634-0803 – Financial Systems (FS)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Economics and Management in Industry
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Iveta Vozňáková, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Subject version
Version codeYear of introductionYear of cancellationCredits
634-0803/01 2004/2005 2015/2016 6

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Student will be able to describe main principles, the role and distribution of the financial market. Student will learn the principles and functioning of the stock - exchange. Students will learn the basic features of the tax system in the Czech Republic. Students will be able to distinguish between direct and indirect taxes. Students will be able to define and characterize the basic differences among financial derivatives. Students will learn the basic attributes of public finance and commercial insurance.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations


The main aim of the course is to provide the introduction to Czech tax system, its functions and role but several lectures are dedicated also to financial market and off-exchange trading with stocl and financial derivatives. Besides that students are also provided with basic information on the public finances, social and health insurance and insurance system..

Compulsory literature:

[1] KOHN, M.: Financial Institutions and Markets, 2nd edition, Oxford University Press, 2004, Oxford [2] WHITE, L. H.: Theory of Monetary Institutions, Blackwell Publishers, 1999, Blackwell [3] FREDERIC S.: The economics of money, banking and financial markets, Addison-Wesley, 2004, Boston

Recommended literature:

[1] PANNABECKER, J.: Financial privacy digest, 1. Vydání, New York: A.S. Pratt, 2009, ISBN 1558277099 [2] NEAVE, N. H.: Financial systems: Principles and organisation, 1. Vydání, London: Routledge, 1998, 411 s., ISBN 978-0-415-11057-0 [3] HULL, J.: Options, futures & other derivatives, Upper Saddle River, Prentice Hall, 2003, ISBN 0-13-009056-5. [4] Hull, J. C., : Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives, 5. edice, New Jersey, Prentice Hall, 2002, 744 s., ISBN 0-13-009056-5 Blake, David. Analýza finančních trhů. Translated by Aleš Hrnčíř - Petr Šedý - Pavel Šimůnek. Vyd. 1. Praha : Grada, 1995. 623 s. ISBN 80-7169-201-8


Subject codeAbbreviationTitleRequirement
114-0024 Eko II Economics II. Recommended
634-0801 FÚII. Financial Accounting II Recommended


Subject has no co-requisities.