154-0400 – Finance (FIN)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Finance
Subject guarantorprof. Dr. Ing. Dana Dluhošová
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Subject version
Version codeYear of introductionYear of cancellationCredits
154-0400/01 1999/2000 2018/2019 5
154-0400/02 2007/2008 5
154-0400/03 1999/2000 2018/2019 5
154-0400/04 2019/2020 5

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim of the course is to learn the students fundamental principles of corporate finance. Students will be able: - to describe financial systemand to identify basic relationships between company and its surrounding, - to explain financial statements of a company, - to analyze financial situation of a company, - to describe financial sources, - to valuate an investment projects by applying given criterions.

Teaching methods



The subject is focused on different areas of financial management and decision – making of a firm including its relation to economics surroundings. The aim is to present complex view on a firm’s management and micro and macro aspect of entrepreneurial activities. Teaching is based on present situation in the Czech Republic including actual legal changes.

Compulsory literature:

Damodaran, A.: Corporate Finance: Theory and Practice. 2nd Edition. J. Willey and Sons, 2001 Brealey, R.A., Myers, S.C., Marcus, A.J.: Fundamentals of Corporate Finance. McGraw Hill, N.Y. 1997

Recommended literature:

Gittman, J.: Basic Managerial Finance. Harper and Row, Publishers, New York, 1989 Moyer, R.Ch. at al: Contemporatry Financial Management. N.Y., WPK, 1992 Pike,R., Neale, B.: Corporate Finance and Investments. London, Prentice Hall, 1993 Ross, A., Westerfield, W.: Corporate Finance. 6th Edition, McGraw Hill/Irwin, USA, 2002


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.