POST-GRADUATE COURSES IN SOUTH-EASTERN EUROPE STUDIES
SCHOOL OF LAW
DEMOCRITUS UNIVERSITY OF THRACE
Aims of the Program
1. The Program: "Post-Graduate Courses in South-Eastern Europe Studies'' (which runs alongside the Post-Graduate Studies in Law of the Law Department) in cooperation with the Department of Business Administration of the Kavala Polytechnic, consists in two levels of study and aims at the development of Post-Graduate research and teaching through interdepartmental and interdisciplinary projects and at the acquisition of relevant experience, particularly tested at a interdepartmental level in relation to the studies on Southeast Europe. The program is also intended to provide expert knowledge through upgraded, graduate studies of high level, to promote scientific knowledge and research, to support young specialists and encouraging the admission of students from South-East European countries.
2. The Post-Graduate Program degrees:
a) a Master's Degree in South-Eastern Europe Studies
b) a Ph.D. in South-Eastern Europe Studies.
Levels of Post-Graduate Studies
1. The Post-Graduate Program at the Law School of the Democritus University of Thrace consists in two levels of study:
a. The Master's degree.
b. The Ph.D.
2. The first level of studies, which leads to a Master's degree, lasts for a compulsory period of four semesters which include: a) a curriculum of theoretical courses, b) a curriculum of practice, c) a curriculum of specialized modules and d) the writing and presentation of a dissertation in the last semester.
3. The second level, which leads to a Ph.D., may include an extra curriculum of specialized courses, lasting for two semesters, as a follow-up to the first level of studies, along with research resulting in the writing of a thesis, or at least two semesters of research leading to the writing of a thesis. It also includes a viva voce presentation of this thesis before a committee according to the specific terms of the relevant legislation.
4. To achieve specialization, the Post-Graduate Program at the Law School of the Democritus University of Thrace is divided into the following five areas: a) European Integration and Prospects of Southeast Europe, b) Southeast Europe as a Geopolitical and Geo-strategic factor in International Relations, c) Law and Settlement of International Disputes (both inter-State and private) in Southeast Europe d) Southeast European History and Culture and e) Political Economy and Development.
The subjects to be taught are consistent with the above mentioned subject-areas and are selected by the Law Faculty Board of Special Composition which is also responsible for the selection of foreign Balkan languages to be taught.
Admission/Registration conditions for each level of Post-Graduate Studies
1. Graduates of Schools of Law, Economics and History, of Greek or foreign Universities (the latter having been certified as of equivalent standard), as well as graduates in Science and Business Administration of Greek or foreign Polytechnics (the latter having been certified as of equivalent standard) are entitled to register to either level of the Post-Graduate Program. Additionally, graduates of other departments of Greek or foreign universities (the latter having been certified as of equivalent standard) may ,exceptionably, be admitted if their application portfolio shows good academic performance and direct relevance to the subjects of the program, and the Law Faculty Board of Special Composition gives its approval.
2. The applicant is registered at the first level of the Post-Graduate studies (Master's degree) if he/she is selected after a careful assessment of his application portfolio.
3. The applicants' portfolios are submitted by a deadline determined by the Law Faculty Board of Special Composition, and include the particulars which are also determined by the said Law Faculty Board.
4. Twenty students are admitted per academic year. In addition, twelve students from other Balkan countries and Cyprus, who fulfill the above mentioned requirements and are designated through diplomatic channels, are entitled to be registered.
5. Admission qualifications for the first level of the Post-Graduate Program are the following:
i) The highest grade in first degree and
ii) a proven interest in the subjects of the program.
6. The selection of the students is made by a special committee set up by the Law Faculty Board of Special Composition.
The list of the candidates who are admitted is confirmed by the Law Faculty Board of Special Composition.
7. Twelve successful students will be granted ex gratia accommodation and meals by the University. Priority will be given to foreign students and to those with the lowest annual income while six students will receive a monthly allowance of 150 €.
8. A prerequisite for direct admission to the second level of studies leading to a Ph.D, is a Master's Degree specializing on any particular subject, awarded by a Greek or foreign Department or School of Law. The method of selection and the specific criteria are determined by the Law Faculty Board of Special Composition. Application forms for admission are submitted to the Secretariat of the Post-Graduate Program within the deadline specified by the Law Faculty Board of Special Composition.
9. For the attendance of classes throughout the year, the establishment of the Dissertation/Thesis Supervision Committee and the writing and presentation of the dissertation/thesis, the relevant provisions of the law are applicable.
