Study programmes / B-EMEN Economics and Management / Informatics for Economists I
Course code:IE1A
Course title in language of instruction:Informatics for Economists I
Course title in Czech:Informatika pro ekonomy I v AJ
Course title in English:Informatics for Economists I
Mode of completion and number of credits:Fulfillment of requirements (3 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:full-time, period A 0/0, period B 2/2
(full-time, hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction:English
Level of course:bachelor
Semester:SS 2016/2017 - FBE
Name of lecturer:Ing. Petra Čačková, Ph.D. (supervisor)
Ing. Dita Dlabolová (examiner, instructor, lecturer, tutor)
Ing. Jan Přichystal, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, tutor)
Prerequisites:Computer Technology and Algorithms I or Computer Technology and Algorithms I
Aims of the course:The aim is to introduce the basic principles of visual information processing, the principles of presentations design and their technical processing and to introduce Internet technologies and www principles.
Course contents:
1.Processing of Graphic Data (allowance 4/6)
a.Representation of graphic data
b.Bitmapped graphics
c.Vector graphics

2.Presentation programs (allowance 2/2)
a.Presentation priciples
b.Elements of presentation programs

3.Language HTML (allowance 6/8)
a.Internet and communication
b.Static HTML documents
c.Cascading style sheets
d.Introduction to dynamic HTML pages on client-based application

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to apply knowledge
-ability to communicate with professionals in different field of study
-ability to solve problems
-ability to work independently
-basic computing skills
-capacity to learn
-communication in second language
-general knowledge
-skilled at utilizing and processing information

Specific competences:
-Student can make a presentation.
-Student can use basic raster graphics operations.
-Student can use basic vector graphics operations.
-Student understands basic design principles.
-Student understands computer graphics principles.

Type of course unit:required
Year of study:Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement:There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules:none
Assessment methods:Written test with closed-ended and open-ended questions. Maximum number of points: 100. Successful completion (credit) -- at least 55 points. Seminar work is not required.
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     lecture14 h
     practice14 h
     preparation for exam56 h
Total84 h

Recommended reading list
  • WILLIAMS, R. The non-designer''s presentation book : principles for effective presentation design. Berkeley, Calif.: Peachpit Press, 2010. 158 p. ISBN 978-0-321-65621-6.
  • NIEDERST ROBBINS, J. Learning Web design : a beginner''s guide to (X)HTML, style sheets, and web graphics. 3. vyd. Sebastopol, CA: O'Reilly, 2007. 464 p. ISBN 978-0-596-52752-5.
  • GOLOMBISKY, K. -- HAGEN, R. White space is not your enemy : a beginner''s guide to communicating visually through graphic, web & multimedia design. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2010. 273 p. ISBN 978-0-240-81281-6.
  • Manuals to used software