Course: Financial management

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Course title Financial management
Course code KFU/JFIMA
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 6
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Uhman Jiří, Ing.
  • Mazancová Pavlína, Ing.
  • Felixová Kateřina, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Financial management - financial manager. 2. Managerial finances - risk and time, risks and portfolio. 3. Analysis of the effectiveness of the firm - effectiveness of the firm, measurement and management of effectiveness. 4. Appraisement of the firm and its assets - models. 5. Managerial finances and financial planning. 6. Investment decision making - projects, investment processes, evaluation. 7. Sources for financing the enterprise - external and internal. 8. Strategic financial decision making - capital structure, costs according to the type of capital. 9. Management of liabilities and stock. Revenue cycle, management of liabilities, management of stock. 10. Cash management and short-time financing. 11. Management of exchange rate risks. Position of the exporter and importer. 12. Fusion and acquisition. Motives, tactics, defence. 13. Profit and the division of profit - dividend policy, decision making, motivation. Practice: Analysis of case studies, discussions, feedback.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified, unspecified, unspecified, unspecified
  • unspecified - 16 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 26 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 32 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 52 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 30 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The course is ordinary course field FM. Students gain both theoretical knowledge and practical tool for strategic financial management and learn to use it in a comprehensive and coherent plane. At the end of the course students will receive a final, comprehensive and pragmatic picture of corporate finance management based on linking knowledge exchange rates from the previous two years of study.
Successful completion of the course students will be able to: - Explain the fundamental objective of the company based on the increasing value of the company - Total financial business plans with respect to the growth strategy - Decide on investments the company to increase its value - Propose measures in the crisis phase of the company (companies) - Understand the importance of operational decisions taken by the company to achieve its strategic business objectives - In the base estimate the value of the company, to manage the company's value through value generators - Will be able to implement a defensive strategy against takeover
Prerequisites are Accounting, Finances Analysis and Financial markets.

Assessment methods and criteria
Written and oral exam, analysis of student's performance
Recommended literature
  • BREALEY, R. A., MEYERS, S. C. Teorie a praxe firemních financí, Computer Press Praha, 2000.
  • KISLINGEROVÁ, E. Manažerské finance, C.H.Beck, Praha, 2004.
  • PAVELKOVÁ, D. - KNÁPKOVÁ, A. - NOVÁK, T. Řízení podnikových financí: sbírka příkladů a případových studií. UTB Zlín, 2002.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Social and Economic Studies Financial management (A) Economy 3 Winter
Faculty of Social and Economic Studies Financial management (B) Economy 3 Winter