154-0538/03 – Financial Markets II. B (FM II. B)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of FinanceCredits5
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Tomáš Tichý, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Tomáš Tichý, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation2023/2024
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
NOV329 Ing. Josef Novotný, Ph.D.
TIC02 prof. Ing. Tomáš Tichý, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 3+1

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim of the course is to extend knowledge in the area of banking industry. Passing the course will enable students to: - understand financial statements of banks, - understand regulation and supervision in banking, - understand risk management in banking, - understand lending policies and procedures, - assess the situation on the domestic and foreign banking markets. The practical excercises are focused on developing of knowledge from lectures by case studies and the application of the acquired knowledge, especially in the area of financial situation of banks and banking risks.

Teaching methods



The aim of the course is to characterize macroeconomic and microeconomic functions of central bank. Their impact on economic system and banking industry will be explained. Students are informed about commercial banking management, indicators of financial analysis, rules and recommendations for bank activities. Students should be able to argue for the financial analysis assessment of a bank and assets its position at the market.

Compulsory literature:

APOSTOLIK, Richard, Christopher DONOHUE a Peter WENT. Foundations of banking risk: an overview of banking, banking risks, and risk-based banking regulation. Jersey City: GARP; Hoboken, c2009. ISBN 978-0-470-44219-7. CASU, Barbara, Claudia GIRARDONE a Philip MOLYNEUX. Introduction to banking. Harlow: Financial Times Prentice Hall, 2006. ISBN 0-273-69302-6. ROSE, Peter S. a Sylvia Conway HUDGINS. Bank management & financial services. 9th ed., McGraw-Hill international ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2013. ISBN 978-0-07-132642-1.

Recommended literature:

CECCHETTI, Stephen G. a Kermit L. SCHOENHOLTZ. Money, banking, and financial markets. 5th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill Education, 2017. ISBN 978-1-259-92225-1. ESTELAMI, Hooman. Marketing financial services. 2nd ed. Indianapolis: Dog Ear Publishing, 2012. ISBN 978-1-4575-0774-8. HULL, John. Risk management and financial institutions. 6th ed. Hoboken: Wiley, 2023. ISBN 978-1-118-95594-9.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Project Examination – written and oral part.


Other requirements

There are no additional requirements on any student


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Classification of financial institutions. 2. Characteristics of banks. 3. Financial statements of banks. 4. Assessment of banks and its specifics. 5. Financial analysis assessment of a bank. 6. Current situation on domestic and world banking market. 7. Rule of a central bank in economy and their functions. 8. Banking regulation and supervision. 9. Banking regulation - Basel. 10. Definition and classification of credit risk. 11. Credit risk management. 12. Definition and classification of market risk. 13. Market risk management. 14. Operational risk and operational risk management. 15. Liquidity risk and liquidity risk management. 16. Lending policies and procedures. 17. Financial crisis and its causes. 18. Mergers and acquisitions in banking. 19. Illegal business in banking. 20. Marketing banking services. 21. New trends in banking.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 25 (25) 13
                Projekt Project 25  13 2
        Examination Examination 75 (75) 38 3
                Písemná část zkoušky Written examination 20  11 3
                Ústní část zkoušky Oral examination 55  27 3
Mandatory attendence participation: Attendance is not compulsory.

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Conditions for subject completion and attendance at the exercises within ISP: Attendance is not compulsory. Any student, even within ISP, must fulfill standard conditions.

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeBranch/spec.Spec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2022/2023 (N0412A050005) Finance FIN P English Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2021/2022 (N0412A050005) Finance FIN P English Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (N0412A050005) Finance FIN P English Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (N0412A050005) Finance FIN P English Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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Assessment of instruction

2021/2022 Winter