International Business

Compulsory courses::
ECTS
Lectures
Seminares
Practice
Type
Business Negotiation
4
30
15
0
Compulsory
The course intention is to give students the modern knowledge about negotiating and also to teach them how to use that knowledge in everyday business practice. The need for negotiating becomes important in business relations between buyers and suppliers, partners, colleagues, but also in superior and inferior relations and in the relations with governmental, public or international institutions. Learned knowledge and skills about principles, strategies, business and negotiating tactics will be used for more successful negotiation leading and achieving better positions of negotiators than the opposite side. The efficiency of the negotiating technique will be studied through practical examples from everyday business practice.
Heri Bezić , PhD, Full Professor
Chair: 60/III
E-mail: heri.bezic@efri.hr
Phone: (051) 355 148
Davorin Balaž , MEcon, Assistant
Chair: 60/III
E-mail: davorin.balaz@efri.hr
Phone: (051) 355 148
Cost Accounting
6
30
15
15
Compulsory
The purpose of this course is to introduce students to theoretical issues of cost accounting, and gaining techniques and methods as planned by the course content. Within the seminar and workshop framework, students gain some competence in accounting processes in cost accounting, accounting of production, applying costing methods to calculating costs allocation to cost centres and cost objects, standardization of inputs costs, and other aspects of cost concept application in business performance.
Mira Dimitrić , PhD, Full Professor
Chair: 70/III
E-mail: mira.dimitric@efri.hr
Phone: (051) 355 149
Simon Čadež , PhD
Chair:
E-mail:
Phone:
Economics and International Trade Policies
6
45
15
0
Compulsory
The course is intended for the students who have already learnt theoretical principles in the course International Economics and therefore have to develop specific knowledge connected with economics and policies of international trade. Therefore, students will be provided with instruments, measures and mechanisms that greatly affect competitiveness of national economy, as well as its subjects. Previously mentioned knowledge represents the basis to understand content related to position of the Republic of Croatia in international environment.
Srdjan Redžepagic , PhD
Chair:
E-mail:
Phone:
Environmental Economics and Policy
6
30
30
0
Compulsory
Economy and ecology (General ecological considerations. Ecological crisis or development crisis. Managing causes and consequences of environmental pollution) Economic aspects of environmental protection (Key features of environmental economics. Environmental damage, modes and methods of damage assessments. Internalising environmental externalities. Economically sustainable environmental pollution. Ecological accountancy. Environmental taxes. Environmental evaluation methods) Economics and management of natural resources (Problems related to exhaustion of non renewable resources and over utilisation of renewable resources. Economics of protected areas. Ecotourism) Interdependence of economy and environment (Environmental limitations of economic growth. Economic functions of environment. Environmental ethics. Concept of sustainable development) Environmental economics in business (Firm s new role in environmental protection. Investment as a profitable activity in environmental protection . Integrated quality and environment management ) Tourism and sustainable development (Key features and environmental impact of various aspects of EU tourism development . Tourism and spatial economics) General characteristics of environmental policy (Genesis, objectives, principles, means and environmental policy makers. Criteria of policy evaluation. Policy instruments in environmental management. Policy financing) International environmental policy (Principles, objectives and policy makers. International environmental policy act. Environmental policy in the EU and transition countries. Environmental policy in Croatia).
Saša Čegar , PhD, Assistant Professor
Chair: 83/IV
E-mail: sasa.cegar@efri.hr
Phone: (051) 355 120
Wendy A. Kellogg , PhD
Chair:
E-mail:
Phone:
Financial Markets and Institutions 2
6
30
30
0
Compulsory
Corse objectives: The objective of the course is to give students theoretical knowledge on definition and functions of the financial markets and financial institutions. Emphasis is put on defining money market and capital market, as well as on international financial market and financial market of the EU. The second part of the course deals with definitions of financial institutions, particularly with deposit and non-deposit financial institutions. The course analyses the financial systems of Croatia and advanced countries, and particularly the financial system of the EU.
Zdenko Prohaska , PhD, Full Professor
Chair: 69/III
E-mail: zdenko.prohaska@efri.hr
Phone: (051) 355 128
International Finance in Global Economy
6
30
30
0
Compulsory
International Forwarding and Logistics
6
30
30
0
Compulsory
To acquire the basic economic knowledge about theoretical and practical economic phenomena of international forwarding and logistics.
