Course syllabus PO2 - Insurance II (FBE - WS 2013/2014)

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Course code: PO2
Course title in language of instruction: Pojišťovnictví II
Course title in Czech: Insurance II
Course title in English: Insurance II
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (5 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)
part-time, 16/0 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Language of instruction: Czech
Level of course: master continuing
Semester: WS 2013/2014
Name of lecturer: Ing. Petr Kupčík, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Ing. Roman Ptáček, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, tutor)
doc. Ing. Eva Vávrová, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor, tutor)
Prerequisites: Final Bachelor Exam
Aims of the course:
The aim of this course is to broaden the knowledge of the students in the field of economics and financial management of commercial insurance companies. The course focuses on the regulation of insurance market in the Czech Republic and in the EU, financial management of insurance companies and solvency testing, economics of reinsurance, the transformation of the pension system and on specifics of insurance industry in the world.
Course contents:
1.Economics of a Commercial Insurance Company -- Introduction (allowance 2/2)
2.Regulation of the Insurance Industry, Supervisory Authority (allowance 2/0)
3.Insurance Market in EU-Countries (allowance 2/0)
4.Financial Management in Insurance Company, Solvency Testing (allowance 4/4)
5.Risk Management in an Insurance Company (allowance 2/0)
6.Reinsurance, Economics of Reinsurance (allowance 2/2)
7.Marketing in Insurance Services (allowance 2/0)
8.Creating and Investment of Life/Non-life Insurance Provisions on Financial Markets (allowance 2/2)
9.Accounting in an Insurance Company (allowance 2/0)
10.Rating of Insurance Companies (allowance 2/0)
11.Globalisation of the Insurance Industry (allowance 2/0)
12.Transformation of Pension Systems (allowance 2/2)
13.Pension Funds System in the Czech Republic (allowance 2/2)
Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to analyse and synthesize
-ability to apply knowledge
-professional knowledge
-skilled at utilizing and processing information

Specific competences:
- The ability of a skilled analysis of insurance operations, processes and economic results of the insurance institution
-Ability to formulate recommendations for competitive insurance institutions
-Student is able to optimize the processes of the risk management in the commercial insurance company
-Student is able to understand the issue of harmonisation of the EU insurance market

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 attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     lecture28 h0 h
     practice14 h0 h
     consultation0 h16 h
     preparation for exam28 h46 h
     preparation for regular assessment28 h0 h
     preparation of presentation14 h32 h
     writing of seminar paper28 h46 h
Total140 h140 h
Assessment methods:
To get the credit, students have to reach at minimum 60 %, i.e. 6 points out of 10 on the written test. The points from the credit test are included in the final assessment of the subject Insurance II. To get the exam, students have to reach at minimum 60 %, i.e. 12 points out of possible 20 points on the written exam.
After having passed the minimum number of points, the final assessment is:
A... 29-30 points
B... 27-28 points
C... 24-26 points
D... 21-23 points
E... 18-20 points
F... less than 18 points
Recommended reading:
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RQDUCHÁČKOVÁ, E. -- DAŇHEL, J.Teorie pojistných trhůPrahaProfessional Publishing2010978-80-7431-015-7
REDAŇHEL, J. et al.Pojistná teoriePrahaProfessional Publishing200580-86419-84-3
REVALOUCH, P. -- ČEJKOVÁ, V.Účetnictví pojišťoven po vstupu do EUPrahaGrada Publishing200580-247-0953-8
REZWEIFEL, P. -- EISEN, R.Insurance economicsBerlinSpringer2012978-3-642-20547-7
REZHOU, G. -- NEAVE, E H. -- FABOZZI, F J.Financial EconomicsHobokenJohn Wiley 2012978-0-470-59620-3
REBöhm, A., Ekonomika a řízení pojišťoven, Praha: ASPI, 2004.
RECipra, T. , Zajištění a přenos rizik v pojišťovnictví, Praha: Grada Publishing, 2004.
REKorauš, A., Marketing v pojišťovnictví, Bratislava: Sprint Bratislava, 2001.
REŠulc, J. a Illetško, P., Penzijní připojištění, Praha: Grada Publishing, 2000.
REVávrová, E., Doložílková, M., Stuchlík, R., Základy pojistné matematiky, Brno: MZLU, 2001.


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