Course syllabus PNF - Business Finance (FBE - WS 2018/2019)

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Course code:
Course title in Czech:
Business Finance
Course title in English: Business Finance
WS 2018/2019
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (5 credits)
Mode of delivery and 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)
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Course supervisor: doc. Ing. Daniela Špirková, PhD.
Course supervising department:
Faculty: Faculty of Business and Economics
Prerequisites: none
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The student will obtain basic knowledge of corporate finance, including the basis of financial management and decision making. The aim of the subject is to learn to read and interpret corporate finance data, based on them to prepare the basis for decision making in corporate finance. The students will be also able to assess and optimize the overall financial situation of a company and its partial components.
Course content:
Introduction to business finance. (allowance 2/2)
Role of financial management.
Financial objectives of a company and hierarchy of financial objectives.
Time and risk in financial decision-making.

Company assets and liabilities. (allowance 4/2)
Performance management systems, measurement and control (allowance 4/10)
Performance management information systems
Sources of management information
Management reports
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

4.Working assets Management, management of liquidity and working capital, management of short-term liabilities, short-term financial plan. (allowance 6/4)
Capital planning and investment decision-making. (allowance 4/6)
Internal financial resources. (allowance 2/2)
External financial resources. (allowance 4/2)
Specific forms of funding a company, financing during company life-cycle (allowance 2/0)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
Combined form
28 h
16 h
practice28 h
0 h
preparation for exam40 h84 h
preparation for regular assessment
14 h
0 h
preparation for regular testing
30 h0 h
elaboration and execution of projects0 h40 h
140 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 and oral. Final mark is composed of results of the exam, results of the credit test and mid-term evaluation.
Assessment criteria ratio:
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Recomended reading and other learning resources:
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. Jiří Gruber on 09/14/2018.

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