International Marketing
6
45
15
0
Compulsory
Basics of international marketing. Theoretical basis of international exchange. Cultural influence. International marketing MIS. Foreign markets entries. Export expansion. Licensing, strategic investments and foreign direct investments. Consumer behaviour, market segmentation and positioning. Marketing in mature markets. Marketing in dynamic markets. Marketing in new markets. Product in international marketing. Distribution in international markets. Promotional mix of international marketing. Pricing in international markets
Master's Degree Paper
30
0
0
0
Compulsory
Microsystem of the EU
6
30
30
0
Compulsory
Pass on fundamental knowledge on microeconomic system that serves as a base for the functioning of the EU economy, i.e. universal market, and on the economic integration process and on joint microeconomic EU policies.
Srdjan Redžepagic , PhD
Chair:
E-mail:
Phone:
Quantitative Methods for Business Decisions
6
30
0
30
Compulsory
The main objectives of the course are the application of specific economic systems possibilities of the chosen analytical methods and modelling as the base for optimal and efficient decision-making as well as the comparison with the solutions calculated with the Simulation method.
Ivan Prudky , MEcon, Assistant
Chair: 89/IV
E-mail: ivan.prudky@efri.hr
Phone: 051/ 355 -140
Research Methodology
4
30
15
0
Compulsory
Davor Mance , PhD, Assistant Professor
Chair: 87/IV
E-mail: davor.mance@efri.hr
Phone: (051) 355 144
International Business 2
4
30
15
0
Compulsory
The course objective is to help students acquire knowledge and skills of international negotiating and also to teach them how to apply that knowledge in everyday international business practice. The need for negotiating becomes important in business relations between buyers and suppliers, partners, colleagues, but also in superior and inferior relations and in the relations with governmental, public or international institutions. Learned knowledge and skills about principles, strategies, business and negotiating tactics will be used for more successful international negotiation leading and achieving better positions of negotiators than the opposite side. The efficiency of the negotiating technique will be studied through practical examples from everyday international business practice.
Heri Bezić , PhD, Full Professor
Chair: 60/III
E-mail: heri.bezic@efri.hr
Phone: (051) 355 148
Mitja Ruzzier
Chair:
E-mail:
Phone:
Elective course 1:
ECTS
Lectures
Seminares
Practice
Type
Business Communication
4
30
0
15
Elective
The course objectives are to provide students with methods and techniques of successful business communication, and by interdisciplinary approach help students learn how to communicate with business partners, either person to person or via information technology. The knowledge students acquire help them up-build communication competence so necessary in contemporary business environment.
Zvonko Čapko , PhD, Full Professor
Chair: 46/II
E-mail: zvonko.capko@efri.hr
Phone: (051) 355 152
Comparative Tax Systems
4
30
15
0
Elective
The course structure encompasses tax systems and politics of developed and transition countries, with the emphasis on the EU member states as well as their comparison with the Croatian tax system and policy. All chapters are comparative and some case studies are added. The content follows: Taxes as percentage of GDP and tax structure. The tax base of direct taxation: income or consumption; standard and alternative model. Personal income tax: labor income taxation, capital income taxation; Integration of personal and corporate income tax. Corporate income tax: tax base and rates, tax incentives and FDI. Social security contributions. VAT: basic elements, effects, trends, EU harmonization. Excise and environmental taxes. Property taxation: property taxes (taxes on net wealth and immovable property); inheritance and gift taxes. International double taxation and its avoidance. Tax harmonization/coordination in the EU. Harmful tax competition: EU (Code of conduct, State aid, CCCTB), OECD. International information sources about tax systems (regular editions, web pages).
