BPF_FIGR Financial Literacy

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Spring 2014
Extent and Intensity
0/2. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
Ing. Barbora Buchtová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Bc. Bohuslava Ellis Doláková (seminar tutor)
Ing. Jan Krajíček, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
PhDr. Jaroslav Nekuda (seminar tutor)
doc. Ing. Martin Svoboda, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. Ing. Martin Svoboda, Ph.D.
Department of Finance - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Contact Person: Iva Havlíčková
Supplier department: Department of Finance - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Timetable of Seminar Groups
BPF_FIGR/01: Thu 12:50–14:30 P103, J. Krajíček, M. Svoboda
Prerequisites
The prerequisite for the course is passing the entrance test that will verify the student's knowledge before the courses start.
The course is open to all students of Masaryk University.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
The capacity limit for the course is 120 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/120, only registered: 0/120, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/120
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to familiarize students with the fundamentals of financial literacy. In substance is intended as an introduction to the components of financial literacy (literacy monetary, price and budget). At the end of the course students can actively participate in the activities of organizations that address the issue of financial literacy. Student participation in surveys of financial literacy will help them better understand what all is needed to improve financial literacy.
An integral part of the financial literacy as well as macroeconomic policy, i.e. focusing on the fundamental relationships between different sectors of the economy along with an understanding of basic macroeconomic indicators (such as inflation, GDP and interest rates). Necessary is also a basic awareness of the tax system and the role of taxation in society, i.e., knowledge in the field of taxation.
Finally, the graduates will be able to better plan their financial performance and its surroundings and to assist them in solving the problems associated with the need for financial literacy and to help in the socially weak citizens.
Syllabus
  • Syllabus is based on the lectures in relation to individual learning weeks: 1. Introduction, to introduce students to the subject, the basic definition of financial literacy.
  • A survey of financial literacy.
  • 2. Financial literacy.
  • Presentation of the situation model listeners.
  • 3. Price literacy.
  • Presentation of the situation model listeners.
  • 4. Budget literacy.
  • Presentation of the situation model listeners.
  • 5. Numeracy literacy.
  • Presentation of the situation model listeners.
  • 6. Information literacy.
  • Presentation of the situation model listeners.
  • 7. Legal literacy.
  • Presentation of the situation model listeners.
  • 8. Consumer protection.
  • Presentation of the situation model listeners.
  • 9. Life situations and their solutions.
  • Presentation of the situation model listeners.
  • 10. Investing and basic rules of investing.
  • Presentation of the situation model listeners.
  • 11. The institutions of the European Union and the Czech Republic.
  • Discussion.
  • 12. Evaluation survey of financial literacy.
  • Discussion.
  • 13. Final evaluation and discussion.
Literature
    recommended literature
  • BRABEC, Jiří. Finanční gramotnost : srozumitelně a bez překážek. Edited by Jan Šimek. 2. vyd. Plzeň: ABC Finančního vzdělávání, 2012. 90 s. ISBN 9788090505704. info
  • KOCIÁNOVÁ, Helena. Finanční gramotnost v kostce, aneb, Co vás neměl kdo naučit. Olomouc: Anag, 2012. 151 s. ISBN 9788072637676. info
  • ŠKVÁRA, Miroslav. Finanční gramotnost. 1. vyd. Praha: Miroslav Škvára, 2011. 219 s. ISBN 9788090482302. info
  • NOVESKÝ, Ivan. Slabikář finanční gramotnosti : učebnice základních 7 modulů finanční gramotnosti. 1. vyd. Praha: Cofet, 2009. 448 s. ISBN 9788025442074. info
Teaching methods
Active attendance at seminar, active cooperation in the exploration of financial literacy.
Assessment methods
The course is completed fulfilling requirements.
A prerequisite for the granting of credit, the active participation in seminars (seminars), manufacture of team essays, passing tests of financial literacy and cooperation in the exploration of financial literacy.
Tests of financial literacy are four:
Entrance test of financial literacy at home subject - by the end of the first week of teaching.
Second Final verification of financial literacy test after elf Seminar - at the latest by twelves Seminars.
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Language of instruction
Czech
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Information about innovation of course.
This course has been innovated under the project "Inovace studia ekonomických disciplín v souladu s požadavky znalostní ekonomiky (CZ.1.07/2.2.00/28.0227)" which is cofinanced by the European Social Fond and the national budget of the Czech Republic.

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Teacher's information
https://is.muni.cz/auth/el/1456/jaro2014/BPF_FIGR/index.qwarp
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021.
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