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Finance and Currency

Finance and Currency

Course provides introduction into the world of finance and currencies. We start with theoretical concept of money as social institution, its brief history with focus on past and present monetary systems. Attention is paid to time value of money, concept of interest rates and inflation. We bring overview of international finance, financial markets and its instruments, corporate and public finances, principles of commercial and central banks. Final topics are insurance, social security systems and pensions. Student should acquire basic understanding of terminology, be able to critically assess opportunities and risks in the field of finance and resolve practical problems in banking, insurance, public finance, corporate finance and international finance.


Course title: Finance and Currency

Number of credits: 5

Course duration: 20. 9. 2021 – 17. 12. 2021 (weekly, day and time will be announced early September 2021)

Maximum capacity: 40 students

Language: English

Lecturer: Ing. Ivan Sedliačik, PhD.

Learning hours: 52 hours (13 lectures x 2 hours and 13 seminars x 2 hours)

Methodology: e-learning course (MS Teams and Moodle)


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