O14RSFM - Strateški finansijski menadžment

Course specification
Type of study Bachelor academic studies
Study programme
Course title Strateški finansijski menadžment
Acronym Status Semester Number of classes ECTS
O14RSFM mandatory 7 4L + 2E 8.0
Lecturer/Associate (practicals)
Prerequisite Form of prerequisites
No None
Learning objectives
Strategic Financial Management is taught in the final year of the first cycle studies as a synthesis of knowledge in the field of finance. The aim of this subject is to connect the logical and theoretical as a presumption of the practical application following the completion of the studies. Concretization of this objective is reflected in the ability to comprehend the importance and ways of making strategic and financial decisions in the enterprise, as well as in mastering the techniques for implementing these decisions.
Learning outcomes
Adoption of advanced financial theoretical thought is an expected result, as well as the skill of its creative application. This involves acquiring knowledge about the principles, processes and general and special solutions in connection with financial decisions and their consequences. Students are trained for the identification of strategic issues in the field of financial management and for individual or team reaction towards their optimal solving. Students are expected to adopt the professional terminology and to be motivated and interested in the field of finance as their future profession.
The financial system of the company, its environment and strategic financial management; Business environment; Price and the time value of money; Risk and returns; CAPM and APT theories; Financial markets and their efficiency; Hypothesis of market efficiency; Company's strategies; Making investment decisions; Making funding decisions; Theory and the importance of capital structure; Making decisions about dividends; Restructuring and competitiveness of enterprises.
Teaching Methods
Forms of teaching are lectures, exercises, independent seminar papers under the mentorship of professor and assistant, regular and e-consultations, and discussions of cases studies. Lectures and exercises are based on two-way communication with the aim that content of the subject is illustrated and explained to students through practical examples, illustrations and specific tasks. Preparation of seminar and pre-examination papers is carried out under the mentorship of professor or assistant, with consistent application of the Instructions for the preparation of scientific papers adapted to the first cycle studies.
  1. Mikerević, D. (2010). Napredni strateški finansijski menadžment. Banja Luka: Ekonomski fakultet Univerziteta u Banjoj Luci i Finrar. (Original title)
Evaluation and grading
Colloquium, exam