Legal and Psychological Issues

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Course Unit Code711-0505/04
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated2 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Choice-compulsory
Level of Course Unit *Second Cycle
Year of Study *Second Year
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredSummer Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech, English
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
JAK22Ing. Dagmar Jakubcová
PAL04Mgr. Libuše Páleníčková, Ph.D.
MAT17Mgr. Jana Matochová, Ph.D.
Summary
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.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
- 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
Course Contents
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, selected banking products, insurance.
6. The psychological methods.
7. The concept of personality, typologie,temperament,character.
8. Motivation and personality. Attitudes and aspirations, values.
9. Stress. Possibilities to getting it under control.Burn-out
syndrome.Possibilities to prevent it.
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
Susan Nolen-Hoeksema , Barbara L. Fredrickson , Richard C. Atkinson, Geoffrey R. Loftus , Ernest R. Hilgard, 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, 71 s. Skripta. ISBN 978-80-244-2279-4.
Atkinsonová, R.,L., a kol.: Psychologie. Portál s.r.o., Praha 2002. 751 s. ISBN 80-7178-640-3
Říčan, P.: Psychologie osobnosti. Grada Publishing a.s., Praha 2007, 195 s. ISBN 978-80-247-1174-4.
Matochová, J.: Psychologie práva - speciální část. VŚB-TUO, Ostrava 2008. ISBN 978-80-248-1929.
Týč, V.: Základy práva EU pro ekonomy. 5. vyd. Praha : Linde, 2006. s. 288.
Susan Nolen-Hoeksema , Barbara L. Fredrickson , Richard C. Atkinson, Geoffrey R. Loftus , Ernest R. Hilgard, Christel Lutz. Atkinson & Hilgard's Introduction to Psychology. London, 2014. ISBN: 978-1-408-08902-6.
Recommended Reading:
Les Giblin. How to be People Smart. Editorial Renuevo, 2011. ISBN: 978-1-937-09403-4.
SOUŠKOVÁ, Milena. Legal regulation of the labour market in the Czech Republic. Praha: Oeconomica, 2008, 22 s. Faculty of International Relations Working papers,, vol. II, 28/2008. ISBN 978-80-245-1495-6.
Matoušek, O.: Pracovní stres a zdraví. Výzkumný ústav bezpečnosti práce, Praha 2005. ISBN 80-903604-1-6.
SPIRIT, Michal. Základy práva pro neprávníky: po rekodifikaci soukromého práva. 4. aktualizované vydání. Plzeň: Vydavatelství a nakladatelství Aleš Čeněk, s.r.o., 2015, 294 s. Vysokoškolské učebnice. ISBN 978-80-7380-551-7.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials
Assesment methods and criteria
Task TitleTask TypeMaximum Number of Points
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Graded exercises evaluationGraded credit100 51