Course detail

Personal, Business and Industrial Law

FP-OOPP-AAcad. year: 2020/2021

The course is focused on determination of civil law; commercial law; labour law. Also dealt with are the following topics: Participants of legal relations and their representation. Property right. Liability for damages, unjust enrichment. Obligations. Inheritance. The definition of a businessman/businesswoman and a business activity. Trading company and co-operative. Employment. Rights and duties of an employee and an employer.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will be made familiar with law terminology and regulations and will be capable of reading of the law.
Students will be able to consider the rights or liabilities with respect to their creation, change, extinction and security, as well as the running of the limitation period, to evaluate the situation and take necessary measures.
Students will be made familiar with contract law discovering the advantages and disadvantages of the contractual agreements. They will have a grasp of the regulations governing the setting-up, classification and liquidation of corporations, companies and co-operatives. Also discussed will be the possibilities of employment contracts and the rights of employees and employers.


Students are expected to have general knowledge of law at secondary school level. Knowledge of basic legal concepts of civil and commercial law, with knowledge of the legislation.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

ŠÍMA, A., SUK, M. Základy práva pro střední a vyšší odborné školy. 13. doplněné vydání. Praha: C. H. BECK, 2013. 440 s. ISBN: 978-80-7400-490-2
zákon č. 89/2012 Sb., občanský zákoník
zákon č. 90/2012 Sb., o obchodních společnostech a družstvech (zákon o obchodních korporacích)
JANKŮ, M. a kol. Základy práva pro posluchače neprávnických fakult. 5. vydání. Praha: C. H. Beck, 2013.. 568 s. ISBN 978-80-7400-494-0.
BĚLINA, M. a kol. Pracovní právo. 6. vydání. Praha: C. H. Beck, 2014. 496 s. ISBN 978-80-7400-283-0.
zákon č. 262/2006 Sb., zákoník práce
JANKŮ, KELBLOVÁ, UHLÍŘOVÁ, ZAPLETALOVÁ. Nové občanské právo v kostce. Stručný úvod. Praha: C. H. Beck, 2014. 336 s. ISBN 978-80-7400-516-9.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course is taught through lectures, to the explanation of basic principles and theories of the discipline. The exercise is focused on practical topics presented in lectures.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Only a course-unit credit (or regular course examination) is awarded for this course.
The exam (or regular course examination) has a written form. It is a test with questions. The classification is in accordance with the rules of the Faculty of Business and Management.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

.1. Basic terms, the theory of law, legal acts, period of limitation, preclusion.
2. Civil substantive law - terminology, principles, participants in civil-law relations and their representation.
3. Real rights - ownership, joint ownership
4. Property rights to things foreign
5. Inheritance Law
6. Contractual law - contracts
7. Torts liabilities, obligations or other legal reason
8. Business Corporation - terminology, business register
9. Trading companies and co-operatives, liquidation.
10. Labour law - terminology, participants in labour-law relations and their representation.
11. Employment.
12. Working time regulations, period of rest, overtime, holiday entitlement, liability of an employer and an employee for damage caused.
13. Rights and duties of an employee and an employer.


The main objective of the course is to provide students with a general introduction to and explanation of the disciplines relating to the civil law with an emphasis on business activities. Students will be made familiar with the related terminology and regulations governing this area. They will also learn how to apply the terminology and regulations in relevant practice. For example, they will be able to consider the object of a contract, as well as possible consequences of a legal act.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Attendance at lectures is not compulsory. The course includes lectures only; there are no seminars.

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Guided consultation in combined form of studies

12 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer