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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Entrepreneurship for Engineers

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
2385003 KZ 5 2P+2C Czech
Lecturer:
Miroslav Žilka
Tutor:
Miroslav Žilka
Supervisor:
Department of Management and Economics
Synopsis:

This course introduces entrepreneurship as a way relevant to student's future professional career. Technically oriented students who haven?t any specialized economical and management courses in their curriculum are introduced to the fundamental issues needed to start of their own businesses using simple and understandable form. To study the basic information of individual topics e-learning materials accessible on the web portal are prepared. Acquired knowledge is then practiced at workshops involving external lectors. Evaluation and classification is based on the e-learning tests and student?s case study, related to small business issues (mostly the business plan of a start-up company).

Requirements:

Basic knoledge from the course Management a Economics of the Enterprise

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Introduction of course program and rules, principles of work with e-learning materials, the role of the entrepreneur

2. The business legislation minimum

3. How to write a business plan - types of business plans, target persons, description of individual parts of the business plan

4. How to manage people - the basics of personnel management, employee motivation and recruitment

5. How to find the way to the customer - marketing fundamentals for entrepreneurs, marketing mix

6. How to control company costs - cost control, costing of products

7. How to control company finance - the basics of financial management

8. How to make sense of accounting - an introduction to the accounting for small business, basic concepts, the main balance-sheets

9. What to do when you need money for your business - the main types of corporate financing

10. How to ensure the further development of your business - business development and evaluation of investment projects

11. How to ensure the production of quality and environment-friendly products - basic introduction to the issues of quality of production and its environmental impacts

12. The most common causes of failure of SMEs

13. Summary and recapitulation of the course content

Syllabus of tutorials:

Workshop 1 - business idea and business strategy

Workshop 2 - business legislation

Workshop 3 - project management

Workshop 4 - Start of the business - personal experience

Workshop 5 - presentations of student?s case studies

Workshop 6 - presentations of student?s case studies

Study Objective:

The main goal of the course is to support and to develop entrepreneurial and managerial knowledge and skills of students of technical study programs.

Study materials:
Note:
Further information:
www.e-rep.fs.cvut.cz
Time-table for winter semester 2019/2020:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
roomKN:A-214
Žilka M.
16:00–17:30
(lecture parallel1)
Karlovo nám.
Posluchárna KA214
roomKN:A-214
Žilka M.
17:45–19:15
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.101)

Karlovo nám.
Posluchárna KA214
Fri
Thu
Fri
Time-table for summer semester 2019/2020:
Time-table is not available yet
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2020-01-28
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet1513006.html