1. The Post-Graduate studies last for two years (four semesters). However, subject to a resolution of the Law Faculty Board of Special Composition, the duration determined in the first section of this article may be curtailed, if the time spent on Post-Graduate studies on the same scientific subject at a Greek or foreign university of equivalent standard, has been approved by the Law Faculty Board of Special Composition, after the submission of the relevant particulars by the student .
2. Students of the first level of the Post-Graduate program must attend all five modules of all three curricula mentioned in Article 2 paragraph 2. More specifically, the curriculum of theoretical courses, includes the following subjects:
a) European Integration and Prospect of Southeastern Europe.
It includes an examination of the current relations of Southeast Europe, with a detailed presentation of the European Union's action abroad and each member's attitude and prospects towards European integration as it is pursued through the EC / EU, focusing on the relations with Russia, Turkey and other Mediterranean countries, alongside a reference to the actual shape of European integration with the prospective incorporation of SE Europe.
b) Southeastern Europe as a Geopolitical and Geo-strategic factor in International Relations.
It includes a review of the new geopolitical and geo-strategic position of the region in the light of the upheaval in the Middle East and the relevance of the surrounding Caucasia-Middle East as global energy center in conditions of political instability and political-religious conflict.
c) Law and Settlement of Disputes (both Inter-State and Private) in SE Europe.
It presents the contemporary legal framework and the mechanisms of international and internal administration of justice in matters of inter-State and private disputes along with the necessary adjustments to the European Integration for the creation of a society based on justice and the rule of law.
d) History and Culture of Southeast Europe.
It includes an overview of the overall political history and culture of the region and consists of the following sub-sections:
-SE Europe in Greek and Roman Antiquity.
-Demographic upheavals in SE Europe during the Middle Ages.
-SE Europe in the Ottoman Empire.
-Literature and Arts of SE Europe.
e) Political Economy and Development.
It includes the following sub-sections:
-International Business Relations and Business Strategy.
-International Political Economy in South Eastern Europe: EU's Contribution
-International Economic Relations in SE Europe.
5. Teaching is focused on an in-depth study of each discipline's specific issues and is carried out through lectures, seminars, papers presented by the students, or through any other appropriate method which, in the teachers' discretion, contributes to a most thorough scientific approach of the subject and to the students' best instruction.
6. The first-level subjects are taught by members of staff of the Law Department or members of staff of other Departments of the Democritus University of Thrace, by members of staff of the Department of Business Administration of the Kavala Polytechnic, by Professors Emeritus or by eminent scholars. They are all assigned by the Law Faculty Board of Special Composition upon the recommendation of the members of the Section of International Studies' of the School of Law.
1. The overall supervision of the program is undertaken by the Department's Coordinating Committee of Post-Graduate Studies. Its Supreme body is the Law Faculty Board of Special Composition. A Director of Graduate Studies is appointed to coordinate the program, according to Article 6 of Law No 2454/1997. He has to submit any matter concerning the effective implementation of Post-Graduate Studies, to the Law Faculty Board of Special Composition. For the period in-between the sessions of the Law Faculty Board of Special Composition, all matters within the competence of the Law Faculty Board, may be decided by the Coordinating Committee of Post-Graduate Studies.
2. The students of the first level of the Post-Graduate Program (Mater's degree) are required to attend all lectures and seminars regularly, participate actively in discussions, presentations and other research activities relevant to the Program. Their presence is verified by lecturers and their performance is continuously assessed.
3. The assessment includes oral or written examinations that take place every year in June and September (second exam period). If a student fails, or for any reason, does not take the exams in June, he can retake the exams in September. If he/she fails or abstains from taking the exams in a subject in September, he/she must repeat the courses next year keeping the grades in the subjects he has passed the exams. In case he/she repeats the courses but does not pass all the exams in either June or September or abstains from the exams in any of the subjects, he/she is required to withdraw from the Post-Graduate Program.
4. The final assessment in the subject of the student's choice is concluded with the presentation of his dissertation.
5. The presentation is in the form of a viva voce before a three-member committee, which includes the supervisor and two more members of staff. A student is entitled to take the viva voce examination only if he/she has passed all exams in all subjects.
6. A student is entitled to present his dissertation only once: either in September of the current academic year, or in February next year. If he fails or abstains from presenting his dissertation, he is not awarded the Master's Degree and he simply gets a certificate of attendance of the Post-Graduate course.
