EKD_z Economy of transport

Institute of Technology and Business in České Budějovice
summer 2021
Extent and Intensity
4/2/0. 8 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
Ing. Martina Hlatká (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. Ing. Rudolf Kampf, Ph.D., MBA
Department of Transport and Logistics - Faculty of Technology - Rector - Institute of Technology and Business in České Budějovice
Supplier department: Department of Transport and Logistics - Faculty of Technology - Rector - Institute of Technology and Business in České Budějovice
Timetable of Seminar Groups
EKD_z/P01: Tue 14:50–16:20 A7, Tue 16:30–18:00 A7, M. Hlatká
EKD_z/S01: Mon 13:05–14:35 D416, M. Hlatká
Prerequisites
OBOR ( CAP )
Basic knowledge of mathematics. Knowledge of transport and transport at bachelor level.Me
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
Course objectives supported by learning outcomes
Learning outcomes of the course unit The main objective of the course is to acquire basic knowledge of the general economy of the company and then with a specific focus on the economy of the transport company. The subject extends students' knowledge of general economics and economics. Students will get acquainted with the basic concepts used in the transport economy, will understand the specifics of transport financing, the calculation of demonstrable loss, a reasonable profit. It can also characterize the specifics of accounting operations in transport companies and is able to distribute costs between carriers. A graduate of a subject is willing to understand the financing of transport as a whole.
Learning outcomes
The graduate is ready to understand the economy of the transport company. It is able to determine and recognize individual costs. He is able to calculate the prices of the transport company. He knows the principles of financing transport as a whole.
Syllabus
  • 1. The nature of the business and the enterprise, the business objectives and the business environment. 2. Classification of enterprises, business life cycle and enterprise restructuring. 3. Business organizational structures 4. Transformation process of the enterprise - property structure of the enterprise, valuation and depreciation of fixed assets. 5. Transformation process of a company - company's capital structure, business valuation, optimal capital structure. 6. Costs, revenues, profit. 7. Strategic, tactical and operational management of the company, its tools, business plan of the company. 8. Characteristics of the company's production activity, production program, optimization and planning of the production process, planning and utilization of production capacity. 9. Financial management of the enterprise, types and ways of financing the company, financial analysis of the company. 10. Taxes and Tax System of the Czech Republic. 11. Procedure for evaluating the effectiveness of investments and indicators of economic efficiency of investments. 12. Business sales, business sales strategies, business conception planning, pricing methods. 13. Basics of transport business. 14. Definition of basic concepts related to public service performance in passenger transport (within the framework of transport services). 15. Financing of transport companies, principles of transport and tariff policy in transport. 16. Transportation and tariff policy. 17. Factors affecting the demand for transport services of the transport undertaking. 18. Supply of transport company performance. 19. Expenses, revenues and profit of the transport company. 20. External transport costs. 21. Characteristics characterizing the operating performance of the transport undertaking. 22. Preparation and planning of transport services of the transport company. 23. Pricing in transport. 24. Evaluation of investment in transport. 25. Accounting operations in transport, their specifics. 26. Breakdown of costs and benefits between carriers, division of freight.
Literature
    required literature
  • VOCHOZKA, Marek, Hana EZROVÁ, Tomáš KAFKA, Petr MULAČ, Věra MULAČOVÁ, Ludmila OPEKAROVÁ, Petra PÁRTLOVÁ, Jiří TUČEK and Jan VÁCHAL. Podniková ekonomika (Business Economics). 1. vyd. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2012. 570 pp. Finanční řízení. ISBN 978-80-247-4372-1. info
  • EISLER J., KUNST J., ORAVA F. Ekonomika dopravního systému. VŠE Praha. 2011. info
  • MELICHAR V., JEŽEK J. Ekonimika dopravního podniku. 2004. info
    recommended literature
  • VÁCHAL, Jan, Marek VOCHOZKA, Hana DOLEŽALOVÁ, Zita DRÁBKOVÁ, Ivana FALTOVÁ LEITMANOVÁ, Jan HRON, Lenka HRUŠKOVÁ, Petr KALLISTA, Martina KÖNIGOVÁ, Růžena KRNINSKÁ, Tomáš MACÁK, Ludmila OPEKAROVÁ, Marie OUBRECHTOVÁ, Ladislav ROLÍNEK, Jan SEDLÁK, Marie SLABÁ, Vojtěch STEHEL, Jarmila STRAKOVÁ, Dagmar ŠKODOVÁ PARMOVÁ, Petra PÁRTLOVÁ, Ivana TICHÁ, Drahoš VANĚČEK, Jaroslav VRCHOTA and Robert ZEMAN. Podnikové řízení (Enterprise management). 1. vyd. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2013. 688 pp. Finanční řízení. ISBN 978-80-247-4642-5. info
  • HYRŠLOVÁ J., KLEČKA J. Ekonomika podniku. Praha, 2008. ISBN 978-80-86730-36-3. info
Forms of Teaching
Lecture
Exercise
Excursion - language
Teaching Methods
Frontal Teaching
Brainstorming
Critical Thinking
Individual Work– Individual or Individualized Activity
Student Workload
ActivitiesNumber of Hours of Study Workload
Daily StudyCombined Study
Preparation for the Mid-term Test2626
Preparation for Lectures54 
Preparation for Seminars, Exercises, Tutorial 108
Preparation for the Final Test5050
Attendance on Lectures52 
Attendance on Seminars/Exercises/Tutorial/Excursion2624
Total:208208
Assessment Methods and Assesment Rate
Test – mid-term 30 %
Test – final 70 %
Exam conditions
First Test maximum 30% (0-30 points). Final Test: maximum 70% (0-70 points). Successful graduates of the course have to get totally at least 70 points: A 100 – 90, B 89,99 – 84, C 83,99 – 77, D 76,99 – 73, E 72,99 – 70, FX 69,99 – 30, F 29,99 - 0.
Language of instruction
Czech
The course is also listed under the following terms winter 2018, summer 2019, winter 2019, summer 2020, winter 2020.
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