Course detail

Expert Assesment in ICT

FEKT-MPC-SINAcad. year: 2022/2023

The course focuses on organisation and management of expert assessment, expert´s responsibility, process of expert when delivering reports with emphasis on proceedings in front of public authorities, the methods for property valuation, methods for stipulating the amount of damages on tangible property and methodology of writing expert and witness opinion.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students gain the basic knowledge of general approaches while solving expert problems, making and checking expert assessment in the Czech Republic and the process of an expert when delivering expert opinions with emphasis on proceedings in front of the public authorities. Students will become familiar with general approaches when solving special and expert problems, system access for making special and expert reports. Student will learn how to use special terms when valuating property, based on the theory of valuation and international customs. Student will be able to explain semantic relationship with the terms established by the rule of law of the Czech Republic. Student will be able to define the essential characteristics from which their value is derived. Student will understand the basic approaches to quantification of their value in money terms. Student will understand legislation for damages caused by damage of a thing and the principles of the amount of the material damage.


Not requested.


Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching is carried out through lectures and seminars. Lectures consist of interpretations of basic principles, methodology of given discipline, problems and their exemplary solutions. Seminars particularly support practical mastery of subject matter presented in lectures or assigned for individual study with the active participation of students.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Conditions for gaining course-unit credit: Participation in seminars, turning given projects in.. Exam: Exam consists ofwritten and oral parts and classification will be given according to performance level of both parts. Classification of written test - percentage of wrong answers: 6/A, 12/B, 18/C, 24/D, 30/E

Course curriculum

1. Expert witnessing – structure, history, legislation. Organisation and administration of expert activity: appointing of experts, removing of experts, a list of experts, administration and validation of expert activity.
2. Witness: witnesses registered in a list of experts, expert institutes, experts ad hoc. Expert included in delivering expert report: expert included in proceeding in front of the public authority, expert included outside the proceeding, agreement between expert and organisation or citizen.
3. Expert report – written form, formal and content requirements, expert report – oral form, expert report of institute. Expert assessment – legislative requirements, expert secrecy, obligation to deliver expert report, consultant included, expert activity of institute, activities of non-appointed experts.
4. Expert activity – requirements in accordance with legislation. Expert activity – practical exercise, expert activity as information process, system access for solving expert problems.
5. Expert´s participation in taking evidence – basic terms: evidence, evidence in Code of Civil Procedure, usual and special methods of evidence in criminal proceedings, basic principles when taking evidence.
6. Item inspection, site inspection in criminal proceeding, investigating and expert experiment, inspection in different types of proceedings, measurement, pictures, photogrammetry, making record, taking samples, protocol.
7. Tangible property valuation, basic terms, legislation, international valuation standards, movables, legal relations to movables.
8. Value analysis of movables: assessment of functionality, safety, operating life, economy and other signs of quality, definition of essential characteristics, their parametrization and relevancy system creation.
9. System access for assessing for limit state when valuating information technologies: object limit states, environmental limit states, proximate cause analysis. 10. Valuation of information technologies: search – identification, technical condition check.
11. Valuation of movables, amortization scale, definition of basic amortization, definition of default technical value, calculation of gross margin, deduction, determination of a starting price, market analysis, determination of a normal price.
12. Damages in accordance with Act No. 89/2012. Legislation of actual damages on a thing (technical interpretation of a real damage, previous state, usual price, price of a thing, period of injury), principles for quantification of damage in the technical-economic valuation of the damage.
13. Specification of injury to property caused by damage of a thing, general approach when defining injury to property.

Work placements

Not applicable.


The aim of this course is to get the basic information of the way how to organise and carry out expert assessment in the Czech Republic. Students will learn how to distinguish between special and expert assessment, understand the way how experts participate in proving in proceedings in front of the public authorities, to gain the basic knowledge in the field of system access for making special and expert reports and gain the professional knowledge regarding the methods for property valuation and damage assessment with special emphasis on information technologies.

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

The teacher keeps an attendance sheet.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

KLEDUS, R. Obecná metodika soudního inženýrství. VUT v Brně, ÚSI, 2. vyd. Brno: 2014. ISBN 978-80-214-5041-7
KLEDUS, R. Oceňování movitého majetku. Brno. VUT v Brně, ÚSI, 2. vyd. Brno: 2014. ISBN 978-80-214-5040-0
BRADÁČ A., KREJČÍŘ P., SCHOLZOVÁ, V.: Úřední oceňování majetku. Akademické nakladatelství CERM, s.r.o., Brno, vychází při každé aktualizaci prováděcí vyhl. k zákonu č. 151/1997 Sb.

Recommended reading

BRADÁČ, A. A KOL.: Soudní inženýrství. Akademické nakladatelství Cerm, s.r.o., Brno, 1997


Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme MPC-IBE Master's, 1. year of study, summer semester, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Exercise in computer lab

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer