Course: Financial Literacy

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Course title Financial Literacy
Course code KMA/7FG
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Petrášková Vladimíra, doc. RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Kazda Martin, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with multi-media resources (texts, internet, IT technologies)
Learning outcomes
The objective of the subject is to provide students with the basic knowledge of the field of finance enabling them to settle situations of common life, e.g. management of cash and non-cash money as well as related transactions and management of the instruments designed for this purpose (current account, payment instruments...), management of financial assets (e.g. deposits, investment and insurance) and liabilities (e.g. credits or leasing). A graduate in the subject acquires knowledge and skills helpful to his/her better orientation in the issue of money and prices and to gain capability to administer, in a responsible manner, family budget (family budget management, determination of financial objectives and decision-making concerning allocation of funds).
The student will gain the competence to cultivate the financial literacy of elementary school students (future participants in the financial market).

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment, Combined exam

Exam test + oral exam. Presentation of practical examples for the development of financial literacy (in seminars).
Recommended literature
  • Aprea, C. et al. International Handbook of Financial Literacy. Springer, New York, 2016. ISBN 978-98110-0358-5.
  • Dvořáková, Z. a kol. Finanční vzdělávání pro střední školy se sbírkou příkladů na CD. N. Nakladatelství C. H. Beck, Praha, 2011. ISBN 978-80-7400-008-9.
  • Petrášková, V., Horváthová, Z. Vybrané kapitoly z finanční gramotnosti. České budějovice: Jihočeská univerzita, 2010. ISBN 978-80-7394-233-5.
  • Radová, J. a kol. Finanční matematika pro každého. Praha: GRADA Publishing, a.s., 2009. ISBN 978-80-247-3291-6.

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