Course: Foundations of Financial Science and Financial Law

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Course title Foundations of Financial Science and Financial Law
Course code KFP/ZFP
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course not specified
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Bárková Dana, Ing. Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Seknička Pavel, PhDr. Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Introduction to Theory of National Economy, Financial Science, and Financial Law - basic terminology, development 2. Money, its history, development of its forms, currency 3. Finance - its development and classification 4. Capital, its nature and functions 5. Entrepreneurship, innovations, sustainable development 6. Competition and its regulation 7. Business finance, financial reports and their analysis 8. Financial market 9. State macroeconomic and financial policy 10. Fiscal poicy 11. Monetary policy - CNB, ECB 12. Foreign exchange policy, international currency relations

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Seminar
  • Contact hours - 39 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report) (1-10) - 20 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 45 hours per semester
professional knowledge
Basic knowledge of economics
learning outcomes
The student will: - explain the function finance play in economy - evaluate the necessity of legal regulation of competition - understand the role of entrepreneurship and innovations - understand basic infrmation from financial reports - explain functions of money in economy, differentiate between money and currency - explain the role of fiscal and monetary policy of the government - describe basic functions of capital markets - understand basic terminology and relations of theory of national economy, financial science, and financial law
teaching methods
assessment methods
Combined exam
Seminar work
Individual presentation at a seminar
Recommended literature
  • Engliš, Karel. Finanční věda. Praha : Nakladatelství Fr. Borový, 1929.
  • Epstein, Richard Allen. Právo, ekonomie a politika. Vyd. 1. Praha : Wolters Kluwer Česká republika, 2010. ISBN 978-80-7357-529-8.
  • Hazlitt, Henry. Ekonomie v jedné lekci. Praha : Alfa Nakladatelství, 2008. ISBN 978-80-87197-05-9.
  • Kaizl, Josef. Finanční věda. Praha : Jos. Vilímek, 1892.
  • Matoušek, Pavel. Finanční právo : obecná část. 2014.
  • Mrkývka, Petr. Propedeutika finančního práva I : obecná část. 1. vydání. 2015. ISBN 978-80-210-7745-4.
  • Sojka, Milan. Dějiny ekonomických teorií. Praha : Karolinum, 2000. ISBN 80-7184-991-X.
  • Urban, Jan. Teorie národního hospodářství. 4. aktualizované vydání. 2015. ISBN 978-80-7478-724-9.

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