Information Systems for Decision-Making Support
4
30
0
15
Elective
The objective of the course is to make students familiar with the possibilities and functioning of the information system as a manager’s decision-making support and accordingly, introduce them to a computer supported models of decision making. The knowledge contained in this program is in function of perception of the synergy correlation of scientific decision and usage of information technologies in order to inspire the research and usage of computer supported methods of making a decision. Also, the goal is to train students to model information solutions by themselves, to a certain extent, and develop their own applications
Ana Babić , MBA, Assistant
Chair: 46/II
E-mail: ana.babic@efri.hr
Phone: (051) 355 152
Internship
4
0
45
0
Elective
Investment Analysis
4
30
15
0
Elective
Securities: definition and types of securities (debt and equity securities). Legal and financial aspects of securities. Short term securities: treasury bond, certificate of deposit, commercial bill, banker’s acceptance, check, bill of exchange. Long-term securities: bonds, equities, investment coupons (certificates).


Derivatives: floating rate notes, zero coupon bonds, dual currency bonds, convertible bonds, bonds with warrants attached, options, swaps, futures. Methods of analyzing securities: methods of bonds analysis, methods of equity analysis, methods of derivatives analysis. Securities in the world markets, European Union, transition countries and in the Republic of Croatia. Risk of investment in securities: interest rate risk, default risk, purchasing power risk, market risk, currency risk, political risk, country risk and other factors of risk. Securities trading: trading in primary, secondary, third and fourth market. Computer simulation of securities trading. Software for securities analysis.
Zdenko Prohaska , PhD, Full Professor
Chair: 69/III
E-mail: zdenko.prohaska@efri.hr
Phone: (051) 355 128
Managerial Economics
4
30
15
0
Elective
Examine environmental factors (internal and external) and offer theoretical basis for understanding their influence on business making. Offer guidelines on how to increase performance (productivity, efficiency, effectiveness, profitability) by applying tools of economic analysis to a wide array of business problems. Examine the standpoint of managers as central decision makers that reach (sub) optimal decisions considering various possibilities and constraints. Stimulate a problem solving approach and application of economic tools.
Market Research
4
30
15
0
Elective
Barbara Čater , PhD
Chair:
E-mail:
Phone:
Organization Theory
4
30
15
0
Elective
The objective of this course is to teach students how to define typical problems in business practice and functioning of organisations in terms of modern economic theories of organisation.
Compulsory courses::
ECTS
Lectures
Seminares
Practice
Type
Cost Accounting
6
30
15
15
Compulsory
The purpose of this course is to introduce students to theoretical issues of cost accounting, and gaining techniques and methods as planned by the course content. Within the seminar and workshop framework, students gain some competence in accounting processes in cost accounting, accounting of production, applying costing methods to calculating costs allocation to cost centres and cost objects, standardization of inputs costs, and other aspects of cost concept application in business performance.
Mira Dimitrić , PhD, Full Professor
Chair: 70/III
E-mail: mira.dimitric@efri.hr
Phone: (051) 355 149
Simon Čadež , PhD
Chair:
E-mail:
Phone:
Financial Markets and Institutions 2
6
30
30
0
Compulsory
Corse objectives: The objective of the course is to give students theoretical knowledge on definition and functions of the financial markets and financial institutions. Emphasis is put on defining money market and capital market, as well as on international financial market and financial market of the EU. The second part of the course deals with definitions of financial institutions, particularly with deposit and non-deposit financial institutions. The course analyses the financial systems of Croatia and advanced countries, and particularly the financial system of the EU.
Zdenko Prohaska , PhD, Full Professor
Chair: 69/III
E-mail: zdenko.prohaska@efri.hr
Phone: (051) 355 128
Microsystem of the EU
6
30
30
0
Compulsory
Pass on fundamental knowledge on microeconomic system that serves as a base for the functioning of the EU economy, i.e. universal market, and on the economic integration process and on joint microeconomic EU policies.
Srdjan Redžepagic , PhD
Chair:
E-mail:
Phone:
International Business 2
4
30
15
0
Compulsory
The course objective is to help students acquire knowledge and skills of international negotiating and also to teach them how to apply that knowledge in everyday international business practice. The need for negotiating becomes important in business relations between buyers and suppliers, partners, colleagues, but also in superior and inferior relations and in the relations with governmental, public or international institutions. Learned knowledge and skills about principles, strategies, business and negotiating tactics will be used for more successful international negotiation leading and achieving better positions of negotiators than the opposite side. The efficiency of the negotiating technique will be studied through practical examples from everyday international business practice.
