Study programmes / B-EPA Economic policy and administration / Computer Technology and Algorithms II
Course code:VA2
Course title in language of instruction:Výpočetní technika a algoritmizace II
Course title in Czech:Výpočetní technika a algoritmizace II
Course title in English:Computer Technology and Algorithms II
Mode of completion and number of credits:Exam (4 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:full-time, period A 2/1, period B 1/2; part-time, 16/0
(full-time, hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week; part-time, lectures per period / seminars per period)
Language of instruction:Czech
Level of course:bachelor
Semester:SS 2018/2019 - FBE
Name of lecturer:Mgr. Tomáš Foltýnek, Ph.D. (supervisor)
Prerequisites:Computer Technology and Algorithms I or Computer Technology and Algorithms I
Aims of the course:Subject is oriented towards problem solving using computers. Algorithmization is presented as a certain way of thinking used for scienfitic and technical and economical calculations and collective data processing.
Course contents:
1.Algorithmization (allowance 21/21)
a.Algorithm, its representation and methodology of algorithm design
b.Means of algorithm notation, structured algorithmic language
c.Basic tasks of algorithmization
d.Data structures of algorithmic language
e.Algorithmization of mass data processing

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to analyse and synthesize
-ability to communicate with professionals in different field of study
-ability to create new ideas (creativity)
-ability to solve problems
-general knowledge
-skilled at utilizing and processing information

Specific competences:
-Ability to design of algorithms for mass data processing and economical calculations
-Ability to work independently
-Development of logical and algorithmical thinking
-Knowledge of basic structures (flow and data) for algorithm development
-Practical application of methodology

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:Necessary condition for admission to final exam is to prove the ability to work with Excel.
There are three test during the semester. Those students who successfully pass these tests, have an advantage at the final exam.
Final exam is written and oral.
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     lecture21 h0 h
     practice21 h0 h
     consultation0 h16 h
     preparation for exam28 h96 h
     preparation for regular testing42 h0 h
Total112 h112 h

Basic reading list
  • MOTYČKA, A. Algoritmizace. 1st ed. Brno: Konvoj, 1999. 75 p. ISBN 80-85615-80-0.
  • PŠENČÍKOVÁ, J. Algoritmizace. 1st ed. Kralice na Hané: Computer Media, 128 p.
Recommended reading list
  • ANDRÝSKOVÁ, J. 1001 tipů a triků pro Microsoft Office 2007. Brno: CPress, a.s., 2009. 480 p. ISBN 978-80-251-2616-5.
  • LAURENČÍK, M. Programování v Excelu 2007 & 2010: záznam, úprava a programování maker. 1st ed. Praha: Grada, 2011. 190 p. Průvodce. ISBN 978-80-247-3448-4.
  • FORSTOVÁ, L. VBA Excel v příkladech. 1st ed. Kralice na Hané: Computer Media, 2010. 120 p. ISBN 978-80-7402-042-1.