1. Students who pass all the exams and succeed in the dissertation viva voce in a particular subject are called to a Master's Degree in this subject.
2. The Master's Degree final grade is assessed on the average of the dissertation mark and the average assessed on the grade in the particular subject and the grades in the rest of the subjects. To assess the final average grade, the dissertation mark is assessed at a rate of 60% and the average of the subjects' grades at a 40% rate. The scale of grades ranges between zero and ten: excellent (9 or 10), very good (7 or 8), fairly good (6 or 5), fair (4 or 3) and poor (2 or 1 or 0).The "pass" grade is 'fairly good'.
Second level curriculum (Ph.D.)
1. Students who have been admitted to the second level of Post-Graduate studies, have to propose the subject on which they wish to prepare a doctoral thesis .
2. All issues concerning the procedure with respect to the assignment of the doctoral thesis topic, the supervision, and ultimately the viva voce on the doctoral thesis, are governed by the law currently in force.
Any other issues relative to the organization and function of this Post-Graduate Program, (such as the specific rights and obligations of members of teaching staff, matters concerning the award of doctoral degrees and the form of the titles to be awarded, the beginning and the conclusion of the courses, the exclusiveness of thesis topics) and are not governed by the Higher Education legislation, the Program or the current Regulation, are decided by the Law Faculty Board of Special Composition.
FIRST SEMESTER: Induction Course (24 hours)
1. Introduction to International Law and International Relations (6 hours)
Instructor: Professor Gr.-E. Calabros, Professor of European and Private International Law.
2. Introduction to History Studies (6 hours)
Instructors: Professor C. Hatzopoulos, Professor of History and Ethnology, Lecturer Elpida Vogli.
3. Introduction to Economics (6 hours)
Instructor: Lecturer Periklis Gogas.
4. Introduction to Applications of Economics: An Introduction to Scientific Methodology (6 hours)
Instructor: Asst. Professor of Business Administration (Kavala Polytechnic) S. Mamalis.
FIRST & SECOND SEMESTERS
SPECIALIZATION IN LAW
European Integration and Prospects of SE Europe (40 hours)
Instructor: Asst. Professor Michael Chrysomallis
I. EU Foreign Activity
1. The Foreign Relations of the European Communities (10 hours)
2. The Common Foreign/ Security Policy (CFSP) (5 hours)
3. The Coherence of EU Action Forms (10 hours)
II. The Balkans
1. EU Relations with Turkey and the Western Balkans (15 hours)
Settlement of International Disputes in the Area of SE Europe (40 hours)
Instructor: Asst. Professor C. Antonopoulos.
I. Peaceful Settlement of Intergovernmental Disputes
1. Diplomatic Methods of Dispute Settlement (3 hours)
2. International Arbitration (4 hours)
3. Settlement of Disputes by the International Court of Justice (20 hours)
II. International Criminal Justice
1. The International Criminal Tribunal for Former Yugoslavia (6 hours)
2. The International Criminal Court (7 hours)
Comparative Law Review on SE Europe (8 hours)
Instructor: Dr. C. Fylaktos.
The Geopolitical and Geo-strategic role of SE Europe: Protection and Politics in the Balkans during the period of bipolarity (12 hours)
Instructor: Lecturer Gropas Rubini.
SPECIALIZATION IN HISTORY
South-Eastern Europe from Antiquity to the 15th century A.D. (24 hours)
Instructors: Lecturer John Xydopoulos, Dr. Despina Iosif
Dr. N. Dapergolas, Lecturer John Bakas, Professor C. Hatzopoulos.
I. SE Europe during the Greek and Roman antiquity (12 Hours)
1. Human Geography of South East Europe in ancient times (6 hours)
2. The Role of the Greeks and Romans on the Civilization of the Ancient Tribes of South Eastern Europe (3 hours)
3. The Victory of Christianity and its Impact on the Political and Cultural Life of the Peoples of South Eastern Europe (3 hours)
II Demographic upheavals in SE Europe in the Middle Ages (12 Hours)
1. The Transition from Antiquity to the Middle Ages
2. The Settlement of the Slaves and the Bulgarians in SE Europe (6th-7th century)
3. The Role of Byzantium in the Process of Christianization, Social, Cultural and Political Integration/Organization of the Slaves and the Bulgarians.
4. The Settlement of the Turks in SE Europe (11th-15th cent.). Colonization and Islamization - Population Movements
SE Europe in the Ottoman era (24 Hours)
Instructor: Prof. C. Hatzopoulos, Lecturer J. Bakirtzis, Lecturer Theofanis Malkidis, Lecturer John Bakas.
The impact of the Ottoman Conquest on the Economic, Social and Cultural life of the Balkan peoples
1. The Ottoman Empire and Europe. The impact of their relationship on the historical development of the Balkan peoples
2. Major changes in the structure of economy and society of the peoples of South Eastern Europe in the 18th and 19th centuries.
3. The spiritual rebirth of the peoples of SE Europe (mid 18th - early 20th century.)
SPECIALIZATION IN ECONOMICS: ECONOMICS & APPLIED ECONOMICS
International Economics (24 hours)
Instructor: Lecturer Periklis Gogas
1. Introduction: Models of International Trade (6 hours)
2. Restrictions on International Trade (4 hours)
3. Economic Integration (6 hours)
4. Multinational Corporations and Foreign Direct Investments (4 hours)
5. Balance of Payments and Exchange Rates (3 hours)
6. Purification of Exchange Rates (3 hours)
International Business Relations and Business Strategy (36 hours)
Instructor: Asst. Professor E. Drympetas.
1. The Contemporary Scene of International Business Relations and the Internationalization Challenge (4 hours)
2. Internationalization Strategies (4 hours)
3. Basic Types of Corporate Internationalization Strategies (4 hours)
4. Forms of Internationalization of Export (4 hours)
5. Forms of Internationalization (8 hours)
6. The Financial Background (4 hours)
7. Political Risk Management and Strategic Negotiations (4 hours)
8. International Economic Interdependence and Business Strategy (4 hours)
The Legal Framework of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations of the EU / EC (30 hours)
Instructor: Asst. Professor Michael Chrysomallis.
1. Fundamental Principles of Community law, Jurisdiction and Judicial Protection (4 hours)
2. The capacity of the EU / EC to conclude treaties, the form and the legal consequences of the relevant agreements (3 hours)
3. Analysis of current relationships and agreements with countries of S.E. Europe - Classification and consequences (3 hours)
4. The Customs union and the Common Foreign Tariff (CFT) (2 hours)
5. Common Rules on Imports (2 hours)
6. Community Law on Imports that have not undergone Dumping (2 hours).
7. Community Law on Imports that have been subsidized by the State (2 hours)
8. The Copenhagen Criteria for Future Integration and Harmonization with the Vested Right of the Community (2 hours)
9. The Common Market and EU Fundamental Freedoms (3 hours)
10. The Establishment of the Principles of Free Competition (3 hours)
11. Community Treatment of State Support (2 hours)
12. Problems and Prospects in the Relations between the two sides (2 hours)
Globalization - Multinational Corporations (Second Semester) (20 hours)
Instructor: Associate Professor A. Pyralemidou
Unit A: Multinational Corporations
• The Internationalization of Capital and Business
• The Concentration of Capital and the Emergence of Multinational Corporations
• Strategies of Multinational Corporations and the Consequences of their action
• Development Strategies and Development of Administrative and Organizational Structures of Multinational Corporations
• Selection of the Location of Companies with multi-disciplinary and multi-national activity
Unit B: Transition to Modern World: From Internationalization to Globalization
• The post-war internationalization and the creation of the conditions for globalization
- The Capitalist World
- The World of Socialism
- Creating the conditions for globalization
• The new Development Model of Flexible Specialization
- The Diffusion of New Technologies and the Emergence of the new Leading Sector of economy
- The New Regime of Capital Accumulation
- The Liberal Regulation of World Economy and the Decline of the National state
• The Effects of Globalization
- On Developed States
- On States of the Region
- On Developing States
- On former Socialistic States
- On the Balkan States
• The Global Business
- The New Industrial - post-Industrial model
- Creating Networks
- New post-Industrial forms of Organization and Administration
Unit C: Tendencies and Options towards Globalization
• Alternative Globalization through Autonomous Regional Networks
• The Challenge of Information Society
• Strategic Objectives - Development Opportunities
• The Case of the Balkans and the Role of Greece.
• Possible Future Prospects.
The Russian, Bulgarian and Turkish languages will be taught.
Finally, foreign Post-Graduate students, who have been awarded a scholarship by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, will attend classes on "Greek Language and Terminology".
They are requested to make arrangements towards this activity.
THIRD & FOURTH SEMESTERS
SPECIALIZATION IN LAW
European Integration and SE Europe Perspectives (30 hours)
Instructor: Asst. Professor Michael Chrysomallis.