Heri Bezić , PhD, Full Professor
Chair: 60/III
E-mail: heri.bezic@efri.hr
Phone: (051) 355 148
Mitja Ruzzier
Chair:
E-mail:
Phone:
Elective course 1:
ECTS
Lectures
Seminares
Practice
Type
Business Communication
4
30
0
15
Elective
The course objectives are to provide students with methods and techniques of successful business communication, and by interdisciplinary approach help students learn how to communicate with business partners, either person to person or via information technology. The knowledge students acquire help them up-build communication competence so necessary in contemporary business environment.
Zvonko Čapko , PhD, Full Professor
Chair: 46/II
E-mail: zvonko.capko@efri.hr
Phone: (051) 355 152
Information Systems for Decision-Making Support
4
30
0
15
Elective
The objective of the course is to make students familiar with the possibilities and functioning of the information system as a manager’s decision-making support and accordingly, introduce them to a computer supported models of decision making. The knowledge contained in this program is in function of perception of the synergy correlation of scientific decision and usage of information technologies in order to inspire the research and usage of computer supported methods of making a decision. Also, the goal is to train students to model information solutions by themselves, to a certain extent, and develop their own applications
Ana Babić , MBA, Assistant
Chair: 46/II
E-mail: ana.babic@efri.hr
Phone: (051) 355 152
Investment Analysis
4
30
15
0
Elective
Securities: definition and types of securities (debt and equity securities). Legal and financial aspects of securities. Short term securities: treasury bond, certificate of deposit, commercial bill, banker’s acceptance, check, bill of exchange. Long-term securities: bonds, equities, investment coupons (certificates).


Derivatives: floating rate notes, zero coupon bonds, dual currency bonds, convertible bonds, bonds with warrants attached, options, swaps, futures. Methods of analyzing securities: methods of bonds analysis, methods of equity analysis, methods of derivatives analysis. Securities in the world markets, European Union, transition countries and in the Republic of Croatia. Risk of investment in securities: interest rate risk, default risk, purchasing power risk, market risk, currency risk, political risk, country risk and other factors of risk. Securities trading: trading in primary, secondary, third and fourth market. Computer simulation of securities trading. Software for securities analysis.
Zdenko Prohaska , PhD, Full Professor
Chair: 69/III
E-mail: zdenko.prohaska@efri.hr
Phone: (051) 355 128
Compulsory courses::
ECTS
Lectures
Seminares
Practice
Type
Business Negotiation
4
30
15
0
Compulsory
The course intention is to give students the modern knowledge about negotiating and also to teach them how to use that knowledge in everyday business practice. The need for negotiating becomes important in business relations between buyers and suppliers, partners, colleagues, but also in superior and inferior relations and in the relations with governmental, public or international institutions. Learned knowledge and skills about principles, strategies, business and negotiating tactics will be used for more successful negotiation leading and achieving better positions of negotiators than the opposite side. The efficiency of the negotiating technique will be studied through practical examples from everyday business practice.
Heri Bezić , PhD, Full Professor
Chair: 60/III
E-mail: heri.bezic@efri.hr
Phone: (051) 355 148
Davorin Balaž , MEcon, Assistant
Chair: 60/III
E-mail: davorin.balaz@efri.hr
Phone: (051) 355 148
Economics and International Trade Policies
6
45
15
0
Compulsory
The course is intended for the students who have already learnt theoretical principles in the course International Economics and therefore have to develop specific knowledge connected with economics and policies of international trade. Therefore, students will be provided with instruments, measures and mechanisms that greatly affect competitiveness of national economy, as well as its subjects. Previously mentioned knowledge represents the basis to understand content related to position of the Republic of Croatia in international environment.
Srdjan Redžepagic , PhD
Chair:
E-mail:
Phone:
International Forwarding and Logistics
6
30
30
0
Compulsory
To acquire the basic economic knowledge about theoretical and practical economic phenomena of international forwarding and logistics.
Quantitative Methods for Business Decisions
6
30
0
30
Compulsory
The main objectives of the course are the application of specific economic systems possibilities of the chosen analytical methods and modelling as the base for optimal and efficient decision-making as well as the comparison with the solutions calculated with the Simulation method.
