Course detail

Introduction to Financial Management

FEKT-HZFFAcad. year: 2018/2019

Student will be given information on the legal code in business in the Czech Republic, and on basic economic company indicators including usual accounting documents as well. Further information on the most common sources and forms of business financing will be presented as well. The course includes examples to practise.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students wiil be able to understand and analyze common economic indicators of a corporation and its surroundings (e. g. macroeconomic indicators). Students will be given the basic information on the business legal code of the Czech Republic.They wil be capable of analysing the balance sheet structure and making the right decisions in the field of corporate financing.


The subject knowledge on the secondary school level is required.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Dluhošová, D.: Finanční řízení a rozhodování podniku, Ekopress, Praha, 2008
Valach, J.: Investiční rozhodování a dlouhodobé financování, Ekopress, Praha, 2006
Lanča,J., Sedláček,J.: Manažerské účetnictví, Masarykova univerzita-ESF, Brno, 2005
Veber, J., Srpová, J.: Podnikání malé a střední firmy, Grada, Praha, 2008
Radová, J., Dvořák, P., Málek, J.: Finanční matematika pro každého, Grada, Praha, 2007

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.Teaching methods: lectures, discussion, examples on financial management - practising.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Requirements for completion of the course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated every year.

Language of instruction

Czech, English

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Goals, principles and important fields of financial management. Starting a company, property and financial structure. Tax law system of the Czech Republic. Its influence on financial management. Financial statement - balance sheet, profit/loss statement, cash-flow statement, dividing. Financial analysis. Resources and forms of financing. Financial planning.


Students will be given the basic amount of information on the financial management so that they would be capable of economic indicators assessing and making business decisions. Special emphasis will be given on the knowledge of personal financial management.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

The content and forms of instruction in the evaluated course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme AJEI-H Bachelor's

    branch H-AEI , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, general knowledge

Type of course unit



13 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Fundamentals seminar

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer