Management and entrepreneurship


Name of the study program: MAS Management and Entrepreneurship.

Description of the study program: The second-level master's program at the MAS Management and Entrepreneurship study program is a logical continuation of the existing study program at the first level of the OAS Entrepreneurial Business study program.

The structure of the MAS Management and Entrepreneurship study program was designed in accordance with higher education institutions in the country and the world, it is in line with the existing level of development in the field of management and entrepreneurship in companies, it is based on the Bologna Declaration and is in accordance with the requirements arising from the practical application of knowledge necessary in modern business in the field of management and entrepreneurship.

The main goal of the study program MAS Management and Entrepreneurship is to deepen the existing and adopt new general and special theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of management and entrepreneurship in companies, for the professional performance of specialist jobs and jobs that involve research-development and methodological superstructure for work on professional, collaborative , consulting and managerial jobs in companies, consulting houses, research and innovation and other organizations and institutions; on the development of new skills through research activities in order to competently solve practical and theoretical problems of a research-development and innovative character, critical interpretation in relation to applied models, procedures and achieved research results, as well as further improvement of knowledge in all forms of professional activity and abilities necessary for continuing study at a higher level of education.

As a result of the learning process, general and special theoretical and practical knowledge, skills and abilities are adopted, which enable a master of management and entrepreneurship to perform quality and competent management-specialist, consulting, collaborative, research and managerial jobs in certain sectors (development, production, control, procurement , deliveries, logistics) in economic organizations, scientific research organizations, innovation organizations, technically competent and accredited laboratories, certification houses and bodies, scientific research and business organizations, work in mixed teams and commissions for international cooperation, and public institutions (e.g. specialist jobs for standards; intellectual property management experts; participation in the work and/or management of boards, sectors, commissions, clusters, etc. in chambers and ministries); public enterprises; as well as in entrepreneurial lessons; ability to understand, practical recognition, planning, programming, organizing, applying and controlling the basic principles of management and entrepreneurship, necessary for making decisions and taking responsibility for work results; ability to achieve the efficiency and effectiveness of company operations or certain organizational units; the ability of experts to carry out business activities on the plan of creating both material goods and immaterial products (software) and, to a certain extent, immaterial value (product value, but also value in the field of entrepreneurship, contribution to the achievement of broader social goals, as well as other types of development social awareness and society according to the growing demands of society, etc.), which is the assumption that they achieve a professional position with a more permanent distinctive dimension compared to others, and also that they give their full contribution to teamwork in the organizations in which they will realize their business engagements; development of critical and self-critical thinking and adoption of an objective attitude in relation to any practical situation; cooperation and adequate communication; for involvement in scientific research work of a systemic nature and work on projects; to present the results of their scientific work to the scientific and professional public, to monitor and create innovations within the framework of contemporary scientific trends in the field of management and entrepreneurship and their implementation in practice; for the continuation of scientific and professional training in specialist and doctoral studies.

The title that a student acquires after completing the master's degree in MAS Management and Entrepreneurship is a master's manager (mast. manaj.), which is in accordance with the Rulebook on the list of professional, academic and scientific titles.

The conditions for enrollment at MAS Management and Entrepreneurship are given in the Statute of the Faculty and the Rulebook on Enrollment in Studies. A person who has previously completed basic academic studies of the first degree of a corresponding or related program, with an average grade of 8, can be enrolled in the MAS Management and Entrepreneurship study program. The type of knowledge and abilities that are checked when enrolling students, as well as other enrollment conditions, are published in the competition.

List of compulsory and optional subjects. In accordance with the standards, a number of subjects in the study program are compulsory, and the rest are optional. The ratio of ESPB points of optional subjects to the total number of points is greater than 30%, which meets the prescribed standards. A student can influence the structure of the study program with optional subjects, and therefore, shape his academic profile through optional groups of subjects. The student defends his master's thesis in the second semester.

