Course: Financial and insurance transactions

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Course title Financial and insurance transactions
Course code UEV/KFPO
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 3
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Sekerka Bohuslav, prof. RNDr. CSc.
  • Sobotková Lucie, Ing. Ph.D.
  • Pichová Simona, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
Basic principles for functioning the banking sector. Basic principles for risk insurance. Prevention of iinsurance fraud. Economic crime in the financial and insurance operations. Corruption. Shadow economy. Tax fraud and evasion. Subsidy fraud. Virtual currency. Protection of economic competition. The current problems in the financial sector.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Methods of individual activities
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to acquaint students with fundamental principles that are applied in respect of public and private finance, outlining the economy of major institutions of particular sectors and to identify the main impacts on individuals and selected sectors of the economy. In particular, the attention is paid to the negative phenomena that occur in this area. The student gets an overview about possible ways of their solution.
Student will be able to perceive various phenomena of socioeconomic character in complex ties. Further student will be able to assess impacts of these phenomena on economy of state or region or enterprises.

Assessment methods and criteria
Written examination, Home assignment evaluation, Student performance assessment

The assignment in regular term will be given on the basis of processing and acceptance of seminary work in the specified form and at the proper time. Alternative assignment will be given on the basis of acceptance of recherché from foreign language literature. The exam will be written.
Recommended literature
  • ČERNOHORSKÁ, L. Komplexní pohled do bankovního světa. Pardubice: Univerzita Pardubi.
  • DUCHÁČKOVÁ, E,:. Principy pojištění a pojišťovnictví. Praha: Ekopress, 2009..
  • FASSMANN, M.:. Stínová ekonomika a práce na černo. Praha: Sondy, 2007..
  • JÍLEK, J.:. Finance v globální ekonomice. Praha: Grada, 2013..
  • REVENDA, Z. a kol.:. Peněžní ekonomie a bankovnictví. Praha: Management Press, 2012.
  • VOLEJNÍKOVÁ, J.:. Korupce v ekonomické teorii a praxi. Praha: Profess Consulting, 2007.

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