Course syllabus DTF - Theory of Finance (FBE - 2014/2015 - post-graduate studies)

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Course code:
Course title in Czech: Theory of Finance
Course title in English:
Theory of Finance
Semester: 2014/2015
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (0 credits), Commissional exam (0 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)
Level of course:
Course type:
Type of delivery:
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction: Czech
Course supervisor:
prof. Ing. Lubor Lacina, Ph.D.
Course supervising department: Department of Finance (FBE)
prof. Ing. Lubor Lacina, Ph.D. (examiner, supervisor)
prof. Ing. Danuše Nerudová, Ph.D. (examiner)
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The objective of the course is deepning the knowldge about all aspects of theory of finance.
Course content:
Financial Market and Financial Investments Theory (allowance 0/0)
a.Financial market and its important role in the market economy
b.Types of financial transactions
Financial institutions and instruments
Importance of the interest rates and its role on the financial market. Theory of interest rates
Theory of the financial investments, basic factors of investment strategy
Securities definition and systematization. Characteristics of various types of securities
g.Operations with financial instruments - from issuer and investor point of view
h.Importance of security exchanges in the market economy, its types and and internal structure
Fundamental, technical and psychological analysis
Spot market trading, basic types of investment strategy
k.Importance and types of collective investments in the Czech Republic and worldwide
Portfolio theory, CAPM, APT
Financial derivatives and structured products operations
The future trends and development of the global financial market, globalization

Mezinárodní finance/ International Finance (allowance 0/0)
a.Theory of the foreign currency exchange rate determination
b.Metody odhadu budoucího vývoje devizového kurzu. Foreign exchange forecasting methods
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. Forex risk management model
f.Portfolio and direct investments
g.International investments decision making methods

Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
Combined form
16 h
16 h
Total16 h16 h
Assessment methods:
oral exam, reccomended literature and consultations
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement typeDaily attendance
Combined form
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Recomended reading and other learning resources:
TAYLOR, A M. International economics. 2nd ed. New York, NY , [Basingstoke]: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. 904 p. ISBN 978-1-4292-3118-3.
GANDOLFO, G. International Finance and Open-Economy Macroeconomics. Berlin, Heidelberg, New York: Springer, 2012. 613 p. ISBN 3-540-43459-3.
ŠIROKÝ, J. Daně v Evropské unii: daňové systémy všech 27 členských států EU a Chorvatska : legislativní základy daňové harmonizace včetně judikátů SD : odraz ekonomické krize v daňové politice EU. 5th ed. Praha: Linde, 2012. 400 p. ISBN 978-80-7201-881-9.
Transfer pricing and corporate taxation: problems, practical implications and proposed solutions. New York: Springer, 2010. 194 p. ISBN 978-1-4419-2678-4.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
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Course listed in previous semesters: 2020/2021 - post-graduate studies, 2019/2020 - post-graduate studies, 2018/2019 - post-graduate studies, 2017/2018 - post-graduate studies, 2016/2017 - post-graduate studies, 2015/2016 - post-graduate studies (and older)
Teaching place: Brno

Last modification made by Ing. Jiří Gruber on 09/04/2014.

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