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Learning Opportunity: Business Economics

Business Economics

Course Information

Objective(s) of a study programme:
Is to prepare highly qualified specialists who possess the latest knowledge and practical skills of business economics, are able to recognise complex problems of business economics, solve strategic questions in business organisations, have insights of business possibilities and outcomes in national and global environments and are able to carry out economic applied research and communicate their results efficiently.
Learning outcomes:
Knowledge and Its Application:
Has economic knowledge that makes foundation and provides possibility to create originally and/or apply original ideas in the field of scientific economic research.
Knows, how to asses economic ideas, evaluate analytical methods critically.
Has knowledge that enables to assess critically government's policy and processes of country's, other countries' and global economy.
Demonstrates knowledge enabling to assess business resources, their management and make decisions.
Knows how to evaluate human resources and organizational management and make decisions.
Knows how to assess customers' expectations and means to meet them and make decisions.
Research Skills:
Can initiate and be able to control one's and others creation process, raise ideas, assumptions, assess statements, find logical and causal mistakes, determine definitions.
Is able to solve atypical complex economic problems in new and unknown business environment.
Can integrate knowledge and solve economic problems, formulate economic arguments having scarce information and assuming social and ethical responsibility.
Is able to systemise and evaluate information got from various informational sources.
Can integrate acquired knowledge when seeking to manage complicated atypical economic situations without exhaustive and determined information.
Subject–Specific Skills:
Is able to apply interdisciplinary research methods.
Can evaluate possibilities and outcomes of economic decisions to business thinking strategically.
Is able deeply understand and apply creatively the main economic theories to solve problems in functional areas of business management, strategic management, competitiveness analysis and forecasting, evaluation of development and innovations, value based management, and international business.
Can apply systemic and dynamic attitude towards business transformations when making economic decisions.
Social Skills:
Can conduct scientific research individually and in groups, assess group work effectiveness, analyse group formation, delegation and management principles.
Is able to assess human expectations and economic contingencies when planning business actions.
Is able to convey one's economic knowledge, logics and conclusions clearly and ambitiously to both specialists and non-specialists.
Personal Skills:
Is able to communicate effectively in written and verbal form including ideas presentations and preparation of business reports.
Can select perfection direction and develop further by oneself. Is able to think critically and creatively.
Activities of teaching and learning:
Material of the study module is gained both by activity in auditorium and individual work. Activity in auditorium includes lectures, group research and practical work. Individual work is comprised by study of theoretical material, preparation for lectures, group research and practical work, midterms and exam. It also includes preparation of homework, projects and other activities.
Study programme is accomplished by final degree project.
Methods of assessment of learning achievements:
Knowledge, abilities and skills, that the student will acquire during the course of the programme, are graded and registered to databases twice: during the evaluation of the student‘s independent work (positive or negative grade) and during the exam session (grade in ten-point scale).
The final degree project is defended in the public session of the studies’ branch qualification committee.
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Access requirements: 

Minimum education - Higher education

Credits: 

90

Provider Information

Provider Name: 
Kaunas University of Technology
Provider Type: 
University
Provider Contact Info: 

Provider phone number: +370-37-300000 Provider email: ktu@ktu.lt Provider URL: http://ktu.edu/

Qualifications Awarded

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Qualification Awarded:
Master of Business Economics
Awarding body:

Kaunas University of Technology

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Provider phone number: +370-37-300000 Provider email: ktu@ktu.lt Provider URL: http://ktu.edu/

Course Locations

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Course address:

K. Donelaičio g. 73, Kaunas