Course: Foreign Trade I.

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Course title Foreign Trade I.
Course code KEK/0ZAOB
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Jánská Michaela, Ing. Ph.D.
  • Siviček Tomáš, Ing. PhD.
Course content
1. Introduction to the course - methodology, literature 2. Territorial and commodity research of international markets 3. Forms of entering international markets 4. Export operations - specificity of a business contract 5. Transport in international trade 6. Special trading operations 7. Delivery terms - Incoterms 8. Stock exchange and auction trade 9. Prices in international trade 10. Financing of international trade 11. Specificity of international trade in the EU (i.e. .community trade) 12. Economic diplomacy 13. Ethics in international trade

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified, unspecified
  • unspecified - 26 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 26 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The course makes students acquainted with the main techniques of trade operations in international trade (export and import operations, business methods, including the main payment forms, logistics and insurance) used in business practice. Students will learn to work with information sources and organizational structures of external economic relations. There is also an emphasis on the assessment of effectiveness of foreign trade.
After completing the course students can: - describe the role of international trade in trade policy and in business operations - judge the suitability of main techniques and instruments of international trade and apply them - analyse, prepare and implement an international trade operation.
Accomplished course Microeconomics I

Assessment methods and criteria
Individual seminar work
Recommended literature
  • Beneš, V. Zahraniční obchod. Praha, 2004. ISBN 80-247-0558-3.
  • ICC. Incoterms 2010. Praha, 2010. ISBN 978-80-903297-9-9.
  • Machková, H., Černohlávková, E. et al. Mezinárodní obchodní operace. Praha, 2010. ISBN 978-80-247-3237-4.
  • Prachař, J. Zahraniční obchod II.. Kunovice, 2006. ISBN 80-7314-096-9.
  • Prachař, J. Zahraniční obchod I.. Kunovice, 2004. ISBN 80-7314-094-2.
  • Svatoš, M. Zahraniční obchod - teorie a praxe. Praha, 2009. ISBN 978-80-247-2708-0.
  • Zamykalová, M. Mezinárodní obchodní jednání. Praha, 2003. ISBN 80-86419-28-2.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Social and Economic Studies Business Administration and Management (B) Economy 3 Winter