Course syllabus DTFA - Theory of Finance (FBE - 2013/2014 - post-graduate studies)

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Course code: DTFA
Course title in language of instruction: -- item not defined --
Course title in Czech: Theory of Finance
Course title in English: Theory of Finance
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (0 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: full-time, 0/0 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 0/0 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Language of instruction: Czech
Level of course: -- item not defined --
Semester: 2013/2014
Name of lecturer: prof. Ing. Lubor Lacina, Ph.D. (supervisor)
Prerequisites: none
Aims of the course:
Objective of the subject is to deepen and extend specifically theoretical, but also practical knowledge from the field of finance, and their influence on economic system in wider context.
Course contents:
1.Financial Market and Financial Investments Theory (allowance 0/0)
a.Financial market and its role in the market economy
b.Types of financial transactions
c.Financial institutions and instruments
d.Importance of the interest rates and its role on the financial market
e.Theory of interest rates
f.Theory of the financial investments, basic factors of investment strategy
g.Securities definition and systematization. Characteristics of various types of securities
h.Operations with financial instruments - from issuer and investor point of view
i.Importance of security exchanges in the market economy, its types and and internal structure
j.Fundamental, technical and psychological analysis
k.Spot market trading, basic types of investment strategy
l.Importance and types of collective investments in the Czech Republic and worldwide
m.Portfolio theory, CAPM, APT
n.Financial derivatives and structured products operations
o.The future trends and development of the global financial market, globalization

2.International Finance (allowance 0/0)
a.Theory of the foreign currency exchange rate determination
b.Methods of estimation of future development of exchange rates
c.Foreign exchange exposure and risk, entrepreneurial risk, country risk
d.Market risk quantification instruments
e.Administration and hedging of the company's foreign exchange risk
f.Forex risk management model
g.Portfolio and direct investments
h.International investments decision making methods

Learning outcomes and competences:
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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: -
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Total0 h0 h
Assessment methods:
Oral examination within the Examination Board 2
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQBAILEY, S J.Local Government Economics : Principles and PracticeLondonMacmillan19990-333-66908-8
RQFEENSTRA, R C. -- TAYLOR, A M.International economicsNew York, NYWorth2008978-0-7167-9283-3
RQPILBEAM, K.Finance and financial marketsBasingstoke, HampshirePalgrave Macmillan2005978-1-40394834-2
RQROSEN, H S. -- GAYER, T.Public financeBoston, MAMcGraw-Hill/Higher Education2010978-007-351135-1
RQVISSER, H.A guide to international monetary economics : exchange rate theories, systems and policiesNorthhamptonEdward Elgar20051-84376-595-0
RQBUCKLEY, A.Multinational financeHarlowPrentice Hall/Financial Times20040-273-68209-1


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