Ivan Prudky , MEcon, Assistant
Chair: 89/IV
E-mail: ivan.prudky@efri.hr
Phone: 051/ 355 -140
Elective course 1:
ECTS
Lectures
Seminares
Practice
Type
Managerial Economics
4
30
15
0
Elective
Examine environmental factors (internal and external) and offer theoretical basis for understanding their influence on business making. Offer guidelines on how to increase performance (productivity, efficiency, effectiveness, profitability) by applying tools of economic analysis to a wide array of business problems. Examine the standpoint of managers as central decision makers that reach (sub) optimal decisions considering various possibilities and constraints. Stimulate a problem solving approach and application of economic tools.
Organization Theory
4
30
15
0
Elective
The objective of this course is to teach students how to define typical problems in business practice and functioning of organisations in terms of modern economic theories of organisation.
Compulsory courses::
ECTS
Lectures
Seminares
Practice
Type
Environmental Economics and Policy
6
30
30
0
Compulsory
Economy and ecology (General ecological considerations. Ecological crisis or development crisis. Managing causes and consequences of environmental pollution) Economic aspects of environmental protection (Key features of environmental economics. Environmental damage, modes and methods of damage assessments. Internalising environmental externalities. Economically sustainable environmental pollution. Ecological accountancy. Environmental taxes. Environmental evaluation methods) Economics and management of natural resources (Problems related to exhaustion of non renewable resources and over utilisation of renewable resources. Economics of protected areas. Ecotourism) Interdependence of economy and environment (Environmental limitations of economic growth. Economic functions of environment. Environmental ethics. Concept of sustainable development) Environmental economics in business (Firm s new role in environmental protection. Investment as a profitable activity in environmental protection . Integrated quality and environment management ) Tourism and sustainable development (Key features and environmental impact of various aspects of EU tourism development . Tourism and spatial economics) General characteristics of environmental policy (Genesis, objectives, principles, means and environmental policy makers. Criteria of policy evaluation. Policy instruments in environmental management. Policy financing) International environmental policy (Principles, objectives and policy makers. International environmental policy act. Environmental policy in the EU and transition countries. Environmental policy in Croatia).
Saša Čegar , PhD, Assistant Professor
Chair: 83/IV
E-mail: sasa.cegar@efri.hr
Phone: (051) 355 120
Wendy A. Kellogg , PhD
Chair:
E-mail:
Phone:
International Finance in Global Economy
6
30
30
0
Compulsory
International Marketing
6
45
15
0
Compulsory
Basics of international marketing. Theoretical basis of international exchange. Cultural influence. International marketing MIS. Foreign markets entries. Export expansion. Licensing, strategic investments and foreign direct investments. Consumer behaviour, market segmentation and positioning. Marketing in mature markets. Marketing in dynamic markets. Marketing in new markets. Product in international marketing. Distribution in international markets. Promotional mix of international marketing. Pricing in international markets
Research Methodology
4
30
15
0
Compulsory
Davor Mance , PhD, Assistant Professor
Chair: 87/IV
E-mail: davor.mance@efri.hr
Phone: (051) 355 144
Elective course 1:
ECTS
Lectures
Seminares
Practice
Type
Comparative Tax Systems
4
30
15
0
Elective
The course structure encompasses tax systems and politics of developed and transition countries, with the emphasis on the EU member states as well as their comparison with the Croatian tax system and policy. All chapters are comparative and some case studies are added. The content follows: Taxes as percentage of GDP and tax structure. The tax base of direct taxation: income or consumption; standard and alternative model. Personal income tax: labor income taxation, capital income taxation; Integration of personal and corporate income tax. Corporate income tax: tax base and rates, tax incentives and FDI. Social security contributions. VAT: basic elements, effects, trends, EU harmonization. Excise and environmental taxes. Property taxation: property taxes (taxes on net wealth and immovable property); inheritance and gift taxes. International double taxation and its avoidance. Tax harmonization/coordination in the EU. Harmful tax competition: EU (Code of conduct, State aid, CCCTB), OECD. International information sources about tax systems (regular editions, web pages).
Internship
4
0
45
0
Elective
Market Research
4
30
15
0
Elective
Barbara Čater , PhD
Chair:
E-mail:
Phone:
Compulsory courses::
ECTS
Lectures
Seminares
Practice
Type
Master's Degree Paper
30
0
0
0
Compulsory

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