1. The Mediterranean (especially the Maghreb and Masrech Agreements) (15 hours)
2. Eastern Europe (mainly its relations with Russia and Ukraine) (15 hours)
Settlement of International Disputes in the Area of SE Europe: Protection of Human Rights (40 hours).
Instructor: Lecturer John Ktistakis.
1. The European Convention on Human Rights (25 hours)
2. The UN System for the Protection of Human Rights (5 hours)
3. Protection of the Rights of Minorities (10 hours)
Comparative Overview of SE Europe Laws (8 hours)
Instructor: Dr. C. Fylaktos.
The Geopolitical and Geo-strategic Role of SE Europe: Towards the Integration of the Balkans with the EU. The Role of Greece and the International Environment (22 hours)
Instructor: Lecturer Gropa Rubini.
SPECIALIZATION IN HISTORY
The SE Europe during the 19th and 20th century (36 Hours)
Instructor: Lecturer Vogli Elpida, Lecturer Jacob Aktsoglou, Lecturer Th. Malkidis, Lecturer John Bakas, Lecturer Rubini Gropa.
1. The Dissolution of the Ottoman Empire (late 18th - early 20th century.): The Birth of Nationalism and National States in South Eastern Europe. Irredentism and ‘Pan-ideologies'. Nationalist competitions (6 hours)
2. The Impact of the Balkan Wars and World War I upon the Peoples of South Eastern Europe (6 hours)
3. The Impact of World War II and the "Cold War" upon the Peoples of South Eastern Europe (6 hours)
4. The "Unresolved Issues" of SE Europe: a) The "Macedonia" problem, b) the problem of Dobrudja, c) the problem of Eastern Moldova, d) the problem of Transylvania, e) the problem of Kosovo and f) the problem of Cyprus ( 9 Hours)
5. Ethnic, Religious and Cultural minorities in South East Europe (6 hours)
Literature and Art (24 Hours)
Instructor: Associate Professor Constantine Tsouri , Associate Professor M. Tziatzi Papayiannis, Asst. Professor Alcibiades Prepis, Lecturer John Bakas.
1. Literature and Culture of the Slavic peoples of SE Europe after their Conversion to Christianity, (6 hours)
2. The Palaeologean Renaissance in Literature and the arts (13th-15th cent.). Monuments of Culture (6 hours)
3. The Religious and Secular Art in S.E. Europe during the Ottoman era (9 hours)
SPECIALIZATION IN ECONOMICS: ECONOMICS & APPLIED ECONOMICS
The Role of the Balkans in the New Architecture of Europe - Balkan Factor Configuration (20 hours)
Instructor: Associate Professor Anna Pyralemidou
Unit A: European Integration
• The Theory of Economic Integration
- Definition and Forms of Economic Integration
- The Effects of Economic Integration
• Monetary Integration
- Definition and Stages of Monetary Integration
- The Effects of Monetary Integration
- Transition to Monetary Integration
• The European Experience
- The Economic and Monetary Union
- Deepening and Broadening
- Politics - Social and Cultural problems
- The Balkans towards the European Family of States
Unit B: The Balkans on the Road to Europe
• The Problems of Transition to Market Economy
- Financial problems - Structural problems
- Institutional problems
- Social problems
• The Current Situation in the Balkans
- The General Outlook
- The example of Bulgaria
• The Role of Greece in the Balkans
- The Greek Business Presence
- Institutions of Balkan Cooperation
• The Building of European Institutions
Unit C: The possibility of setting up a Balkan Group in the European Union
• F. Pezzoux's theory on group development.
• Regional development through groups
• The Strategy of Equivalent Economic and Political groups
• The Possibility of Establishing a Balkan group in European Union
- The Bipolarity of Development
- The Planning of Development
- The role of Thessaloniki, Macedonia and Thrace
- Establishing business networks
- Social and political dimension
The European Policy on Economic Development in the Balkans
Instructor: Dr. S. Roukanas.
1. The Role of the International Community in the Economic Development of the Balkans - the Perspective of International Political Economy.
2. The EU Policy in the Balkans - Background and Prospects.
3. Promoters of the EU policy in the Balkans.
4. The role of the European Agency for Reconstruction in the Economic Development of the Balkans.
5. The role of NGOs in the Economic and Social Development in the Balkans.
6. The Economic Development of the Balkans and the Establishment of the Rule of Law: the European contribution.
7. Planning and Implementation of Operations Financed by the EU - Initiatives for the Return of displaced populations in Kosovo and Bosnia - Herzegovina.
