Institute: Szervezési és Vezetési Intézet (1084 Budapest, Tavaszmező u. 17.) Credit: 5
Type of classes: Nappali Language: angol Semester: 2019/20/2
 
Level: Mechatronikai mérnök MSc szak angol nyelven;
 
Responsible Teacher: Dr. Takácsné Prof. Dr. György Katalin Teacher(s): 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,
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
topic of economy by statistical data. A closing execise on the last week of the semester, reaching at least 51 %.
 
Week of
semester
Topics of lectures/practices
1. Lecture: Introduction. Organisational objectives - business organisations
Practice: Case study based on literature - general economic environment
2. Lecture: Theory of firms
Practice: Theory of Costs
3. Lecture: Production, value chain
Practice: Profit and economic variables I.
4. Lecture: Business environment - macro
Practice: Profit and economic variables II.
5. Lecture: International business environment - globalisation
Practice: Macro environment analysis methods (PEST, PESTEL, STEEP)
6. Lecture: Micro-level business environment
Practice: Micro-level business environment - the five forces of competition
7. Lecture: Micro-level business environment
Practice: Micro-level business environment - resource analysis, resource management
8. Lecture: Financial statements. Capital structure.Role of foriegn capital.
Practice: Presentations I Cost and profit analysis
9. Lecture: Investment decisions, Cost and profit analysis
Practice: Investment decisions, Cost and profit analysis - calculations
10. Lecture: Organisational structures
Practice: Presentations II
11. Lecture: Life cycle of the enterprise and its finances
Practice: Presentaitons III
12. Lecture: Competitiveness - marketing aspects of business operations
Practice: Core competencies
13. Lecture: Change and change strategies in organisations
Practice: Managing of business risks
14. Lecture: Corporate social responsibility - role of managers
Practice: Presentations IV
 
Type of evaluation,
repetition, calculation
of grade, etc.
An assey and its presentation on a special topic of business economics (6-8 pages, min 10 minutes): 40 %; presentation (ppt) on a sector of the given country, using statistical data: 20 %, closing exercise (written): 40 %. During the semester 10 % can be gethered by extra homework or activity at the consultations.
Type of evaluation,
repetition, calculation
of grade, etc.
Two essasy and a presentation, successfully in time.
 
Compulsory literature: Savov R, Takács-György K: Selected chapters from strategic management Nyitra: Slovak Agricultural University, 2016. 85 p.
Fundamentals of Business: Canadian Edition. Open textbooks by Giulia Forsythe licensed CC BY flickr. ECAMPUSONTARIO. 2018. in Moodle system.
Ppt-s given during the semester through moodle system.
Suggested literature: Turèková,N. – Svetlanská, T. – Takács I. (2016): Business Economics – International V4 Studies. Nitra. International Visegrad Fund´s, Visegrad
University Studies Grant No. 61200004. 109. p
Materials and ppt-s given during the semester.
Campbell, D.J. - Craig, T. (2005) Organisations and the Business Environment, Routledge. Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann, p. 696