154-0364/01 – Financial Management and Decision-Making (FŘR)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of FinanceCredits5
Subject guarantorprof. Dr. Ing. Dana DluhošováSubject version guarantorprof. Dr. Ing. Dana Dluhošová
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2015/2016Year of cancellation2019/2020
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
BOR30 Ing. Martina Borovcová, Ph.D.
RIH40 Ing. Dagmar Richtarová, Ph.D.
VAL35 Ing. Jiří Valecký, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim of the course is to introduce the students in selected areas of financial decision-making. Students will be able: - to introduce the importance of time value of money into decision-making, - to apply investment criterions, - to analyze and select optimal sources for company financing, - to propose financial plan of a firm.

Teaching methods



The course Financial management and Financial decision provides the students the fundamental principles of the financial management and decision-making, particularly to understand the financial statements, how to reflect the risk and time value of money in selection rules for investment project valuation, obtaining long term forms of capital and its allocation to ensure its needs and to increase its market value.

Compulsory literature:

1. BENNINGA, S. Principles of Finance with Excel. 2nd edition. Oxford University Press, 2011. 2. BRIGHAM, E.F., EHRHARD, M.C. Financial Management: Theory & Practice. 12th edition. South-Western College, 2007. 3. CLAYMAN, M.R., FRIDSON, M.S., TROUGHTON, G.H. Corporate Finance: A Practical Approach. J. Wiley, 2008. 4. DAMODARAN, A. Corporate Finance: theory and practice. 2nd edition. J. Wiley, 2001. 5. DAMODARAN, A. Applied Corporate Finance. 2nd edition. J. Wiley, 2005. 6. FRIDSON, M., ALVAREZ, F. Financial Statement Analysis. 4th edition. J. Wiley, 2011. 7. GLAUTIER, M.W., UNDERDOWN, B. Accounting: Theory and Practice. 6th edition. Pitman Publishing, 1997. 8. HANSEN, D.R.; MOWEN, M.M.: Cornerstones of Cost Accounting. South Western College, 2011.

Recommended literature:

1. KEOWN, A.J., MARTIN, J.D., PETTY, J.W. Foundation of Finance. 7th edition. Prentice Hall, 2011. 2. LASHER, W.R. Financial Management: A Practical Approach. 6th edition. South-Western College, 2011. 3. MADURA, J. International Financial Management. 11th edition. South Western College, 2008. 4. McGUIGAN, J.R., MOYER, R.CH., RAO, R.P., KRETLOW, W,J. Contemporary Corporate Finance. 12th edition. South Western College, 200 5. MELICHER, R.W., NORTON, E.A. Introduction to Finance: Markets, Investments, and Financial Management. 14th edition. J. Wiley, 2011.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

There are no other requirements on students.


Subject codeAbbreviationTitleRequirement
154-0300 FIN Finance Compulsory


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1: Fundamentals and principles of financial management and decision-making. 2: Financial analysis. 3: Approaches for company financial performance measuring. 4: Capital structure and costs of capital. 5: Time value of money usage in the financial management and decision-making. 6: Capital budgeting. 7: Internal capital sources. 8: External capital sources. 9: Dividends, dividend theories, dividend policies. 10: Company valuation. 11: Financial planning.

Conditions for subject completion

Conditions for completion are defined only for particular subject version and form of study

Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2015/2016 (B6208) Economics and Management (6208R037) Management P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan

Occurrence in special blocks

Block nameAcademic yearForm of studyStudy language YearWSType of blockBlock owner
Subject block without study plan - EKF - P - cs 2016/2017 Full-time Czech Optional EKF - Faculty of Economics stu. block