Course syllabus MO - International Trade (ŠAVŠ - Sklad předmětů)

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Course title: International Trade
Semester: -- item not defined --
Course supervisor: Ing. Martina Beránek, Ph.D.
Supervising department: Department of Marketing and Management (ŠAVŠ)
Prerequisites for registration: not Bachelor state examination
Time allowance: full-time, 2/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 0/8 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Type of study: usual
Form of teaching: lecture, seminar
Mode of completion and credits: Exam (4 credits)
Course objective:
The aim of the course is to learn how to understand principles of international trade. The course is focused on international trade development and its economic importance, direct foreign investment, principles and tools of international trade policy, involvement of states in international trade include the most importante integration in world, especially European integration. Special attention is paid to foreign trade of the Czech Republic. The course contents also the basics of geopolitics, principles of international less developed countries aid, international migration and its influence on international trade, cultural diversity in business relationships and business diplomacy.
 
Course methods: Course is taught as a mixture of lectures and seminars. The lectures help students to understand the topic and its content. Students cooperate in small teams at the seminar. Based on the knowledge students prepare a presentation focused on the analysis of selected world economies, identified business opportunities and possible risk.
 
Course content:
1.Introduction to the Study of International Trade (allowance 1/1)
2.International Trade Theories (allowance 1/1)
3.International Trade Policy, Multilateralism, Regionalism, Liberalism, Protectionism (allowance 1/1)
4.Investment Policy, Foreign Direct Investment (allowance 1/1)
5.International Agreements and Organizations Supporting International Trade (allowance 1/1)
6.European Integration Part I. (allowance 1/1)
7.European Integration Part II. (allowance 1/1)
8.International Trade of Less Developed Countries, Less Developed Countries Aid (allowance 1/1)
9.Influence of Geopolitics on International Trade (allowance 1/1)
10.International Migration on the Context of International Trade (allowance 1/1)
11.Cultural Diversity and Its Role in International Trade (allowance 1/1)
12.International Trade and Diplomatic Protocol and Business Diplomacy (allowance 1/1)
 
Learning outcomes and competences:
After completing the course, student will be able to:
 
-Will clarify the integration processes in the world and especially in Europe and will explain the multilateral and regionalist approach
-Will discuss forms in international investment and will compare approaches to investment policy
-Will interpret the issue of protectionism and liberalism in the context of international trade.
-Will recognize the relationship between geopolitics and international trade and will define contemporary concepts

Teaching methods and workload (hours of workload):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     Attendance of lectures24 h0 h
     Attendance of courses/seminars/tutorials12 h0 h
     Consultations with teacher (part-time form of study)0 h12 h
Self-study
     Course reading and ongoing preparation29 h48 h
     Ongoing evaluation4 h0 h
     Composing of individual (seminar) work10 h20 h
     Composing of presentation5 h4 h
     Preparation for final test56 h56 h
Total140 h140 h
 
Assessment methods:
Requirement typeDaily attendanceCombined form
Active lecture/seminar/workshop/tutorial participation12 %8 %
Term paper20 %32 %
Presentation8 %0 %
Final test60 %60 %
Total100 %100 %
 
Course completion:
Evaluation of students performance is based on attendance, in-class activity (max. 18 poits) and getting 70% out of 20 points for the midterm test. 20 points is awarded for presentation od final project. Two ministudies can add 2 more points.
Final exam consists of written and oral parts. Minimum for getting credits is 60%.
Final evaluation:
100 - 90 - excellent
89 - 75 - very good
74 - 60 - good
less than 60 - fail
 
Support for combined/distance forms of study:
Students are recommended to use study materials located at document server of info system AIS and Business Info portal of Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic (www.businessinfo.cz)


 
Reading list:
Basic:
Language of instruction: Czech
CIVÍN, L. Jak porozumět globální ekonomice?: předmět a metody zkoumání globální ekonomiky. 1st ed. Olympia, 2018. 177 p. ISBN 978-80-7376-498-2.
Language of instruction: English
International trade: the basics. Routledge, 2017. 197 p. The basics. ISBN 9781138824393.
Applied international trade. 2nd ed. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. 544 p. ISBN 978-0-230-52154-4.
Global trade policy: questions and answers. 1st ed. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2014. 347 p. ISBN 978-1-118-35765-1.

Study plans:
B-EM-EOE Business Administration and Sales, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2012/2013
B-EM-EOE Business Administration and Sales, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2016/2017
B-EM-EOE Business Administration and Sales, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2017/2018
B-EM-BAS Business Administration and Sales, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2017/2018
B-EM-BAS Business Administration and Sales, part-time form, initial academic year WS 2018/2019
B-EM-EOE Business Administration and Sales, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2018/2019
B-EM-BAS Business Administration and Sales, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2018/2019
Track BMO Marketing and Sales Management part-time form, initial academic year WS 2019/2020
Track BMO Marketing and Sales Management full-time form, initial academic year WS 2019/2020
Track MBOE Marketing and Sales Management full-time form, initial academic year WS 2019/2020
B-MOE Business Administration - Major in Marketing and Sales Management, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2019/2020
B-MO Business Administration - Major in Marketing and Sales Management, part-time form, initial academic year WS 2019/2020
B-MO Business Administration - Major in Marketing and Sales Management, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2019/2020
 
Run in the period of: WS 2019/2020, SS 2018/2019, WS 2018/2019, SS 2017/2018, WS 2017/2018, SS 2016/2017   (and older)
Course tutor: Ing. Martina Beránek, Ph.D. (supervisor)
Ing. Jaroslav Demel, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
prof. Ing. Ivan Jáč, CSc. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Teaching language: Czech, English
Room: Mladá Boleslav


Last modification made by Ing. Martina Beránek, Ph.D. on 04/07/2019.

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