8. Institutional Strengthening as a factor for the Reinforcement of Economic Development in the Balkans - the EU contribution
9. The contribution of the EU to the formation of inter-Balkan Cooperation.
10. The Greek contribution to Economic Development in the Balkans.
Infrastructure Investment and Development in South East Europe (20 hours).
Instructor: Associate Professor A. Pyralemidou
1. Subject matter - Specialized concepts. Definition and description of Infrastructure Projects. (Transport - Energy - Telecommunications) - Analysis of Infrastructure in terms of National and International Networks-Work Structure.
2. Studies for Expediency-Viability of Investment on Infrastructure Projects.
3. Transport Infrastructures I : Road transports - Networks - Technology - Funding- Road Transport Companies - The European Union policy.
4. Transport Infrastructures II: Rail Transport - Networks - Technology - Funding - Railway Transport Companies - The European Union policy.
5. Transport Infrastructure III: Maritime and Fluvial Transport. Networks - Technology - Funding - Ports - Shipping companies - The Policy of the European Union.
6. Transport infrastructure IV: Air Transport - Networks - Technology - Funding - Aviation Companies -The European Union policy.
7. Energy Infrastructures: Networks - Technology - Funding - Energy Companies - The European Union policy.
8. Telecommunication Infrastructures: Networks - Technology - Funding - Energy Companies - The European Union policy.
9. Impact of Investment on Development I - Transport and Telecommunications - Theoretical and Empirical analysis - Conclusions and Prospects.
10. Impact of Investment on development II - Energy - Theoretical and Empirical analysis - Conclusions and Prospects.
Human Movement (20 hours)
Instructor: Prof. Anastasios Karasavoglou
Unit A: Theoretical Approach to Human Movement
• The classical Economic Thought and Migration
• Towards a General Theory of Human Movement
- The Marxist Approach
- The Neoclassical Approach
- The Keynesian Approach
- The Approach of Human Capital and "Brain Drain"
- The Approach of the factors ‘Attraction' and ‘Repulsion'
Unit B: Approaching the Economic Effects of Labor Force Movement
• The impact of migration on employment and wages
• The Impact of Migration on GNP and Income Increase
• The Impact of Migration on the prices and Income allotment.
• The long-term migration results.
- The issue of Human Resources
- The argument of acquiring skills and qualifications
- The argument of the balanced development
Unit C: Human Movement to and from Europe
. Movement until the end of the ‘80s
• Modern Transportation
- Migration in the era of Globalization .
- The Characteristics of Contemporary Migration
- European Union Migration.
- Transfer of Labor Force from Eastern to Western Europe
- South Eastern Europe Migration.
- The Problems and the Content of the Migration Policy
Internet and Electronic Communication (20 hours)
Instructor: Asst. Professor V. Hatzis
1. Basic Technical Elements of Networks: Networks LAN / WAN, Communication Protocols, Hardware Tool, Routers and other Technical Data, Speed, Technologies of Wire-line (ISDN, xDSL) and wireless GPRS, 3G, etc.) communication.
2. The Internet: Html, Websites, Portals, Mail Servers, Application Servers, EDI, E-commerce, etc.
3. The Role of the Internet to Globalization, Internationalization, Elimination of the Conventional Space-Time, Electronic Commerce, Electronic Display, Electronic Chains of Enterprises.
4. Strategy of Enterprises and Internet, Information Systems' Strategy, Integrated Enterprise Systems (MRPI, II, ERP)
5. Databases and Internet Sources of Information for Studies in South Eastern Europe Drawing Economic Data, Web sites and Organizations of S.E. Studies.
Preparation of Strategic Expansion plan in South East Europe (20 hours)
Instructor: Professor C. Terzidis, Asst. Professor D. Madytinos.
Unit 1: Introduction to Strategic Planning and Strategic Management . Specialized concepts. Process of Strategic Decisions. Theory of Competitive Strategic Position. Theory of Resources and Capabilities (Resource-Based View of the Firm)
Units 2-3: Aims and Objectives. Assessment of overall Profit-Performance of Enterprises. Financial Indicators. Shareholders Value Added-SVA. Economic Value Added-EVA. Balanced Scorecard.
Units 3-4: Evaluation of Investment - Strategies. Scenarios in Excel. Real Options.
Unit 5: Extending the Spectrum of Activities of Enterprises. Scale Economy Spectrum Economy.