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Course syllabus PROG07_6B - Prognostics (MTF - WS 2012/2013)


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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Materials Science and Technology in Trnava
Course unit code: PROG07_6B
Course unit title: Prognostics
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture1 hour weekly (on-site method)
1 hour per semester of study (combined method)

 
Credits allocated: 2
 
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Prerequisites for registration: none
 
Assesment methods:
semester work
 
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
To obtain a basic understanding of scientific forecasting of future events, to become familiar with the basic conceptual and categorial apparatus of prognostics, to understand its basic principles and to become acquainted with basic methods of forecasting.
 
Course contents:
1. Basic concept - categorial apparatus of prognostics.
2. History of prognostics.
3. The content and objectives of prognostics (Methods: Brainstorming, participatory methods, future state index, structural methods, process-methods).
4. Anticipating the future.
5. Social Forecasting.
6. Global forecasts and forecasting.
7. Prognostic look at the development of Slovakia.
 
Recommended or required reading:
Basic:
POTŮČEK , M. Manuál prognostických metod. Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství, 2006. 193 p. ISBN 80-86429-55-5.
CAPRA, F. The Turning Point. New York: Simon & Schuster , 1983. ISBN 0-553-34572-9.
ŠULC, O. Abeceda prognostiky a Prognostika od A do Z. Praha: Státní nakladatelství TU , 1987.
GLENN, J. -- GORDON, T. Future research methodology. Washington: AC/UNU Millennium Project, 2003.
TOFFLER, A. -- TOFFLEROVÁ, H. Utváranie novej civilizácie : Politika tretej vlny. Bratislava: OPEN WINDOWS, 1996. 116 p. ISBN 80-85741-15-6.

 
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Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 1359

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Name of lecturer(s): Mgr. Mária Bednáriková, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer) - slovak
prof. PaedDr. Marián Merica, PhD. (person responsible for course) - slovak
 
Last modification: 17. 9. 2012
Supervisor: prof. PaedDr. Marián Merica, PhD. and programme supervisor


Last modification made by Mgr. Alena Kopčanová on 09/17/2012.

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