Course: Computers in economic planning 1

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Course title Computers in economic planning 1
Course code KPM/PEPL1
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Cedl Jan, Ing.
  • Januška Martin, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
Basic function of the SW tool STRATEX R . Design of an integrated financial plan in form of accounting statements by use of STRATEX R. Fundamentals of evaluation of the quality of the plan and firm?s performance. Matching of various firm?s models. Working out the models, stress test of the plan, design of relevant versions, filling in the database with designed models and theirs comparison. Basic terms of financial planning. Revenues, fixed and variable costs, direct and undirect costs, operating result and cover margin. Basic function of the program, definition of products and processes. The way of process simulation of revenues and costs. Design of integrated financial plan of revenues and costs, design of relevant versions, comparison with real cases. Analysis and evaluation of deviations. Fundamentals of financial analysis. Operation with the generator of statement?s configurations and the generator of graphic chart in STRATEX Controlling.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture with practical applications, Students' portfolio, Task-based study method, Self-study of literature, Practicum
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 50 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 39 hours per semester
  • Preparation for formative assessments (2-20) - 20 hours per semester
professional knowledge
Demonstrate knowledge of financial planning. Demonstrate understanding of financial statements of the company. Mastering MS Excel.
learning outcomes
Student is able to: - Operate complex computer systems for business planning and management company - STRATEX and EVALENT. - Use of the STRATEX and EVALENT for financial planning, modeling and evaluation of investment projects and business valuation. - Applay acquired general knowledge and practical skills.
teaching methods
Task-based study method
Self-study of literature
Students' portfolio
Lecture with practical applications
assessment methods
Practical exam
Skills demonstration during practicum
Continuous assessment
Recommended literature
  • FOTR, J. Strategické finanční plánování. Praha: Grada, 1999. ISBN 80-7169-694-3.
  • Fotr, Jiří. Podnikatelský plán a investiční rozhodování. Praha : Grada, 1999. ISBN 80-7169-812-1.
  • Horváth, Péter. Nová koncepce controllingu : cesta k účinnému controllingu. Praha : Profess Consulting, 2004. ISBN 80-7259-002-2.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
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