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Finance & Investment (E)

level of course unit

1. Study cycle, Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

The students are able to:
•build up financial knowledge related to current financial technologies.
• understand and interpret financial articles.
• understand and classify current trends in practice.
• strengthen their analytical skills.

prerequisites and co-requisites

Course: Business Mathematics

course contents

• Valuation methods for bonds and shares as well as financing and investment deci-sions of companies (including discounting methods, e.g. net present value, internal rate of return)
• Interest rates and the significance of interest rate developments on international financial markets
• Valuation of bonds and shares

recommended or required reading

• Berk, Jonathan; DeMarzo, Peter: Corporate Finance. Pearson (latest edition)
• Brealey, Richard A.; Myers, Stewart C.; Allen. Franklin: Principles of Corporate Fi-nance. McGraw-Hill (latest international edition)

assessment methods and criteria

exam

language of instruction

English

number of ECTS credits allocated

3

eLearning quota in percent

15

course-hours-per-week (chw)

2

planned learning activities and teaching methods

Blended Learning

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered

3

name of lecturer(s)

Prof. (FH) Dr. Peter Dietrich

course unit code

05.BB.SPW.3.3

type of course unit

integrated lecture

mode of delivery

Compulsory

work placement(s)

none