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.
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.
Knowledge of fundamental economic terminology and relations. Basics of microeconomic and macroeconomic theories.
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
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
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.
Type of course unit
26 hours, compulsory
Teacher / Lecturer
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
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
eLearning: currently opened course