Course syllabus POJ - Insurance I (FBE - WS 2013/2014)

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Course code: POJ
Course title in language of instruction: Pojišťovnictví I
Course title in Czech: Insurance I
Course title in English: Insurance I
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (4 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: bachelor
Semester: WS 2013/2014
Name of lecturer: Ing. Zuzana Richterková, Ph.D. (examiner)
doc. Ing. Eva Vávrová, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor, tutor)
Prerequisites: Financial Markets
Aims of the course:
The main aim of this course is to understand the importance of insurance in personal finance. By passing this course a student receives mainly theoretical and practical knowledge of insurance products from non-life and life insurance. In addition, a student learns about basic activities of insurance companies, insurance market analysis and basic legislation relating to the insurance industry.
Course contents:
1.Introduction to Insurance (allowance 2/2)
2.Risk in Insurance Theory (allowance 2/0)
3.Classification of Insurance Products (allowance 2/0)
4.Non-life Insurance (allowance 8/6)
5.Life Insurance (allowance 8/6)
6.Activities of Insurance Companies (allowance 2/0)
7.Insurance Market (allowance 2/0)
8.Legislation on Insurance (allowance 2/0)
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:
-Ability of insurance protection settings
-Knowledge of insurance products and their use
-Knowledge of insurance terminology and legislation
-Knowledge of the risk in the insurance theory

Type of course unit: optional
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 h16 h
     practice14 h0 h
     consultation0 h20 h
     preparation for exam40 h76 h
     preparation for regular assessment10 h0 h
     preparation for regular testing20 h0 h
Total112 h112 h
Assessment methods:
The condition for admission to the final test is a written midterm work from the practical application of theoretical knowledge of insurance products and insurance mathematics, the appraisal shall enter into the overall evaluation of the course. For a midterm written work a student must obtain at least 60 % of possible points, in the event that this limit will be not carry out, a student can repeat it once again. The final written test from theoretical knowledge is follow-up to the midterm written work, for successful course completion a student must also obtain 60 % of possible points. The final test can not be repeated more than twice.
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQDUCHÁČKOVÁ, E.Principy pojištění a pojišťovnictvíPrahaEkopress978-80-86929-51-4
RECIPRA, T.Finanční a pojistné vzorcePrahaGrada200680-247-1633-X
REKARFÍKOVÁ, M. -- PŘIKRYL, V. et al.Pojišťovací právoPrahaLeges2010978-80-87212-45-5
REŠÍDLO, D.Život jako riziko, aneb, Zásady pojišťování životních rizikPrahaAladin agency :2010978-80-904345-1-6


Last modification made by Ing. Jiří Gruber on 09/09/2013.

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