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

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Course code:
Course title in Czech:
Business Finance
Course title in English: Business Finance
SS 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)
Level of course:
Course type:
Type of delivery:
usual, consulting
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction:
Course supervisor:
doc. Ing. Daniela Špirková, PhD.
Course supervising department:
Faculty of Business and Economics
Teachers: Ing. Bc. Marcela Basovníková, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor)
Ing. Andrea Martinčič (instructor)
Ing. Marcel Ševela, Ph.D. (instructor)
doc. Ing. Daniela Špirková, PhD. (examiner, lecturer, supervisor)
Ing. Jana Štěpánková, Ph.D. (instructor)
Timetable in this semester:
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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:
1.Introduction to business finance. (allowance 2/2)
Characteristics of business finance.
b.Financial objectives of a company and hierarchy of financial objectives.
Factors of time and risk in financial decision-making.

2.Property structure and financial structure of a company. (allowance 4/2)
Performance management systems, measurements and control (allowance 4/3)
Performance management information systems
Sources of management information
Management reports
The scope of performance measurement
Divisional performance and transfer pricing
f.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)
Capital planning and investment decision-making. (allowance 4/2)
Internal financial resources. (allowance 2/1)
7.External financial resources. (allowance 4/1)
Specific forms of funding a company. (allowance 2/0)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Combined form
28 h
16 h
practice14 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 projects
0 h40 h
Total140 h
140 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.
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Combined form
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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.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study B-EM-ME Economics and Management, part-time form, initial period WS 2016/2017
Field of study B-EM-ME Economics and Management, full-time form, initial period WS 2017/2018
Field of study B-EM-SE Social economics, full-time form, initial period WS 2017/2018
Field of study B-EM-TM Tourism Management, full-time form, initial period WS 2017/2018
Field of study B-EM-AFE Agriculture and food economics, full-time form, initial period WS 2017/2018
Field of study B-EM-TM Trade management, full-time form, initial period WS 2017/2018
Field of study B-EM-ME Economics and Management, part-time form, initial period SS 2017/2018
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Last modification made by Ing. Jiří Gruber on 02/06/2018.

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