Course: Social Economy

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Course title Social Economy
Course code KFU/7SOCE
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Nepovolný Tomáš, Ing.
Course content
1. Social economy and economics, democracy in economy. 2. Modernization of social state and its solidarity systems. 3. Social enterprise and its types in the framework of social policies. 4. Social responsibility of citizens, partnership of public and private sector. 5. Enterprises owned by employees, cooperatives, mutually supporting funds and unions. 6. Cooperative economy and its role in market economy. 7. Cooperatives communal, social, industrial and agricultural. 8. Housing cooperatives (and associations of owners), consumer cooperatives, money and service cooperatives 9. Present day trends, Euro-cooperative.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified
Learning outcomes
To provide basic orientation in the area of social and self-government economy, including cooperatives, operating on the border between profit and non-profit spheres in the context of transformation and the present day policies of the EU with the use of home and foreign knowledge. The course enhances the knowledge in the area of economics and financing non-profit enterprises and public services.

Accomplished course: Introduction to finances

Assessment methods and criteria
Written exam, essay
Recommended literature
  • HUNČOVÁ, M. Družstevnictví a jeho role v tržní ekonomice. AUP UJEP, Ústí nad Labem, 2006.
  • HUNČOVÁ, M. Sociální ekonomika a sociální podnik. AUP UJEP, Ústí nad Labem, 2007.

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 Financial management (B) Economy 3 Summer