Subject description - BE5B99PRO

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BE5B99PRO Project
Roles:P Extent of teaching:2P+2S+6D
Department:13116 Language of teaching:EN
Guarantors:Jandera J., Knápek J. Completion:Z
Lecturers:Jandera J., Knápek J. Credits:10
Tutors:Jandera J., Knápek J. Semester:Z

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An individual student project. The student works on a topic of his or her interest under supervision of a faculty staff member. The topic selection is supposed to be consulted with the tutor. Aside the individual work and consultancies the project course is accompanied by lectures and practical seminars about economic aspects of projects, presentation skills and technical writing.

Course outlines:

1. Introduction, Rules, Projects
2. Supply, Demand, Market equilibrium
3. Cost-Benefit principle, Consumer's situation, Marginal values
4. Average, Marginal and Total cost, Profit maximization
5. Decision making in economics, Opportunity cost
6. Impact of model assumptions on decisions of managers
7. Index numbers (Base value, Chain-type indexes), Compound annual growth rate
8. Money, Inflation, Deflation, GDP, Magic diamond
9. Communication and presentation techniques
10. Communication and presentation techniques cont.
11. Methods of data collection and data processing
12. Methods of data collection and data processing cont.
13. Comparative economic systems

Exercises outline:

1.-2.  Supply, Demand, Market equilibrium
3. Project 1 assignment
4. Consumer's situation
5. Costs, Profit maximization
6. Sunk cost, Opportunity cost, Irrelevant cost
7. Project 1 checkpoint & discussion, Project 2 assignment
8. Index numbers
9. Project 2 checkpoint & discussion
10. Presentation rehearsal
11. Presentation of Project 1 & peer assessment
12. Presentation of Project 2 & peer assessment
13. Final assessment


- Frank, R.,H., Bernanke, B.: Principles of Economics - Drury, C.: Managerial Accounting


Students will work on project in groups of 2-3 students. Project assignments are based on topics proposed by Dept. of Economics. Assessment will be granted for project presentation and its approval by the teacher(s) of the class.

Subject is included into these academic programs:

Program Branch Role Recommended semester
BEECS Common courses P 5
BPEECS_2018 Common courses P 5

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