Institute: Szervezési és Vezetési Intézet (1081 Budapest, Népszínház u. 8.) Credit: 5
Type of classes: Nappali Language: angol Semester: 2017/18/2
Level: Mechatronikai mérnök MSc szak angol nyelven;
Responsible Teacher: Dr. Takácsné Prof. Dr. György Katalin Teacher(s): Dr. Takácsné Prof. Dr. György Katalin; Dr. Takácsné Prof. Dr. György Katalin;
Consultations (total/week): Heti Lectures: 2 Practice lectures: 2 Labs: 0 Consultations: 0
Type of Exam: félévközi jegy
Aim of the subject: The aim of the course is to explore businesses from a contingencialist point of view; relations to their environment along with their internal
processes. The general characteristics, such as the work and power structures, business functions of organisations, questions of resource management
from wider aspect, value creating processes and financial aspects of investment strategies and general operations are also discussed.
Requirements during the semester
(homeworks, essays,
excercises, teamworks,
part and final
oral/written exam etc.):
During the semester it is required an assey and presentation on a special topic of business economics (6-8 pages, min 10 minutes) and to present a
case study characterising an enterprise (15-20 pages, following the requirements of the closing thesis.) A closing execise on the last week of the
semester, reaching at least 51 %.
Week of
Topics of lectures/practices
1. EA: Organisational objectives - business organisations
GY: Case study based on literature - general economic environment
2. EA:Theory of firms
GY: Theory of Costs
3. EA:Production, value chain
GY:Profit and economic variables I.
4. EA: Business environment - macro
GY: Profit and economic variables II.
5. EA:International business environment - globalisation
GY: Macro environment analysis methods (PEST, PESTEL, STEEP)
6. EA: Micro-level business environment
GY: Micro-level business environment - the five forces of competition
7. EA: Micro-level business environment
GY: Micro-level business environment - resource analysis, resource management
8. EA: Financial statements. Capital structure.Role of foreign capital.
GY: Presentations I Cost and profit analysis
9. EA: Investment decisions, Cost and profit analysis
GY: Investment decisions, Cost and profit analysis - calculations
10. EA: Organisational structures
GY: Presentations II
11. EA: Life cycle of the enterprise and its finances
GY: Presentaitons III
12. EA: Competitiveness - marketing aspects of business operations
GY: Core competencies
13. EA: Change and change strategies in organisations
GY: Managing of business risks
14. EA: Corporate social responsibility - role of managers
GY: Presentations IV
Compulsory literature: Campbell - Craig (2005) Organisations and the Business Environment, Routledge.
Savov R, Takács-György K: Selected chapters from strategic management
Nyitra: Slovak Agricultural University, 2016. 85 p.
Suggested literature: Turèeková,N. – Svetlanská, T. – Takács I. (2016): Business Economics – International V4 Studies. Nitra. International Visegrad Fund´s, Visegrad
Studies Grant No. 61200004. 109. p
Materials and ppt-s given during the semester.
Methods of
quality assurance
of the subject :
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