154-0401/03 – Financial Management and Decision-Making (FŘRK)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of FinanceCredits5
Subject guarantorprof. Dr. Ing. Dana DluhošováSubject version guarantorprof. Dr. Ing. Dana Dluhošová
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2011/2012Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
BOR30 Ing. Martina Borovcová, Ph.D.
CUL33 doc. Ing. Miroslav Čulík, Ph.D.
RIH40 Ing. Dagmar Richtarová, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Part-time Examination 12+0

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 develops selected issues of the corporate finance fundamentals; in addition, new issues and problems are studied and explained in order to support the quality of the financial decision-making. Attention is paid particularly to financial analysis, financial planning and valuation.

Compulsory literature:

1. Brealey, R.A., Myers, S.C.: Principles of Corporate Finance. McGraw Hill, N.Y. 2002 2. Damodaran, A.: Corporate Finance: Theory and Practice. 2nd Edition. J. Willey and Sons, 2001. 3. Pike,R., Neale, B.: Corporate Finance and Investments. London, Prentice Hall, 1993

Recommended literature:

1. Copeland, T.E., Weston, J.F.: Financial Theory and Corporate Policy. Addison Wesley, N.Y. 1992 2. Bodie, Z., Merton, R.C.: Finance. Prentice Hall, New Jersey, 2000. 3. Moyer, R.Ch., McGuigan, R.S., Kretlow, W.J.: Contemporary Financial Management. 9th Edition, West Publishing Company. 2002

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements


Subject codeAbbreviationTitleRequirement
154-0400 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

Part-time form (validity from: 2011/2012 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Examination Examination 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2011/2012 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210R004) European Integration (02) European Integration K Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (B6208) Economics and Management (6202R049) Accounting and Taxes (02) Accounting and Taxes K Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (B6208) Economics and Management (6208R037) Management (02) Management K Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan

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