Study programmes / C-RD Regional Development / Financial management
Course code:FIM
Course title in language of instruction:Finanční management
Course title in Czech:Finanční management
Course title in English:Financial management
Mode of completion and number of credits:Exam (5 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:full-time, 3/1; part-time, 18/0
(full-time, hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week; part-time, lectures per period / seminars per period)
Language of instruction:Czech
Level of course:master continuing
Semester:SS 2018/2019 - FRDIS
Name of lecturer:doc. Ing. Gabriela Chmelíková, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
prof. Ing. Iva Živělová, CSc. (examiner, lecturer, supervisor)
Aims of the course:The aim of the subject is to make students familiar with the system of financial markets and its tools. Further the students are supposed to learn how to make short-term and long-term financial decisions.
Course contents:
1.Financial systems in a firm (allowance 2/2)
2.A firm and the capital markets (allowance 6/10)
a.Definition of capital market
b.Tools of capital market

3.Short-term financial decisions making (allowance 10/10)
a.Working capital management
b.Inventory management
c.Cash management
d.Receivables managing
e.Short-financial sources

4.Long-term financial decisions making (allowance 10/6)
a.Capital budgeting
b.Long-financial sources

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to analyse and synthesize
-ability to make decisions
-ability to solve problems
-capacity to adapt to new situations
-spirit of enterprise

Specific competences:
-Ability to assess problems of financial management in the broader context
-Ability to use modern tools of financial management.
-Purpose solutions to problems in financial management.

Type of course unit:optional
Year of study:Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement:There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules:none
Assessment methods:End of course: The course ends with a written exam. Students are assessed and evaluated throughout the course. With the present evaluation system the student must submit and make a power presentation of his/her project work in the seminar, actively participate in the seminar work and pass all pre-evaluation tests in the seminars. Marks will be awarded for these activities and it will form part of the overall assessment of the student. The final evaluation of the student will be the combination of the results of the final exams and the results from the seminar work.
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     lecture42 h18 h
     practice14 h0 h
     preparation for exam40 h77 h
     preparation for regular assessment4 h0 h
     preparation for regular testing10 h0 h
     elaboration of reports10 h45 h
     elaboration and execution of projects20 h0 h
Total140 h140 h

Basic reading list
  • KISLINGEROVÁ, E. et al. Manažerské finance. 3rd ed. C.H. Beck, 2010. 811 p. Beckova edice ekonomie. ISBN 978-80-7400-194-9.
  • MAREK, P. et al. Studijní průvodce financemi podniku. 2nd ed. Praha: Ekopress, 2009. 634 p. ISBN 978-80-86929-49-1.
  • Investment analysis and portfolio management. 9th ed. Australia: South-Western Cengage Learning, 1041 p. ISBN 978-0-324-65612-1.
  • ŽIVĚLOVÁ, I. Finanční management. Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2013. 118 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-760-1.
  • ŽIVĚLOVÁ, I. Financial management. 1st ed. Brno: Mendel University in Brno, 2013. 116 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-811-0.