Investment & Financing

1. Fundamental concepts in finance; 2. Time value of money; 3. Static and dynamic investment calculations (static and dynamic amortization calculation, capital value, Internal rate of return and modified internal rate of return, annuities, capital value index etc.); 4. Project Cash Flows; 5. An overview of forms of financing; 6. Self-financing (in particular: shares, stock exchange, equity market); 7. External financing (in particular: bonds, bank loans, supplier credit); 8. Innovative forms of financing (venture capital, business angels, crowdfunding etc.); 9. Cost of capital, in particular: WACC

Mode of delivery

face to face

Type

compulsory

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools

Berk/DeMarzo: Corporate Finance. Most current edition. Boston; Brooks: Financial Management - Core Concepts, Global Edition. Most current edition. Harlow.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Integrated course: lecture, case studies, discussion

Assessment methods and criteria

Assessment is based on the final exam as well as on the quality of students' assignments, presentations etc.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Module Accounting Systems 1

Infos

Degree programme

Project Management & IT (Bachelor)

Cycle

Bachelor

ECTS Credits

3.00

Language of instruction

English

Curriculum

Full-Time

Academic year

2021

Semester

2 SS

Incoming

Yes

Learning outcome

After having successfully completed the course, students are able to apply the "time value of money concept" to cash flows (incl. annuities). Using dynamic investment calculation methods, students will be able to evaluate the use of financial resources for investment plans and projects within the scope of case studies and list the advantages and disadvantages of different forms of business financing.

Course code

0387-17-01-VZ-DE-17