154-0523/02 – Financial decision-making under risk (FDMuR)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of FinanceCredits5
Subject guarantorprof. Dr. Ing. Zdeněk ZmeškalSubject version guarantorprof. Dr. Ing. Zdeněk Zmeškal
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year1Semesterwinter
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2009/2010Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
GUO001 Ing. Haochen Guo, Ph.D.
KRE330 doc. Ing. Aleš Kresta, Ph.D.
TIC02 prof. Ing. Tomáš Tichý, Ph.D.
VAL35 Ing. Jiří Valecký, Ph.D.
ZME40 prof. Dr. Ing. Zdeněk Zmeškal
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

In this course, basic issues, approaches and concepts of financial decision-making are treated. Risk and contingency aspects are stressed. The aim of the course is to learn students to process and solve selected problems by means of fundamental decision-making approaches of modern finance under risky conditions. In such a way the students should be able to analyze the linkage among particular input variables and the problem solution efficiently.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Tutorials

Summary

There are basic topics, approaches and concepts applied in this subject from the area of financial decision-making with aspects of risk and contingency. The aim of the subject is provide information and knowledge how to solve selected problems the way, they would be able to apply fundamental decision approaches modern finance under risk.

Compulsory literature:

BREALEY, R. A., S. C. MYERS a F. ALLEN. Principles of Corporate Finance. 10th ed. McGraw-Hill, 2010, 875 p. ISBN 978-00-774-0489-5. HULL, J. C. Option, Futures and other Derivatives. 9th ed. New York: Prentice Hall, 2014, 896 p. ISBN 978-01-334-5631-8. ZMEŠKAL, Z., M. ČULÍK a T. TICHÝ. Financial decision making under risk: workbook with solutions. 4. ed. Ostrava: VŠB-TU Ostrava, 2013, 162 p. ISBN 978-80-248-3250-0. COPELAND, T. E., WESTON, J. F. (2004). Financial Theory and Corporate Policy. New York: Adison- Wesley Publishing Company. DAMODARAN, A. (2015). Applied corporate finance. Chichester: Willey. HULL, J. C. (2014). Option, Futures and other Derivatives. 9th Ed. New York: Prentice Hall. LEVY, W., SARNAT, T. M. (1995). Capital Investment and Financial Decisions. New York: Prentice Hall. ZMEŠKAL, Z., ČULÍK, M., TICHÝ, T. (2013). Financial decision making under risk: workbook with solutions. Ostrava: VSB-TUO.

Recommended literature:

BERK, J. a P. DEMARZO. Corporate Finance. 2nd ed. Prentice Hall, 2010, 1080 p. ISBN 978-01-321-3879-6. COPELAND, T. E., J. W. WESTON a K. SHASTRI. Financial Theory and Corporate Policy. 4th ed. Pearson, 2004, 1024 p. ISBN 978-03-211-2721-1. LEVY, W. a T. M. SARNAT, Capital Investment and Financial Decisions. New York: Prentice Hall, 1995, 800 p. ISBN 978-01-311-5882-5. COPELAND, T. E., WESTON, J. F. (2004). Financial Theory and Corporate Policy. New York: Adison- Wesley Publishing Company. DAMODARAN, A. (2015). Applied corporate finance. Chichester: Willey. HULL, J. C. (2014). Option, Futures and other Derivatives. 9th Ed. New York: Prentice Hall. LEVY, W., SARNAT, T. M. (1995). Capital Investment and Financial Decisions. New York: Prentice Hall. ZMEŠKAL, Z., ČULÍK, M., TICHÝ, T. (2013). Financial decision making under risk: workbook with solutions. Ostrava: VSB-TUO.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

tutorial

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

There are no other requirements on the students.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Proposal methods and evaluation of firm financial plan 2. Financial decision-making criteria under risk 3. Markowitz model 4. CAPM, APT model. 5. Forward, future and swap contracts. 6. Option contracts, hedging. 7. Option methodology and its application in financial decison-making. 8. Capital structure theory and costs of capital estimation under risk. 9. Investment decision-making under risk. 10. Dividend theory and policy. 11. Company valuation under risk. 12. Acquisitions. 13. Cash management of multinational firm (theory of exchange rates estimation). 14. Cash management of multinational firm.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2009/2010 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 35 (35) 18
                Writen test Written test 35  18
        Examination Examination 65 (65) 33
                Writen test Written test 20  10
                Oral examination Oral examination 45  23
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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