XAIEC Informatics for Economists

Moravian Business College Olomouc
winter 2021
Extent and Intensity
2/2/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Ing. Lukáš Pavlík, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Ing. Lukáš Pavlík, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. Ing. Petr Čermák, Ph.D.
Moravian Business College Olomouc
Supplier department: Moravian Business College Olomouc
Thu 11:30–13:00 B2.445
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
XAIEC/01: Thu 15:00–16:30 B2.331, L. Pavlík
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
Course objectives
The objective of this course is to provide students with a basic overview of concepts related to Computer Science, Information Technology and Information Systems. After completing the course, the student is familiar with computer hardware, able to describe function of computer, peripherals and Operating Systems like Windows, Linux a Mac OS. Students also must know basics of networking and ISO/OSI model. Part of the course is dedicated to software for economic calculation (Excel) and basics of typography in word processors. Today, mobile technologies play a major role. With mobile technology, Ergonomics and Cyber Security are even more important.
  • 1. The importance of abstraction. Representation and interpretation of information.
  • 2. Basic principles of computer operation.
  • 3. Computer hardware.
  • 4. Computer networks, basic types of networks, network elements.
  • 5. OSI model, TCP/IP protocol, basic networking commands (Windows, Linux, Max OS X).
  • 6. Introduction to operating systems. Windows, Unix-like operating systems, Mac OS X.
  • 7. Application software, software for economists.
  • 8. Mobile devices.
  • 9. Health protection, safety and ergonomics when working with computers.
  • 10. Working with MS Office programs (MS Excel, MS Word).
  • 11. Information systems, main registers used in the Czech Republic.
  • 12. Principles of Cybersecurity.
    required literature
  • FRIESE, J. Computer & Technology Basics. 1st ed. Independently published. 137 pp. ISBN 978-1-6618-9765-9. 2020. info
  • NASTASE, R. Computer Networking for Beginners: Your Guide for Mastering Computer Networking. 1st ed. Independently published. 219 pp. ISBN 978-1-7310-7645-8. 2018. info
  • SPIRAL-BOUND. Welcome to Computer Basics. 1st. ed. Labyrinth Learning. 312 pp. ISBN 978-1-59136-791-8. 2016. info
  • ANDRESS, J. The Basics of Information Security: Understanding the Fundamentals of InfoSec in Theory and Practice. 2nd ed. Syngress. 240 pp. ISBN 978-0-12-800744-0. 2014. info
    recommended literature
  • NULL, L. and J. LOBUR. The Essentials of Computer Organization and Architecture. 3rd. ed. Jones and Bartlett Publishers. 844 pp. ISBN 1-4496-0006-9. 2010. info
Assessment methods
Course credit: attendance at seminars and credit assignment (40% of the final assessment). Examination: written examination (50% of the final assessment), oral examination (10% of the final assessment).
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms winter 2023.
  • Enrolment Statistics (winter 2021, recent)
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