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Economic Aspects of Corporate Education and Use of Advanced Technologies

  • Libuse SvobodovaEmail author
  • Miloslava Cerna
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11284)

Abstract

The paper focuses on two areas: on employee’s skills in the use of modern technologies and on economic aspects of corporation training. National statistics shows that the use of modern technologies has a steadily increasing trend. Individuals in the Czech Republic use most often the Internet. A text processor followed by a table processor and a presentation software are most frequently used office tools. Indicators from the Network readiness index that are evaluated by World Economic Forum are used to gain a global ranking view. Results that relate to network readiness index correspond to results on the computer skills and usage of technologies by individuals in the Czech Republic.

Utilization of information technologies by employed people in the Czech Republic and development of their computer skills within hybrid learning concept are discussed in this paper. Individuals use modern technologies as a main trendy communication tool in various fields, including educational purposes. Companies incorporate into their portfolio various kinds of training materials in the electronic form. These materials are offered in off-line version, on-line version, in LMS, within web-portals or within groups in social networks. Factors influencing the issue of education in the business environment and ways of its financing are described.

Keywords

Economics aspects Education in corporation Hybrid learning Network readiness index Technologies 

Notes

Acknowledgement

This paper is supported by specific project No. 2103 “Investment evaluation within concept Industry 4.0” at Faculty of Informatics and Management, University of Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Hradec KraloveHradec KraloveCzech Republic

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