154-0402/02 – Insurance I. (POJ I. )

Gurantor departmentDepartment of FinanceCredits3
Subject guarantorprof. Dr. Ing. Zdeněk ZmeškalSubject version guarantorprof. Dr. Ing. Zdeněk Zmeškal
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2009/2010Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
BOR30 Ing. Martina Borovcová, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Part-time Examination 12+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The overall aim of the course is to get students acquainted with the fundamentals of insurance and its functioning as a system. In short, at the end of this course students will have a fundamental knowledge of terms and concepts used in insurance business, and should be able: • to describe subjects and principles of insurance • to distinguish between different products of life and non-life insurance • to identify the role of the domestic and European insurance markets

Teaching methods



The subject is the fundamentals for insurance studies. The content should be fundamental information on insurance area and its function as a system. The aim is to teach students the insurance area in its social and commercial form, characteristics and specifics of national insurance market and its participants. Attention is paid to personal, property and public liability insurance products availability on the Czech insurance market.

Compulsory literature:

1. Daňhel, J.: Pojistná teorie, Professional Publishing, Praha 2006. 2. Ducháčková,E.: Principy pojištění a pojišťovnictví. Praha: Ekopress, 2003. 3. Cipra, T.: Pojistná matematika. Ekopress, Praha 1999. 4. Čejková, V.: Pojistný trh, Grada, Praha, 2002. 5. Ducháčková, E., Daňhel, J. Teorie pojistných trhů. Praha: Professional Publishing, 2010. 6. Aktuální platná legislativa

Recommended literature:

[1] CIPRA, T. Pojistná matematika – teorie a praxe. Praha: Ekopress, 2006. [2] ČEJKOVÁ, V. Pojistný trh. Praha: Grada, 2002. [3] ŠULC, J. Penzijní připojištění. Praha: Grada, 2004. [4] KOLEKTIV AUTORŮ Z ČAP Životní pojištění. Praha: Grada, 2002. [5] KOPECKÝ, K. Povinné ručení: pojištění odpovědnosti z provozu vozidla. Praha: Grada, 2002.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

Nejsou žádné další požadavky na studenty.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Introduction. 2. Insurance sector and insurance companies. 3. History and evolution of insurance. 4. Commercial insurance classification 5. Insurance contract. 6. Life insurance. 7. Pension insurance. 8. Non-life insurance. 9. Non-life insurance. 10. Non-life insurance. 11. Social insurance.

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2009/2010 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Examination Examination 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2010/2011 (B6208) Economics and Management (6208R020) Business Economics (02) Business Economics K Czech Ostrava 3 Choice-compulsory study plan

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