154-0502/02 – Insurance I. (INS I.)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of FinanceCredits3
Subject guarantorprof. Dr. Ing. Zdeněk ZmeškalSubject version guarantorprof. Dr. Ing. Zdeněk Zmeškal
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year3Semesterwinter
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2011/2012Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
GUO001 Ing. Haochen Guo, Ph.D.
PET308 Ing. Ingrid Petrová, Ph.D.
TIC02 prof. Ing. Tomáš Tichý, Ph.D.
VAL35 Ing. Jiří Valecký, Ph.D.
ZME40 prof. Dr. Ing. Zdeněk Zmeškal
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 2+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

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Tutorials

Summary

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:

HARRINGTON, Scott and Gregory NIEHAUS. Risk Management and Insurance. 2nd ed. Mcgraw Hill, 2004. KWON, W. Jean and Harold D. SKIPPER. Risk Management and Insurance: Perspectives in a Global Economy. Wiley-Blackwell, 2007. THOYTS, Rob. Insurance Theory and Practice. Routledge, 2010.

Recommended literature:

DORFMAN, Mark S. Introduction to Risk Management and Insurance. Prentice Hall, 2005. OLIVIERI, Annamaria and Ermanno PITACCO. Introduction to Insurance Mathematics: Technical and Financial Features of Risk Transfers. Springer, 2011. WÜTHRICH, Mario V. and Michael MERZ. Financial Modeling, Actuarial Valuation and Solvency in Insurance. Springer, 2013.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

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Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

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

Full-time form (validity from: 2011/2012 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Examination Examination 100 (100) 51
        Examination Oral examination 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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