154-9520/01 – Finance (FINa)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of FinanceCredits10
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Tomáš Tichý, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Tomáš Tichý, Ph.D.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementCompulsory
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
DLU30 prof. Dr. Ing. Dana Dluhošová
TIC02 prof. Ing. Tomáš Tichý, Ph.D.
ZME40 prof. Dr. Ing. Zdeněk Zmeškal
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 28+0
Part-time Examination 28+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The course summarizes essential basis of knowledge for the doctoral study programme in Finance. Above all, it aims on extending the knowledge and skills of students in financial decision-making and management on the micro-level (i.e., corporations, financial institutions) as it includes all key topics related to PhD level finance. The course contents is divided into 5 areas.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Individual consultations

Summary

The course is a profile course for the doctoral studies in Finance and therefore summarizes essential basis of knowledge in finance. Above all, it aims on financial decision-making and management on the micro-level (i.e., corporations, financial institutions) as it includes all key topics related to PhD level finance. The course contents is divided into key subtopics.

Compulsory literature:

ELTON, E. J. and M. J. GRUBER. Modern Portfolio Theory and Investments Analysis. 8th ed. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2009. FABOZZI, F. J. The Handbook of Fixed Income Securities. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2011. HULL, John. Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives. 10th ed. New Jersey: Pearson, 2017.

Recommended literature:

JORION, Philippe. Value at Risk. 3rd ed. McGraw-Hill, 2009. SHAPIRO, Alan C. Multinational Financial Management. 10th ed. New Jersey: Wiley, 2013. SMIT, John and Lenos TRIGEROGIS. Strategic Investment: Real Options and Games. New York: Princeton University Press, 2012. 504 pp.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Written project, oral exam

E-learning

Other requirements

Elaboration of a project

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

A. Principles of Financial Decision-Making (Financial decision-making criteria, Portfolio theory, CAPM and APT, Financial derivatives, Valuation of financial derivatives, Fixed income securities) B. Corporate Finance (Capital budgeting, Financial planning in corporate finance, Dividend theory and policy, Valuation and acquisition of a company, Taxes, accounting and financial decision-making) C. Financial Markets (Financial system, Instruments of financial markets, Analysis of financial securities, Collective investment, Analysis of financial securites, Collective investments, Current trends at financial markets) D. Banking and Insurance (Banking system, Bank products, Asset and liability management, Bank management, Insurance sector) E. International Finance (Microstructure of foreign exchange markets, Determination and forecasting of the exchange rates, Financial management of international holding companies, International investment, International financial markets)

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2020/2021 (P0412D050004) Finance P English Ostrava Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (P0412D050004) Finance K English Ostrava Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (P0412D050004) Finance P English Ostrava Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (P0412D050004) Finance K English Ostrava Compulsory study plan

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