Faculty of Information Technology, BUT

Course details

Fundamentals of Law

PRM Acad. year 2006/2007 Summer semester 3 credits

Human society cannot exit without rules regulating various decisive aspects of human existence. Legal conscience based on knowledge of law and basic legal norms related to human activities, their far-reaching impacts and consequences are essentials for minimization of potential conflicts.


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Time span

26 hrs lectures

Assessment points



Subject specific learning outcomes and competences

Basic survey on civil legal norms, ability to get orientated in norms.

Learning objectives

Acquisition of rudiments of law, knowledge of relationship between law and ethos, knowledge of basic legal norms, and their application to business and other economic activities.

Prerequisite kwnowledge and skills

No prerequisity knowledge is called for.

Study literature

The students will be recommended a selection of legal norms and articles which will be discussed on lectures.

Fundamental literature

Set of the Czech Republic Legal Norms

Syllabus of lectures

  1. Introduction into law science, branches of law, basic terms.
  2. Constitution of the Czech Republic, state symbols.
  3. Contents, form and subject of the law, law creation and legislative process.
  4. Civil law and Civil Procedure Code.
  5. Commercial law.
  6. Labor law.
  7. Civil-law obligations and agreements, examples of agreements and plaints.
  8. Copyright Act and mental labour preservation.
  9. Public law.

Controlled instruction

Attendance at lectures.

Exam prerequisites

Attendance at lectues, minimum 80%, and activity on discussion.

Course inclusion in study plans

  • Programme IT-BC-3, field BIT, any year of study, Compulsory-Elective group H
  • Programme IT-MSC-2, field MGM., MIN., MIS., MPS, any year of study, Compulsory-Elective group H
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