Development has always been one of the most lively and challenging areas in economics. Over the last decades there have been advances in economic theory and econometric methods that have allowed development economists to review some age-old questions. Why do some countries grow faster than others? Why are inequality and poverty important for economic development? Should governments encourage migration from rural to urban areas? How can we deal with urban poverty? Do poor people make the wrong decisions? Why are interest rates higher in rural than in urban areas?
This course starts by examining the development of EU employment law focusing on the shift from employment law to employment policy. The course then studies rule-making in the field of employment law, considering both the traditional routes to legislation and governance techniques such as the Open Method of Coordination. The final topics look closely at the substantive area of employment law, examining the free movement of persons, equal treatment, health and safety and working conditions, the restructuring of enterprises, worker participation, and collective action.
This course introduces political economy to European students completely new to the subject. The conversational yet precise style of this course is an excellent way of presenting the economics of European politics and policy to tomorrow's decision-makers. The course is designed to provide students with a sound conceptual understanding of the subject using contemporary examples where possible.
This course will introduce you to what the European Union does in the different policy fields, such as economic policy (single market, EMU), social policy (citizenship, agriculture, regions), and foreign policy (trade, development, CFSP). It will also introduce you to the economic and political analysis of EU policies, which will enable you to develop general analytical and theoretical skills that will serve you as foundations for higher degrees or allow you to transfer them directly into non-academic careers.
This course would like to equip you with the knowledge to read, interpret and analyse financial statement data in order to make informed business decisions regarding investment, credit, or resource allocation. Such skills are required for equity and credit analysts, executives, bankers, auditors, consultants, but also for individual, unsophisticated investors. Financial statement analysis process consists of three main steps, which will be the object of the course: • Teasing out key information for financial statement analysis.
This course aims to provide a useful and interesting insight into the relation between international organizations, be they governmental or non-governmental, and global governance. This means a theoretical as well as a practical and contextualized understanding of IOs, NGOs, and the global issues they attempt to address.
This course presents the strategic approach to the study of international politics. The course provides a comprehensive review of important topics in international relations, such as rational choice and game theory, conflict and war, co-operation and trade, development and democratisation. It also applies them to the analysis of EU institutions and politics, economic policy, and foreign policy. The course is divided in four parts.
Agile is no longer restricted to software development. Today, all kinds of projects run in faster changing environments, and project management needs to become more flexible and far more responsive to customers. Whether you are working in fast fashion, developing a new tourist product, or implementing new business processes, Agile Project Management can help you deliver fast to your customers without compromising value, quality, or business discipline.
This course aims to provide an introduction to how political science tries to explain differences in political systems across countries and time. The main empirical differences in institutions, political behaviour and political outcomes across both developed and developing countries will be presented with the help of some of the main theories and methods in political science.
Introduction to sociology provides the essential basis for further study in the subject and also provides the knowledge and critical skills which are necessary for the degrees in Management and Business. This course is also one of the most popular options among law, economics, and political science students as it helps them to be critical of the information they receive and encourages them to think logically and consistently. We have designed this course to provide the necessary grounding in sociological theory and methods of social research.
Ukrainian is not only the second largest Slavic language, with some 46 million speakers around the world. Studying Ukrainian gives students a unique opportunity to discover the psychology, history, and culture of a land that for centuries has been a battleground of rival empires. With affiliated centres in Chernivtsi, Zhytomyr and Odessa, and independent members across the country, the EUROSCI Network is uniquely placed to help students learn Ukrainian language and culture.
Development has been one of the most lively and challenging areas in economics and the EU is increasingly recognised as a key actor in this field both within and outside its borders. Recent advances in research have re-introduced some age-old questions and created new ones. This course will take you through an exciting journey that will acquaint you with new ideas and new ways of answering fundamental questions about the economics of developing countries and regions in the context of European integration.
EU leaders are increasingly concerned about the destabilising effect of what they consider coherent hostile strategic communications campaigns sponsored by foreign powers. But communication campaigns aimed at mobilising the public in order to influence EU policy-makers are neither new nor exclusive of foreign governments. So-called grassroots lobbying tactics, like organising public events and launching media campaigns, despite being largely discredited, are very important in granting interest groups access to EU decision-makers.
Why is the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) so controversial? Who is Brazil's first trading partner? How will Brexit affect India and Nigeria? Should Ukraine join the EU? What is trade diversion? What are the costs and benefits of the euro? Why do euro banknotes have pictures of fictional bridges? Why does EU regional policy have so many objectives? What is the role of the EU in Ukraine or Moldova? How does the EU make decisions?
This couse aims to provide an in-depth exploration of how businesses successfully manage information. The course provides insight into how today's businesses leverage information technologies and systems to achieve corporate objectives. Providing comprehensive and integrative coverage of essential new technologies and information system applications, as well as their impact on business models and managerial decision-making, with the help of this course, students will build skills sought after in today's workplace.
Il turismo è un fenomeno complesso tanto per l’elevato numero degli attori coinvolti (istituzioni, imprese, organizzazioni) quanto per la varietà delle problematiche interessate, di carattere culturale, economico, produttivo, sociale e politico. Lo scopo del corso di marketing del turismo è quello di fornire in un primo step introduttivo una visione quanto più globale possibile del fenomeno ed in seguito di focalizzarsi sulla conoscenza e l’utilizzo dei paradigmi delle diverse azioni di marketing poste in essere dalle organizzazioni che operano all’interno del settore turistico.
Oggi la crescente competizione territoriale a livello internazionale, dovuta a fenomeni quali la globalizzazione dei mercati, la diffusione delle nuove tecnologie nel settore dell’informazione e della comunicazione, la terziarizzazione dell’economia e la crescente mobilità di persone, beni, imprese, servizi e tecnologie, l’integrazione europea, sta focalizzando l’attenzione dei responsabili delle politiche di sviluppo del territorio sulle attività di marketing territoriale.
The goal of this course is to introduce QMS, its principles and importance in all areas. The course aims to provide students with knowledge on three main aspects: 1. Basic knowledge of the process approach to quality management, structured overview of the requirements of ISO 9001: 2015. The center of gravity of the subject is the detailed interpretation of the various requirements of the standard. These requirements will be explained on practical applications derived from activities in the company.
Această disciplină se ocupă de economia politică pozitivă și teoria alegerii raționale aplicată studiului conflictelor politice, instituțiilor democratice și politicilor publice. Disciplina acoperă instrumentele principale pentru studiul alegerilor publice (teoria decizională rațională, teoria jocurilor, teoria alegerilor sociale) și o serie de subiecte teoretice și aplicate, inclusiv studiul empiric al instituțiilor UE. Acest curs va acoperi principalele subiecte ale economiei politice pozitive și alegerii publice instituționale.