Course detail

Financial Management for Informatics

FP-IfmiPAcad. year: 2020/2021

Financial management:
- Place in business management, business content, information requirements
Evaluating the financial stability and performance of the company.
Financial planning
- Strategic investment decisions
- Strategic financial decisions (optimization of capital structure)
Operational financial management:

Learning outcomes of the course unit

For successful completion of the module, the graduate should:
1) know:
• orientate oneself on the sources of corporate financing and know methods of assessing benefit funding sources;
• know the appropriate criteria for evaluation of results (performance) of corporation and implement them in the IS business;

2) be able to do
• Identify and use relevant information from the accounting and financial markets to monitoring the financial situation of the company and creating financial plan;
• Implement methods to evaluate efficiency of investment projects in IS business;


Successful completion of the course is conditional on the knowledge of accounting, financial mathematics and business economics.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

BRIGHAM, E.R., EHRHARDT, M.C. Financial Management. Tudory and Pracitice, Ohio: South-Western. (EN)
KISLINGEROVÁ, E. a kol. Manažerské finance. 2. vyd. Praha: C.H.Beck, 2010,811 s. ISBN 978-80-7400-194-9. (CS)
REŽŇÁKOVÁ, M. a kol. Řízení platební schopnosti podniku. Praha: Grada, 2010. 200 s. ISBN ISBN 978-80-247-3441-5 (CS)
REŽŇÁKOVÁ, M. Efektivní financování rozvoje podnikání. Praha: Grada, 2012. ISBN 978-80-247-1835-9 (CS)
KISLINGEROVÁ, E., HNILICA, J. Finanční analýza krok za krokem. Praha: C.H.Beck. 2008. 135 s. ISBN 978-80-7179-713-5 (CS)
SYNEK, M., KOPKANĚ, H., KUBÁKOVÁ, M. Manažerské výpočty a ekonomická analýza. Prha: C.H.Beck, 2009, 301. ISBN 978-80-7400-154-3 (CS)
FOTR, J. Strategické finanční plánování. Praha: Grada, 1999. 149 s. ISBN 80-7169-694-3. (CS)
VALACH, J. Investiční rozhodování a dlouhodobé financování. 2. přeprac. vyd. Praha: Ekopress, 2005. 465 s. ISBN 80-86929-01-9. (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course contains lectures that explain principles, decisions problems and methodology of the discipline, and exercises that promote the practical knowledge of the subject presented in the lectures.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Student have to achieve at least 50% of the possible number of points.
Exam is classified according to ECTS scale.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Methods of evaluating the performance of the company and inter-company comparison.
Strategic financial management:
- Place in business management, business content, information requirements
- Strategic investment decisions
- Strategic financial decisions
- Information security strategic financial decisions
Operational financial management
- Management of solvency
- Credit management - creation and maintenance of databases
- Short-term investments - cash management models, automated systems liquidity management, cash pooling
- Short-term financial planning - information support, modeling financial plan


The aim of module is:
• highlight the importance of defining financial targets, and to familiarize students with different ways to define them;
• provide information about measurement methods of defined target;
• develop students' awareness of the possibility of external financing (financial market) and factors (criteria) influencing decisions about the using of financial resources;
• present the approaches used in the Capital Planning and assessing the economic efficiency of investment projects;
• highlight the potential risks in the financial and investment decisions and its minimization.

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

Attendance at lectures is not compulsory, but is recommended. Attendance at seminars is checked by the tutor. Lessons are composed on the basis of weekly schedules.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme IT-BC-3 Bachelor's

    branch BIT , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, elective

  • Programme BIT Bachelor's, 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, elective

  • Programme IT-MGR-2 Master's

    branch MMI , any year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme MGR-SI Master's

    branch MGR-IM , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


eLearning: opened course