Costs Management in Foreign Economic Activity

Major: Management
Code of subject: 7.073.04.O.075
Credits: 4.00
Department: Foreign Trade and Customs
Lecturer: PhD in Economics, Associate Professor Marta Ye. Adamiv
Semester: 2 семестр
Mode of study: денна
Мета вивчення дисципліни: The purpose of studying the academic discipline "Cost Management in Foreign Economic Activity" is to acquire students theoretical knowledge of classical postulates and modern trends in cost management in foreign economic activity and practical skills to constructively solve specific professional tasks in the field of cost management in foreign economic activity with the application of classical and innovative theories and tools.
Завдання: The study of an educational discipline involves the formation of competencies in students of education: general competences: ZK4. Ability to motivate people and move towards a common goal. ZK7. Ability to abstract thinking, analysis and synthesis. special (professional, subject) competences of the specialty: SK1. Ability to choose and use management concepts, methods and tools, including in accordance with defined goals and international standards. SK4. Ability to effectively use and develop the organization's resources. SK9. Ability to analyze and structure organizational problems, make effective management decisions and ensure their implementation. SK10. Ability to manage the organization and its development. professional competences of specialization: FCS1. The ability to demonstrate in-depth knowledge and understanding of classical and modern theoretical-methodological, methodological-applied and normative-legal framework of management of a wide range of operations, forms and types of foreign economic activity. FCS2. The ability to plan, organize, control and regulate foreign economic activity at all levels of the economy, to use classic and innovative mechanisms for motivating personnel in the field of foreign economic activity.
Learning outcomes: As a result of studying the academic discipline, the student should be able to demonstrate the following program learning outcomes: PRN1. Critically consider, choose and use the necessary scientific, methodical and analytical tools for management in unpredictable conditions. PRN2. Identify problems in the organization and justify methods of solving them. PRN3. To design effective management systems of organizations. PRN12. To be able to delegate authority and management of the organization (subdivision). PRN13. Be able to plan and carry out informational, methodical, material, financial and personnel support of the organization (unit). program results of the specialization training: PRNS1. Establish, develop and balance relations with stakeholders (exporters, importers, consumers, customs brokerage agencies, state authorities, financial and credit, transport, logistics, insurance, legal organizations) in the process of foreign economic activity. KOM1. Conveying to specialists and non-specialists information, ideas, problems, solutions and own experience in the field of professional activity. KOM2. Ability to effectively form a communication strategy. AiB1. Management of complex actions or projects, responsibility for decision-making in unpredictable conditions. AiB2. Responsibility for the professional development of individuals and/or groups of individuals, the ability to further study with a high level of autonomy.
Required prior and related subjects: Previous academic disciplines Business career Strategic management financial management Project management Associated and subsequent academic disciplines Elective discipline Completion of master's qualification work
Summary of the subject: The content and structure of the discipline "Cost Management in Foreign Economic Activity" reflect the main provisions related to the acquisition of system knowledge by students in the field of formation, implementation and use of the cost management system of the enterprise in the domestic and foreign markets. The key goal is the development of students' practical skills and mastery of skills in the field of cost management of the enterprise's foreign economic activity, in particular regarding the systematization of costs in foreign economic activity, identification of costs in foreign economic activity according to various approaches, selection and application of the method of calculating the cost of products intended for export, cost planning in foreign economic activity, organizing centers of responsibility in foreign economic activity, motivating employees to save costs in foreign economic activity, controlling, diagnosing and regulating costs in foreign economic activity, developing and adopting management decisions on optimizing costs in foreign economic activity, identifying factors and reserves for reducing costs in foreign economic activity activity.
Опис: The essence and purpose of cost management in foreign economic activity. Costs of foreign economic activity as management object. Cost typology in foreign economic activity. Approaches to cost identification in foreign economic activity. Cost planning in foreign economic activity. Organization of responsibility centers in foreign economic activity. Motivation of employees for cost savings in foreign economic activity. Cost controlling, diagnostics and regulating in foreign economic activity. Management decisions regarding to cost optimization in foreign economic activity. Factors and reserves of costs reducing in foreign economic activity.
Assessment methods and criteria: Semester control is conducted in the form of an exam, which involves written (solving the exam ticket in the form of test tasks, theoretical questions and problems) and oral (answers to oral questions) components. Current control is carried out in the form of evaluation of public reports and presentations, execution and defense of an individual complex task, execution and defense of control works.
Критерії оцінювання результатів навчання: Evaluation of the student's learning results and achievements is carried out according to the institutional 100-point scale: 88-100 points - certified with the grade "excellent"; 71-87 points - certified with a grade of "good"; 50-70 points - certified with a "satisfactory" rating; 26-49 – "not certified"; 00-25 points - "not certified" - rating "unsatisfactory".
Порядок та критерії виставляння балів та оцінок: - practical classes: in the course of studying the academic discipline, the student is expected to prepare and defend a presentation on a certain topic, which is evaluated with a maximum of 5 points, and the implementation and defense of a complex individual task, which is evaluated with a maximum of 20 points. The criteria for evaluating the presentation are: the content of the presentation, the level of disclosure of the given topic in the presentation materials, the relevance of the informational content of the presentation, the logic of the presentation of the material, the graphic design of the presentation, the oratorical abilities of the speaker, and the comprehensiveness of the answers to the questions. The criteria for evaluating a complex individual task are: adequacy and logic of the used method of performing the individual task, originality and adequacy of proposals for solving problems, reliability of the results obtained, meaningfulness and comprehensiveness of answers to the questions asked during the defense of the completed task; - examination control: based on the results of the study of the academic discipline, examination control covering written and oral components is provided. The written component consists of 15 tests (each test is evaluated with a maximum of 2 points), 4 theoretical questions (each theoretical question is evaluated with a maximum of 5 points), a problem (the problem is evaluated with a maximum of 10 points). The oral component involves the student's answers to 3 questions (each question is valued at a maximum of 5 points).
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