Course detail

Theory and Practice of Financial Management

FP-tpfmDEAcad. year: 2020/2021

The course connects latest theoretical research in corporate finance with company value. Students will become familiar with up-to-date scientific results and discuss their impacts on development of companies. They will acquire relevant skills to successfully lead financials of companies in global economic setting.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

After completion of the course, student is able:
- to define company tasks and goals;
- to decide on suitability of financing forms;
- to apply company valuation methods;
- to apply the methods of investment assessment;;
- to know short-term liquidity management models.

Prerequisites

Not applicable.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

The course evaluation is based on the level of the written professional essay (100 points), especially with regard to the topicality of the literary research and the discussion of the theoretical and empirical results in the area being dealt with. Topics will be assigned individually on the basis of the student’s research orientation. Basic literary sources will be recommended similarly. For successful completion of the course, the student has to earn 75 points.

Language of instruction

English

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Definition of company financial goals and their measuring.
Performance measurement and assessment.
Strategic company valuation and value drivers’ identification
Models of cost of capitals. Capital structure decision making.
Mergers and acquisition efficiency
Solvency management and bankruptcy prediction.

Aims

The aim of the course is to deepen students' theoretical background in corporate finance and develop their analytical abilities in this important area. In particular, they will be able to identify and understand trends and their future impact on a development of companies.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme DSP-CME Doctoral, 2. year of study, summer semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional
  • Programme DSP-CME-KS Doctoral, 2. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional
  • Programme DSP-CME Doctoral, 2. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional
  • Programme DSP-CME-KS Doctoral, 2. year of study, summer semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit

 

Guided consultation in combined form of studies

10 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Guided consultation

10 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer