Course syllabus IR - Investment Decision (FRDIS - WS 2014/2015)

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Course code: IR
Course title in language of instruction: Investiční rozhodování
Course title in Czech: Investment Decision
Course title in English: Investment Decision
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (5 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: full-time, 4/0 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction: Czech
Level of course: master continuing
Semester: WS 2014/2015
Name of lecturer: Ing. Mojmír Sabolovič, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor, tutor)
Prerequisites: not Investment Decision in English
Aims of the course:
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 contents:
1.Basic Principles of Financial Management (allowance 2/0)
2.Investement, Investment Decision Making (allowance 2/0)
3.Factors influencing the investment decisions (allowance 2/2)
4.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)
8.Risk Analysis of Investment Projects (allowance 2/4)
9.Financial Resources for Investment (allowance 4/4)
10.Cost of Capital (allowance 2/2)
11.Capital Structure Optimalisation (allowance 2/2)
Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to analyse and synthesize
-ability to create new ideas (creativity)
-ability to make decisions
-capacity to adapt to new situations
-skilled at utilizing and processing information

Specific competences:
-Ability to analyze factors affecting the implementation of investment projects.
-Ability to analyze the risks associated with the implementation of investment projects.
-Ability to select sources of financing investment projects.
-The ability to prepare and evaluate investment projects and business.

Type of course unit: required
Year of study: Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement: There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules: -
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     lecture28 h
     practice28 h
     preparation for exam30 h
     preparation for regular assessment12 h
     preparation for regular testing20 h
     elaboration of reports10 h
     elaboration and execution of projects12 h
Total140 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.
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQŽIVĚLOVÁ, I.Finanční řízení podniku IIBrnoMZLU200380-7157-369-8
RQVALACH, J.Investiční rozhodování a dlouhodobé financování PrahaEkopress200680-86929-01-9
RQJÍLEK, J.Finanční rizikaPrahaGrada Publishing200080-7169-579-3
RQFundamentals of investmentsHarlowFinancial Times/Prentice Hall20020-273-65169-2
RQInvestment analysis and portfolio managementAustraliaSouth-Western Cengage Learning978-0-324-65612-1
RQHNILICA, J. -- FOTR, J.Aplikovaná analýza rizika ve finančním managementu a investičním rozhodováníPrahaGrada2009978-80-247-2560-4


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