Course: International Business 1

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Course title International Business 1
Course code KAE/MO1
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and 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
  • Geršlová Jana, prof. PhDr. CSc.
Course content
Theory of international trade, international exchange and arbitration, the nature and development of international trade, international trade policy and protectionism; institutional arrangements of the world economy and the WTO: economic integration and creation of a internal market of the EU, the role of foreign trade in the economy, trade and balance of payments, research of foreign markets, search for new sales opportunities and acquiring foreign market, research of the competition, target and methods of research (desk research and field research); characteristics of the target territory; traits, implementations and results of the research of foreign markets; marketing, sales negotiation, duties and customs procedures; taxes and logistics.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Work with Text (with Book, Textbook)
  • Homework for Teaching - 25 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Course Credit - 25 hours per semester
  • Attendace - 12 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to get knowledge in basic principles of international trade.
Basic knowledge of international trade and the ability to effectively implement a business case abroad.
No special prerequisites, it is possible to simultaneously or subsequently pass courses International Economic Integration 1 and 2.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance, Dialog

The condition for completing the course in the winter semester is 70% participation in class and at seminars. The course is completed by a controlled interview on three selected topics.
Recommended literature
  • BALAŠ, Vladimír, ŠTURMA, Pavel. (1997). Kurs mezinárodního ekonomického práva. C.H.Beck Praha.
  • Cihelková E. et al. (2004). Mezinárodní ekonomie. Oeconomia Praha.
  • JANATKA, František, et al. (2004). Obchod v rámci Evropské unie a obchodní operace mimo členské země EU. ASPI Praha.
  • Klínský P. (1998). Cvičení a příklady z ekonomiky mezinárodního obchodu : učebnice pro střední odborné a vyšší odborné školy a pro veřejnost. Fortuna Praha.
  • MACHKOVÁ, H., SATO, A., ČERNOHLÁVKOVÁ, E. (2009). Mezinárodní obchodní operace.. Praha.
  • MACHKOVÁ, Hana, SATO, Alexej, ZAMYKALOVÁ, Miroslava. (2002). Mezinárodní obchod a marketing : praktická výkladová encyklopedie. Grada Publishing, Praha.
  • SVATOŠ, M. (2009). Zahraniční obchod. Teorie a praxe. Praha.
  • Štěrbová, Ludimila. (2013). Mezinárodní obchod ve světové krizi 21. stole. GRADA.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Arts Specialised French for Economic Practice (2016) Philological sciences - -
Faculty of Arts Russian Philology (2012) Philological sciences - Winter
Faculty of Arts Applied Economic Studies (2015) Economy 1 -