Course detail

Economy of Municipalities

FAST-HV051Acad. year: 2018/2019

Specifications of terms like village and city as a social-economic system. Property of villages and cities. System of public budgets and budgets of district councils, cities and villages. Local and urban councils organization.

Department

Institute of Structural Economics and Management (EKR)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

To get basic knowledge from area of organisation of municipality authorities. To acquire ability to orient in municipalities economy, management of property and financial resources for preparing proficiency in public investments. To get knowledge of the legislation. Insight into asset valuation and investment efficiency. Increasing capabilities presentation.

Prerequisites

Knowledge of fundamental economic terminology and relations. Basics of microeconomic and macroeconomic theories.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course is taught through practical classes and self-study assignments. Attendance at practical classes is compulsory.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Attendance and presentations of students

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Aims

To get basic knowledge from area of organisation of municipality authorities. To acquire ability to orient in municipalities economy, management of property and financial resources for preparing proficiency in public investments.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme N-P-C-MI Master's

    branch X , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Exercise

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. The related legislation
2. Organization of towns and villages
3. The economic activities of municipalities
4. Development of municipalities
5. Property and asset valuation
6. Infrastructure
7. Effectiveness of investments
8. Funding - source
9. Management methods
10. Externalities, internalisation and management levels
11. Rating municipalities
12. Presentations of students
13. Presentations of students

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