Course syllabus PNF - Business Finance (FBE - WS 2017/2018)

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Course code: PNF
Course title in Czech:
Business Finance
Course title in English:
Business Finance
WS 2017/2018
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (5 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 2/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 16/0 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
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Course supervisor: doc. Ing. Daniela Špirková, PhD.
Course supervising department:
Department of Business Economics (FBE)
Teachers: doc. Ing. Daniela Špirková, PhD. (supervisor)
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
Student gains essential knowledge of business finace, basics of financial management and financial decision-making included. Property and financial structures are analysed as well as their influences on business operations. Methods and models of financial analysis are also presented.
Course content:
Introduction to business finance. (allowance 2/2)
Characteristics of business finance.
Financial objectives of a company and hierarchy of financial objectives.
c.Factors of time and risk in financial decision-making.

Property structure and financial structure of a company. (allowance 4/2)
Performance management systems, measurements and control (allowance 4/3)
Performance management information systems
b.Sources of management information
Management reports
d.The scope of performance measurement
Divisional performance and transfer pricing
Performance analysis in not-for-profit organisations and the public sector
External considerations and behavioural aspects

Management of current assets, management of liquidity and working capital, management of short-term liabilities, short-term financial plan. (allowance 4/2)
5.Capital planning and investment decision-making. (allowance 4/2)
Internal financial resources. (allowance 2/1)
7.External financial resources. (allowance 4/1)
8.Specific forms of funding a company. (allowance 2/0)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
Combined form
28 h
16 h
14 h
0 h
preparation for exam
42 h
84 h
preparation for regular assessment
14 h
0 h
preparation for regular testing
42 h
0 h
elaboration and execution of projects0 h40 h
Total140 h140 h
Assessment methods:
Study of the subject is finalized with exam. Students are continually evaluated during the semester based on their activity in seminars and on two mid- term tests. Exam is written. Final mark is composed of results of the exam, results of the credit test and mid-term evaluation.
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Recomended reading and other learning resources:
KISLINGEROVÁ, E. -- HNILICA, J. Finanční analýza: krok za krokem. 1st ed. Praha: C.H. Beck, 2005. 137 p. C.H. Beck pro praxi. ISBN 80-7179-321-3.
KISLINGEROVÁ, E. et al. Manažerské finance. 2nd ed. Praha: C.H. Beck, 2007. 745 p. ISBN 978-80-7179-903-0.
ŽIVĚLOVÁ, I. Podnikové finance. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně, 2007. 111 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-035-0.

KONEČNÝ, M. Finance podniku. Brno: Nakladatelství Sting spol. s.r.o., 2005. 1 p. ISBN 80-86342-51-4.
KONEČNÝ, M. Finanční analýza a plánování. 10. vyd. Zdeněk Novotný, 2005. 83 p. ISBN 80-7355-033-4.
PAVELKOVÁ, D. -- KNÁPKOVÁ, A. Podnikové finance: studijní pomůcka pro distanční studium. 2nd ed. Zlín: Univerzita Tomáše Bati ve Zlíně, 2006. 293 p. ISBN 80-7318-457-5.
RŮČKOVÁ, P. Finanční analýza: metody, ukazatele, využití v praxi. 2nd ed. Praha: Grada, 2008. 120 p. Finance. ISBN 978-80-247-2481-2.

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Last modification made by Ing. František Ostřížek on 06/29/2017.

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