Course syllabus E15-0052-B - Corporate Finance (FEM - SS 2020/2021)

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Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Course unit code: E15-0052-B
Course unit title:
Corporate Finance
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
seminar2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Credits: 6
Accounting - bachelor (required), 4. semester
Business Economics - bachelor (required), 4. semester
Business Management - bachelor (required), 4. semester
Environmental Economics and Management - bachelor (required), 4. semester
Informatics Applications in the Business Economics and Management - bachelor (required), 4. semester
International Business with Agrarian Commodities - bachelor (required), 4. semester
International Business with Agrarian Commodities - bachelor (required), 4. semester
International Business with Agrarian Commodities - bachelor (required), 4. semester
Quantitative Methods in Economics - bachelor (required), 4. semester
Trade Entrepreneurship - bachelor (required), 4. semester
Regional Development and Policies of the EU - bachelor (elective), 2. semester
Regional Development and Policies of the EU - bachelor (elective), 2. semester
Rural Development and Development of Rural Tourism - bachelor (elective), 2. semester
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods :
Students will be assessed by a scoring system. The maximum number of points you can get for subject is 100 points, the points are divided: maximum 40 points for graduation exercises and other maximum 60 points for the exam.
Points during the semester (max. 40) are divided:
- final term paper with its presentation - maximum 15 points
- midterm written exam - maximum 15 points
- regular active participation in the exercises - 10 points
The minimum number of points for the exercises for getting credit is 26 points (about 64 %).
The minimum number of points for the exam (oral + written form) is 38 points out of 60 (which is about 64 %).
Points achieved from exercises and exam are counted and the final grade for the subject shall be determined in accordance with accepted grading scale (A: 93-100 points, B: 86-92 points, C: 79-85 points, D : 72-78 points, E : 64-71 points; FX : 63 or less).
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
The students will understand the basic questions connected with the theory of corporate finance, can apply acquired knowledge in practice, can make independent decisions in process of creating the financial plans and making choice of financial instruments, including payments and use the results of financial analysis in practice.
Course contents:
Theoretical basics of corporate finance. Corporate finance and its relation to the financial system. The company financial policy and financial goals of the company. The extent and nature of financial decision-making and management. Interest factor in company’s financial decision-making. Financing of a company in market economy conditions. Obtaining financial sources by a credit form. Acquisition of the company's capital from internal sources. Financial planning of a company. Company’s system of payments, forms and payment instruments (bills of exchange, letters of credit, clean payments, SEPA payments and collections of money (domestic and foreign). Financial analysis of a company, areas of financial analysis and basic methodological tools).
Recommended or required reading:
ŠEBO, A. Podnikové financie. 1st ed. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2011. 171 p. ISBN 978-80-552-0603-5.

SERENČÉŠ, P. -- ČIERNA, Z. -- TÓTH, M. -- RÁBEK, T. -- SZOVICS, P. Financie a mena. 5th ed. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2012. 182 p. ISBN 978-80-552-0907-4.
SERENČÉŠ, P. a KOL. Benchmarking pomerových ukazovateľov finančnej analýzy v slovenskom poľnohospodárstve, SPU, 2014, ISBN:978-80-552-11596-6
1.Koščo, T.,Szovics, P., Šebo, A., Tóth, M.: Podnikové financie , SPU NITRA, 2006, ISBN 80-8069-725-6
3. Belica, M.: Podnikové financie, SPU Nitra, 2002, 171 s., ISBN 80-8069-006-5
4. Vlachynský, K. a kol.: Podnikové financie, Iura Edition 2009, 524 s., ISBN 978-80-807-825-80
5. Fetisovová, E. a kol Podnikové financie, Zbierka príkladov, Súvaha 2002, 210 s., ISBN 80-88727-49-9
7. Brealey, R. A. - Myers, C. M.: Teorie a praxe firemních financií, Computer Press, Praha, 2000, 1064 s., ISBN: 80-7226-189-4
8. Fetisovová, E., Vlachynský, K., Sirotka, V.: Financie malých a stredných podnikov, Bratislava, IURA EDITION, 2004, 260s.,ISBN 80-8904-87-4

Language of instruction: Slovak, English
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 1402

12,1 %
16,8 %
23,3 %
26,4 %20,5 %0,9 %
Name of lecturer(s):
Ing. Tomáš Rábek, PhD. (instructor)
doc. Ing. Peter Serenčéš, PhD. (examiner, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Ing. Alexander Šebo, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Last modification: 22. 10. 2019
doc. Ing. Peter Serenčéš, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Iveta Kunová on 10/22/2019.

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