Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Fundamentals of Business II
Mode of completion and Number of ECTS credits:
Exm (5 credits)
Course supervisor:
doc. Dr. Ing. Milan Majerník
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Students will acquire practical skills in business through joining a college education program Povolanie Podnikateľ (in cooperation with Junior Achievement SR n.o.). Students joining this program will simulate the activity of a joint stock company, work under simulated legislative, but realistic economic conditions. Their purpose is to assess their own financial resources of shareholders and try out all aspects of business activity in practice. A part of this project is a possibility of consultation of managers.
Prerequisites for registration:
Course contents:
Founding of the student association "Povolanie Podnikateľ"
selection of working positions in student company
Adjustment of the business plan
Subscription of stock, founding the student stock company
Preparation and provision of real business activity
– production and selling of products
- marketing
- management accounting
- employee management
- problem solving related to the student firm
Terminating the business activity,
general assembly, payment of investment and dividend to shareholders

Recommended or required reading:
  • PLCHOVÁ, J. Základy podnikania. Bratislava: Vydavateľstvo STU, 2013. 100 s. ISBN 978-80-227-4112-5.
  • SAHLMAN, W. How to Write a Great Business Plan. Columbus, USA: McGraw Hill Education, 2008.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods:
The course Fundamentals of Business II. contains 13 lectures, each taking 2 hours and 13 seminars, each taking 3 hours.
Assesment methods and criteria:
Language of instruction:
Slovak, English
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