The master's thesis carries 16 ESPB. The master's thesis, as part of the program structure, aims to connect acquired knowledge in the field of management and entrepreneurship. During the lecture, the candidate can define the topic for the master's thesis. Project assignments from the first and second semester can be integrated into the master's thesis. Project assignments give master's students the opportunity to solve practical problems through practical work and research, using scientific methods and procedures, as well as to connect basic knowledge from different areas and apply it in their work, which they finally process in their master's thesis.

Measures have been taken against plagiarism. The Master's thesis, as well as the seminar thesis, goes to the software verification of the authenticity of the work, through the TURNITIN software. In the defense of master's theses, it is foreseen to record the defense and store the recordings in the student's file, in order to control the quality of the defense, the objectivity of the assessment, etc.

Professional practice is mandatory, carries 3 ECTS. The student has the option of choosing the organization in which he will carry out professional practice according to his preferences for work operations from a certain business sector in economic organizations, then in appropriate scientific research organizations, innovation organizations, other scientific and business organizations and public institutions for a duration of 90 hours.

Through the subject book, which is attached to this material, the following are given: name of the subject; number of ESPB points; case status; prerequisites for the enrollment of certain courses; objective of the course; isḫodi - competences; outline content; the student's obligations, which are realized through active teaching and independent student work within pre-exam activities and exams and their evaluation; method of teaching; knowledge verification, assessment and examination method; basic and supplementary literature.

The method of studying is through lectures, exercises and professional practice. Lectures are conducted with the use of certain didactic means, application of modern methods, case studies, different types of simulations on real cases from practice, preparation and presentation of seminar papers, discussion with an emphasis on expression and critical thinking, team work, etc. The exercises follow the lectures and solve specific tasks that additionally illustrate the material. In the exercises, additional explanations of the material covered in the lectures are given. Students' responsibilities during the exercises include preparation of seminar and homework papers, project papers, presentations and more. Each teacher monitors the students' work on the exercises and evaluates them according to the rules adopted at the Faculty level. Before the start of classes, the student receives the schedule of classes and the dates of registration and exams for the current year. Professional practice during studies is mandatory and is carried out in organizations (production, service, scientific research, innovation, start-ups, etc.) with which the Faculty has entered into an appropriate contract. All other matters of importance for teaching are defined by the Faculty's general acts.

Each subject is expressed through a point value (ESPB) in accordance with the European system of transfer of points. The annual student workload of 60 ECTS, within a 40-hour working week, is a legal provision and is in accordance with European regulations in this area. Based on the Faculty's academic calendar, based on the legal provision that the school year lasts 12 calendar months, students have 45 working weeks during the school year, 15 weeks in two semesters and 15 weeks for preparation and exams, and a workload of 40 hours per week. It follows from this that the workload of a student in one year is 1800 working hours, and that one point corresponds to approximately 30 hours of student study activity.

Prerequisites for enrollment in individual subjects or groups of subjects are given in the subject specification and specified in the conditions for enrollment, and given in the provisions of the Statute of Union Nikola Tesla University.

The method of selecting subjects from another study program and the conditions for transferring from another study program within the same or related field of study of this Institution and other higher education institutions is determined based on the criteria given in the Law on Higher Education and the Statute of the Faculty: harmonization of the content and objectives of the study program is carried out under the conditions of 80% program matching; comparing the value and scope of the program is done on the basis of the load expressed through the value of ESPB points; by comparing the total burden of the person who submits a request to change the study program within the same or related field of study. Based on this criterion, the number of weekly classes, lectures, exercises, seminars, etc. will be taken into account.

Eminent experts in the fields that are the subject of study were engaged in the implementation of the MAS Management and Entrepreneurship study program. After completing the master's study program, students are allowed to continue their doctoral studies in the country or abroad.

Table 5.1. You can view the schedule of courses by semesters and years of study HERE.

Table of courses Master Entrepreneurial Business and Real Estate Management – Serbian
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