Course Code: ADRD223 • Study year: II • Academic Year: 2024-2025
Domain: Business Administration - Masters • Field of study: Managing sustainable regional development
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: English
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Ionela Gavrilă Paven
Seminar tutor: Ruxandra Lazea
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Class
Number of teaching hours per semester: 42
Number of teaching hours per week: 3
Semester: Summer
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 7

Course aims:

The objective of this discipline is to know and understand the fundamental concepts in the field of regional development, the institutional framework, instruments used for reducing economic disparities at supranational level.
The ability to act independently and creatively in approaching and solving problems, to evaluate objectively and constructively critical states, to creatively solve economic problems and to communicate results demonstratively
Foundation of the business plan, of the specific strategies, plans and programs, of the fulfillment procedures, as well as the identification and application of the corrective measures in order to achieve the predicted objectives in the best conditions
Understanding and awareness of the importance of developing business strategies that will generate sustainable, healthy growth
Funding of systems, capacities and strategies regarding the development and diversification of the business environmen

Course Entry Requirements:


Course contents:

1. European Financing Instruments (concept, classification) 2. Pre-adhering instruments – financial support for candidate countries 3. Structural funds – financial support for member countries 4. Results for the pre-adhering instruments 2000 – 2006 5. Results for the structural funds 2007 – 2013 6. Instruments for 2014 – 2020 framework

Teaching methods:

Lecture, Discussions.

Learning outcomes:

This discipline offers the ability to: understand the economic development processes and instruments available at European level; types of instruments; conscious use of economic categories; discrepancies in regional development though accessing the funds.

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Written test examination – 70%, Verification during the semester – 30%.

Recommended reading:

Gavrila-Paven I., European Financial Instruments - Course, 1 Decembrie 1918 University of Alba Iulia, Alba Iulia, 2019, -.
Gavrila-Paven I., European Business Environment - Course, 1 Decembrie 1918 University of Alba Iulia, Alba Iulia, 2019, -.
Gavrila-Paven I., European Economics - Course, 1 Decembrie 1918 University of Alba Iulia, Alba Iulia, 2019, -.
Tatyana P. Soubbotina, Beyond Economic Growth An Introduction to Sustainable Development, Second Edition, The World Bank Washington, Washington, -, -.
Vladimir Bartenev, Elena Glazunova, International Development Cooperation Set Of Lectures, The World Bank, Moscow, 2013, -.