Course syllabus DSF-4 - Thesis Seminar - Financial Analysis and Management II (ŠAVŠ - Sklad předmětů)

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Course title: Thesis Seminar - Financial Analysis and Management II
Semester: -- item not defined --
Course supervisor: doc. Ing. Tomáš Krabec, Ph.D., MBA
Supervising department: Department of Finance and Accounting (ŠAVŠ)
Prerequisites for registration: Bachelor state examination
Time allowance: full-time, 0/3 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 0/12 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Type of study: usual
Form of teaching: seminar
Mode of completion and credits: Fulfillment of requirements (7 credits)
Course objective:
The aim of this course is to assist students in systemic development of their final thesis in the field of study "Corporate Finance Management in the Global Environment". The course is focused on individual consultations with supervisors. The emphasis of supervision of the final thesis is placed on the application of research methods in the area of corporate finance and financial management.
 
Course methods: Students participate in non-periodic consultations with their supervisors and attend class discussion on pre-set dates. Students fullfil required tasks.
The subject is focused on application of methodological approaches to research in the area of corporate finance and financial management. Typical research aims include validity testing of current theory, alignment of theory and practice, development of new tools or approaches for practice or further development and refinement of current theories.
As a result, each thesis is developed step by step in a systemic way. Active interaction between supervisors and students is expected.
 
Course content:
1.Introductory seminar, course plan - distribution of texts for mutual feedback (author reading) (allowance 0/2)
2.Research instrument, mutual feedback delivery (allowance 0/2)
3.Consultation of data gathering and data analysis, at least 5 pages of application part will be discussed (allowance 0/2)
4.Consultation of the entire thesis (allowance 0/2)
5.Presentation (introduction) of the final thesis - practising for the defense (allowance 0/2)
 
Learning outcomes and competences:
After completing the course, student:
 
-Will analyse the problem using relevant methods
-Will define the goal of the diploma thesis and describe the method of its solution
-Will evaluate the economic impacts of the solution proposed in the diploma thesis
-Will explain proposed solution of the diploma thesis and describe its contribution to the theory and practice
-Will explain the current state of knowledge in the area of the resolved problem
-Will identify possible solutions of the problem and suggest the optimal one
-Will introduce the pluses and minuses of the solution proposed in the diploma thesis

Teaching methods and workload (hours of workload):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     Attendance of courses/seminars/tutorials24 h0 h
     Consultations with teacher (part-time form of study)0 h12 h
     Consultations with thesis supervisor (MT, BT)14 h14 h
Self-study
     Course reading and ongoing preparation18 h30 h
     Ongoing evaluation14 h14 h
     Searching, assesment and data processing (MT, BT)50 h50 h
     Preparation and final presentation of thesis (MT, BT)3 h3 h
     Writting of the thesis (BT, MT)73 h73 h
Total196 h196 h
 
Assessment methods:
Requirement typeDaily attendanceCombined form
Active lecture/seminar/workshop/tutorial participation30 %30 %
Term paper60 %60 %
Presentation10 %10 %
Total100 %100 %
 
Course completion:
Credits are awarded for a final thesis which has been submitted to and endorsed by the supervisor and the subsequent oral presentation of the final thesis in the seminar. Active participation in providing feedback to other students (author reading) is expected. The course will be marked "inadequate" if students fail to develop their thesis systemically and step by step.
 
Support for combined/distance forms of study:
Educational and supporting study materials distributed through the AIS.
 
Reading list:
Basic:
ČSN ISO 690. Bibliografické citace.: Obsah, forma a struktura. Praha: Český normalizační institut, 1996. 32 p.
ČSN ISO 690-2. Informace a dokumentace. Bobliografické citace. Část 2: Elektronické dokumenty nebo jejich části. Praha: Český normalizační institut, 2000. 24 p.
Language of instruction: Czech
MAŘÍK, M. Metody oceňování podniku pro pokročilé./Hlubší pohled na vybrané problémy. Praha: Ekopress, 2011. 548 p. ISBN 978-80-86929-80-4.
SYNEK, M. -- VÁVROVÁ, H. -- MIKAN, P. Jak psát bakalářské, diplomové a jiné písemné práce. Praha: Oeconomica, 2011.
Language of instruction: English
ECO, U. How to Write a Thesis. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2015. 256 p. ISBN 978-0-262-52713-2.
STAEHR, K. Karsten’s advice on writing a bachelor or master thesis.  [online]. 2009. URL: http://www.ttu.ee/public/k/karsten-staehr/01_thesis_writing1.pdf.
VARIAN, H. How to Build an Economic Model in Your Spare Time.  [online]. 1994. URL: http://ttp://people.ischool.berkeley.edu/~hal/Papers/how.pdf.
BRIGHAM, E F. -- EHRHARDT, M. Financial Management.: Theory and Practice. Boston: Cengage Learning, 2015. 1180 p. ISBN 978-1-305-63229-5.

Recommended:
TICHÁ, M. -- A KOLEKTIV. Průvodce psaním závěrečných prací (nejen pro ekonomy). 1. vyd. Ostrava: Sokrates, 2013. ISBN 978-80-86572-77-2.
www.rfe.org
Language of instruction: Czech
ECO, U. Jak napsat diplomovou práci. Olomouc: Votobia, 1997. ISBN 80-7198-173-7.

Study plans:
N-EM-GPFRE Corporate Finance Management in the Global Environment, full-time form, initial academic year SS 2012/2013
N-EM-GPFRE Corporate Finance Management in the Global Environment, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2013/2014
N-EM-GPFRE Corporate Finance Management in the Global Environment, full-time form, initial academic year SS 2013/2014
N-EM-GPFRE Corporate Finance Management in the Global Environment, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2014/2015
N-EM-GPFRE Corporate Finance Management in the Global Environment, full-time form, initial academic year SS 2014/2015
N-EM-GPFRE Corporate Finance Management in the Global Environment, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2015/2016
N-EM-GPFRE Corporate Finance Management in the Global Environment, full-time form, initial academic year SS 2015/2016
N-EM-FRP Corporate Finance Management in the Global Environment, part-time form, initial academic year SS 2016/2017
N-EM-GPFRE Corporate Finance Management in the Global Environment, full-time form, initial academic year SS 2016/2017
N-EM-GPFRE Corporate Finance Management in the Global Environment, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2017/2018
N-EM-FRP Corporate Finance Management in the Global Environment, part-time form, initial academic year WS 2017/2018
N-EM-GPFRE Corporate Finance Management in the Global Environment, full-time form, initial academic year SS 2017/2018
N-EM-FRP Corporate Finance Management in the Global Environment, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2018/2019
N-EM-FRP Corporate Finance Management in the Global Environment, part-time form, initial academic year WS 2018/2019
N-EM-GPFRE Corporate Finance Management in the Global Environment, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2018/2019
N-EM-FRP Corporate Finance Management in the Global Environment, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2018/2019
Track NFMP Corporate Finance in International Business part-time form, initial academic year SS 2018/2019
 
Run in the period of: WS 2019/2020, SS 2018/2019, WS 2018/2019, SS 2017/2018, WS 2017/2018, SS 2016/2017   (and older)
Course tutor: doc. Ing. Tomáš Krabec, Ph.D., MBA (examiner, instructor, supervisor)
Teaching language: Czech, English
Room: Mladá Boleslav


Last modification made by Mgr. Luděk Švejdar on 05/07/2019.

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