DSDZY04 Professional Training Course II

Theatre Faculty
Winter 2018
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
MgA. Lucie Abou (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Lighting Design Department – Dean’s Office – Theatre Faculty – Janáček Academy of Performing Arts
Supplier department: Lighting Design Department – Dean’s Office – Theatre Faculty – Janáček Academy of Performing Arts
The prerequisite is graduation from a Professional Preparedness Course I.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The Professional Preparedness Course II will enable prospective graduates to orient themselves in the labor market, in a professional setting of cultural institutions, non-profit organizations, or in the exercise of a freelance profession. The aim of the course is to provide students with economic context and practical skills in the areas of law, taxation, entrepreneurship, promotion, marketing and management that they meet in practice and in personal life. The aim of the course is also to familiarize students with basic issues of production and cultural management in order to use them in practice and in co-operation with the manager or producer. The creation of the new subject, modification of the content or teaching methods of the subject was supported by project CZ.02.2.69 / 0.0 / 0.0 / 16_015 / 0002245 Improving the quality of education at JAMU.
Learning outcomes
Student has the knowledge:
- in the field of taxation, business fundamentals, contractual relations,
- from the foundations of copyright and civil law,
- Tax Evidence and Accounting Basics,
- from public and private finance,
- Promotion,
- from the area of ​​self-management, planning and time management.

Student can: - establish a trade,
- Work with tax documents,
- process tax records, compile a cash journal,
- process the tax return for personal income tax,
- process your portfolio and CV,
- draw up an annual work plan,
- set a price for your work,
- Create a simple business plan using Lean Canvas,
- can establish a company (s. r.) and a non-profit organization (registered partnership),
- Process a grant application and charge a grant.

Student is able to:
- Critically and independently study key and complementary materials and sources on the topics covered,
- To independently process tasks assigned by the teacher during the course,
- Search for other relevant materials and sources related to topics discussed.
  • 1. How to Work Freelance (Trades, Freelance Jobs versus Employment)
  • 2. How to start a business, how to start doing
  • 3. Tax Issues, Social and Health Insurance
  • 4. Work Abroad
  • 5. Contracts for work done outside the employment relationship, license agreement, contract of work
  • 6. Depreciation
  • 7. Value added tax, artist as payer or non-payer of tax
  • 8. Fundamentals of Accounting (Tax Evidence, Invoice, Order)
  • 9. Tax return
  • 10. Economic context in common decision-making in life or practice (work income vs. personal expenses)
  • 11. How much do I have to say about work or my own pricing
  • 12. Public funding, grants, grants, project
  • 13. Fundraising, private funding
  • 14. Promote your own work and networking
  • 15. Copyright
  • 16. Work alone or in a team
  • 17. Establishment of a non-profit organization
  • 18. Establishment of a business, business plan (Lean Canvas)
  • 19. Work-Life Balance, one-year work plan
  • 20. Soft skills (stress management, time management, presentation skills, communication skills)
    recommended literature
  • HODGKINSON, Tom. Business for Bohemians. Nakladatelství JOTA, s. r.o., 2017. ISBN 978-80-7565-163-1. info
  • VLACH, Robert. Na volné noze, podnikejte jako profesionálové. Jan Melvil publishing, 2017, 760 pp. ISBN 978-80-7555-015-6. info
  • PRESSFIELD, Steven. The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles. Jan Melvil Publishing, 2017. ISBN 978-80-7555-035-4. info
  • KLEON, Austin. Show your work! Jan Melvil publishing, 2014. ISBN 978-80-87270-92-9. info
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Teaching methods
Lecture, course
Assessment methods
The credit is awarded for the required attendance at the course (all 3 days) and the submission of the individual seminar tasks.
Language of instruction
The course is also listed under the following terms Winter 2019, Winter 2020, Winter 2021, Winter 2022, Winter 2023, Winter 2024.
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