structure of regions, the methods of its analysis, the influence of lokalization factors in the sector development, and the extent and method of influence by sectoral structure on regional development.
Student completing the course will develop their analytical skills with the ability to make rational founded judgments, and develop view of its implementation within the regional management process.
Prerequisites
The course uses knowledge of economics; is loosely based on the economic history and courses on business economics at the undergraduate level.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination, Home assignment evaluation, Student performance assessment

To pass the course is to be solved a case study. The credit is preceded by group discussions on selected topics.
Recommended literature
  • Engliš, Karel:. Národní hospodářství (Vybrané kapitoly).. Brno, MU, 1994. ISBN 80-85-834-09-X.
  • Kraftová, Ivana. Prosperující podnik v regionálním kontextu. Praha: Wolters Kluwer Česká republika, 2013. ISBN 978-80-7357-989-0.
  • Nelson, R.R. (ed.). Government and Technical Progress: A Cross-Industry Analysis.. New York, Pergamon, 1982.
  • Proter, Michael, E. Konkurenční strategie: metody pro analýzu odvětví a konkurentů.. Praha, Victoria Publishing, 1994. ISBN 80-85-605-11-2.
  • Smith, Adam. Pojednání o podstatě a původu bohatství národů. (Vybrané kapitoly). Praha, Liberální institut, 2001. ISBN 80-85-389-15-4.


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 Regional Development (2014) Economy 1 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Regional Development (2013) Economy 1 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Regional Development (2014) Economy 1 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Regional Development (2013) Economy 2 Summer