14D2I54 - Economics and management in veterinary

Course specification
Course titleEconomics and management in veterinary
Type of studyPhD academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
  1. doc. dr Nada Tajdić
  2. prof. dr Milorad Mirilović
  3. prof. dr Drago Nedić
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      The goalStudents should gain a better knowledge of the application of economics and management in the control system of animal health that will allow them autonomy in decision-making in the selection of treatment programs at the level of the herd or suppression of infectious diseases at the national level.
      The outcomeStudents should be able to apply the acquired knowledge in economics and management control of animal health and to make independent decisions in selection of disease control at the micro and macro level.
      Contents of lecturesThe theoretical basis of economics. The importance of economics in the control of animal health. Theory of costs. Marginal analysis. Income statement and balance sheet. Economic damages and veterinary - sanitary measures. Evaluation of the health control program. Marketing in veterinary medicine. Management and veterinary epidemiology. Strategic management in the control of animal health.
      Contents of exercisesMaking appropriate tasks for specific methodological units.
      1. Economy - An Introductory Analysis
      2. Dijkhuizen AA and Morris RS, 1998, Animal Health Economics, University of Sidney, Australia (Original title)
      3. Veterinary practice management
      4. Veterinary economics
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
      Methods of teachingTheoretical classes are conducted with the use of audiovisual techniques, and practical with the development of various examples with critical discussion and preparation of seminar work
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
      Activites during lectures10Test paper70
      Practical lessonsOral examination