Course syllabus IR - Investment Decision (FRDIS - WS 2013/2014)

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Course code:
Course title in Czech:
Investment Decision
Course title in English:
Investment Decision
Semester: WS 2013/2014
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (5 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes: full-time, 2/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course:
master continuing
Course type: required
Type of delivery:
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Language of instruction:
Course supervisor:
Course supervising department: Department of Regional and Business Economics (FRDIS)
Faculty of Regional Development and International Studies
Prerequisites: not Investment Decision in English
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
To provide students comprehensive information on preparing an investment plan, selection of an optimal alternative investment plan using methods of investment decision making, selection of sources of financing the investment project and risk management of the investment plan.
Course content:
Basic Principles of Financial Management (allowance 2/0)
Investement, Investment Decision Making (allowance 2/0)
Factors influencing the investment decisions (allowance 2/2)
Preparation and realization of investment projects (allowance 4/4)
5.Cash flow forecasting for investment projects (allowance 2/4)
6.Methods of evaluating effectiveness of investment projects (allowance 4/4)
7.Risk and investment decisions (allowance 2/2)
Risk Analysis of Investment Projects (allowance 2/4)
Financial Resources for Investment (allowance 4/4)
10.Cost of Capital (allowance 2/2)
Capital Structure Optimalisation (allowance 2/2)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
lecture28 h
28 h
preparation for exam
30 h
preparation for regular assessment
12 h
preparation for regular testing20 h
elaboration of reports
10 h
elaboration and execution of projects
12 h
140 h
Assessment methods:
End of course: The course ends with a written exam. Students are assessed and evaluated throughout the course. With the present evaluation system the student must submit and make a power presentation of his/her project work in the seminar, actively participate in the seminar work and pass all pre-evaluation tests in the seminars. Marks will be awarded for these activities and it will form part of the overall assessment of the student. The final evaluation of the student will be the combination of the results of the final exams and the results from the seminar work.
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
0 %
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
ŽIVĚLOVÁ, I. Finanční řízení podniku II. Brno: MZLU, 2003. 88 p. ISBN 80-7157-369-8.
VALACH, J. Investiční rozhodování a dlouhodobé financování . Praha: Ekopress, 2006. 465 p. ISBN 80-86929-01-9.
JÍLEK, J. Finanční rizika. 1st ed. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2000. 635 p. ISBN 80-7169-579-3.
Fundamentals of investments. Harlow: Financial Times/Prentice Hall, 2002. 569 p. ISBN 0-273-65169-2.
Investment analysis and portfolio management. 9th ed. Australia: South-Western Cengage Learning, 1041 p. ISBN 978-0-324-65612-1.
HNILICA, J. -- FOTR, J. Aplikovaná analýza rizika ve finančním managementu a investičním rozhodování. 1st ed. Praha: Grada, 2009. 262 p. Expert. ISBN 978-80-247-2560-4.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study C-RD-SEDR Socioeconomic and environmental development of regions, full-time form, initial period WS 2012/2013
Field of study C-ITS-IDS International Development Studies, full-time form, initial period WS 2013/2014
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Last modification made by Bc. Vít Karber on 07/30/2013.

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