Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Fundamentals of Financial Literacy
Mode of completion and Number of ECTS credits:
Exm (2 credits)
Course supervisor:
doc. Ing. Monika Zatrochová, PhD.
Name of lecturer(s):
M. Zatrochová (2015/2016 – Winter)
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
The student will be involved in financial literacy programs, after completion of the course can handle the basics of finance management, use of money and securities. Student will learn how to work with the basic credit products, understand the functioning of the banking system and insurance.
Prerequisites for registration:
Course contents:
Money as a general tender.
Revenue and expenditure.
Managing personal finances.
Management of corporate finance.
How to operate the bank.
Banking facilities.
Modern banking facilities.
How and what we pay.
Securities - something other than money.
Borrow wisely.
Credit products.
Environmental and security risks.
Recommended or required reading:
  • BONDAREVA, I. – ZATROCHOVÁ, M. Podnikové financie. Teória a praktické aplikácie. Bratislava : Statis, 2011. 123 s. ISBN 978-80-85659-69-6.
  • ZATROCHOVÁ, M. Vybrané kapitoly z finančného trhu. Bratislava: Slovenská technická univerzita v Bratislave, 2011. 79 s. ISBN 978-80-227-3566-7.
  • ŽIBRITOVÁ, K. online ucebnica ekonómie.  [online]. 2013. URL:
  • LITERACY, F. Financial literacy.  [online]. 2013. URL: literacy.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods:
Subject basics of financial literacy is realized in the form of 13-hour lectures and 13-hour workout.
Assesment methods and criteria:
Students will develop during the semester issues and challenges in the online textbook. In conclusion, complete output test and oral test.
Language of instruction:
Slovak, English
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