545-0304/09 – Raw Materials Business (ObchS)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Economics and Control SystemsCredits5
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Roman Kozel, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Roman Kozel, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementOptional
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction1992/1993Year of cancellation2017/2018
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
KOZ99 doc. Ing. Roman Kozel, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2
Part-time Credit and Examination 12+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Student is able to identify speciality of raw-material business, appreciate advantages and disadvantages of trade practices, current legislation. Student is able to evaluate raw material importance for needs of Czech Republic

Teaching methods

Project work


The raw materials are important for State economy. The subject introduces raw material policy of the Czech Republic, instrument control raw material management, especially economics. The subject is based on valid legislature and documents of the Czech Republic. The subject also deals in internationally business. There are explained internationally accepted commercial terms, INCOTERMS. There are described trends of World prices, international marketing, financing entrepreneurial design and damping mining in the Czech Republic, privatization of mining industry.

Compulsory literature:

Czech geological survey Geofond: Mineral commodity summaries of the Czech republic, Statistical data to 2010, http://www.geology.cz/extranet/publikace/online/surovinove-zdroje/surroc_2011_en.pdf Statistical Review of World Energy 2012, www.bp.com/statisticalreview

Recommended literature:

Mining Journal, Glueckauf, etc professional journals, available in the reading room VSB-TU Ostrava

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Regular feedback on the progress of knowledge during the current term is provided by seminar works, semester projects, and knowledge checks.


Other requirements

There aren't requirement for student.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1 Raw materials policy of the State, definition of terms 2 Legal environment and spatial planning 3 Principle of safeguarding State policy, the importance and the role of mineral resources 4 Tools of raw materials, the use of secondary raw materials policy 5 Domestic raw materials base, prices of raw materials 6 International trade, business methods (direct and indirect) 7 International monetary policy, international marketing 8 Basic obligations of the participants in the trade 9 Incoterms 10 Duty, value added tax and excise tax 11 Economics and finance of the business plan 12 Role of the State in the investment process 13 Risks associated with mining activities 14 Damping and the privatization of mining industry of the Czech republic 15 Valuation of mineral deposits

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2015/2016 Winter semester, validity until: 2017/2018 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 33  17
        Examination Examination 67  34
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2017/2018 (N2111) Mining (2101T008) Mining Engineering P English Ostrava 1 Optional study plan
2016/2017 (N2111) Mining (2101T008) Mining Engineering P English Ostrava 1 Optional study plan
2015/2016 (N2111) Mining (2101T008) Mining Engineering P English Ostrava 1 Optional study plan

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