Information on individual educational components (ECTS-Course descriptions) per semester

Degree programme: Bachelor International Business Part-time
Type of degree: FH Bachelor´s Degree Programme
Summer Semester 2022

Course unit title Financing and Investment
Course unit code 025027041102
Language of instruction German
Type of course unit (compulsory, optional) Compulsory
Semester when the course unit is delivered Summer Semester 2022
Teaching hours per week 2
Year of study 2022
Number of ECTS credits allocated First Cycle (Bachelor)
Number of ECTS credits allocated 3
Name of lecturer(s) Kai GAMMELIN

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Business Mathematics

Course content

Main contents include liquidity protection and funding, and cost-effectiveness evaluation of investment projects. - Tasks of raising capital (secure liquidity, principles and terms in the financial sector) - Financial mathematical foundations - Types of financing and funding sources (long-term and short-term external financing, equity financing, internal financing, special types of funding) - Investment planning, investment analysis and decision-making, technical, economic and social examination of investment, static and dynamic methods of investment appraisal - Sensitivity analysis - Investment control

Learning outcomes

Knowledge / Comprehension - Students know the major funding instruments. - hey can distinguish between internal and external financing, equity and debt financing. - Students know the static and dynamic methods of investment appraisal. They are aware of the weaknesses of the static method. Application - Students can assess the opportunities and risks of important types of financing. - Students can apply dynamic methods of investment appraisal. Analysis / Synthesis - Students can evaluate investment projects in terms of their cost-effectiveness. - They propose appropriate financial instruments for funding. - They can judge the limits of profitability based on sensitivity analysis. - Students implement sample calculations into Microsoft Excel.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, exercises in small groups, individual and group work, processing and analysis of case studies

Assessment methods and criteria

Comprehensive written examination, 90 minutes.



Recommended or required reading

Becker, Hans Paul (2013): Investition und Finanzierung: Grundlagen der Betrieblichen Finanzwirtschaft. 6. Auflage. Wiesbaden: Springer Gabler. Perridon, Louis; Steiner, Manfred (2012): Finanzwirtschaft der Unternehmung. 16. Auflage. München: Vahlen. Schneck, Ottmar (2003): Finanzierung, Eine praxisorientierte Einführung mit Fallbeispielen. 2. Auflage. München: Vahlen.

Mode of delivery (face-to-face, distance learning)