Course detail

Investments

FAST-TV02Acad. year: 2018/2019

The parting of sorts of investment, possibilities of investment, forms and sorts of investment activities. Measuring of investment efficiency, specifics of investment in the civil engineering and structural activity. Influence of investment volume on economic results, partnership with foreign investors. Students know the role of investment in national economy, pattern of investment as structural activity and measuring of investment efficiency.

Department

Institute of Structural Economics and Management (EKR)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The knowledge and skills regarding to describe and analysis variables as inputs into calculation of economic efficiency. The knowledge of economic efficiency investment ratio (net present value, internal rate of return, payback period), profit, sensitivity and probability analysis. Creation of models for calculation of economic and financial feasibility of investment projects.

Prerequisites

Knowledge of financial and taxation issues.

Co-requisites

Orientation in construction cost estimates.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

LUMBY, Steve: Investment Appraisal and Financial Decisions. London: Chapman &Hall, 1999. ISBN-13: 978-1861522573. (EN)
KORYTÁROVÁ, Jana, FRIDRICH Jaroslav a PUCHÝŘ Bohumil: Ekonomika investic. Brno: Akademické nakladatelství CERM, s.r.o., 2004. ISBN 80-214-2089-8. (CS)
FOTR, Jiří a SOUČEK, Ivan: Investiční rozhodování a řízení projektů. Praha: Grada Publishing, a.s., 2011. ISBN 978-80-247-3293-0. (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course is taught through lectures, practical classes and self-study assignments. Attendance at lectures is optional, but attendance at classes is compulsory.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Credit is awarded on the processing of the final test containing of solution of examples. The exam consists of a written test, written answers to questions and oral examination. For passing the oral exam, the student must obtain in the written part a minimum 50 points from 100.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Theoretical aspects of investment, economic policy
2. Cycle and phases of investment plan
3. Feasibility study
4. Total project costs (investment costs, working capital)
5. Financing of investment projects (internal and external resources)
6. Capacity, production inputs. Returns and production costs.
7. Income statement, balance sheet, CF statement
8. Economic efficiency of investment ratios (NPV, IRR, PB)
9. Risk and uncertainty analysis (profit, sensitivity and probability analysis)
10. Project evaluation with risk and uncertainty – probability and decision trees
11. Project evaluation with risk and uncertainty – decision matrix, decision rules
12. Inflation, nominal and real values
13. Portfolio theory

Aims

Goal of this subject are knowledge for bussiness plan including variant of finance.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme N-P-C-A Master's

    branch ARS , 1. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory
    branch ARS , 1. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. Theoretical aspects of investment, economic policy
2. Cycle and phases of investment plan
3. Feasibility study
4. Total project costs (investment costs, working capital)
5. Financing of investment projects (internal and external resources)
6. Capacity, production inputs. Returns and production costs.
7. Income statement, balance sheet, CF statement
8. Economic efficiency of investment ratios (NPV, IRR, PB)
9. Risk and uncertainty analysis (profit, sensitivity and probability analysis)
10. Project evaluation with risk and uncertainty – probability and decision trees
11. Project evaluation with risk and uncertainty – decision matrix, decision rules
12. Inflation, nominal and real values
13. Portfolio theory

seminars

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. Assessment of the cost-effectiveness of projects.
2. SWOT analysis - Case Study.
3. Analysis of problems and solutions.
4. Logical Framework - Case study. Determination of connection hypotheses. Entering the project.
5. Individual project work - Logical Framework.
6. Presentation of results.
7. Cost methods of project evaluation - Case Study.
8. CBA analysis. Cost-effectiveness of the project. Individual work.
9. CBA analysis. The economic efficiency of the project. Individual work.
10. – 11. CBA analysis. The sensitivity analysis. Individual work.
12. Presentation of results.
13. Credit.