Course detail

Economics for Managers

FIT-MEKAcad. year: 2018/2019

The course is a follow up of general economic theory in particular from company management, microeconomics, statistics, mathematics, finance and accounting. The course provides basic theoretical knowledge of and practical skills in the sphere of managerial economy. It is focused on characteristics of basic corporate activities, property and capital structure of the company, financial management and economics, questions related to property and company valuation, revenues and costs from the managerial point of view, corporate activities (production, financial and investment activities) as well as personal management. The emphasis is laid first of all on the decision making process. The course addresses especially the economic aspect of given topics as well as mastering the professional terminology.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The course offers students the knowledge and skills in the field of managerial economics. The students will learn how to apply their knowledge of economic theory as well as various mathematical methods. They acquire basic skill necessary for the practical application of taught topics in the sphere of business and managerial decision-making.


Knowledge of basic economic terms from the sphere of microeconomics, mathematics, corporate management, marketing, production management, accounting as well as mathematical and statistical methods.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

SYNEK, M. a kol. Manažerská ekonomika. 3.vyd. Praha: Grada Publishing, s.r.o,2003. 466s. ISBN 80- 247 - 0515-X.
WÖHE, G. Úvod do podnikového hospodářství. 1. vyd. Praha: C.H. Beck, 1995. s.748, ISBN 80-7179-014-1.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.


The main objective of the course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills from the sphere of managerial economy, such as capital and property structure of the company, individual corporate activities and their mutual relations. At the same time, the course is a follow up of number of courses regarding corporate finance, microeconomics and corporate management.

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

Attending lectures and seminars.
Continuous preparations for seminars (individual research from literature).
Researching case studies.
Preparation for final exam.
Written exam, optional oral exam.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme IT-MGR-2 Master's

    branch MBI , any year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, elective
    branch MPV , any year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, elective
    branch MSK , any year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, elective
    branch MBS , any year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, elective
    branch MMM , any year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, elective
    branch MMI , 2. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


  1. Requirements to examination. Managerial economy - interpretation basic conceptions.
  2. Purposes company and his function.
  3. Rights in property and capital structure company.
  4. Yields, costs, income from operations.
  5. Gain and iterrelations between basic economic quantities.
  6. Managerial conception loads.
  7. Productive activity of a company.
  8. Financial activity of a company.
  9. Company capital activity .
  10. Company investments.
  11. Capital budgeting. Investment efficiency.
  12. Personal work
  13. Accounting. Analyses, controlling.

Fundamentals seminar

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer