14I4O09 - Veterinary practice management and career planning

Course specification
Course titleVeterinary practice management and career planning
AcronymVeterinary Medicine
Type of studyIntegrated academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
  1. prof. dr Milorad Mirilović
  2. doc. dr Nada Tajdić
  3. prof. dr Drago Nedić
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      The goalAcquainting students with necessary knowledge in in the field of management and learn them to use necessary tools and techniques for successful management of veterinary practices.
      The outcomeStudent should know the significance of veterinary practice (VP) management, which are the basic management functions, to implement certain tools and techniques in the development of VP, to understand the basics of financial planning, to understand the importance of the client and his needs, and to evaluate the financial effects of business in VP.
      Contents of lecturesThe importance of studying the subject. Legal and professional status of VP. Development forms of VP. The life cycle of VP, and its positioning in the system of animal health protection. The development and management functions in the control of animal health. Klijenting management. Strategic management and application of financial management in VP. VP in conditions of perfect competition.
      Contents of exercises
      1. Veterinary practice management
      2. Management
      3. McCurnin D: Veterinary practice management, Lippincot, Philadelphia, 1988. (Original title)
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
      Methods of teachingLectures with interactive learning, with the use of audio visual techniques.
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
      Activites during lectures10Test paper30
      Practical lessonsOral examination30