Course title: 
Management and Business Economics
Primary programme: 
Fizikus mérnök BSc
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computional exercises, optional exercises individually or in teamwork
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Responsible lecturer: 
Dr. András Nemeslaki, university professor, PhD
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Course description: 
The aim of the subject is to introduce students the principles of the work and operation of organizations and management. In the course, we briefly present the most important sub-fields and current problems of business and management. The course deals in detail with the basics of strategic management, general management, quality management, production and service management, and business economics. To achieve the above aims we address two of the following areas and topics: 1. Strategic management: organizational environment and its levels and principles, methods and their application in connection 2. Management: resouces and processes of organizations, management functions and roles, teamwork, communication in organizations, management systems, product and its life-cycle 3. Quality management: evolution steps, basics of the ISO 9000 and the quality management systems, TQM, continuous improvement 4. Operation and service management: basic principles of the operation of these systems, tools of manufacturing (pro-ject management, inventory, capacity, cost), tools of capacity planning and calculation
Reading materials: 
Defeo, J.A. (2017) Juran’s Quality Handbook – The complete guide to performance excellence, 7th ed., McGraw-Hill Education. Evans, J.R. – Lindsay, W.M. (2017) Managing for Quality and Performance Excellence, 10th ed., Cengage Learning. Goetsch, D.L. – Davis, S.B. (2016) Quality Management for Organizational Excellence – Introduction to Total Quality, 8th ed., Pearson.
List of competences: 
Please find the detailed list, as quoted from the Hungarian training and outcome requirements of the Physicist Engineer program, in the Hungarian version of the course description.