Study programmes / B-ARB Arboristics / Practical Business in Arboriculture II
Course code:PPVA2
Course title in language of instruction:Správní činnost a organizace práce v arboristice
Course title in Czech:Správní činnost a organizace práce v arboristice
Course title in English:Practical Business in Arboriculture II
Mode of completion and number of credits:Fulfillment of requirements (5 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:full-time, 0/2/2 (hours weekly/ hours weekly/ days in semester); part-time, 15/0/0 (h/h/days in semester)
(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
Semester:SS 2020/2021 - FFWT
Name of lecturer:prof. Ing. Jindřich Neruda, CSc. (instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Ing. Pavel Nevrkla (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Tomáš Veverka (instructor)
Aims of the course:To acquaint students with the institutions and their activities in the field of care for trees growing outside the forest, through lectures given by external professionals and presentations in the main exercise.
Course contents:
1.Government -- urban forest management (allowance 2/0)
2.Governments of towns and villages - urban forest management (allowance 2/0)
3.Practical application of the Act no. 114/1992 Coll. and implementation of the regulations. (allowance 2/0)
4.Agency for Nature Conservation and Landscape - urban forest management (allowance 2/0)
5.Czech Environmental Inspectorate - urban forest management. (allowance 2/0)
6.State conservation - urban forest management. (allowance 2/0)
7.Related green infrastructure management. (allowance 2/0)
8.ČSOP - Activities of civic associations for the care of urban forest (allowance 2/0)
9.Interdisciplinary cooperation in urban tree management. (allowance 2/0)
10.The European structure of environmental governance (allowance 2/0)
11.A foreign organizations providing services in the care of urban forest (allowance 2/0)
12.Standards of care for nature and landscape and their use in the planning and implementation of silvicultural interventions. (allowance 2/0)
13.Software for inventory of trees and management plan drafts. (allowance 2/0)
14.Practical procedures in management planning for the selected location. (allowance 2/0)

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to apply knowledge
-ability to communicate with professionals in different field of study
-ability to organize and plan ahead
-ability to speak and write in mother tongue
-capacity to adapt to new situations
-capacity to learn
-designing and managing projects
-professional knowledge
-quality concept awareness
-skilled at utilizing and processing information

Specific competences:
-Ability to aply theory of the legislative to practice
-Knowledge of the legislative of the expert witness//employment
-Problem solving ability
-The ability to work in terrain

Type of course unit:required
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:presentation of essay on an assigned topic from institutional security Tree care activities, test and oral exam
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     lecture24 h0 h
     professional educational excursion16 h0 h
     consultation0 h15 h
     preparation for exam30 h50 h
     preparation for regular assessment20 h20 h
     preparation of presentation30 h30 h
     elaboration and execution of projects20 h25 h
Total140 h140 h

Basic reading list
  • NERUDA, J. -- NEVRKLA, P. -- LADRA, D. Technika pro arboristy. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2014. 227 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-948-3.
  • LADRA, D. Technická a normativní specifika silničního stromořadí jako vegetačního doprovodu komunikací. Bachelor thesis. Brno: MENDELU Brno, 2011. 59.
  • JELÍNKOVÁ, J. -- TUHÁČEK, M. Právní vztahy k dřevinám: praktický průvodce. 1st ed. Grada, 2016. 168 p. Právo pro každého. ISBN 978-80-271-0112-2.
  • Baumkronensicherungen. Stuttgart: Ulmer, 2009. 87 p. ISBN 978-3-8001-5880-5.
  • Praxis Baumpflege: Kronenschnitt an Bäumen ; Schnittmaßnahmen an Bäumen entsprechend der Entwicklungsphase und dem Zustand der Bäume. 2nd ed. Steinen: Arbus-Medien, 2010. 197 p. ISBN 978-3-934947-18-4.
  • Col. Baumkontrolle unter Berücksichtigung der Baumart: Bildatlas der typischen Schadsymptome und Auffälligkeiten. 1st ed. Braunschweig: Thalacker Medien, 296 p. ISBN 3-87815-213-2.
  • Das CODIT-Prinzip: von den Bäumen lernen für eine fachgerechte Baumpflege. Braunschweig: Haymarket Media, 2008. 159 p. ISBN 978-3-87815-227-9.
  • KOLAŘÍK, J. et al. Péče o dřeviny rostoucí mimo les. 3rd ed. Vlašim: ČSOP, 2010. 696 p. Metodika Českého svazu ochránců přírody ;. ISBN 978-80-86327-85-3.