Faculty of Information Technology, BUT

Course details

Financial Management of the Corporate

FIM FBM BUT IfmiP Acad. year 2018/2019 Winter semester 3 credits

Current academic year

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:
  • Management of solvency (net working capital, credit management, cash management, exchange rate risks).


Language of instruction



Classified Credit

Time span

26 hrs lectures, 13 hrs exercises

Assessment points

75 exam, 25 projects



Srbová Pavla, Ing. (IF FBM BUT)
Strnadová Michala, Ing. (IF FBM BUT)

Subject specific learning outcomes and competences

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;

Learning objectives

The aim of course 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.

Prerequisite kwnowledge and skills

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

Syllabus of lectures

Methods of evaluating the performance of the company and inter-company comparison.

Strategic financial management:
  1. Place in business management, business content, information requirements.
  2. Strategic investment decisions.
  3. Strategic financial decisions.
  4. Information security strategic financial decisions.
Operational financial management:
  1. Management of solvency.
  2. Credit management - creation and maintenance of databases.
  3. Inventory management - management models.
  4. Short-term investments - cash management models, automated systems liquidity management, cash pooling.
  5. Short-term financial planning - information support, modeling financial plan.

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.

Progress assessment

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.

Controlled instruction

Classification is according to Study and Examination Regulations of BUT.

Exam prerequisites

Student have to achieve at least 50% of the possible number of points.

Course inclusion in study plans

  • Programme IT-MSC-2, field MMI, any year of study, Compulsory-Elective group N
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