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Small Business Management - Lecture/seminary

University of Banking School in Wrocław,

Academic year 2017/2018 – winter session

  

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SYLLABUS OF THE COURSE                                            

Level of studies:

 I Grade (Bachelor’s degree)

Direction of the studies:

 

Management

 

 

Semester: 3

Code of the course: SBM

Status of the course:  Available

Form of the course: stationary (F2F)

Language: English

Type of the course/ The number of hours

Course credit

ECTS points

 

Name of the course:

 

Small Business Management

 

Lecture/seminar with multimedia

20 hr.

 

Credit (on the rights of an exam)

Total score ECTS

6

Points for the face-to-face larning

Points fot lectures

1

Points for exercises, seminar, etc.

2

Points for self learning

3

Coordinator of the course: Prof. Tadeusz Gospodarek, Ph. D.

Lecturer/Instructor:

Prof.Tadeusz Gospodarek, Ph. D.

1. Initial requirements:

The student has a general knowledge related to the basics of management and organization theory. Understands the socio-economical conditions of the economic/business activity. Is able to search for information in the Internet and operates the Microsoft Office on the base level.

 

2. Purposes and goals of the course:

The main goals of the course is supporting of the students to entrepreneurial activities on a basic level, understanding the principles of running business. The students will get acquainted with the contemporary challenges facing towards small business, and will acquire theoretical knowledge and ability to apply it to solve practical problems of a small enterprise leading or managing. They will be familiar with the limitations and typical system relationships between small business - global supply chain and the practical implementation of the concept of the value chain to build, based on the example of e-commerce.

3.Detailed effects of learning the course:

Effect code

Name of the effect code

Relations to the learning codes of the studies

KNOWLEDGE

 ZarzMF _W1

The Student knows the nature, specificity, and the role of small business in the structure of global supply chains

S1P_W01; S1P_W07

 ZarzMF _W2

Understands the role of entrepreneurial and innovative attitudes in establishing and running a small business

S1P_W01; S1P_W02; S1P_W03; S1P_W04; S1P_W05; S1P_W07; S1P_W10;

ZarzMF _W3

Knows bureaucratic and legal barriers of entrepreneurial and business activities at a small company

S1P_W02 S1P_W04

ZarzMF _W4

The Student knows the concept of the value chain, supply chain as well as is familiar with some business analytics tools and accounting and management techniques supporting small business

S1P_W02; S1P_W02; S1P_W03; S1P_W04; S1P_W07; S1P_W078

ZarzMF _W5

He knows what does the impact of the legal, financial and social environment on a small business enterprise behaviours

S1P_W02; S1P_W04; ; S1P_W07

ABILITIES

 ZarzMF _U1

The Student can make a self-assessment and suitability of his/her own skills as a potential entrepreneur

S1P_U02;S1P_U06; S1P_U07

ZarzMF _U2

Is able to establish a dialogue with experts in law, finance and information technology in the field of business analysis

S1P_U06; S1P_U07

ZarzMF _U3

He can make assessments of the impact of decisions and fundamental choices undertaken in a small enterprise

S1P_U03; S1P_U04 S1P_U07

ZarzMF _U5

Has the ability to search for sources of technical and financial support in some specific business situations, typical for a small company.

S1P_U04 S1P_U06

SOCIAL COMPETENCES

 ZarzMF _K1

Is aware of the liability of the entrepreneur for the fate of employees

S1P_K03; S1P_K07

ZarzMF _K2

Understand the social implications of doing business.

S1P_K04

ZarzMF _K4

He understands the importance of ethics rules in doing business and social life

S1P_K04

4. The detailed Schedule of the course:

No.

The scope

Effects of learning the course

1

Small enterprise as pointed being and its socio-economic ecosystem

ZarzMF _W1; ZarzMF _W2

ZarzMF _ ZarzMF; K_K2

2

Basic aspects of entrepreneurship and innovation (value chain, supply chain, system stakeholders, business relationships).

ZarzMF _W2; ZarzMF _W3;

ZarzMF _U1; ZarzMF _U2

ZarzMF _K1; ZarzMF _ ZarzMF 2; ZarzMF _K4

3

Establishment of the small entrepreneurship, its conducting (legal, tax regulations, bureaucratic barriers, other regulations de jure and de facto)

ZarzMF -W2; ZarzMF _W3;

ZarzMF _U1;ZarzMF _K1; ZarzMF _K2

4

Business plan, feasibility study and projection of economic planning as a tool for business ventures.

ZarzMF _W2; ZarzMF _W3;

ZarzMF _U2

ZarzMF _K3; ZarzMF _K4

5

The strategic aspect of planning a business venture (PEST analysis, SWOT / TOWS analysis Porter's five forces, portfolio analysis BCG and McKinsey).

ZarzMF _W3; ZarzMF _U2

ZarzMF _K3 ; ZarzMF _K4

6

Sources of business financing small business and (political declarations of various bodies vs economic reality).

ZarzMF _W4; ZarzMF _U3

ZarzMF _K3; ZarzMF _K4

7

Models of small business management - optimization of processes and resources (resource RBV and process approach). Contingency theory in the process of auto-adaptation to environmental variability. The specificity of the small entrepreneurship marketing.

ZarzMF _W5; ZarzMF _U3

ZarzMF _K2; ZarzMF _K4

8

Innovation, flexibility, customization, and share knowledge in creating value for small businesses. Virtualization small business. (Management support systems ERP, MRP and MRP II).

ZarzMF _W2; ZarzMF _W4

ZarzMF _U3;  ZarzMF _U4

9

Risks and typical problems of doing business (risk analysis).

