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

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Course title: Theory of Finance
Semester: 2013/2014
Course supervisor: prof. Ing. Lubor Lacina, Ph.D.
Supervising department: Department of Finance (FBE)
Time allowance: full-time, 0/0 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 0/0 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Type of study: usual
Form of teaching: -- item not defined --
Mode of completion and credits: Exam (0 credits)
Course objective:
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 content:
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

Teaching methods and workload (hours of workload):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Total0 h0 h
Key words:
Course completion:
Oral examination within the Examination Board 2
Course methods: Individual consultations
Reading list:
BAILEY, S J. Local Government Economics : Principles and Practice. 1st ed. London: Macmillan, 1999. 12 p. ISBN 0-333-66908-8.
FEENSTRA, R C. -- TAYLOR, A M. International economics. New York, NY: Worth, 2008. 980 p. ISBN 978-0-7167-9283-3.
PILBEAM, K. Finance and financial markets. 2nd ed. Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005. 479 p. ISBN 978-1-40394834-2.
ROSEN, H S. -- GAYER, T. Public finance. 9th ed. Boston, MA: McGraw-Hill/Higher Education, 2010. 595 p. The McGraw-Hill series economics. ISBN 978-007-351135-1.
VISSER, H. A guide to international monetary economics : exchange rate theories, systems and policies. 3rd ed. Northhampton: Edward Elgar, 2005. 257 p. ISBN 1-84376-595-0.
BUCKLEY, A. Multinational finance. 5th ed. Harlow: Prentice Hall/Financial Times, 2004. 788 p. ISBN 0-273-68209-1.

Study plans:
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Run in the period of: 2018/2019 - post-graduate studies, 2017/2018 - post-graduate studies, 2016/2017 - post-graduate studies, 2015/2016 - post-graduate studies, 2014/2015 - post-graduate studies, 2012/2013 - post-graduate studies   (and older)
Course tutor: prof. Ing. Lubor Lacina, Ph.D. (supervisor)
Teaching language: Czech
Town: Brno

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