MPF_AFIN Finance (Basics)

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Autumn 2015
Extent and Intensity
2/1/0. 7 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Ing. Luděk Benada, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Ing. Josef Nešleha (lecturer)
Ing. Luděk Benada, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Ing. Luděk Benada, Ph.D.
Department of Finance - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Contact Person: Mgr. Jana Nesvadbová
Supplier department: Department of Finance - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Fri 7:40–9:15 P304
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
MPF_AFIN/01: Fri 9:20–10:05 P304, L. Benada
Prerequisites (in Czech)
! BPF_ZAFI Basic Finance
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 64 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/64, only registered: 0/64
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
At the end of the course students will be able to understand to basic principles of private finance, corporate finance and international finance;
will understand functioning, organisation and latest trends on financial markets;
will be able to interpret development of financial science, its current problems and trends, macroeconomic and financial indicators and their influence on domestic and international financial markets.
  • 1.Introduction to finance;
  • 2.Current value of money;
  • 3.Financial markets;
  • 4.Banks and bank systems;
  • 5.Other financial institutions;
  • 6.Private finance;
  • 7.Investments;
  • 8.Corporate finance;
  • 9.International finance;
  • 10.International financial system;
  • 11.Macroekonomic and financial indicators and informations;
  • 12.History of financial science;
  • 13.Latest trends on financial markets.
    required literature
  • MISHKIN, Frederic S. The economics of money, banking and financial markets. 7th ed. Boston: Addison-Wesley, 2004. xxxix, 679. ISBN 0-321-12235-6. info
Teaching methods
Lectures, reading, class discussion.
Assessment methods
Examination is a written test (a condition of successful completion of examination test is to achieve at least 60%. The maximum achievable score is 100, the minimum for the test is 60 points. For the evaluation of students, the following scale is used: A 92 - 100%, B 84 - 91%, C 76 - 83%, D 68 - 75%, E 60 - 67%, F less than 60%).
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Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Information about innovation of course.
This course has been innovated under the project "Inovace studia ekonomických disciplín v souladu s požadavky znalostní ekonomiky (CZ.1.07/2.2.00/28.0227)" which is cofinanced by the European Social Fond and the national budget of the Czech Republic.

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Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014.
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