ZarzMF _W5; ZarzMF _U4; ZarzMF _K3; ZarzMF _K4

10

Examples of successful implementation of business projects based on knowledge and assessment of their success.

ZarzMF _W4; ZarzMF _U5

ZarzMF _K2; ZarzMF _K3; ZarzMF _K4

 

 

 

5. Teaching methods and techniques:

Seminar discussion, case studies of e-business, examples from the practice, multimedia presentations, Internet support,

6. Individual student’s work:

Team of Students prepares project, which refers to the concept of their own business venture. The project includes the making of a business plan, containing  schedule time-task, economic analysis in relation to the standards of European entrepreneurship support programs (ERDF – Innovative Business Program).

7. Basis literature:

  1.  J.G. Longenecker, J. W. Petty, L. E. Palich, F. Hoy; Small Business Management, 17th Edition; Cengage Learning Professional, ISBN-13: 9781133947752,

  2. N.M. Scarborough & J.R. Cornwall, Entrepreneurship and Effective Small Business Management, 11/E, 2015, Prentice Hall, ISBN-10: 0133506320 |  ISBN-13: 9780133506327,

  3. Anderson D. R., Sweeney D. J., Williams T. A., Camm J. D., Kipp M., “An Introduction to Management Science. Quantitative Approaches to Decision Making”, [13 ed.] Mason: South-Western, Cengage Learning, 2011.

  4. Internet – UE documentation for ERDF applicants https://www.gov.uk/erdf-national-guidance

  5.  T. Gospodarek, “Management for the Rational Manager”, Difin Warszawa 2014, ISBN 9788379302932

 

 

8. Supporting literature (including other didactic tools):

  1.  T. Gospodarek, “Middle Office Restrictions for e-Commerce Systems”, Journal of Internet Banking and Commerce”, vol. 15 No. 3, 2010, pp 226-236. http://gospodarek.eu/publikacje/Middle%20Office%20Ecommerce.pdf

  2.  M.B. Neace, T.Gospodarek, X.G. Neace; “Global Supply Chains as Holistic Systems: An Expanded Perspective”, Int. J of Economics and Business Research, vol. 6, 2012., http://gospodarek.eu/publikacje/Global%20Supply%20Chain%20as%20Holistic.pdf ,

  3.  T. Gospodarek, “Logical Layers of Entrepreneurship”, Proceedings of the The 9th International Entrepreneurship Forum (9th IEF), 16-18 September 2009, Istanbul – article No.40, ISSN 2070-6944., http://gospodarek.eu/publikacje/Logical%20layers%20of%20Entrepreneurship.pdf

  4.  Small Business Policy Index 2013: Ranking The States On Policy Measures And Costs Impacting Small Business And Entrepreneurship  http://www.sbecouncil.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/SBPI2013FINAL.pdf

  5. Doing Business 2016, Understanding Regulations for Small and Medium-Size-Entrepreneurship, 2016 International Bank for Reconstruction and Development/The World Bank, http://www.doingbusiness.org/~/media/GIAWB/Doing%20Business/Documents/Annual-reports/English/DB16-Full-Report.pdf

  6.  Small business: a global agenda - http://www.accaglobal.com/content/dam/acca/global/PDF-technical/small-business/pol-afb-sbaga.pdf

  7.  http://www.businessmonitor.com/sites/default/files/brochure.pdf

 

 

9. Credit form:

Aspects of the score – (Total 100%)

Self student’s work - project

70% of points

20 pts.

Presence on all seminars of the course

30% of points

5 pts.

 

10. Checking of the learning effects:

Effect of learning

Checking method

Individual work

Team work

Theoretical test

ZarzMF _W1

X

 

 

ZarzMF _W2

X

 

 

ZarzMF _W3

X

X

 

ZarzMF _W4

X

 

 

ZarzMF _W5

X

X

 

ZarzMF _U1

X

X

 

ZarzMF _U2

X

X

 

ZarzMF _U3

X

X

 

ZarzMF _U4

X

X

 

ZarzMF _U5

X

X

 

ZarzMF _K1

X

 

 

ZarzMF _K2

X

 

 

ZarzMF _K3

 

X

 

ZarzMF _K4

X

 

 

 


 
 
 

 Literatura

  1. Daft L. R., „Organization Theory and Design”, 10 Ed. South-Western Cengage Learning, Mason, USA, 2010.
  2. D. R. Anderson, D. J. Sweeney, T. A. Williams; “Introduction To Management Science: Quantitative Approaches To Decision Making”, South Western Educational Publishing, wiele wydań (ostatnie nr 13 z 2009).
  3. Gospodarek T., „Aspekty złożoności i filozofii nauki w zarządzaniu”, Wydawnictwo WWSZiP w Wałbrzychu, Wałbrzych 2012.
  4. Griffin R., „Podstawy zarządzania organizacjami”, PWN, Warszawa 2001.
  5. Grudzewski W, Hejduk I., „Przedsiębiorstwo wirtualne”, Wyd. Difin, Warszawa 2002.
  6. Gruszecki T., „Współczesne teorie przedsiębiorstwa”, PWN, Warszawa 2002.
  7. Podstawy nauk o przedsiębiorstwie [red.] Lichtarski J., Wydawnictrwo AE Wrocław 2001.
  8. „Przedsiębiorstwo, wartość, zarządzanie” [red.] Suszyński C., PWE,Warszawa 2007.
  9. Sułkowski Ł., „Epistemologia nauk o zarządzaniu”, PWE Warszawa 2005.
  10. L. Krzyżanowski – „Podstawy nauk o organizacji i zarządzaniu”, 2 wydanie, PWN Warszawa, 2003.

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Ostatnia aktualizacja:15.10.2017 

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