711-0505/05 – Legal and Psychological Issues (PaPO)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Social SciencesCredits2
Subject guarantorMgr. Jana Matochová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorMgr. Jana Matochová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2015/2016Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFSIntended for study typesBachelor, Master, Follow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
JAK22 Ing. Dagmar Jakubcová
MAT17 Mgr. Jana Matochová, Ph.D.
PAL04 Mgr. Libuše Páleníčková, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Graded credit 2+1
Part-time Graded credit 8+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

- to understand some important low and psychological theories - to characterize the fundamentals of business law - to know the aktual change in the law - to characterize the basic methods of psychology - to understand basic concepts of motivation and application of theories in working life - to distinguish of personality types and traits

Teaching methods



In this course, students will be able to describe selected areas of public and private law, will be familiar with selected institutes of labour law, business area and selected matters of financial law. Students will gain an overview of current legislative changes before entering practice. The course is also focused on learning basic of psychology and to help students better understand ourselves, other people and the regularities of psychic phenomena impact on their personal life and work performance.

Compulsory literature:

NOLEN-HOEKSAMA Susan and Barbara FREDRICKSON and Richard ATKINSON and Geoffrey LOFTUS and Ernest HILGARD and Christel LUTZ. Atkinson & Hilgard's Introduction to Psychology. London, 2014. ISBN 978-1-408-08902-6. BELL, Ian David. Contemporary issues in business and legal matters. 1. vyd. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci, 2009. ISBN 978-80-244-2279-4.

Recommended literature:

GIBLIN, Les. How to be People Smart. Les Giblin Books, 2011. ISBN 9781937094034. PAUL, David. Communication strategies level 2. Heinle ELT, 2010. ISBN 9789814232623. SOUŠKOVÁ, Milena. Legal regulation of the labour market in the Czech Republic. Praha: Economica, 2008, 22 s. Faculty of International Relations Working papers, vol. II, 28/2008. ISBN 978-80-245-1495-6.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Credit test problem analysis


LMS Moodle

Other requirements

There are no other requirements for students.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Labour law, conception of law, subject matter of law, sources of law. 2. Business legislation, business companies, trade. 3. Tax system in ČR, revenue tax, property tax. 4. Personal finance. 5. Selected banking products, insurance. 6. Subject of Psychology,the basic psychological schools. 7. The psychological methods. 8. The concept of personality. 9. Typologie of personality. 10. Temperament,character. 11. Motivation and personality. 12. Attitudes and aspirations, values. 13. Stress. Possibilities to getting it under control. 14. Burn-out syndrome.Possibilities to prevent it.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Graded credit Graded credit 100  51 3
Mandatory attendence participation: active participation in seminars (80%) directed reading written test

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Conditions for subject completion and attendance at the exercises within ISP: Completion of assigned tasks, study of recommended literature

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2021/2022 (N0714A270012) Control of Machines and Processes P English Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2019/2020 (N0715A270009) Industrial Engineering P English Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan

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