Course syllabus OFS - System of Official Statistics (FBE - SS 2019/2020)

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Course code: OFS
Course title in language of instruction: Systémy oficiální statistiky
Course title in Czech: System of Official Statistics
Course title in English: System of Official Statistics
Mode of completion and number of credits: Fulfillment of requirements (3 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: full-time, 2/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction: Czech
Level of course: master continuing
Semester: SS 2019/2020
Name of lecturer: Mgr. Veronika Blašková, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
doc. Ing. Mgr. Jitka Janová, Ph.D. (supervisor)
Prerequisites: Final Bachelor Exam
Aims of the course:
The benefit of course is to gain knowledge of methodological procedures of obtaining statistical data. The course will focus on collecting data from Internet sources. Another goal is the ability to correctly interpret the data from the order formal statistics. In addition to information on how to find appropriate data had been the subject also provide knowledge about data types and classification.
Course contents:
1.Obtaining statistical dates (allowance 8/4)
a.Full and sample survey
b.Population censuses
c.Data types

2.Czech statistical office (allowance 8/4)
a.Organisation structure
b.Function and responsibilities of statistical office
c.Methods of data acquisition, data types
d.Types of classifications dates
e.Statistical analysis of dates

3.Eurostat (allowance 8/4)
a.Organisation structure, function and responsibilities of statistical office
b.Methods of data acquisition, data types
c.Statistical analysis of dates

4.Other data sources (allowance 4/2)
b.Czech national bank
c.Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs
d.Databases Central intelligence agency

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-Ability to communicate with professionals in different field of study
-Ability to organize and plan ahead
-Ability to work independently
-Basic computing skills
-Skilled at utilizing and processing information

Specific competences:
-Acquisition of different types of data knowledge
-Distributing data to various classification categories knowledge
-Mastering the procedure for modifying and refining data
-The ability to find appropriate data in available databases

Type of course unit: required
Year of study: Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement: There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules: -
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     lecture28 h
     practice14 h
     consultation2 h
     preparation for exam28 h
     elaboration and execution of projects12 h
Total84 h
Assessment methods:
For completion of the course is necessary to obtain credit. For credit, the active participation in seminars and succesful advocation of semester project are required.
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQStatistická ročenka České republiky 2014 = Statistical yearbook of the Czech Republic 2014PrahaČeský statistický úřad2014978-80-250-2580-2
RQKAČEROVÁ, E.Příběh statistikyPrahaČeský statistický úřad2014978-80-250-2517-8
REBUDÍKOVÁ, M. -- KRÁLOVÁ, M. -- MAROŠ, B.Průvodce základními statistickými metodamiPrahaGrada2010978-80-247-3243-5
REKOTLER, P.Moderní marketingPrahaGrada2007978-80-247-1545-2
REZákon o státní statistické službě č. 89/1995 Sb


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