Institute: Szervezési és Vezetési Intézet (1081 Budapest, Népszínház u. 8.) Credit: 2
Type of classes: Nappali Language: angol Semester: 2018/19/1
 
Level: Környezetmérnök BSc angol nyelvû képzés;
 
Responsible Teacher: Dr. Katona Ferenc Teacher(s): Dr. Takácsné Prof. Dr. György Katalin;
Consultations (total/week): Heti Lectures: 2 Practice lectures: 0 Labs: 0 Consultations: 0
 
Type of Exam: vizsga
 
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. THe subject
deals with main economic principles, market mechanism, decisions, the basis of strategic thinking.
Requirements during the semester
(homeworks, essays,
excercises, teamworks,
presentations,
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 written exercise on the last week of the
semester, reaching at least 51 %.
 
Week of
semester
Topics of lectures/practices
1. Organisational objectives - business organisations
Case study based on literature - general economic environment
2. Theory of firms
Theory of Costs
3. Production, value chain
Profit and economic variables I.
4. Business environment - macro
Profit and economic variables II.
5. International business environment - globalisation
Macro environment analysis methods (PEST, PESTEL, STEEP)
6. Micro-level business environment
Micro-level business environment - the five forces of competition
7. Micro-level business environment
Micro-level business environment - resource analysis, resource management
8. Financial statements. Capital structure.Role of foriegn capital.
Presentations I
Cost and profit analysis
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9. Investment decisions, Cost and profit analysis
Investment decisions, Cost and profit analysis - calculations
10. Organisational structures
Presentations II
11. Life cycle of the enterprise and its finances
Presentaitons III
12. Competitiveness - marketing aspects of business operations
Core competencies
13. Change and change strategies in organisations
Managing of business risks
14. Corporate social responsibility - role of managers
Presentations IV
 
Type of evaluation,
repetition, calculation
of grade, etc.
An assey and presentation on a special topic of business economics (6-8 pages, min 10 minutes): 30 %; case study characterising an enterprise (15-20 pages, following the requirements of the closing thesis): 30 %, closing exercise (written): 40 %.
Type of evaluation,
repetition, calculation
of grade, etc.
Written exam
 
Compulsory literature: Ppt of the lectures. Campbell - Craig (2005) Organisations and the Business Environment, Routledge. Ppt-s given during the semester.
Turčeková,N. – Svetlanská, T. – Takács I. (2016): Business Economics – International V4 Studies. Nitra. International Visegrad Fund´s, Visegrad
University Studies Grant No. 61200004. ISBN 978-80-552-1477-1. 109. p
Suggested literature: Sadov, R. - Takács-György, K. (2016): Selected chapters from Strategic Management. Nitra. International Visegrad Fund´s, Visegrad University Studies
Grant No. 61200004. ISBN 978-80-552-1509-9. 86. p; Takácsné György K, Takács
 
Other literature: All materials given during the lectures.
Methods of
quality assurance
of the subject :
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