Study programmes / B-ARB Arboristics / Expert Taking of Evidence
Course code:ZNDO
Course title in language of instruction:Znalecké dokazování
Course title in Czech:Znalecké dokazování
Course title in English:Expert Taking of Evidence
Mode of completion and number of credits:Fulfillment of requirements (3 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:full-time, 2/0; part-time, 10/0
(full-time, hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week; part-time, lectures per period / seminars per period)
Language of instruction:Czech
Level of course:bachelor; master; master continuing
Semester:WS 2017/2018 - FFWT
Name of lecturer:Ing. Tomáš Badal, PhD. (instructor, lecturer, tutor)
Ing. et Ing. Jan Klepárník, Ph.D. (instructor, lecturer, tutor)
Ing. Luděk Praus, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Aims of the course:The course provides the students with information about court witnesses and consultancy practice in areas of nature conservation and wood processing industry.
Course contents:
1.Expert witnesses legislative (allowance 4/0)
a.Expert witnesses
b.Demands on expert opinion
c.Expert institutes

2.Technical parameters of expert opinions in nature protection area of interest (allowance 12/0)
a.Hazard tree assessment
b.Device supported methods of tree evaluation
c.Basics of tree evaluation

3.Technical parameters of expert opinions from technical area of interest (allowance 12/0)
a.Technical surveys of buildings and constructions

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to apply knowledge
-ability to speak and write in mother tongue
-capacity to learn
-designing and managing projects
-ethical commitment
-skilled at utilizing and processing information

Specific competences:
-Ability to aply theory of the legislative to practice
-Knowledge of demands on the expert opinion quality and technical belongings
-Knowledge of the legislative of the expert witness//employment

Type of course unit:optional
Year of study:Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement:There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules:none
Assessment methods:The term is given for successfully written project (50 %) and for a test with 30 questions where 70 % is the minimal successfulness.
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     lecture28 h10 h
     preparation for exam28 h34 h
     elaboration and execution of projects28 h40 h
Total84 h84 h

Basic reading list
  • ALEXANDR, P. et al. Forenzní ekotechnika: les a dřeviny. 1st ed. Brno: Akademické nakladatelství CERM, 2010. 625 p. ISBN 978-80-7204-681-2.
  • BRADÁČ, A. Znalecký standard č. VI - Obecné zásady oceňování majetku. Brno: ÚSI VUT v Brně, 1999.
  • ÚRADNÍČEK, L. -- SEBERA, J. Metodika oceňování porostů stromů mimo les. In Oceňování dřevin rostoucích mimo les. 1st ed. Praha: AOPK ČR, 2009, p. 35--41. ISBN 978-80-87051-87-0.
  • KOLEKTIV, S. Oceňování - zákon o oceňování majetku, vyhláška o oceňování majetku a další předpisy podle stavu k 11.1.2010. Ostrava: Sagit, a.s., 2010. 240 p.
Recommended reading list
  • KALOUSEK, F. -- HLAVÁČKOVÁ, P. -- SEBERA, J. Ekonomické nástroje v ochraně přírody a krajiny. Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2010. 117 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-376-4.
  • AOPK. Metodika oceňování dřevin. KOLAŘÍK, J. -- ROMANSKÝ, M. -- SZÓRÁDOVÁ, A. -- KREJČIŘÍK, P. -- SEBERA, J. -- ÚRADNÍČEK, L. -- POULÍK, J. -- SMÝKAL, F. -- KLIMEŠOVÁ, A. 2007.
  • BRADÁČ, A. Znalecký standard č. VII. - Oceňování nemovitostí. Brno: ÚSI VUT v Brně, 1999.