Department of Tourism and Marketing
The Department of Tourism and Marketing has been operating at the Institute of Technology and Business in České Budějovice since April 2014. It currently provides for the teaching of four significant specializations within the field of – Marketing, Business Enterprise, Tourism and Chinese markets for the bachelor level of study of Business Economics. Concept of specialization is based on the requirements of employers and long-term intention of Institute of Technology and Business in České Budějovice. When delivering undergraduate program and various specializations, emphasis is placed on linking theoretical knowledge with practical application in solving specific problems, case studies, student projects, etc. That is why the cooperation with real businesses is established.
The head of the department is Ing. Petra Martíšková, Ph.D.
Department of management with its content focus and range of activities is one of profiled departments of the Faculty of Corporate Strategy at the Institute of Technology and Business in České Budějovice (hereinafter referred to as ITB). It ensures pedagogical and publishing activities in management disciplines in Bachelor´s and Master´s full-time and part-time study programmes at the Faculty of Corporate Strategy as well as at other ITB faculties. It also participates in ensuring instruction in BBA and MBA study programmes. The Department ensures and guarantees compulsory and elective courses with a focus on business administration, human resources management, strategic management, change management, innovation management, regional science and regional policy, business process management, risk management, crisis management, innovations and business processes changes, employee training, organizational culture and behaviour, employees management, intercultural management, state and public administration organization and project.
The head of the department is prof. Ing. Jan Váchal, CSc.
Centre of Language Services
The Centre of Language Services is focused mainly on teaching foreign languages and providing translation and interpreting services. The Centre of Language Services (former Department of Foreign Languages) has been a fundamental part of VSTE from its very beginning. The Centre provides language education for all current VSTE study programmes, for both economic and technical specializations. Its members also teach in language courses offered by the Lifelong Learning Centre. The team of the Centre are qualified and experienced teachers who are constantly working on improving their qualifications and specialization. The Centre also cooperates with native speakers. The members of the Centre also actively participate in publishing and project activities of the schoo l, cooperating with other departments, divisions and faculties not only from the mother university but also with several other Czech and foreign universities. Currently, the Centre also offers translation and interpreting services, and general and specific language courses of English, German, Russian, and Spanish.
The head of the centre is Mgr. Libuše Turinská
Department of Economics
The Department of Economics was founded on July 1, 2015, replacing the former department known as Department of Economics and Management which was split into two seperate departments. The main activity of the Department of Economics is to provide instruction (teaching) and creative activities in the field of economics, accounting and business economics.
The main objective of the Department of Economics (KE) in the educational activity is to provide students with necessary theoretical basis of economic knowledge, emphasis on issues that significantly contribute to the employability of graduates in the labor market. In the educational process, the Department of Economics will focus on theoretical foundations for applied economics discipline and teaching of applied economic subjects. The main subjects taught include Business Economics, Economic Theory, which covers previously taught Microeconomics and Macroeconomics, Investment Management, Inventory Management, Financial Accounting, Administration and Corporate Information Systems. When teaching, modern tools of education support will be used, such as audiovisual aids or graphical and mathematical models. The learning process will be often enriched by lectures of external experts.
The newly accredited Business Administration within the study program Economics and Management should to ensure that graduates thoroughly know all the primary and secondary functions of the company and will be subsequently specialized in a business position in a selected company by them.
In the scientific field research of the Department of Economics will focus on the following issues: economic stability of businesses or regions, cost management and economic performance of enterprises, effective use of production factors, the labor market in the region, the Czech Republic in comparison with the foreign market.
The Department of Economics will seek involvement in the operational program Research, Development and Education (OP VVV), which will include programming period 2014-2020 and where it can draw funds from the EU Structural Funds (center investments in micro-region center optimization of procurement processes of the company, center administration building).