Course: Banking and Monetary Economics 2

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Course title Banking and Monetary Economics 2
Course code KMA/B2E
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Exercise
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Bohanesová Eva, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Sapara Jan, Ing.
Course content
1. Financial system, banking system and its classification. 2. Genesis and development of central banking; banking systems in selected countries. 3. Genesis and development of commercial banking, strategy of relation to bank customers. 4. Development of the Czech banking system by the year 1918, Czechoslovak banking system during 1918-1989. 5. Important changes in the Czech banking system after 1989; Czech banking system today. 6. Act No. 6/1993, Sb., on the Czech National Bank: its organization, relation to the government, activities and competence. 7. Function of a central bank in market economy. 8. Balance sheet of a central bank. 9. Monetary policy, monetary aggregates and monetary basis. 10. Instruments of the monetary policy, foreign exchange policy. 11. Independence of the Czech National Bank, inflation targeting. 12. Supervision.

Learning activities and teaching methods
  • Preparation for the Exam - 45 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Course Credit - 13 hours per semester
  • Attendace - 39 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
To gain knowledge of banking system structure, central and business banking
Knowledge To have knowledge of central and business banking and of the structure of our banking system.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam, Student performance

Credit: active participation in the seminars, course work on an assigned topic. Exam: orientation in the subject, orientation in the current issues related to the banking sector and the Central Bank.
Recommended literature
  • Odborný měsíčník Bankovnictví.
  • Zákon č. 21/1992 Sb. o bankách v aktuálním znění.
  • Zákon č. 6/1993 Sb. o České národní bance v aktuálním znění.
  • Dvořák. (2005). Bankovnictví pro bankéře a klienty. Linde.
  • Kolektiv autorů. (2004). Bankovnictví. Bankovní institut.
  • Palouček a kol. (2006). Bankovnictví. C.H.Beck.
  • Revenda a kol. (2005). Peněžní ekonomie a bankovnictví. Management Press.

Study plans that include the course
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