Course detail

Corporate Economy

FP-epPAcad. year: 2022/2023

The course deals with the basic information in the field of: Entrepreneurship, company, company characteristics, functions of company, surrounding environment of the company, categorization, property and capital structure, costs and their classification, revenues and their classification, economic results and their classification, property pricing, company assesment, company activities (production, commercial, financial, investment), business accounting, specific economies.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will be made familiar with professional terminology used in company economics. They will acquire the basic skills necessary for study of economic disciplines.


Secondary school knowledge and skills.


Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course is taught in the form of lectures, which have the character of interpretation of basic principles and theory of given discipline. Exercise is focused on the practical handling of the material discussed at the lectures.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Conditions for awarding the course-unit credit:
- Active participation in exercises will be controlled and assessed by the teacher
- Credit test – max score of 25 points, the minimum number of points is 15 (60%).
Conditions for passing an exam: Knowledge of taught topics, emphasis is placed on mastering professional terminology.
Form of examination: Written – 3 questions (examples) with max 25 points.
A : 100 – 90 points
B : 89 – 80 points
C : 79 – 70 points
D : 69 – 60 points
E : 59 – 50 points
F : 49 – 0 points

Course curriculum

Topics lectures are as follows:
- Basic information, substance of company and entrepreneurship – explanation of basic terms
- Property and capital structure of the company
- Property pricing
- Costs and Revenues their classification
- Economic results and their classification
- Production activity of the company
- Commercial activity
- Investment activity
- Financial Management of the company
- Company strategy
- Business accounting
- Specific economics
- Company assessment

The seminars are focused on practising the lectured topics and elaboration of case studies (both individually and in teams).
Each seminar is related to the topic of previous lecture emphasising practical application of acquired knowledge in the following fields:
- Balance sheet and Cash Flow
- Costing and Pricing
- The relation between profit, production volume, price and costs, Break Even Point
- Wages Calculation, the difference between employer and employee

Work placements

Not applicable.


The main objective of the course is to provide students with basic knowledge of and terms related to the company economics.

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

Attendance at seminars is controlled. The reason of absence is considered by the teacher and he/she decides about the form of compensation. In case of excused absence from seminars, the teacher may in justified cases set a make-up condition, as a rule the elaboration of partial assignment.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

SYNEK, M.; KISLINGEROVÁ, E. a kol. Podniková ekonomika. 6.vyd. Praha: C.H.Beck, 2015. 560 s. ISBN 978-80-7400-274-8.
KOCMANOVÁ, A. Ekonomické řízení podniku. Praha: Linde Praha, 2013. ISBN 978-80-7201-932-8.
SYNEK, M. a kol. Manažerská ekonomika. 5. vydání Praha: Grada, 2011. 480 s. ISBN 978-80-247-3494-1.
STROUHAL, J. Ekonomika podniku.. 3. vyd. Praha: Aleš Čeněk, 2016. 186 s. ISBN 978-80-247-3494-1.

Recommended reading

SYNEK, M.; KOPKÁNĚ, H.; KUBÁLKOVÁ, M. Manažerské výpočty a ekonomická analýza. Praha: C.H. Beck, 2010. ISBN 978-80-7400-154-3.
MAREK, P. a kol. Studijní průvodce financemi podniku. 2. vyd. Praha: Ekopress, 2009. 634 s. ISBN 978-80-86929-49-1.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme BAK-UAD Bachelor's, 1. year of study, winter semester, compulsory
  • Programme BAK-EP Bachelor's, 1. year of study, winter semester, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer